IEEE Blockchain Summit Keynotes


2018 IEEE Global Blockchain Summit at NISTThe 2018 IEEE Global Blockchain Summit @ NIST, held 17-19 September 2018 in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, brought together thought leaders, decision makers, and technologists to discuss the challenges and opportunities of blockchain technology. Attendees from academia, government, and industry presented on various topics including the current technology landscape, applications, use cases, policy, and regulations to help instill providence tracking functionality into vital internet applications reliant on trusted immutable data.

Access audio recordings and Q&As from the summit below.



Blockchain Summit Industry Keynote III: Blockchain Landscape

Mike DiPetrilloMike DiPetrillo, VMWare

Companies are excited about the potential of blockchain, but many are encountering roadblocks when moving their projects from pilot to production. In this IEEE Global Blockchain Summit Industry Keynote, Mike DiPetrillo of VMWare shares some of the common pain points of blockchain adoption and what companies can do to have more success in implementation. Listen now to learn about the current blockchain landscape and how as an industry we can move things forward.

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Blockchain Summit Industry Keynote II: Supply Chain 2025 Vision with Blockchain

Joseph FrancisJoseph Francis, Accenture

Blockchain promises improvement of supply chain processes and dramatic cost reductions. In this IEEE Global Blockchain Summit Industry Keynote, Joseph Francis of Accenture describes why blockchain is the next critical technology for the supply chain industry to adopt. Listen now to hear about the 2025 supply chain vision with blockchain.

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