Dubai implementing blockchain strategy 2020

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATE, December 10, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dubai announced its intention to turn itself into the first blockchain-powered government in the world by 2020. These ambitions are part of the Emirate's goal of becoming a global business hub with next-generation technology playing a key role in delivering this vision.

As a result, a number of Middle East companies, both private and public, have made substantial progress on understanding the opportunities, applications and preparations of adopting blockchain technology within their organisations.

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Business leaders and government leadership figures across the Middle East will gather at the 2nd Blockchain Middle East forum from 5-6 February 2018 in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the opportunities, application and adoption of blockchain technology within the organisation.

Confirmed speakers:
• Ajay Rathi, Senior Director Information Technology, Meraas Holding
• Andrew Rippon, Principal Consultant and Blockchain Evangelist, NeXgen
• Dr Sohail Munir, Acting Director of Smart City Enablement Department, Smart Dubai Government
• Franco Bosoni, Director, DMCC Innovation Hub
• Hans Henrik Christensen, Director of Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
• Haroun Dharsey, Senior Vice President, Head of Technology and Projects, Dubai Islamic Bank
• Henri Bergstrom, Advisor, Business Development, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange
• James Bernard, Director Business Development, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)
• Jose Francisco Fernandez, IoT Blockchain Lead, du
• Krishna Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Bank of Dubai
• Massimiliano Di Gregorio, Partner, Digital and Technology Consulting Lead, PwC
• Mureed Mustada, Operations Director, Dubai Land Department
• Saqr Ereiqat, Blockchain Evangelist
• Shajahan K. Kakkatti, Cyber Security & IT Quality, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
• Simone Vernacchia, Senior Digital & Technology Consulting Director, PwC
• Sultan Al Akraf, Head of Real Estate Registration, Dubai Land Department
• Waleed Aldhuhouri, Head of Corporate Applications, Dubai Health Authority
• Yazad Khandhadia, Associate Vice President – Information Security, Leading Financial Institute in the Middle East
• Yousuf Mohammed AlShaiba, Director of Smart Services Development Department, Ajman Municipality & Planning Department

The 2nd Blockchain Middle East Forum will be held from 5-6 February 2018 at the Grosvenor House, Dubai, UAE. For more information, please visit the event website https://blockchainme.iqpc.ae/news

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