Foundations of Blockchain: Understanding and Applying DLT

Foundations of Blockchain: Understanding and Applying DLT

Date(s) - 23/05/2019 - 24/05/2019
8:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Deakin University


The Intraverse Institute proudly presents:

Foundations of Blockchain:

Understanding and Applying Distributed Ledger Technology


23 and 24 May 2019


(Deakin University, 727 Collins St, Melbourne)


This two day program is aimed at practitioners who wish to contribute to the development and implementation of blockchain projects.


On completion of this program, participants will be able to assist in the design and development of  blockchain projects.


Presenter: by Anouk Pinchetti,

Bradley Hughes, and Harry Onsman

The Intraverse Institute


Day One (28 March):

Introduction to Blockchain Technology


  • What is a Blockchain?
  • Why Blockchain matters
  • The benefits of Blockchain
  • Issues of Blockchain technology
  • Applications across industries
  • Cryptocurrency (including ICOs) and Blockchain


Blockchain: Industry Applications


Select Industry Use Case:

  • Finance Industry
  • Insurance Industry
  • Health Industry
  • Supply Chain Management

Day Two (29 March):

Blockchain Platforms


  • Emerging technologies impacting on Blockchain (AI, IOT, smart contracts)
  • Blockchain and the emerging technologies
  • Directed Acyclic Graphs
  • Smart Contract Platforms
  • Distributed Hash Tables


Blockchain as Money: Token economies


  • Token economics
  • Defining your economy
  • Types of currencies
  • Designing incentives


Please note this program is also presented as a Masterclass unit for the Deakin University MBA program. Completion of this program will have standing towards completion of the Deakin University MBA qualification.


Program fee: AUD $1600

(includes morning tea)

Registration: 8.30am-9.30am

Workshops: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Location: Deakin University, 727 Collins St, Melbourne

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