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Exploring Knowledge on Blockchain Technologies

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Blockchain technology has attracted extensive attention in the recent past in Sri Lanka. It is a simple and decentralized method of passing information in fully automated and safe manner and can be applied to many fields providing unalterable public records of digital transactions. Blockchain-based applications are springing up in numerous fields including financial, insurance, health care, fraud detection services and education.

A panel discussion on Blockchain Technology and its Development was held on the 7th February 2020 in the NSF Auditorium providing an ideal opportunity to discuss and share the knowledge on Blockchain and to see the possible applications for Sri Lanka to ensure secure data transactions. Mr Chim Hinidumage, CEO/Co-Founder Fidenz Technologies, Dr Chandana Gamage, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Dr Srinath Perera from WSO2 and Dr Kutila Gunasekara from the University of Moratuwa served as Resource Persons. The program was moderated by Dr Chandra Embuldeniya, Chairman, NSF Working Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education. Over 62 participants from various government and private sector institutions including banking, education and the industrial sectors took part in the discussion.

   

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Last Updated ( Monday, 17 February 2020 19:41 )  
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