Here are the working groups exported from the working groups table:

Working GroupsAbout this Working GroupGroup PublicationsScheduleGroup LeaderCorporate
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Artificial IntelligenceThis group focuses on how artificial intelligence can be used along with blockchain to improve the lives of people, local, regional, national, and global communities.Read NowJoshua ArmahView Group
Acquisition ManagementThis Working Group explores new methods, tools and techniques to use blockchain technology to establish secure and trusted processes for government contractors and acquisition authorities. This group is also exploring establishing a public blockchain to store acquisition data that can be used by contractors and government offices. Private companies and government offices can apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to customize solutions on top of the blockchain data layer.Read NowLeadership Positions AvailableView Group
Acquisition ManagementSub Topic: Standards & Certifications
This group focuses on assuring and ensuring the quality, accountability, reliability, and sustainability of blockchain solutions. The group develops risk-based standards for the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of blockchain solutions. These standards can and should be used for the assessment and evaluation of products, processes, and organizations to support the acquisition management and source selection.
The group will also explore, experiment with, and implement Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) governance models to establish, maintain, and assess compliance with standards and models.
Read NowMeiyappan MasilamaniView Group
Asset ManagementThis Working Group will identify and discuss how blockchain technology will disrupt asset management as a systematic process of developing, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and disposing of assets cost-effectively.Read NowEventsMaruf AhmedView Group
Big DataThe Big Data working group is a specialized body of knowledge which exists to help governments and societies understand how big data is impacting the world we live in today. THe need for blockchain/distributed ledger solutions in the big data arena is massively growing and as a working group we will identify the right measures through collaboration.Read NowMark MontoyaView Group
Budgeting, Accountability & TransparencyLocal, state (provincial), national and international government employees, along with members of the Government Blockchain Association, are invited to participate in a Working Group to study the opportunities and risks of blockchain technologies when applied to government budgeting, appropriations and tracking.Read NowEventsLeadership Positions AvailableView Group
Campaign and Fundraising AccountabilityThis group is focussed on working with charitable organizations and campaigns to promote public accountability of donated funds and contributions.Read NowRoss MyersView Group
CannabisThis groups studies the legal, regulatory, financial, technical and the many issues regarding the complex framework of constraints and opportunities around the cannabis industry for medical, recreational and numerous other uses.Read NowEventsLeadership Positions AvailableView Group
Contract ManagementThe Contract Management Group studies opportunities to use blockchain technologies to improve contract management and payment practices.Read NowEventsEric UbiasView Group
Cryptoasset Compliance Working GroupOur objective is to create think tanks with private and public sector members and help educate regulatory lawmakers on the technical, financial, and fundamental state of cryptoassets Mick ShermanView Group
CybersecurityIdentifies, studies, and develops informative materials to improve the body of technologies, processes and practices to protect information technology assets such as networks, computers, programs and data from hostile attacks, damage or unauthorized access.Read NowCybersecurityDr. Srini BalasubramanianOrganizationsView Group
Economic AnalysisThe goal of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Economic Analysis Working Group is to evaluate the economic impacts of technologies involving blockchain and to offer impartial economic advice.Read NowEventsLeadership Positions AvailableView Group
Education and TrainingThe Education and Training Working Group advises GBA staff in the direction and guidance on the long-term education and training goals and objectives of the Association.
The Committee’s Major Role will be to establish and maintain the organization’s Common Body of Knowledge (“GBA CBOK”) and relate this CBOK to the GBA training and certification programs. The instructional design of the core curriculum shall focus primarily on addressing the educational needs of blockchain professionals to develop and advance their careers.
Read NowEventsJoerg MoltOrganizationsView Group
Education and TrainingSub Topic: Early Education
The Working Group studies opportunities to use blockchain technologies to support the needs of students below the high school level.
