[DATE TENTATIVE] Hyperledger Hong Kong Meetup
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[DATE TENTATIVE] Hyperledger Hong Kong Meetup

[DATE TENTATIVE] Hyperledger Hong Kong Meetup

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Agenda: Deep Dive into Hyperledger and Blockchain

5:30 - Doors open. Networking.

6:15 - Welcome. Members to vote on the topics of interests for the future meetings.

6:45 - 7:40 Exploring Blockchain. Deep Dive Into Hyperledger Fabric, with Dr. NG George Wai Mun of City University Hong Kong, Samson Tai and Ross Tang of IBM

7:40 - Q&A break.

7:50 - 8:45 Fireside chat: Requirements and adoption bottlenecks for blockchain in Finance, Insurance

8:45 - 9:00 Wrap-up.

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5:30 - Doors open. Networking. Drinks and refreshments.

6:15 - Welcome. Members to vote on the topics of interests for the future meetings.

6:45 - 7:40 Exploring Blockchain. Deep Dive Into Hyperledger Fabric

• What is Hyperledger? Why Hyperledger? What does Hyperledger bring to the table?

• Hyperledger vs Ethereum vs Bitcoin Blockchain

• Use Cases for Hyperledger

• DEMO of Hyperledger

• Maturity - are we ready for production?

• The new world ahead. Roadmap.

• Anti-patterns - when NOT to use Hyperledger

Speakers:

Dr. NG George Wai Mun, Graduate Teaching Assistant at City University of Hong Kong

Samson Tai, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Technology Officer at IBM China/Hong Kong

Samson Tai is Chief Technologist, IBM Innovation Network. In this capacity, Samson is the lead innovation and technology spokesperson for IBM Hong Kong, engaging with clients, the industry and the community to share insight and provide consultation.

Samson is an evangelist on mainframe technology and his recent work is focused on cloud computing, enterprise marketing management and the application of predictive analytic and social media technology in commerce and smarter city projects. Samson holds a degree in Computer Science and a Master degree in Business Administration. He is a Chartered Engineer, CEng, MIET; a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) of the British Computer Society; a Certified IT System Architect (CPIT-SA) in Hong Kong; and a Distinguished Chief/Lead IT Architect of The Open Group.

Ross Tang, Hybrid Cloud & Blockchain Specialist at IBM

Ross is Hybrid Cloud & Blockchain Specialist specialized in full-stack development; including cloud orchestration, DevOps; mobile application platform; IaaS; Bluemix (PaaS).

Recently, Ross conducted a seeding project for Hyperledger Blockchain, and a DevOps automation for Blockchain. He has solid sales and technical background in Cloud solution consultation.

7:40 - Q&A break.

7:50 - 8:45 Fireside chat: Requirements and adoption bottlenecks for blockchain in Finance, Insurance

• general business opportunities from end-user's point of view

• how distributed ledger technology would improve the current solutions or enable new solutions which were previously unavailable

• where the problem starts and where distributed ledger technology would help.

Willing to share your insights and use cases? Please message the organizer!

8:45 - 9:00 Wrap-up.

If you would like to give a talk, or join panel on blockchain adoption in your industry, please reach out!

You can email Victoria, event manager: victoria.hanchar@altoros.com.


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