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IBM Food Trust: Blockchain for Food
Start Date: 4/25/2018Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 4/25/2018End Time: 4:00 PM

Event Description:

This webinar is hosted by Rachel Greenberger of Food Sol at Babson College with special guest Lou Izquierdo of IBM Food Trust, a collaborative network of IBM with some of the largest players in food: Walmart, Tyson, Dole, Nestle and Unilever, among others.

Those following blockchain for the food industry have likely read the much-circulated Chinese mango case.  Last summer, Frank Yiannas, VP Food Safety for Walmart, had this team trace a packet of sliced mangoes back to the farm.  After numerous phone calls, faxes, and emails, the results were in—six days, 18 hours, and 26 minutes later.   Frank then did a live demo of the Walmart-IBM blockchain system in front of the media, tracing the same packet of sliced mangoes in 2.2 seconds.  The rest of that story is here, and we'll be discussing it on the webinar among other exciting updates from IBM Blockchain.

This webinar is open to all and you’ll have a chance to ask questions via WebEx chat.  ​This is an online-only event and will be recorded.  Details below:

Topic: IBM Food Trust: Blockchain for Food
Host: Rachel Greenberger
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Session number: 730 103 762
Session password: Sol2018


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To join the training session
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1. Go to https://babson.webex.com/babson/k2/j.php?MTID=tea1e13b86a6746a1c74bff28bae7fec3
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: Sol2018.
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link
https://babson.webex.com/babson/k2/j.php?MTID=tb5e84da132300d325d888b670caf4607


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To join the session by phone only
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Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada):1-877-668-4493
Call-in toll number (US/Canada):1-650-479-3208
Global call-in numbers: https://babson.webex.com/babson/globalcallin.php?serviceType=TC&ED=617923252&tollFree=1
Show toll-free dialing restrictions: https://www.webex.com/pdf/tollfree_restrictions.pdf
Access code: 730 103 762

Contact Information:
Name: Rachel Greenberger
Phone: 774-270-0139
Email: rgreenberger1@babson.edu
IBM blockchain
Event Sponsor:
Food Sol at Babson College
URL:
http://foodsol.org
Additional Information:
ONLINE ONLY / THIS EVENT WILL BE RECORDED

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