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