Moving Supply Chain Industry Forward with Blockchain Technology

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“Blockchain technologies can build a trust layer between multiple parties such as owners, buyers, sellers and shippers. It can also curtail the exposure to cyber attacks and insider threats,” said Weidong “Larry” Shi, associate professor of computer science, who is conducting blockchain research for the UH Borders, Trade and Immigration Institute.

Shi and computer science associate professor Omprakash Gnawali are hosting the XChain2: Blockchain for Supply Chain and Logistics Forum Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22 from 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport, 425 North Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, TX 77060.