This document reports on a design challenge competition proposed by the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) and the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia to offer students and professionals the chance to contribute ideas for a real world, industry application of digital identification in the context of land title transfers within the Canadian province of British Columbia. The design challenge was a collaboration between DIACC, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia, IdentityNORTH, and the University of British Columbia.
Blockchain Case Study _FINAL
This document reports on a project, carried out between January 2017 and December 2017, concerning the development of an application of Blockchain technology for the data sharing process for participants in health research. The University of British Columbia’s “Records in the Chain” Project had a Ph.D. student, Darra Hofman, embedded in this project.
Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF) – (RPCCA-01) – Case Study 1: PROOF Case Study_22 June_FINAL
This report in two volumes addresses the question of how blockchain technology, as an emerging technology, can be used for the benefit of Canadians. The report was funded by a grant from Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada’s Knowledge Synthesis Program.
Volume 1 provides an overview of the issues: FinalReport_Volume1
Volume 2 presents background papers used in the preparation of Volume 1: FinalReport_Volume2
This case study reports on a pilot study of the application of Blockchain technology to land transaction recording in the Municipality of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil. It was carried out between May to September, 2017 as part of the University of British Columbia’s “Records in the Chain” Project and CNPQ UFSM Ged/A Digital Records Research Group.
The case study is available in both English and Portuguese:
RCPLM-01 Case Study 1_v1,4_English_Final
Versão 1.4 em PT-BR do Projeto Records in the Chain_Final