Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Innovations for eHealth 2019

Event Details

Oslo Cancer Cluster invites you to the 4th Edition of ‘Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Innovations for eHealth’. Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) in general, alongside Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things, are increasingly recognized as transformational technologies for the Health sector.

This event provides an introduction about DLTs and new landscape of opportunities for eHealth cross-silo data exchanges, connected care, and GDPR among others.

Who should join us?

  • eHealth researchers or innovators, biopharma or IT companies who recognize the need to stay ahead of this new wave of digital innovation.
  • Decision makers from public or private sector who want to cut through the hype, assess the potential and state of maturity of DLTs and determine how to position the eHealth ecosystem.
  • Those interested in accessing the rationale for exploring the potential of new exponential technologies such as Blockchain and Internet of Things across the whole Healthcare system

"Become a sponsor"For sponsorship opportunities,

please contact either

Gupta Udatha (or) Charlotte Wu Homme



This event is FREE to attend. Please register by completing the form at the end of this page.


Moderator of the day: Gupta Udatha (Oslo Cancer Cluster)

09:20–09:30 Welcome and Introduction

Gupta Udatha, Oslo Cancer Cluster, Norway

09:30–10:10 Blockchain Technology for Healthcare: Facilitating the Transition to Patient-Driven Interoperability

William J. Gordon, Harvard Medical School, United States

10:10–10:50 Practical Blockchain: Data Visibility Versus Data Liquidity

Richard Bergström, Guardtime, Switzerland

10:50–11:10 COFFEE BREAK
11:10–11:50 Building Trust in DLT/Blockchain Solutions

Arne Blystad Helme & Tage Stabell-Kulø, KPMG, Norway

11:50–12:30 Indexing Healthcare with Blockchain

Calvin Wiese, Kalibrate Blockchain, United States

12:30–13:30 LUNCH BREAK


IOTA beyond Blockchain – Digital Trust and New Data Nodels for a Connected Health

Wilfried Pimenta, IOTA Foundation, Germany

14:10–14:50 Current Blockchain Applications in the Biomedical Domain and A Practical Example  

George Drosatos, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

14:50–15:10 COFFEE BREAK
15:10–15:50 Blockchain and the GDPR: Irreconcilable Differences?

Emily M. Weitzenboeck,  Oslo Business School – Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

Technology & Digitalisation team – Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

15:50–16:30 Horizon 2020 Funding Opportunities

Dr. Gupta Udatha, Oslo Cancer Cluster, Norway