Blockchain Symposium at North Carolina A&T State University

The Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics will host a Blockchain Symposium on September 25, 2020 via Zoom. Registration fees for HBCU faculty, staff, and students is being covered by a grant from The FinTech Center (https://fintech.morgan.edu/). The symposium organizers are now seeking proposals from workshop organizers. This is open to Faculty and Professors in the field of analytics, business (accounting, finance, marketing, management), computer science, information systems and information technology. Up to 8 workshop proposals will be accepted. Workshop presenters will receive an honorarium of $500 for their presentation, also provided by The Fintech Center. The following topics are of particularinterest for the symposium:

  • Introduction to Blockchain
  • Cryptography and Data Security
  • The Blockchain System and Cryptocurrency
  • Public Blockchains vs. Private Blockchains vs. Hybrid Blockchain
  • Monetary Issues with Open Public Blockchain Systems
  • Supply Chain shifting to Cloud Computing and Blockchain
  • Teaching Blockchain

If you would like to submit a workshop proposal, please send a 100-200 word abstract of your proposed workshop to Dr. Alexander Yap at ayyap@ncat.edu.

Symposium Organizers

Dr. Sherrie Drye, Interim Department Chair, Department of Business Information Systems and Analytics

sldrye@ncat.edu

Dr. Alexander Yap, Associate Professor, Department of Business Information Systems and Analytics

ayyap@ncat.edu

Dr. Stephanie Kelly, Associate Professor, Department of Business Information Systems and Analytics

sekelly@ncat.edu