Blockchain Technology: How Will It Transform the Business Sector?

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Conference/Presentation

Mar 20194
6:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, New York, 10017
United States


Similar to the Internet, blockchain has the potential and trajectory to profoundly impact business, government, and society. In the business scene, many big industries, including banks, finance, and healthcare, are experimenting with blockchain technology to streamline processes and cut costs. How are businesses adopting blockchain technology? What are the benefits of adopting blockchain in business? What are some of the hurdles facing blockchain adoption? In this program, speakers share real-world applications of blockchain technology, and its impact across a wide variety of industries. 

Speakers:

Michael Casey, Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative, MIT Media Lab

Charley Cooper, Managing Director, R3

Marie Wieck, General Manager, IBM Blockchain 

Moderator:

Brady Dale, Reporter, CoinDesk 

Agenda:

6:00-6:30 PM
Registration

6:30-8:00 PM
Discussion and Q&A

8:00-8:30 PM
Reception

Admission:
Non-members: $20
Japan Society Corporate Members: Free, up to designated number of tickets; additional tickets $15
Japan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above: $15
Academic and government: $15 
Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. 
Prepayment must be made with a credit card. All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event 
For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org

 

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