Blockchain for Business: The Strategic Opportunities of DLT

Melbourne , Australia

About Blockchain for Business: The Strategic Opportunities of DLT

RMIT University Swanston Academic Building, Building 80, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

This one-day program is aimed at senior managers who wish to explore the value-adding opportunities presented by this break-though emerging technology.

On completion of this program, participants will be able to assess the opportunities for their business of Blockchain technology.

Presenters: Anouk Pinchetti and Harry Onsman


Part One (9am): Strategic Overview of Blockchain Technology

• What Blockchain is and why it matters
• Sample Blockchain applications across industries (supply chain provenance, secure registries, “smart contracts”, unhackable databases, etc)
• Why it's NOT about Bitcoin
• Emerging technologies impacting on Blockchain (AI, IOT, smart contracts)
• Determining functional requirements
• Smart Contract platforms
• Alternative emerging architectures: DAGs / DHTs
• Q & A session

Part Two (1.15pm): How Blockchain applications add value (with mini case studies)

• Automation → cost savings, faster processing, improved quality
• Decentralisation → security, certainty, fraud-resistant
• Disintermediation → cost/time savings, more accurate processing
• Process improvement → cheaper, faster, better
• Trust → immutable data, trusted public records, hack resistance
• Censorship resistance → self-governing systems
• Q & A session


Mar 21, 2019, 9:00 AM , AEDT (UTC +11)
Mar 21, 2019, 4:30 PM , AEDT (UTC +11)
$ 950
RMIT University Swanston Academic Buildin
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