The BlockchainHub and APICS holding a seminar on Blockchain & Supplychain

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BLOCKCHAIN & ITS APPLICATION IN SUPPLY CHAIN

At the time of its inception some two centuries ago, the supply chain was a revolutionary idea that would improve visibility and control on goods and products as they moved from point A to point B. But the old concept and technology can no longer support today’s production and supply cycles, which have become extremely fragmented, complicated and geographically dispersed.

In effect, the supply chain is now an opaque and faulty process that is extremely hard to manage.

The supply chain problem could be remedied with blockchain, the emerging technology that has proven its value in bringing transparency and efficiency to a number of different industries.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is the blockchain
  • What are the capabilities of blockchain
  • Why supplychain
  • What are the pros and cons of blockchain applications
  • What is next?


Speaker Bio: Omid Sadeghi, B.Eng, MBA
Omid Sadeghi is a serial entrepreneur and technology advisor with domain expertise in commercialization and developing customer-centric products using emerging technologies.

Omid holds an undergraduate degree in Design Engineering and an MBA degree from Schulich School of business (Canada) & Esade Business School (Spain).

He is the director of BlockchainHub at York University to connect Research, education, and commercialization in Blockchain space. BlockchainHub currently run numerous educational programs and run various projects including setting up a state of the art Blockchain-based certification system for York University. 

Omid is active in building and supporting technology and engineering communities, especially in Toronto. He is on the advisory board of different blockchain initiatives and a board member of Professional Engineers of Ontario-ETC.

 
Omid Sadeghi