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Digging Into Blockchain
Thu, 20 October 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Blockchain technology has the potential to transform vast sectors of society. From banking to shipping and even governance, this much-talked about idea is already making a name for itself as the ‘next’ revolutionary technology.
But how much of the hype is deserved, and what are companies doing with Blockchain tech now?
Digging Into Blockchain is an afternoon event designed to introduce the audience to Blockchain through hands on proof of concept demonstrations, a keynote with Q and A, and thought leadership presentations.
13:00 - Keynote, Julie Maupin, CIGI Senior Fellow - "What Stands Between Blockchain and Its Potential?"
14:00 - Coffee and Snacks
14:15 - Green Brick Labs - "Blockchain, Beyond the Hype"
14:45 - Rubix - "Walking far with Blockchain: Collaboration > Competition"
15:15 - Deloitte Innovation Labs - "Blockchain Proof of Concept Demonstration"
15:45 - Nuco - "The Future of Digital Infrastructure"
16:00 - Wrap Up
BONUS EVENT: CIGI Cimema Series: "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin",
Third Event: CIGI Cinema Series and Lecture "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin"
Remarks by CIGI expert Julie Maupin, CIGI Senior Fellow, on the international law dimensions of the use of block chain (the underlying technology of bitcoin) in international financial transactions and potential regulatory frameworks.
CIGI Campus Auditorium
67 Erb Street West, Waterloo
19:00 - 21:00