Persistent Systems

Blockchain Technology Workshop

In association with IIT-Bombay’s
Winter School on Blockchain

  • Wed, 27th November 2019, 9:00AM – 4:00PM (reporting and registration 8:30AM onwards)

IIT-Bombay, along with its Australia-India Council Grant’s partners: Griffith University, Data61-CSIRO, University of New South Wales, is organizing a Winter School on Blockchain Technology. A series of talks on various academically relevant topics focusing on blockchain technology and applications will be delivered.

As a part of this, Persistent Systems is proud to host a one-day workshop on Blockchain Technology that aims to explain future of identity and credentialing, how blockchain is shaping the future of money, how to write more robust smart contracts, etc. Find out more about Blockchain practice at Persistent here.


Anand Deshpande

Dr. Anand Deshpande

Founder, Chairman and Managing Director,
Persistent Systems


Prof. RK Shyamasundar

JC Bose National Fellow & Distinguished V. Professor,

Pandurang kamat

Dr. Pandurang Kamat

Chief Technology Officer – Research and Innovation,
Persistent Systems

Mark staples

Dr. Mark Staples

Senior Principal Researcher,
CSIRO’s Data61

swati bhide

Swati Bhide

Blockchain Leader for IBM’s Globally Integrated Capabilities

abhijit keskar

Abhijit Keskar

Managing Director,
Innoplexus Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd

Harshad Oak

Harshad Oak

General Manager, CTO Office,

V Muthukkumarasamy

Prof. V Muthukkumarasamy

Griffith University

Agenda –

09:0009:15Welcome AddressDr. Anand Deshpande
Prof. RK Shyamasundar
Prof. V Muthukkumarasamy
09:1510:15Making money smart: exploring blockchains for government-funded conditional paymentsDr. Mark Staples
10:1510:35Tea Break
10:3511:25Robust Programming of Smart Contracts using Solidity+Prof. RK Shyamasundar
11:2512:15Blockchain: From Hype to Reality – Experiences from Real-world DeploymentsSwati Bhide
12:1513:15Lunch Break
13:1514:00Self-Sovereign Identity: The Future of Identity and CredentialingDr. Pandurang Kamat
14:0014:50Blockchain for Life Science – The new horizonsAbhijit Keskar
14:5015:40Insights from customer use cases and adoption of blockchainHarshad Oak
15:4016:00Closing Remarks & High TeaPandurang Kamat & Vishwas Patil

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