Blockchain, the digital technology behind Bitcoin, is a form of a distributed general ledger, operated by a peer-to-peer network of users. While the technology is new, other applications are being identified. Change may not be imminent but understanding what might be coming will help risk managers begin to prepare. This webinar will discuss how blockchain could impact colleges and universities. Because many URMIA members are responsible for their institution’s insurance programs, the webinar will also discuss how blockchain may bear on the insurance industry.
- Understand at a high level what blockchain is.
- Identify areas of higher education operations that my take advantage of blockchain such as confirmation of education credentials.
- Discuss how blockchain might affect insurance company operations and insurance purchased by colleges and universities.