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SGInnovate Presents: Blockchain Evening with IBM

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In today's digitally networked world, there is a race to capture opportunities that create new value, transform industries, optimize business ecosystems and reduce risk – all using business networks created with blockchain technology.

Let us discuss the transformational power of blockchain – a technology that is here and real today. In this community meet session, let us discuss:

  • How blockchain can radically transform industries

  • What are some of the use-cases across the globe and across industries

  • Concept of blockchain and considerations for applying the technology in regulated industries

  • Review real life examples where blockchain has been applied.


Speaker: Dr. Ernie Teo, IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation

Date: 23 January 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911


Programme (subject to revision):

6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration

7:00pm - 8:00pm: Blockchain Evening with IBM

8:00pm - 8:30pm: Q&A and Networking


Speaker: Dr. Ernie Teo, IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation

Economist by training and applying social sciences to technology.

Dr. Ernie Teo is an economist by training and specializes in the areas of game theory and applied microeconomics with an application to high tech industries. He is currently a research scientist at IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation where his main research area is in blockchain and distributed ledgers. Ernie received his PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to IBM, he was a research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute (SKBI) for Financial Economics at the Singapore Management University. Ernie was also Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 2008-2014. He also has an interest in building an inclusive socio-economic system through financial technology.


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