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The future of trade is digital: forum

Blockchain, 3D printing, The Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, electronic commerce, fintech, the sharing economy, and robotics – digital technologies are changing the way the world trades. A QUT symposium, The Future of Trade, will explore and discuss opportunities such technologies bring for countries, multinational…

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China's New Model of Blockchain-Driven Philanthropy

Read about China’s new model of blockchain-driven philanthropy by QUT’s own Professor Kevin Desouza and co-authored article with Xiaofeng Wang, a reporter based in Beijing. China’s New Model of Blockchain-Driven Philanthropy article was chosen as the cover story for the current issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review (aka the HBR for…

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Blockchain technology to fight food fraud

A research project designed to track beef from the paddock to the plate and protect Australia’s reputation for world-class beef production will be launched today (Monday 4 December) at QUT. Marcus Foth, Professor of Urban Informatics at the QUT Design Lab said BeefLedger is an industry-led project bringing together design, business,…

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QUT Blockchain seminar series

QUT entertains a regular seminar series in which internal and external speakers cover various aspects of Blockchain. Watch this space to be made aware of the next seminar. A video summarising one of the previous seminars can be found here: Foth, M., & Powell, W. The Promise of Blockchain for Food & Agriculture. QUT Blockchain…

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Industry Leadership Day – Leveraging the Shared Data Economy

The shared data economy driven by open data, big data, and technology such as Blockchain, will fundamentally change business models and the way management and boards guide and execute plans. Opportunities are significant, but what are the risks? Do you have the knowledge and skills to ensure business strategies are successfully…

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QUT Blockathon

QUT Blockathon has arrived! Join CPA Australia and QUT Business School for this interactive event where we will re-think accounting through principles of Blockchain. This event is open to all students and all levels of familiarity of blockchain are welcome. Working in groups, you’ll be guided through a facilitated visioning process; you…

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