Blockchain & Infrastructure

Sep 27, 2021 · Burke, United States of America

On August 10, the Senate voted 69-30 to approve a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. A reaction to this historic piece of legislation is now rippling through the blockchain community. What, exactly, will this bill do to cryptocurrency adoption, mining, and governance? At the same time, President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has announced they will begin accepting cryptocurrency as legal tender. A clash is looming in the distance, and it’s gaining momentum.

Legislators, regulators, and administrators are faced with two brutal realities. Blockchain and cryptocurrency are racing past exiting laws and regulations at a breakneck speed. At the same time elected, and appointed officials are not sufficiently knowledgeable to craft effective legislation and regulations.

GBA, along with a cadre of blockchain associations, will host a 2-Day Educational Seminar.
Blockchain & Infrastructure, a 2-Day Hybrid event, will provide participants with a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology, government use cases, and the legal, regulatory, economic, and governance implications.

During this course attendees will:

Be Introduced to the history and underlying drivers of bitcoin and blockchain technology.
Discuss why cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are important.
Learn a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
Explore legal and regulatory considerations.
Discuss blockchain use cases, benefits, and risks.
This event will also discuss the impact of blockchain and cryptocurrency on governments.

Topics will include:

Government vs governance, a new paradigm
Impact of blockchain & cryptocurrency on state and local governance
Impact of blockchain & cryptocurrency on national governance, and international relations
The Educational Seminar will be a blended event with both in-person and online participation. Participants can network with other in-person and online attendees via a conference networking app.

EVENING RECEPTION
On Tuesday evening, September 28, join legislators, regulators, administrators, blockchain associations, and industry leaders for a catered evening reception in one of Washington’s most prestigious and luxurious venues, The Whittemore House. This beautiful mansion has been at the hub of Washington, DC history and politics for decades. Designed and built for Sarah Adams Whittemore, a direct descendent of John and Henry Adams, the Whittemore House has been home to members of congress, business tycoons, and cabinet secretaries.


Location: Washington, DC and Virtual

Dates: September 27–28, 2021
TICKETS for 2-Day Course:
FREE TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
(Must register with a government email & organization)
ONLINE ACCESS $99
MEMBERS $199
NON MEMBERS $299

TICKETS for Evening Reception September 28
Members $99
Non Members $149
CATERED EVENING RECEPTION at Whittemore House-Designed and built for Sarah Adams Whittemore, a direct descendent of John and Henry Adams

SPONSOR A TABLE AT THE RECEPTION September 28
Feature your business, product, or service during the Evening Reception.
$1000 Per Table

To purchase TICKETS, go to
www.governmentblockchainfoundation.org

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Event organizers
  • Government Blockchain - Washington, DC

    This group is sponsored by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA).  This group is for people who work in some capacity for public organizations and are interested in how blockchain technology impacts government agencies, departments, and other public organizations. We are made up of government employees, contractors and interested parties in using and promoting government understanding and use of blockchain technology. In addition to these local events, the GBA hosts technical, managerial and leaders

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