CKGSB Knowledge Series Event: Bitcoin, Blockchain and ICO
2018-05-23  - New York

A CKGSB Knowledge Series Event


Bitcoin, Blockchain and ICO


Dr. CAO Huining (Henry) 

Professor of Finance and Chair of Finance Department, CKGSB



First session will be conducted in Chinese, the second in English.


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
6:00PM – 8:00PM
Register here for the Chinese session.


Thursday, October 12, 2017
6:00PM – 8:00PM
Register here for the English session.

CKGSB New York Office
601 Lexington Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Space is limited for these complimentary events. Registration required.

The core potential of the blockchain depends on the characteristics of the distributed database and how it can help to improve transparency, safety and efficiency. What’s more, from theory to practice, a series of specific real-world scenarios will be explored to cover a wide range of markets and industries, such as leisure and tourism, energy, real estate and finance industry. In that way, it can clarify the characteristics of blockchains that can solve existing business problems to the largest extent and quantify how it changes the industry.

We will analyze what new or old profit pools that the blockchain can create or destroy. It is worth noting that in these applications, the blockchain does not aim to remove intermediate traders. In some cases, the blockchain will disrupt existing markets and participants, while others are expected to reduce costs by reducing labor-intensive processes and eliminating duplication of effort. In addition, it can create new markets by tapping previously undeveloped resources. With a completely new database technology that can be used by multiple organizations, blockchain can lay a solid foundation for solutions or seize the opportunities that the existing system fails to implement.

Register here for the English session.

Register here for the Chinese session.


Dr. Henry Cao
Professor of Finance and Chair of Finance Department

Dr. Cao Huining (Henry) is a Professor of Finance, Chair of the Finance Department and the Academic Director of the Finance MBA at CKGSB. He earned a PhD in Finance in 1995 from UCLA and a PhD in Pathology in 1991 from Yale University.

Before joining CKGSB, he taught at UC Berkeley, UCSD, Ohio State University, Carnegie Mellon and UNC Chapel Hill.

Cao’s research has been published in journals including Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Business, Review of Finance and Marketing Science. Cao is the co-editor of International Financial Reviewand sits on the editorial board of Annals of Economics and Finance and China Financial Review.


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Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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