CDC Health Information Innovation Consortium (CHIIC) February Forum – Blockchain 101 for Public Health
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 form 10:00am – 11:00amET
Century Center, Building 2500, Room 1200+ webinar via ReadyTalk
- Introduction – Brian Lee – 10 minutes
- Blockchain 101 for Public Health by Dr. Tom Savel, IIU – 40 minutes
In this presentation, Dr. Savel, will provide an overview of blockchain technology, including what it is, how it works, as well as its transformation impact on a wide variety of industries, including finance, Internet of Things (IoT), supply chain management, clinical care, and public health.
He will cover many issues, including a description of Ethereum and other blockchains, the relationship between blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies / digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin), file storage challenges, security and privacy issues, as well as scaling and workforce issues.
- Discussion & Suggestions – 10 minutes
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET
CDC Century Center 2500, Room 1200 + webinar via ReadyTalk
To register for the webinar: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=qev7l9gewqe1&campaign=rbgzrpejyttxExternal
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