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July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR

Getting started with Hyperledger Indy

Tracy Kuhrt (Hyperledger)
11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Portland 256
Average rating: ***..
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What you'll learn

  • Explore Hyperledger Indy


Hyperledger Indy is a distributed ledger built for decentralized identity and is one of the open source frameworks hosted by Hyperledger. It provides tools, libraries, and reusable components for creating and using independent digital identities rooted on blockchains or other distributed ledgers.

Tracy Kuhrt offers an introduction to Hyperledger Indy and decentralized identity. Along the way, you’ll explore the basics of distributed ledger technology and better understand how Indy can be used for storing verifiable claims. Tracy also shares current development efforts on Hyperledger Indy, covers specific features, and details different ways you can contribute to the project.

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Tracy Kuhrt


Tracy Kuhrt is community architect of Hyperledger at the Linux Foundation. Tracy has had a varied career working in the automotive manufacturing, pharmaceutical, microelectronics, and ecommerce industries. Previously, Tracy was a principal member of the technical staff on the strategic architecture team at PayPal and developed compilers, assemblers, and linkers for 8- and 16-bit microcontrollers at Microchip Technologies, using open source software.