UCSD Extension & SDIEEE Blockchain HEALTHCARE Workshop





The first day of the workshop will consist of a diverse group of lectures from healthcare companies, blockchain startups, technology providers, researchers, incubators, and professional associations like IEEE. 

The second half day will consist design workshops where attendees will actively participate in designing a blockchain solution around a healthcare vertical challenge. 

Expert speakers presenting at the workshop include companies such as IBM, Intel, Qualcomm, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, LunaDNA, MintHealth and many others including participation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Satellite sessions and working groups will follow after the second half day of the workshop including: working group on blockchain educational and professional development, IEEE industry connections working group on clinical trials and supply chain, and IEEE San Diego chapter event.

The event will be held at 92121 May 24 - 25, 

continental breakfast and lunch on Day 1 included.

 May 24      8am - 5pm

 May 25      8am - 1pm

  Date and Time




  • Green Acre Nautilus
  • 3535 General Atomics Ct
  • San Diego, California
  • United States 92121
  • Building: Buldg 3
  • Click here for Map
  • Q&A upkar@ieee.org
    Upkar Dhaliwal,
    IEEE San Diego Section, Vice Chair, Publicity
    IEEE San Diego EMB-S Chapter Chair
    President, Future Wireless Technologies

    Tim K. Mackey, Director and Associate Professor
    UCSD - Extension / UCSD - School of Medicine

    Maria Palombini, Director
    IEEE Standards Association

  • Co-sponsored by EMB-S Chapter San Diego


SEE FULL Program at


Blockchain for healthcare 101
Do you need a blockchain?
Blockchain and healthcare workforce research
Essential design concepts
Regulatory and legal considerations for the health blockchain
Digital identity and health

Breakout design workshops (Day 2)

Join us for a one-and-a-half day educational workshop featuring a combination of lectures, use cases, applied skill learning, and panel discussions from leading experts focused on the potential for blockchain to transform healthcare.

This workshop is for anyone interested in exploring applications for blockchain technology in healthcare, including those working in the healthcare sector, technology companies in the healthcare space, entrepreneurs, business managers, legal professionals and the research community.

Early Bird $399 (by May 4, 2018) - $499 after May 4

IEEE + UC San Diego Affiliates - $399 with promo code: IEEEUCSDAFF