VANCOUVER , April 4, 2019 /CNW/ - BLOCKStrain Technology Corp. (TSX:V: DNAX.V) (BKKSF) ("BLOCKStrain"), creator of the first Blockchain-secured, fully-integrated IP tracking platform for the cannabis industry, announced its participation at the upcoming MaRS HealthKick Focus Conference in Toronto on April 4, 2019 , where Chief Executive Officer Robert Galarza will present a keynote address.
Mr. Galarza will discuss the role that technology has played in health and wellness and more specifically, the importance of data driven ecosystem to limit disparity and bring cannabis out of the shadows and into the light of modern medicine. He will discuss the challenges that come with bridging a once illicit industry with sophisticated organizations, as well as the unique opportunities that are unfolding for innovators and entrepreneurs to support this evolving industry. From artificial intelligence and augmented reality, to decentralized ledger solutions, Mr. Galarza will discuss the exciting role that data and technology can have in helping the cannabis industry grow in Canada and beyond.
"I'm honoured for the opportunity to address participants - industry leaders and experts in the science, technology and business of cannabis - at the MaRS HealthKick Focus conference," said Mr Galarza. "BLOCKStrain has been focused on increasing integrity and transparency in the cannabis industry and strongly believe that technological and scientific advances will enable this. We anticipate that our software can play a pivotal role as the industry continues to evolve and move forward."
The MaRS HealthKick Focus Conference is a gathering of keynotes, panels and lightning talks from industry leaders and experts as they explore what the industry is doing to make new applications a reality.
BLOCKStrain has developed the first integrated blockchain platform to register and track intellectual property in the cannabis industry. BLOCKStrain's technology allows cannabis growers and breeders to identify and secure rights to their intellectual property and also streamlines the administrative process and reduces the costs of genetic and mandatory quality-control testing for legal cannabis. BLOCKStrain's technology is proprietary, immutable and cryptographically secure, thereby establishing a single-source, accurate, validated and permanent account for cannabis strains from ownership to market.
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SOURCE BLOCKStrain Technology Corp.
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