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September 2019

GBA 2019 Fall Symposium

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5

The Future of Money, Governance and the Law (FoMGL)

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GBA’s Fall 2019 Symposium: The Future of Money, Governance, & the Law (on-site & virtual)

September 14 @ 9:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5
George Mason University – Van Metre Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington,22201United States
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The George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government, along with the Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA) Center, (one of the DHS Centers of Excellence funded by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate), and the Government Blockchain Association (GBA), are pleased to bring you an interdisciplinary perspective on blockchain technology and the future of money, governance and the law. Come join over 300 government, industry and academic leaders on the Arlington Campus of George Mason University. For two full…

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GBA Leadership Forum – Arlington, Virginia (USA) – GBA Members Only

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
Free

This event is intended for all GBA chapter and working group leaders as well as all advisory committee and board members. It also includes the GBA management team. The agenda will include: GBA leadership training GBA news and updates from the field (so much more than can be in newsletters) Proposed plans for the upcoming year Discussion of revenue, finances, and compensation models An open forum of discussion for all GBA leadership members We intend to find a sponsor to…

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NIST & IEEE Blockchain Summit

September 16 - September 18
NIST Gaithersburg Campus, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Gaithersburg,MD20899United States
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$275

2019 IEEE Global Blockchain Summit.  This is the flagship event promoted by the IEEE Blockchain Initiative together with NIST.  It will be hosted at NIST Headquarter in Gaithersburg, Maryland from September 16-18th.  The 3-days intensive program will cover the visionary, hot topics, challenges and opportunities in Blockchain technology and use cases. This year a key theme will be governance and regulation, and we will have five panels addressing Government, Industry, Energy, Health Care, and Advanced R&D in Blockchain, led by…

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Using the Tax Code to Fund Blockchain Research & Development

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Ireland’s Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Blvd
Arlington,VA22201United States
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Free

The rate of technological development is not slowing down. Companies will need to continually invest in product development to gain a competitive edge in their markets and exploit potential opportunities. Fortunately, the government has created rewards for companies that take risk of pursuing such development. Recent changes in the tax code have expanded this opportunity to benefit companies of all sizes. The R&D Tax Credit allows companies to offset income and payroll tax liabilities by identifying the wages and contractor…

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Blockchain & Energy Management (Arlington, VA) – Free Event

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Ireland’s Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Blvd
Arlington,VA22201United States
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Like other industries, the energy industry has also seen a great deal of interest in blockchain-based solutions. Startups like LO3 Energy and Power Ledger are redefining concepts around energy transactions by enabling peer-to-peer energy sales and creating new ways to engage the market, while companies like Impact PPA seek to find new ways to fund new generation developments. These two instances represent just a small portion of potential applications and use cases relevant to the energy sector. Many other applications…

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4th Digital Innovation Health Summit 2019

September 20
Park Hotel, Kolkata, 17, Park Street
Kolkata,West Bengal700016India
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Scaling Impact for the SDGs Hackathon

September 21 - September 22
NYC Blockchain Center 54 W 21st St New York, NY 10010, 54 W 21st St New York, NY 10010
New York,10010United States
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Free

The Global Blockchain Business Council, Blockchain for Social Impact, New York City Blockchain Center, and New York City Economic Development Corporation invite you to participate in Scaling Impact for the SDGs Hackathon, a 2-day in-person hackathon geared toward real, sustainable outcomes. Who: Blockchain Developers, Sponsors, and Mentors What: Developers and entrepreneurs will work to solve three challenges framed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – focused primarily on: Goal 6: Clean Water & Sanitation Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities Goal 11: Sustainable Cities & Communities Thanks…

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Blockchain Foundations (GBA Certified) – Herndon, VA

September 23 @ 9:00 am - September 24 @ 4:30 pm UTC-5
Geneva Software, 2121 Cooperative Way #300,
Herndon,VA20171United States
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This is a GBA certified training course.  The purpose of this course is to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the technology and potential use cases.  The instruction learning objectives for this course are:  Introduce the history of bitcoin and blockchain technology.  Discuss why cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are important.  Provide a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies.  Provide a basic understanding of blockchain technology.  Introduce legal and regulatory considerations.  Discuss blockchain use cases, benefits, and risks.  We will engage with…

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Blockchain Financial Specialist (GBA Certified) – Herndon, VA

September 25 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 4:30 pm UTC-5
Geneva Software, 2121 Cooperative Way #300,
Herndon,VA20171United States
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Levant Residence Istanbul This course satisfies all of the requirements for the GBA Specialist Certification.  However, the course focuses on government financial policies, issues, and use cases. Many authors and speakers at conferences describe blockchain as transformative. But what does that mean? Blockchain was first introduced via the Bitcoin Whitepaper in 2008.  Soon after that other cryptocurrencies and use cases exploded into existence.  These new forms of transactions and business processes have never been seen before.  The concept of decentralized…

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