The Genesis Block – Building a Blockchain community in Scotland – Hosted by Paul Forrest
Get in touch today
0141 225 0130
Date: Wednesday 28th September 2016
Location: Cosla Building, Verity House, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH.
Host: Paul Forrest, recently named as one of the most influential people in big Data who forms a link between this workshop and the MBN Solutions November Blockchain Conference.
This workshop is to bring blockchain communities together and explore how public and private sector can use the blockchain to innovate new solutions to old problems.
This event is aimed at non-experts in public sector who wish to learn more about distributed consensus mechanisms (e.g. BlockChain) and learn the varied applications that go beyond bitcoin and other crypto currencies and will help Scotland achieve its stated aim of being a “safe and secure place to do business where citizens have trust in public services.”
|10:30 am to 11:00 am||Registration and refreshments|
|11:00 am to 11:10 am||Welcome|
|Martin Beaton, Network Integrator for Scotland|
|Ross Murray, ScotlandIS|
|11:10 am to 11:30 am||Blockchain 101|
|Greig Paul, University of Strathclyde|
|11:30 am to 11:50 am||Science of the Blockchain|
|Aggelos Kiayias, University of Edinburgh|
|11:50 am to 12:10 pm||Case Study One: Blockchain as a service|
|Peter Ferry, Wallet Services|
|12:10 am to 12:30 pm||Blockchain Design Patterns|
|David Irvine, Maidsafe|
|12:30 pm to 12:50 pm||Case Study Two: A vision for a healthcare blockchain from biomedical publishing, precision medicine to wellbeing.|
|James Littlejohn, Napier University|
|12:50 pm to 1:00 pm||Scotcoin – a national digital currency|
|Willie Fleming, Scotcoin|
|1:00 pm to 2:00 pm||Lunch and Networking|
Click here to book your place!