Who are we?

The Universty of Alberta Blockchain and Cryptoasset Association (nickname: ‘The Crypto Club’) is a student group that aims to foster and explore blockchain and cryptocurrency related ideas, projects, programs, events, and businesses. We are all enthusiasts looking to network, collaborate, and learn about the rapidly evolving space. You can read more on the ‘About us’ page, or in our Constitution.

Partners & Memberships:

  • Blockchain Education Network (BEN)
  • Blockchain Association of Canada (BAC)
  • Hyperldger Association Member
  • Rootstock Ambassadors

Ways to get involved with the group:

  1. Join our group by clicking the link above.

    There are varying levels of membership which are explained. As a formal member, you must be a student, staff or alumni of the UofA, and may have to pay an annual membership fee. You will be eligible to vote, invited to exclusive events and group meet-ups, may be eligible for project working groups, and will receive our newsletter.

  2. Subscribe to our newsletter as an informal member

    The Crypto Club’s newsletter is the best source for information on the club’s activities and initiatives. We will also announce the times and agenda for all our events, as well as details of other important blockchain and cryptocurrency related events/news. Subscribing to the newsletter is available for all members of the public. To subscribe, join the club as an informal member (link above).

  3. Follow us on Social Media (links available on the ‘menu’ at the top of the page)

  4. Visit our blog (recent posts below)

  5. Feel free to send a message to us if you need any information


Blockchain Case Competition Debrief

  • 4 min read

The Blockchain and Cryptoasset Association held its first official, open event: a blockchain themed case competition. Over 20 teams of 1-3 members registered, 6 finalists were chosen, and a 1st ($500) and 2nd ($200) place prize were awarded. Over 25 people attended the windup presentations.

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Inaugural Blockchain Case Competition

  • ~1 min read

Participate in a blockchain case competition, sponsored by Vitruvian Innovations and UABCA. No cost to entry, free food and winning prize of $500 cash. Solutions do not require technical or computer science knowledge. Email uabca@ualberta.ca to enter

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