The Benefits of Blockchain in Government and the Public Sector
This ebcTALKS, powered by Generalitat de Catalunya, will address how Governments and the public sector can leverage blockchain technology to restore trust between people and institutions.
Date: Thursday, October 7
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 pm CET
Mode: YouTube livestream (URL link will be sent after registration)
Joao Rodrigues Frade, Lead Architect of the CEF Architecture Office and Head of Sector Building Blocks at European Commission.
Dani Marco, Director General of Innovation and Digital Economy at the Government of Catalonia.
Jamie Berryhill, Public Sector Innovation Analyst at Org. for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Nena Dokuzov, Head of Project Group for New Economy and Blockchain Technologies at Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, UNECE expert and Head of Delegation for Slovenia.
Public sector is a complex engine. Centralised in its governance, yet fragmented and disconnected in its execution.
While a blockchain-based government has the potential to solve legacy pain points and move away from siloed and inefficient centralized systems, public sector applications using the blockchain are, as yet, rare.
Why hasn’t blockchain played a bigger role in the public sector?