Verifiable Digital Records and the Blockchain: Case Study

Friday, November 02 | 8:00AM–8:45AM MT | Meeting Room 501/502
Session Type: Industry Led
Delivery Format: Industry and Campus-Led Session
Since the announcement of Blockcerts at EDUCAUSE 2016, schools have been issuing blockchain-based digital records in a secure format that is student-owned and instantly verifiable anywhere in the world. The speaker will present the details of MIT's foray into issuing blockchain-based records over the past year.

Outcomes: Learn about the technology behind blockchain-based academic records * Understand how blockchain-based verification of digital records benefits everyone involved * Get real-world examples of academic records that use the blockchain as a secure anchor of trust


  • Mary Callahan

    Senior Associate Dean and Registrar, MIT
  • Chris Jagers


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