School of Computing

Jun 21
11:00 - 12:00
Decentralised Digital Identity for Healthcare workers : A Doctor's perspective
School of Computing - Security Group Seminar
Speaker: Dr Manreet Nijjar

Abstract

Manreet will take you through his journey  starting from  the problem he wanted to solve on the hospital wards to the use of enabling technologies such distributed ledger technology, decentralised identifiers and verifiable credentials and what a transformational impact this will have in healthcare globally as we move into the digital health age.

Bio

Dr Manreet Nijjar has trained as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine. He has over a decade's experience in frontline NHS services. He is in the first cohort of  NHS Clinical Entrepreneur fellow programme and  the co-founder of truu. Alongside Dr Henry Goodier over the past 4 years they have been working locally, nationally and internationally creating a decentralised digital identity solution for healthcare workers. Truu believes this can only be achieved on open standards, interoperability, a multivendor ecosystem supported by a governance framework.

Location

SW101,
Cornwallis South West,
University of Kent,
Canterbury,
Kent,
CT2 7NF
United Kingdom
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Details

Open to everyone, especially those interested in cyber security research,

Free



Contact: Jason R.C. Nurse
E: j.r.c.nurse@kent.ac.uk

School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 14/08/2015