We’ve all heard about blockchain’s ability to disrupt a number of industries, including financial services, insurance, government and public relations. The question is, how?

On Thursday April 20, join us for an evening of discussion and networking with IBM’s Bluemix team and some of Canada’s leading blockchain experts who will be answering your questions about the future of the industry and what entrepreneurs can do to build innovative solutions.

Ankita Kulkarni will be providing an overview of the Blockchain as a service offering on IBM’s cloud platform, and the Blockchain innovation Garages IBM has opened up internationally. 

The discussion on blockchain will be lead by Curtis MilesIBM Canadawide Blockchain leader. Curtis will be introducing the core concepts of blockchain and providing an overview of HyperLedger and how enterprise blockchain differs from public blockchain (i.e., Etherium / Bitcoin). 

Agenda:

6:00 – 6:30 pm: Registration and refreshments

6:30 – 6:45 pm: IBM Cloud Garage and its role with startups (Ankita Kulkarni, Software Developer at IBM Cloud Garage)

6:45 – 7:15 pm: Blockchain discussion, led by Curtis MilesIBM Canadawide Blockchain leader

7:15 – 8:00 pm: Networking

Logos lockup for DMZ IBM & IBM Bluemix

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