ADS & VSAE Webinar | A-Z in Data Science: Blockchain

Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) is hosting a new webinar series in collaboration with the Study Associations from the UvA and VU to explore the A-Z in Data Science.


14 October 2020 - 12:00 - 13:00
ADS Event


In this webinar we will be exploring Blockchain, a new way of transmitting money without the need for traditional banking networks, as well as a means to store data in a transparent and unalterable way.


12:00 Introduction & Welcome
12:05 Talk #1: Blockchain with a Purpose
12:20 Q&A
12:30 Talk #2
12:50 Q&A
13:00 End!


Talk #1 by Julian Wraith

With 22-years of customer facing engagements, Julian joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) over 4-years ago. Working across several verticals, Julian works with AWS customers and helps them get the maximum value from AWS, allowing them to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. Julian is active in the areas of Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Blockchain, IoT, Machine Learning & AI and Data Analytics.

In his presentation Julian will explore which cases are most suitable for blockchain and ledger applications, and which might be better off with a different type of database. Julian will explain how AWS customers like Nestlé, BMW, Sage and Splunk have successfully applied blockchain technology for track-and-trace, letter of credits and system-of-record.

Talk #2 by Éva Kalmár

Zoom details to follow soon.