Event Details

This is a full one-day course that conveys the following information to students:

  • Why care about blockchain?
  • What is blockchain?
  • What is tangle and mesh networks (IOTA & Hashgraph)
  • Government use cases, benefits, and risks
  • Examples of current real-world use and adoption of blockchain technology
  • Blockchain architecture
  • Smart contracts
  • Data storage on blockchain

The biggest takeaways the students articulated were that blockchain technologies:

  • Are a complete paradigm shift in how people establish & maintain trust in business processes
  • May impact virtually every aspect of how the government does business
  • Have the potential to result in exponential improvements to the cost, speed and reliability of government processes, and
  • Will require significant education, training, and building sponsorship to implement solutions