2019 Blockchain, Information Security, and Privacy Innovation Workshop

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2019 Blockchain, Information Security, and Privacy Innovation Workshop

By Christine Sharp, Strategic Partnership Specialist, Faculty of Science

When and where

Date and time

Thu, May 16, 2019 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM MDT


University of Calgary ICT 516 Calgary, Alberta Canada


The networking-based workshop will focus on current challenges and opportunities in blockchain, information security, & privacy. Topics of interest include software, computer science, and mathematics related to protocols and applications as well as hardware innovation for the physical implementation of these technologies.

The Blockchain, Information Security, and Privacy Workshop will: (1) connect researchers at academic institutions with potential industry partners, (2) provide opportunities for industry to work more closely with academic institutions in Alberta through internships, shared research, and partnerships, and (3) highlight and develop funding opportunities between researchers and industry partners (e.g. NSERC, Mitacs, ITB program).


Dr. Joel Reardon (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science)

Dr. Daniel Oblak (Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy)

Dr. Christine Sharp (Outreach and Engagement Specialist - Faculty of Science)

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