Block Chain Seminar
University of Central Punjab organized an international seminar for its faculty and students on Block Chain Technologies in collaboration with WorldCall Telecom Ltd, World Mobile Group (WMG) from United Kingdom and Immunity Life from Australia.
In his inaugural address, UCP Pro Rector, Dr Nassar Ikram thanked WorldCall Telecom and WMG for sponsoring the initiative for capacity building of UCP faculty and students in Block Chain technologies and emphasized that it was really important to adopt new technologies for the betterment of national economy and flourishing business using digital technologies. He also appreciated the commitment of all the panelist for delivering this seminar despite the time zone differences.
Leading the panel discussions, Mr Babar Ali Syed, Chief Executive of WorldCall Telecom and a veteran of Pakistan Telecom industry shared his insights on how this technology would bring about revolutionary changes. He also shared some statistics from around the world to signify how this technology is impacting while being adopted.
Mr Charles Barnett from World Mobile Group gave introduction of the organization and shared about various projects that they are delivering in improving the digital connectivity all over the world using Block Chain and other digital technologies.
Mr Guy Newing, Chief Executive of Immunity Life Australia shared the transformation journey of healthcare system that has been secured using Block Chain Technologies.
Mr Zaid Munir, Assistant Professor from UCP Faculty of IT talked about the development of applications that would eventually result in benefiting the businesses in the digital paradigm using Block Chain.
Panel also answered the questions from the audience. Mr Zubair Anwar, Head Centre for Professional Excellence hosted and moderated the seminar.
Besides online international delegates, Directors, CTO, CFO, CIO and other officials from World Call attended this seminar. Provost, Deans, Directors, HODs, senior members from Faculty of Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law and students from UCP also participated.