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Blockchain For Good : at UK Government's Innovate 2017

INNOVATE 2017 is a two day conference hosted by Innovate UK the UK government’s innovation agency. The conference will explore the major themes brought about by the pace and complexity of our world and discuss what that means for the individual, business and governments. From Robotics to Urban Planning INNOVATE 2017 will deliver fresh perspectives on innovations such as artificial intelligence, smart cities, alternative food sources and space exploration.

BC4G will be representing Blockchain on the Equality Across the World panel. Technology has been responsible for much of the rise in inequality- but could it also be a part of the solution? How can we ensure innovation benefits everyone? Joining the panel will be Min Teo, Director-Fundraising, Techfugee, Ella Goldner, Co-founder, Zinc VC, and chaired by Priya Guha Ecosystem GM, RocketSpace.

9th November 2017 | 16:00 – 16:55 | Main Stage: The Future of Industry

http://innovate2017.gov.uk/


Blockchain For Good : at Oxford University for CapitOx

CapitOx is one of Oxford University’s leading finance societies and each year the society holds a conference focusing on a range of issues. This year, they are holding a panel discussion on Blockchain to discuss what are the financial and social implications of Blockchain technology and BC4G’s Cecile will be there to join in on this panel discussion!

Saturday 28th October | More details here: www.capitox.co.uk/conference


Blockchain For Good Panel at Blockchain Live London

We've teamed up with Blockchain Live to curate a panel on Blockchain For Good! 

Topic : Unlocking Blockchain’s Power for Transparency: Charity, Development and Trade

with moderator Cécile Baird Founding Partner Blockchain for Good (BC4G) and Rhodri Davies
Programme Director, Giving Thought Charities Aid Foundation | Professor Olinga Ta’eed
Director Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance | Annemarie Poorterman
Start Fund Project Manager Start Network | Nick Beglinger CEO, Founder Cleantech21, #Hack4Climate 

www.blockchainlive.com


Blockchain For Good: blog in CoinDesk! Crypto Utopia? Defining the Greater Good in a Blockchain World

Read our latest article in CoinDesk. In this opinion piece, we argue that we need a duty of care today, for a humanised blockchain future tomorrow. We summarise our key messages from our larger report on a Blockchain utopia... and dystopia. 

Read here: www.coindesk.com/crypto-utopia-defining-the-greater-good-in-a-blockchain-world


 

 

Blockchain For Good: Preventing modern slavery in the supply chain

Blockchain for Good (BC4G) and STOP THE TRAFFIK is forming a coalition to harness the power of people and emerging technologies such as blockchain to shine a light on modern slavery and generate systemic disruption at all levels.

Interested in participating or finding out more? Contact us here


Blockchain For Good: How blockchain can transform the fashion industry

Look out for our article in arts magazine Faux Pas on “How blockchain can transform the fashion industry” coming out in April and available in bookstores in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada.

www.fauxpas-magazine.com



Blockchain For Good: blogs launch on Huffington Post Tech  

Blockchain For Good (BC4G) has launched its first blog on the Huffington Post Tech. In our first blog, Simon Chan, founding partner of Blockchain For Good, imagines Chicago in 2077. It's an efficient, prosperous and secure society where all interactions and transactions are recorded on a Master Ledger. However when his heroine, Caroline, witnesses a kidnapping, she discovers a hidden side to this seemingly utopic world... continue reading here ... to keep track of upcoming blogs follow us on Twitter at BC4G_org