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Sep 11, 2019

"This application in the insurance field is ABSOLUTELY going to have an impact on ...individuals and firms working in accounting and finance."

GBD75 Dr. Stein Smith is a returning guest on this podcast. He's authored several blockchain courses for the AICPA and gives us the inside track on what Blockchain means – and the opportunities it offers – to those working in or alongside the insurance industry.



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* New understandings of what blockchain has to do with insurance.

* Hear how the insurance industry is using it.

* Get a sense of what this means for the rest of us.

* Talk through how insured companies make sure their registers of assets are digital so they're ready to be insured in a whole new way.

* Discuss how crypto-assets fit into this picture.



Dr. Sean Stein Smith is an Assistant Professor at Lehman College at City University of New York (CUNY). He served as a technical editor/presenter for AICPA & CIMA's RPA courses as well as the Blockchain certificate program. Additionally he's currently serving as the chair of the Accounting Working Group of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance. Connect with him on LinkedIn here.



* The AICPA offers a comprehensive "Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate" course (fees apply).

* Get this free-to-read primer on the CGMA Store website which answers the question "How will blockchain change accounting?"



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