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Following a successful start to the year Peer2Peer will be back again in February. We talk about disruption a lot about where is disruption coming from? What are the emerging technologies that have the potential to re-shape the future of construction?

One of these technologies is Blockchain, which is normally associated with Bitcoin. However Blockchain has far more potential than just cryptocurrency. Come along and find more from our three speakers.

Location: Room 5X101 - Located in Bristol Business School on UWE's Frenchay Campus

***Blockchain session***

4:15 – Arrival and Networking

4:30 – Introductions

4:45 – Edward Hernandez - WSP - Managing assets with the blockchain

5:15 – Jim Mason - UWE - Blockchain and Smarter contracts?

5:45 – Steven Peart Blockchain Specialist:
1. What blockchain is and how it compares to the current centralised system.
2. How blockchain processes transactions (Nodes, Mining, Distributed ledger)
3. Current Scalability issues and what's being done to improve this.
4. The 2.5billion people around the world that are unbanked and the impact this will have.

6:15 – BIM Clinic - We're looking for delegates to bring some challenges with th
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20th Feb, 2019 16:15

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20th Feb, 2019 19:00

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Following a successful start to the year Peer2Peer will be back again in February. We talk about disruption a lot about where is disruption coming from? What are the emerging technologies that have the potential to re-shape the future of construction?

One of these technologies is Blockchain, which is normally associated with Bitcoin. However Blockchain has far more potential than just cryptocurrency. Come along and find more from our three speakers.

Location: Room 5X101 - Located in Bristol Business School on UWE's Frenchay Campus

***Blockchain session***

4:15 – Arrival and Networking

4:30 – Introductions

4:45 – Edward Hernandez - WSP - Managing assets with the blockchain

5:15 – Jim Mason - UWE - Blockchain and Smarter contracts?

5:45 – Steven Peart Blockchain Specialist:
1. What blockchain is and how it compares to the current centralised system.
2. How blockchain processes transactions (Nodes, Mining, Distributed ledger)
3. Current Scalability issues and what's being done to improve this.
4. The 2.5billion people around the world that are unbanked and the impact this will have.

6:15 – BIM Clinic - We're looking for delegates to bring some challenges with th
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