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IBM Food Trust: Blockchain for Food

About the Event

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

This webinar is open to all and you’ll have a chance to ask questions via WebEx chat.  his 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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