Read NowEventsLeadership Positions AvailableView Group
ElectionsThis working group focuses on using blockchain technology to enable direct democracy and fully transparent, fraud-resistant voting.Read NowSusan EustisView Group
Emergency ManagementThe goal of this working group is to use blockchain and other innovative technologies to plan for and respond to emergency situations. This includes the accountable movement of information and resources in rapid response to evolving circumstances.Read NowKamea Aloha LafontaineView Group
EnergyThe purpose of the Energy Working Group is to identify unique problem sets and challenges faced by public and private entities regarding energy supply, distribution and regulation. The group will explore innovative blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to address these challenges to increase the efficiency, security, resilience and sustainability.Read NowEventsChristopher PeoplesOrganizationsView Group
Financial RegulatoryThis working group focuses on the current day and emerging regulatory demands and impacts to compliance programs with Blockchain technology and the financial and payments sectors. This working group encourages Blockchain companies, government regulators, law enforcement, and professionals in the financial regulatory and financial crimes space to join and contribute.Read NowEventsJames McDowellView Group
Financial RegulatorySub Topic: Financial Oversight
The Working Group studies opportunities to use blockchain technologies to improve a variety of financial system practicalities.
Read NowEventsBernie DoyleView Group
Financial RegulatorySub Topic: ICO & STO
The Working Group will focus on compiling best practices for Initial Coin Offerings (“ICO”) and Security Token Offerings (“STO”) while laying out all relevant regulatory regimes and their current application and potential future implications for ICOs and STOs.
Coming SoonHabeeb SyedView Group
Financial RegulatorySub Topic: Financial Crimes
This Working Group focuses on helping law enforcement and government agencies forensically investigate and monitor illicit cryptocurrency use.
This group supports the development of techniques and advanced search algorithms to reliably detect suspicious activities within cryptocurrency transactions and the “Dark Web”. The focus is supporting cases “threat tagged” to virtual currencies such as human trafficking, illicit drug sales, kidnapping and ransomware attacks.
Read NowLaw EnforcementPatrick LarsenView Group
Financial RegulatorySub Topic: Taxes
This Working Group studies how governments around the world are using blockchain and cryptocurrencies to generate revenue. They also make recommendations for other governments to implement systems, rules and laws to adapt to new technology.
Read NowKsenija CipekView Group
GamingThis group explores the use of blockchain technology for public gaming for public and charitable purposes.Read NowTara Sue MyersView Group
Grant ManagementGrant Management working group consists of professionals working in the government, international organizations, and private sectors who are passionate about using Blockchain for managing, tracking, and settle grants to provide transparency and efficiency, to eradicate corruption and fraud , and to eliminate recipient initiated reporting in the process of grant disbursement.Avery StarrView Group
Governance (DAO)This group focuses on building, implementing, and promoting blockchain-enabled governance to solve challenges and improve freedoms around the world. The team will create an open-source platform and toolkit for organizations to use to design, launch, and manage DAOs of all sizes and missions.Read NowMax GravittView Group
Health CareThe GBA Healthcare Working Group (HWG) focuses on applications of blockchain technology to the needs of the healthcare sector.Read NowHealthcareMarquis AllenView Group
HealthcareSub Topic: Genomic Research
Read NowHealthcare\GenomicsOfer A. LidskyOrganizationsView Group
HealthcareSub Topic: Medical RecordsRead NowEventsSteve WishstarView Group
Identity ManagementThe purpose of this group is to work with the many identity management organizations, frameworks and standards and try to bring the blockchain solution providers together around common protocols to identify people, places, and organizations while protecting the privacy of individuals. This groups studies how you can make the needed information while protecting the sovereignty of the identity data.Read NowEventsShiv AggarwalView Group
Information TechnologySub Topic:
Blockchain Application Architecture
Read NowLeadership Roles AvailableView Group
Intellectual Property (IP)This group focuses on the overall issues related to intellectual property. It specifically includes patents, trademarks and other government protections of intellectual property.Read NowMichael HensonView Group
Intellectual Property (IP)Sub Topic: Art and Entertainment
This group discusses how blockchain could address problems including artists must surrender too much of the value to content distribution outlets and other industry entities and those creators of music, images and publications are not protected adequately.
