On 7 February 2019, both Dr Tan Chong Hui and Associate Professor Ding Ding gave an overview about the Blockchain technology and shared some of its impact on society today such as the key advantages and challenges. While Blockchain may generally be associated with the finance and banking industry, the technology and application are being explored for other sectors as well.
This is one of the talks under the Eye on Asia programme series for everyone, including young Singaporeans what want to explore opportunities in the region and beyond.
Blockchain and related technologies have spurred on the development of the FinTech industry for over a decade. The shipping industry is poised for change through the impact that these developments will bring to business processes along the supply chains that run through ports.
This session will keep you abreast of current developments in blockchain technologies and applications.
Join Dr Tan Chong Hui and Associate Professor Ding Ding as they share the basic concepts of understanding how blockchains work, the state of blockchain developments and use cases in the region, and how it will impact the shipping and supply chain industry.
Dr Tan Chong Hui is a senior lecturer in the Finance Programme in the School of Business at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), where he has been a faculty member since 2013. He graduated from UCLA with a PhD in mathematics. His research interests lie in FinTech, human sociality and hybrid modelling.
Associate Professor Ding Ding is the head of BSc. in Finance Programme at the School of Business at SUSS. She graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a PhD in economics and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Her research interests lie in financial technology and digital inclusion, China’s economy, and international capital markets.