Blockchain and building the future of information management and sharing

  • March 23, 2018
Since debuting in 2008 in the form of bitcoin cryptocurrency, blockchain technology has moved beyond the financial sector and promises to upend the way all data is stored and exchanged. Join a panel of experts from the publishing industry and beyond for an overview of the technology and a panel discussion to explore the opportunities and potential roadblocks the technology could present the publishing supply chain. Part thought experiment, part show-and-tell, discover how blockchain technology could impact rights management, metadata distribution, and more.

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