Read NowEventsDavis PfundOrganizationsView Group
Intellectual Property (IP)Sub Topic: Software
Exploring applications of blockchain technology to facilitate use of standard Software ID Tags (SWIDs) to manage the disposition of end-user software products and licenses.
Read NowEventsLeadership roles availableView Group
InsuranceThe Insurance Working Group examines ways that blockchain technology can support improved analysis and management of risk data and reduce the costs and administrative costs and delays. The goal is to make insurance cheaper, faster and more available.Read NowPriyank JaniView Group
International TradeThis working group interfaces with other working groups and brings together topics like supply chain, regulation & compliance, finance, logistics & shipping, digitalization & security, data & documents, markets, economics, etc.).Read NowJuan CabreraView Group
Land TitlingThis working group explores blockchain technologies to address land titling and insurance use cases around the world.Read NowEventsJohn Dean MarkunasView Group
Licensing, Permitting, and CredentialsThis group explores how blockchain solutions can be used to issue, manage, and validate professional licenses, permits, and other credentials.Read NowMaria EsquelaView Group
Legal & LegislativeThe purpose of this working group is to explore the legal and legislative impacts of blockchain and cryptocurrency on public and private sector organizations and individuals.Read NowEventsEric GuthrieView Group
Legislative & PolicySub Topic: Legal Information Management
Leverage Blockchain technology to make “The Law” more open, transparent and accessible– and knowable.
Read NowEventsSteven OlsonView Group
Mining & CryptocurrencyThis working group is for cryptocurrency developers, investors, entrepreneurs, companies and enthusiasts to communicate, collaborate, and discuss new ways to leverage blockchain technology for government contractors and institutions. We will discuss the impact that mining, and the use of cryptocurrencies will have on taxation, regulation and economic activity.Read NowEventsJoe WaltonOrganizationsView Group
Records ManagementThis working group is interested in developing a content/records management system built on a blockchainRead NowMichael HilesView Group
Smart CityA smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information used to manage assets and resources efficiently.Read NowEventsClaudio LimaView Group
Smart CitySub Topic: Smart EconomyRead NowSoorya NathView Group
SpaceThis group explores how blockchain may be used to manage resources outside of the Earth’s atmosphere.Read NowGeorge PullenView Group
Supply ChainThe group examine blockchain solutions to improve the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities.Read NowEventsAravind VorugantiView Group
Supply ChainSub Topic: Food
This working group focuses on the specific challenges for tracking food in a supply chain and bringing together stakeholders around the globe to promote exchange of professional ideas, interests, and discussion to establish best practices that encourage use of Blockchain for Food Supply chain.
Read NowEventsBryan RiceOrganizationsView Group
Supply ChainSub Topic: Licensing and PermittingRead NowEventsMaria EsquelaView Group
Sustainable Environmental StewardshipThe purpose of this group is to explore blockchain technologies that support sustainable use of natural resources including aquatic, agricultural, livestock, wildlife, forestation, and other natural resources. This group focuses on how data can be collected, resources can be used, and restoration that minimizes the depletion of natural resources.Read NowPriya GulianiView Group
Standards & CertificationsThis group focuses on assuring and ensuring the quality, accountability, reliability, and sustainability of blockchain solutions. The group develops risk-based standards for the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of blockchain solutions. These standards can and should be used for the assessment and evaluation of products, processes, and organizations to support the acquisition management and source selection.
The group will also explore, experiment with, and implement Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) governance models to establish, maintain, and assess compliance with standards and models.
Read NowMeiyappan MasilamaniView Group
Telcom, Internet & CommsThis working group focuses on how blockchain and related technologies can improve access, efficiencies and support the integrity of communications systems.Read NowSrinivas KontetiView Group
TransportationThis group examines how blockchain solutions can be used to improve the efficiencies and capabilities of transportation systems.Read NowArmeen GouldView Group
VotingThis working group focuses on using blockchain technology to enable direct democracy and fully transparent, fraud-resistant voting.Read NowSusan EustisView Group

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