So. Mai 28th, 2023

october, 2017

24oct18:3021:00Discover Blockchain for Health Insurance

Impact Hub Zürich Kreis 5

Event Details


18:30 – Doors opening

18:45 – Konrad Durrer, Christian Scharr, Michal Smilowski

19:30 – Q&A

20:00 – Networking

21:00 – End of the event



Konrad Durrer

is an Agile Enterprise Architect and Technology Manager at CSS Versicherung. He has been working with the latest technologies since he was a host programmer in the late 70ies. Later Konrad graduated from the ETH Zürich as Software Engineer. His career has brought him everywhere from little startups to large industrial, governmental, banking and insurance companies.

Christian Scharr

Christian Scharr is a software engineer at CSS Versicherung. Christian is an agile software developer with a passion about java, web and cloud based topics. He keeps track of blockchain technology since 2010.

Michal Smilowski

Software engineer at CSS Versicherung, a Swiss insurance company. Passionate about a multitude of technologies including AI and Blockchain. Michał attended University of Bristol where he graduated with a Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science.



In the Swiss compulsory health care system, many processes extend across various insurance companies. As an example, a cancellation can only be accepted if the according new contract of another company is approved. Therefore, a trustworthy connection between insurers is indispensable. The presented application is based on smart contracts and demonstrates how this process can be automatised and running in near-realtime, without any intermediary or direct link between the companys. Further, we discuss some important aspects of Proof-of- Authority-Chains, for example the addition of new participants .



(Tuesday) 18:30 - 21:00


Impact Hub Viadukt Bogen D

Viaduktstrasse 93, 8005 Zürich