Speaker: Alex Norta, Associate Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Topic: Blockchain Techology and the Law
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Alex’s presentation gives first an overview of how blockchain technology affects society with disruptive innovations. The latter also have significant implications for the legal profession, e.g., smart contracts that are machine readable. He will also give an overview related to smart contracts based on his recent research publications. Alex is the Associate Professor at Tallinn University of Technology. He was a researcher at the Oulu University Secure-Programming Group (OUSPG) after having been a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He received his MSc degree (2001) from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria and his PhD degree (2007) from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.