Headline: Government Blockchain Association to Host High-Ranking Global, Federal, State, Municipal Officials, and Crypto, NGOs and Industry Chiefs for Leadership Summit in Washington, DC
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Government Blockchain Association to Host High-Ranking Global, Federal, State, Municipal Officials, and Crypto, NGOs and Industry Chiefs for Leadership Summit in Washington, DC

“Blockchain & Infrastructure 2022” will convene foremost experts and leading advocates from public and private sectors to address the future of central bank digital currencies, standards, and platform utility in capital markets, elections, gaming, enterprise, and supply chain

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  via CryptoCurrencyWire – The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) today announced that Carole House, a former member of the White House National Security Council, and one of the architects of the President’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets will deliver a keynote address at Blockchain and Infrastructure: Building Blockchain for Government, taking place September 29-30, 2022, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. (REGISTER HERE) The two-day conference will offer interactive, educational sessions and case studies addressing: The Maturation of Blockchain SolutionsFunding Blockchain ProjectsFactors behind Blockchain Platform SelectionInformation and Data IntegrityEnergy and Utility GridsResilient Election Systems. “With speakers from the highest levels of government and commerce, this year’s event provides unfettered insights from the people shaping the future of digital commerce and blockchain,” said GBA Executive Director, Gerard Dache. “We’ve developed an agenda that offers attendees a rare opportunity to hear from and engage with the most influential advocates operating at the highest levels of both the public and private sectors.” Government representatives from Canada, El Salvador, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Philippines, Switzerland, the Republic of Slovenia, Florida, Maryland, New York City, Utah County, Washington, DC, and many others, will share their experiences. Civil servants participating in the event from organizations including: National Science Foundation (NSF)National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)US Air ForceUS CongressUS Election Assistance CommissionUS Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)US Department of Commerce Other keynote speakers include: Mr. Dino Cataldo Dell’Accio, a CIO at the United Nations. He led a team that helped develop the first blockchain solution for the UN. He also leads the UN Digital Transformation Working Group, comprised of the CIOs of all the United Nations Programs including the World Food Program and the World Health Organization.Brian Cavanaugh, a former member of the White House National Security Council for both Presidents Trump and Biden. He also served as the U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, as Executive Director for Strategic Planning, and Integration.Mr. Brock Pierce, former presidential candidate, investor, philanthropist. He was named by Forbes magazine as a member of the “top 20 wealthiest people in crypto”. Additional Speakers: Mr. Rak-Joon, Choi, VP Commercialization, Sustainable Ecosystems, American Tire DistributorsVictoria Adams, Public Sector Blockchain Leader, Simba ChainBert Gillem, Cyber Security, NASATorben Anderson,        CEO, Rewired OneMichael, Leahy, Chief Information Officer, Maryland State GovernmentJeannice Fairrer Samani, CEO, Fairrer Samani GroupBarry Johnson, Director, Translational Programs        National Science FoundationVilma Mattila, Co-Founder, 5ire ChainIngrid Vasiliu-Feltes, President, US Office, World Business Angel Investment ForumAmelia Gardner, County Commissioners,        Utah CountyHeather Flannery, Founder & CEO, Equideum Health (formerly ConsenSys Health)Pradeep, Goel CEO, Solve.CareFrank Ricotta, CEO, BurstIQJoshua, Daniels, Clerk/Auditor, Utah CountyNabeel Malik, CEO, CryptoliticsDonald Palmer, Commissioner, US Election Assistance CommissionNimit Sawhney, CEO, VoatzJohn Hansen, Business Development Executive, PowerledgerSoheil Saraji, Associate Professor, University of WyomingOtto Frommelt, Director, National Road Office        Principality of LiechtensteinSilvio Pupo-Casco, Smart Florida        Vice ChairmanKevin McGrail, Cloud Fellow, Dito WebEugene Morozov,        Founder, Everscale AcademyPaul Dowding, Co-Founder, L4S CorporationDavid Iseminger, CEO, UpheavalArmand Gaetan, NGUETI        CEO, UBTS International Corp.Michael Proper, Councilman, Digital WorldDeborah Simpier,        Co-Founder, AltheaMike Kanovitz, CEO, Jurat BlockchainsKevin Lowell, Cryptocurrency Coordinator, US Department of JusticeAlexander Szul, Co-Founder, Rome Blockchain LabsGeorge Farmer, CEO, Parler About the ConferenceThe conference will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on September 29-30. The conference includes a gala reception at the home of a Washington, DC blockchain billionaire. For more information about the event go to https://gbaglobal.org/blockchain-infrastructure. About the Government Blockchain Association (GBA)The GBA is a membership organization to facilitate the connection, communication, and collaboration of the public and private sector to solve problems for citizens. GBA has members that work in Over 500 Government Offices around the world at the local, state, national, and international levels. The GBA also has over 50 Working Groups. For more information go to www.GBAglobal.org or contact Kathy.Dache@GBAglobal.org. MEDIA CONTACT: Mostafa RazzakJMRConnect (for Government Blockchain Association)1-202-904-2048/ 1-917-912-0623m.razzak@jmrconnect.net Wire Service Contact:CryptoCurrencyWireNew York, NY www.CryptoCurrencyWire.com(212) 418-1217Editor@CryptoCurrencyWire.com

 
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