Join Wikimedia Community Ireland in the Paccar Theatre at Science Gallery Dublin for an evening of presentations about Blockchain. Come and learn about the technology which keeps Bitcoins secure and discover why a privacy technology is the key to Open Data and the future of contracts. Blockchain is used ensure the future of Open Data, privacy and currency.
Casey Kuhlman - CEO and co-founder of Eris Industries. Lawyer and software engineer with experience in legal process management, smart contracts, and decentralized autonomous organizations. @compleatang
Rachel O'Dwyer - Lecturer and research fellow in the School of Computer Science and Statistics. The founding editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal Interference. Leader of the Dublin Art and Technology Association. Curator of the Openhere conference and festival. Member of the peer-to-peer foundation who coordinates the P2P academic research network. @Rachelodwyer
The presenters will be moderated by Denis Parfenov - Open Knowledge Ambassador and Advisory Council Member. Open Data Ireland community leader. Founder of ActiveCitizen initiative and co-founder of Open Knowledge Ireland. @prfnv
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JUST ADDED: Get hands-on with your laptop at the Blockchain Workshop being hosted at Tcube the following evening!
Wikimedia Ireland Community share the purpose of Wikimedia Foundation: "to encourage the growth, development and distribution of multilingual, educational content, and to provide the full content of these wiki-based projects to the public free of charge", with a focus on activities taking place in Ireland.
Open Data Ireland community encourage and participate in a variety of initiatives to improve accountability in government and industry, increase public transparency, empower communities to identify and solve problems, provide a platform for new services and products, promote innovative ways to improve services, and measure the impact of policies.