Blockchain Applications in Healthcare

Workshop: May 24-25 2018

Join us for a one-and-a-half day workshop conducted by UC San Diego in collaboration with IEEE San Diego Chapter and IEEE Standards Association. This educational workshop will feature a combination of lectures, use cases, applied skill learning and panel discussions from leading experts focused on key healthcare verticals including genomics, the health supply chain, clinical trials and medical devices. Complimentary lunch and continental breakfast included.
Workshop enrollment fee:  $499

Speakers & Schedule

Workshop Day 1

Building 3 - Room B

  • 8:30 AM - Complimentary Continental Breakfast and Conference Registration
  • 9:00 AM - Workshop Welcome and Agenda
  • 9:15 AM - Keynote: Blockchain for Health?
  • 10:00 AM - Fit-for-Purpose: Blockchain Design
  • 10:45 AM - Platforms, Security & Digital Identity
  • 11:45 AM - Potential for AI in Blockchain
  • 12:30 PM - Luncheon for Workshop Attendees and Networking and Exhibit Break
  • 1:30 PM - Fit-for-Purpose: Blockchain Design
  • 1:45 PM - “Healthchain”: Vertical Use Cases
  • 2:45 PM - Coffee Break
  • 3:00 PM - Beyond the Data Layer: DApps
  • 3:45 PM - Regulatory, Legal, Security, and Privacy Considerations
  • 4:30 PM - Blockchain Investment
  • 5:15 PM - Closing Statements Day 1


Workshop Day 2

Start in Building 3 - Room B

  • 8:45 AM - Complimentary Continental Breakfast and Day 2 Instructions
  • 9:00 AM - “Healthchain” Vertical Breakout Design Sessions
  • 11:45 AM - Design Session Vertical Presentations
  • 12:30 PM - Closing Remarks and Workshop Concludes
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Workshop Satellite Meetings -  Please contact organizers if you wish to participate.

Conducted in Collaboration with:
media partner: blockchain in healthcare today


  Green Acre Nautilus

3535 General Atomics Ct. San Diego, CA 92121
Starts in Building 3 - Room B 

 May 24      8am - 5pm
 May 25      8am - 1pm


Topics Being Covered

  • Blockchain for healthcare 101
  • Do you need a blockchain?
  • Blockchain and healthcare workforce research
  • Essential design concepts
  • Regulatory and legal considerations for the health blockchain
  • Digital identity and health
  • Breakout design workshops (Day 2)

Who should attend?

This workshop is for anyone interested in exploring applications for blockchain technology in healthcare, those working in the healthcare sector, technology companies in the healthcare space, entrepreneurs, business managers, legal professionals and the research community.
 Workshop enrollment fee: $499


Additional Details

In conjunction with the workshop: satellite sessions and working groups will follow after the second half day of the workshop including: working group on blockchain educational and professional development, IEEE industry connections working group on clinical trials and supply chain, and IEEE San Diego chapter event.
*Credit and non-credit options available.

Media Partner :

media partner: blockchain in healthcare today

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Nathan Owens, Director,
Phone: 858-534-8638

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