Distributed ledgers for engineered systems: hype or hope?

Learn more Add to Calendar 09/27/2017 06:37 PM 09/27/2017 06:37 PM Europe/London Distributed ledgers for engineered systems: hype or hope? Location of the event
Wednesday 27 Sep 2017
Time: 18:37

About the event

Speakers: Gary Pogson (The Alan Turing Institute/Lloyd's Register Foundation, UK); Mark Girolami (The Alan Turing Institute, UK); Richard Clegg (Lloyd's Register Foundation)

Date: 27 September 2017

Time: 12:00-14:00 Venue: The Alan Turing Institute Click here to view the agenda. Click here to register.

Many engineered systems rely on data for their safe and reliable operation - aircraft and motor vehicles, rail networks, pharmaceutical and food supply chains, and other critical infrastructure. Complex integrated systems rely on interoperability of subsystems and the processing of multi-source data. Issues such as data theft, corruption and falsification of sensor data and falsification of information present serious threats to the dependability and safety of these systems. How can distributed ledgers help us? It is widely believed that distributed ledgers and blockchains hold great promise in financial services. This event explores their use in engineered systems and launches the Insight report on distributed ledger technologies, commissioned by Lloyd’s Register Foundation and The Alan Turing Institute as part of their programme in data-centric engineering.   This event is aimed at people in the engineering, academia, industry and media communities.      

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