This session covers an overview of the distributed ledger technology known as Blockchain. We will cover the basic architecture, help ground novices in the technology and its promise, and work to identify why cryptocurrencies may be the least interesting thing about this technology within five years.
Provide an overview of the Blockchain architecture
Develop an understanding of Blockchain via discussion of specific use cases
Discuss the implications of self-authenticating systems, enabled by technology
Discuss the implications to the accounting and forensic communities raised by this technology
Principal & National Practice Leader, Forensic Technology Services,
Grant Thornton LLP