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This presentation was delivered by Gerard Dache, recorded on the GBA YouTube Chanel, and covers the following topics:

  • A New Paradigm
  • What is Decentralized Finance
  • History of DeFi
  • How Does it Work?
  • Examples of DeFi
  • Impact on Individuals
  • Impact on Financial Institutions
  • Impact on Governments
  • Questions & Answers

We created this report to assist governments in exploiting the next era of technology in their own operations, within their economies and society, and with their allies and global partners. The Blockchain Research Institute produced it in collaboration with the Washington DC based Chamber of Digital Commerce and a group of experts from several countries. To make the report more concrete, we chose to focus on the opportunities and challenges facing the new administration in the United States as an exemplar of what government could do.

This presentation was delivered at the Google office in Reston, VA. It includes threats to governments and financial systems resulting from the development, implementation, and use of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. Special thanks to Victoria Adams of Consensys and Christopher Durr for their contributions to this presentation.

Criminals, terrorists and terrorist financiers use three main approaches to move illicit profits for the purpose of disguising its origins and
integrating it into the formal economy. This presentation discusses the use of techniques for law enforcement agencies to use crowdsourcing techniques to enforce compliance with cryptocurrency illicit activity.

This presentation describes the impact of blockchain and cryptocurrencies around the world. It was delivered at the HITB CyberWeek event at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

This presentation was delivered to Gerard Dache during the Global Blockchain Summit in Denver, CO on October 3, 2019. The agenda included:

  • Why Are We Here?
  • The State of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
  • Government Responses
  • So What?
    • Get Connected
    • Communicate
    • Collaborate

This presentation was delivered by GBA member company, Coral Blockchain at the GBA Washington Chapter Meeting. Click on the image or the online location below to download the Powerpoint Presentation. For more information, contact the author, Reggie Wilkerson.

This presentation describes the myths about how blockchain impacts intermediaries, describes how to sell blockchain services to government, Federal Blockchain Use Cases, who is using blockchain, and identifies resources to help sell blockchain services to government.

This is one of the modules in the GBA Certified Healthcare Specialist Course. This module describes the scope and magnitude of the problems associated with the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical device supply chains and it describes how blockchain technology along with an adequate support infrastructure could alleviate these challenges.

The topics in the GBA Blockchain Healthcare Certification Course are:

Megatrends in Healthcare

Value-Based Healthcare Systems

Clinical Trials

New Business Models and Tokenization

Public Health

From Acute Care to Prevention

Data Management

Regulatory Issues ie. HIPPA & GDPR

Technical Challenges

Drug Supply Chain & Anti-Counterfeiting

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Business Challenges

Insurance Claims Management/ Frauds Reduction

Cultural Challenges

Administrative Processes


Learn more about the GBA Consulting Series Certification Programs including healthcare.

This presentation discusses the challenges that blockchain and cryptocurrencies pose for law enforcement, defense, and intelligence professionals and describes the analytical tools and techniques that can be used to identify and stop bad actors who use cryptocurrencies.

This presentation discusses the top ten use cases for blockchains by central banks. They include:

  • Retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
  • Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
  • Interbank Securities Settlement
  • Payment System Resiliency and Contingency
  • Bond Issuance and Lifecycle Management
  • Anti-Money Laundering / Know Your Customer
  • Information Exchange and Data Sharing
  • Trade Finance
  • Customer SEPA Creditor Identifier (SCI) Provisioning
  • Cash Money Supply Chain
  • The presentation also provides guidance for getting more information.


This instructor-led Hyperledger training course is designed for developers and administrators who want to take a comprehensive deep dive on Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Composer. This Hyperledger training course has several comprehensive parts, giving you real world experience. The Government Blockchain Association Certified Blockchain Developer Hyperledger exam is included with class.

In 30 hour course, you will learn the need for blockchain applications, where blockchain is used, and about Hyperledger Fabric, the open source framework for developing blockchain applications and solutions with a modular architecture. It will introduce you to the Hyperledger Composer tool that helps you create Hyperledger Fabric applications through several hands-on parts.

This course has been meticulously designed and taught by subject matter experts. The live training expert will walk you through both overview topics and deep dive topics, such as steps to integrate/develop an application with Hyperledger Fabric. There are use cases, proof of concepts, as well as interactive part work about the concepts.

For more info and RSVP:

GBA members get $200 discount for our coding classes. Visit the below page to get the promotion code:

We have created lots of hands-on recipes for Hyperledger blockchain development, so visit the below link to learn more:

This powerpoint presentation describes how standard blockchain work and focusses on the hashing function and why that is important to time and date stamping. This is explained in terms of validating the authenticity of original works and how it is used to validate proof of ownership. It also includes examples of blockchain based solutions that are commercially available.

For more information about this subject, contact your local GBA Chater Leader to find out when the chapter will be holding a meeting on this subject.

This presentation describes what blockchain is and describes some of the ways that it is being used in the government space. It also describes why this technology is so transformative and how it is impacted by major cultural trends that are likely to shape government institutions and financial services.

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This presentation describes the Global Blockchain Association (GBA) and specifically describes how governments can engage with the GBA.

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This presentation addresses the current state of cybersecurity threats including threats to basic services, the financial sectors, and general data integrity.  It includes a blockchain overview including the nature of blockchains and how all of the elements like cryptography, consensus and distributed management relate to security attributes of a blockchain system.  The presentation goes on to include information about blockchain as a security solution. This topic is explored from a variety of perspectives and use-cases.  It also includes a summary of security considerations from a Risk Management Framework Perspective. This leads to a discussion of relevant government regulations, And lastly, GBA resources available to support solutions related to blockchain and security.

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This presentation describes why blockchain technology is the most transformative technology in human history and describes the impact that it will have on central banks and the banking system in general.  It includes a brief survey of how central banks around the world are approaching blockchain

This presentation describes how to sell blockchain solutions to government.  The focus is on the US government.

A presentation on how Blockchain technologies can be applied to the music industry to fix its biggest problems.

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