Do you have a NetLeaders account? Do you live in or near London? Might you be at a loose end on February 22 from 5pm? If so, look out for an email you should have received on Wednesday afternoon, and if you’re lucky you could win one of 30 free tickets to a major lecture at the iconic Guildhall. Your invite will also include access to a drinks reception afterwards. Please see below for details…

DasCoin is proud to be a platinum sponsor at the February 22 Tacitus Lecture in central London’s Guildhall and we are giving away 30 tickets to the event. “Cyber-Trade: Will AI Displace or Enhance our Work?” is the title of the lecture which will be delivered by Nathan Myhrvold, formerly Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft.

We will reserve tickets for the first 30 people to reply to this email. Please ensure you are able to make your own way to the Guildhall to arrive at or soon after 5pm on the day, when registration for the event starts. The Guildhall is situated on Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH. It is a short walk from Bank, St Paul’s and Moorgate underground stations.

The timetable is as follows:

  • 5.30pm – Guests take their seats
  • 6.00pm – Lecture commences
  • 7.10pm – Formal proceedings close
  • 7.15pm – Reception in the Old Library
  • 8.30pm – Carriages

Myrvhold was born in Seattle, Washington with an education and research record spanning UCLA, Princeton University and Cambridge University in subjects relating to theoretical and mathematical physics. He co-founded Intellectual Ventures, a patent portfolio development and broking company in the areas of technology and energy which has acquired over 30,000 patents. He is also the founder of Terra Power, which aims to develop a nuclear reactor that is ‘safe and cheap’, as part of Bill Gates’ strategy to reach the goal of zero carbon emissions globally by 2050.

Please note: Guests are kindly asked to wear formal attire (suits or equivalent). If, on the day, you are unable to attend the lecture please do not pass this ticket to somebody else because their name will not be on the security admission list. For security purposes you may be required to provide ID so please make sure to bring proof of identity with you. For further information about the World Traders’ Company, which is hosting the lecture, please visit their website at: but DO NOT contact the venue directly to request tickets under any circumstances.

The World Traders’ Tacitus Lecture was inaugurated in 1988 and is now believed to be the largest event of its type in the City of London. It is held annually and provides the Company with an opportunity to demonstrate to a wider audience its concern with issues affecting world trade.

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