20-21 June, 2017 | Bayview Eden, Melbourne VIC

Sophie Gilder

Head of Blockchain
CBA


9:50 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Leveraging Smart Contracts to Reduce Administration, Transactional and Legal costs

Smart contracts represent both a potential disruption and an opportunity for innovation for the legal industry. Smart contracts make the need of an intermediary authority obsolete, while carrying out a contract. This session will focus on:
  • Understanding the mechanism behind the working of smart contracts
  • Its potential affect on the current systems
  • Potential techniques to keep pace with the technology
  • Benefits if the smart contracts technology is adopted

9:10 AM CASE STUDY: CBA’s use of Blockchain to Automate the Whole Process of Transporting 88 Bales of Cotton from China to the USA

US$ 4 trillion is the approximate size of the Trade-finance industry. CommonWealth Bank has carried out an experiment by transporting 88 bales of cotton from Chinese port of Qingdao to Houston. Speaker from CAB will highlight about:
  • Functioning and mechanism involved behind the whole experiment
  • The key hurdles faced while deploying and during the experiment
  • How smart contracts were used in the process


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Sophie.

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