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Name: Tutorial 2: Blockchain, from hype to reality (Registration Fee : Rs.1500)
Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
02:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Half day)
Room: Ada Lovelace Auditorium
IST Building, CEG Campus, Anna University
Breaks: 03:15 pm - 03:30 pm Coffee Break
Presenter: Ram Viswanathan, IBM Distinguished Engineer
Abstract:

The industry is moving at a much faster rate than anticipated on the adoption of blockchain. Many institutions are investing heavily in identity and KYC, clearing and settlements, collateral management, reference data and corporate actions. Ram will provide an overview of the IBM Blockchain based on Hyperledger Fabric from the Linux Foundation along with use cases across industry.

Targeted Audience
This tutorial is targeted for various categories of people working in the areas of Internet of Things, IoT Security, IoT Standards and Cloud Computing. Specifically the tutorial is targeted to scientists, engineers, and researchers working under the umberlla of Internet of Things.

Agenda:
  • Overview of blockchain
  • Comparison of various blockchain solutions available in the market
  • Technical components of a typical Hyperledger based blockchain setup
  • Recent problems and challenges with Blockchain
  • IBM Blockchain setup and execution on the IBM Cloud