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Blockchain, bitcoin and the future of the accountancy profession

Join Mark Taylor and David Lyford-Smith of ICAEW, and Aynsley Damery of the Clarity Project, for the second in our series of IT Faculty ‘Tech Talks’, this time on the subject of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and how these will affect the future of the accountancy profession.

In this talk, we provide an overview of how blockchain came to be, why it’s exciting for business and finance, the challenges it has to overcome, and its uses out in the real world. David and Aynsley are chartered accountants and explain everything in accounting terms.

Find out more about ICAEW’s work in this field at icaew.com/blockchain

You can find the first video in this series, Artificial intelligence and the future of accountancy, here. Future videos will cover cyber security and data. All four videos form part of our work that describe how these technologies will transform the profession.