Blockchain Technology

Description: 

Implementation of blockchain technology in the construction industry can lead to smart contracts with fewer administrative struggles; improve project flow, material, and service delivery; and keep BIM and project documents current and secure.

This talk explores the applications of blockchain technology in improving the construction industry's information management systems. Alireza Shojaei will illuminate the ways blockchain technology not only has the potential to address some common problems in the construction industry but also is itself adaptable to the construction industry structure and practice.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how blockchain technology, which famously powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, can affect the building design and construction industry.
  • Learn how blockchain technology can be integrated into existing industry platforms such as BIM.
  • Learn how information security can be improved through blockchain technology.
  • Learn how smart contracts can limit administrative work, and improve the delivery of products, services, and materials.

This course is part of a series

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU