Past Event

The Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency Annual Showcase Kickoff

August 25, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This summer marks the 2-Year Anniversary of the Center. To celebrate the amazing accomplishments of The Columbia IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, we will be hosting:

The Columbia IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency Showcase Kickoff August 25th, 2020 at 12PM

Join us and register now!

Introductory remarks will be provided by:
Shih-Fu Chang: Richard Dicker Chair Professor and Senior Executive Vice Dean, Columbia Engineering
Alistair Rennie: General Manager, Blockchain, IBM
Jeannette M. Wing: Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute and Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
Mary C. Boyce: Dean of Columbia Engineering; Morris A. and Alma Schapiro Professor

Following the Showcase Kickoff, the Center will be hosting four sessions. Each session will include lightning talks followed by a live Q&A on the topics of:

  1. Building incentives for data transparency and blockchains – September 10, 12pm
  2. Systems Implementation for Technology - September 17, 12pm
  3. Economics, Policy, Privacy & Ethics - September 24, 12pm
  4. Supply Chains - October 1, 12pm

The sessions will feature research from Columbia faculty, blockchain and data transparency focused curriculum, speakers from IBM, and pitches from Columbia-IBM Launch Accelerator teams. You will have the opportunity to engage with our presenters throughout the sessions.