Overview of Blockchain Challenges and the Role of Academic Institutions
09 Oct 2019
Future of Finance Stage
Blockchain is often thought to be an application related to cryptocurrencies and financial transactions, but in fact, it has many other essential usages in different industries. As an application that enforces trust among its users, blockchain boosts business efficiency by minimising the cost of trust. In this session, the speaker will first introduce how blockchain can be used by looking at several use cases. Subsequently, the speaker will review the various challenges in adopting blockchain for businesses and the roles of academic institutions such as SUSS in preparing future workforce for the fourth industrial revolution.