Last Saturday (19/9), The Department of Informatics, Universitas Islam Indonesia, held the first webinar series entitled “Information System & Blockchain”. The webinar, which is held in English, was made possible by the collaboration between UII Informatics and several partner universities abroad.

Dr. R. Teduh Dirgahayu, who was the first speaker among the two others, spoke about the introduction of blockchain technology through a material entitled “Blockchain Decentralized Application”. Then Dr. Raja Kumar Murugesan from Taylor’s University, Malaysia, followed suit by conveying the use of blockchain to accelerate digital transformation through a presentation entitled “Blockchain: Accelerating Digital Transformation”. Meanwhile, the third speaker, Song Wan Li, Ph.D. from Nanjing Xiaozhuang University, China, talked about information system security through a material entitled “Introduction to Access Control Technologies in Information Systems”.

The webinar, which was attended by more than 300 people from Indonesia, Malaysia, & China, was opened by the Chancellor of the Islamic University of Indonesia, Prof. Fathul Wahid, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D. In his remarks, the Chancellor said that online webinars were a way for the University to remain relevant and able to provide the widest possible benefit during a pandemic. Namely, by adjusting business models, methods, and trying out various innovations.

After a break in the middle of the event, the webinar committee slipped the introduction of the UII Department of Informatics through a video profile. To encourage participants, the webinar committee also gave prizes to 4 participants with interesting questions.