The thirty-sixth edition of the Summer Courses and University Extension of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) will begin at the Albacete Campus on June 12 with the seminar: ‘Blockchain Technologies for society’, which will take place until Tuesday, June 13. The course aims to present the fundamentals of blockchain technology, both theoretically and practically, while presenting use cases in various fields that allow us to appreciate the real possibilities offered by this technology.
The Albacete Higher School of Computer Engineering will host this first summer course which opens the XXXVI edition of the academic institution on the Campus.
The topic chosen has been blockchain technology, which has burst into force in recent years, “and It has given a lot to talk about because it is frequently associated with cryptocurrencies. However, this technology offers the basis for deploying an infinite number of practical applications, unknown to a large part of professionals, and even more so to society in general”, as pointed out by the organization.
During the two days in which the seminar is structured, there will be the participation of experts who apply blockchain in various contexts. In particular, Initiatives will be presented in the academic field, with the presence of professionals from the regional University, the European Blockchain Partnership and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Blockchain Spain.
In addition, from a more business point of view, experts from Globalcaja, the Bank of Spain and Ernst & Young will present experiences in the agricultural and financial sector together with the Alastria platform and the Hyperledger project. All this included in a program that will end with a round table on the realities and future prospects of blockchain technology.
The course, whose registration is open, It is aimed at UCLM students, researchers and professors, professionals and the general public interested in learning more about this technology and its application in society.
This seminar is sponsored by the Albacete Computer Science Research Institute (I3A), the Higher School of Computer Engineering (ESII) and the Computer Systems Department (DSI) of the UCLM, Globalcaja, the Official College of Computer Engineers of Castilla-La Mancha, IEEE Blockchain Spain and Alastri