BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5868@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20190304T000000Z DTEND:20190304T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Similar to the Internet\, blockchain has the potential and traj ectory to profoundly impact business\, government\, and society. In the bu siness scene\, many big industries\, including banks\, finance\, and healt hcare\, are experimenting with blockchain technology to streamline process es and cut costs. How are businesses adopting blockchain technology? What are the benefits of adopting blockchain in business? What are some of the hurdles facing blockchain adoption? In this program\, speakers share real- world applications of blockchain technology\, and its impact across a wide variety of industries.&nbsp\;\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Speakers:</stro ng>\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Michael Casey</strong>\, Senior Advisor\, Digital Currency Initiative\, MIT Media Lab\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Ch arley Cooper</strong>\, Managing Director\, R3\n<strong></strong>\n<strong >Marie Wieck</strong>\, General Manager\, IBM Blockchain&nbsp\;\n<strong>< /strong>\n<strong>Moderator:</strong>\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Brady Da le</strong>\, Reporter\, CoinDesk&nbsp\;\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Agend a:</strong>\n\n6:00-6:30 PM\nRegistration\n\n6:30-8:00 PM\nDiscussion and Q&amp\;A\n\n8:00-8:30 PM\nReception\n\n<strong>Admission:</strong>\nNon-me mbers: $20\nJapan Society Corporate Members: Free\, up to designated numbe r of tickets\; additional tickets $15\nJapan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above: $15\nAcademic and government: $15&nbsp\;\n Seating is available on a first come\, first served basis.&nbsp\;\n<em>Pre payment must be made with a credit card. All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event</em>&nbsp\;\nFor more information\, ple ase contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email&nbsp\ ;<a href="mailto:register@japansociety.org">register@japansociety.org</a>. &nbsp\; DTSTAMP:20240525T180755Z SUMMARY:Blockchain Technology: How Will It Transform the Business Sector? URL:/en/events/2019/03/04/blockchain-technology-how-will-it-transform-the-b / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR