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Webinar – Dubai Blockchain Opportunities for Australian Companies

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Free

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Discover the blockchain opportunities in one of the most ambitious and connected global tech markets, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dubai aims to be the most advanced blockchain government and the first city fully powered by blockchain through the Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021.
The Dubai Government is progressing more than 20 blockchain-powered projects in partnerships with tech companies and continues to seek solutions beyond the proof-of-concept (POC) phase to pilots and deployments.
Hear from Dr Marwan Al Zarouni, CEO of the Dubai Blockchain Centre on the progressive approach Dubai is taking to enable the flourishing ecosystem and how Australian innovators can tap into the opportunities.
Nisha Ramisetty, Director at the Dubai World Trade Centre will highlight what the Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai in April 2019 holds in store for delegates.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

  • Gain insight into the UAE blockchain ecosystem and what end users are looking for
  • Learn how Dubai is positioning blockchain to revolutionise the way their government and smart city works
  • Hear about the upcoming Austrade mission to Dubai from 31 March to 3 April coinciding with the Future Blockchain Summit
  • Understand what the Future Blockchain Summit in April is about and the business opportunities it offers

REGISTER NOW
To access the calendar event and dial in information, please go to www.austrade.gov.au/dubaiblockchain
For further information please contact Josh.Hyland@austrade.gov.au

AUSTRADE BLOCKCHAIN MISSION TO THE UAE
The mission registration page will be coming soon. Register for the webinar to receive more information.

THE SPEAKERS Details

Dr Marwan Al Zarouni

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Blockchain Centre

Dr. Al Zarouni is not only the CEO of Dubai Blockchain Center but also the Director of Information Services at the Dubai Electronic Security Center. He founded the region’s first innovation hub for blockchain technology. The center was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on 15 May 2018. The Center aims to bring together blockchain thought leaders, developers, investors, and educators. It is a place to engage with the blockchain community. The center therefore continuously hosts blockchain related courses, events, meet-ups, and hackathons. Before establishing the blockchain center, Marwan was an early crypto investor that started Bitcoin mining in early 2013. He also created Dubai’s first crypto payment processing and blockchain software development company in January 2014. In February 2018 he launched OTC Supply DMCC, the region’s first fully licensed over-the-counter crypto commodity trading entity. His latest venture is Co-Founding Quanterium, a technology solutions provider focusing on providing social impact solutions for organ and blood donation based on technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, IoT and genomics.

Nisha Ramisetty

Director – Conferences & Future Blockchain Summit, Dubai World Trade Centre

Nisha is the Director of Content & Conferences for Dubai World Trade Centre with specific focus on Emerging Technology & Innovation.
She currently leads the Future Blockchain Summit, a Dubai Government initiative along with Smart Dubai to help Dubai achieve its vision to become a city built on Blockchain by 2020.
In her role, she works with key stakeholders, both Government and Private Sector to generate awareness, build the Blockchain ecosystem and ensure that the industry is moves forward into full-scale adoption of the technology.
In her previous role with the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) she worked with Government stakeholders across sectors including transport, energy, finance, healthcare and real-estate to create summits and platforms to further development & collaboration.

Details

Date:
February 7
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
www.austrade.gov.au/dubaiblockchain

Organiser

Austrade
Website:
https://www.austrade.gov.au/

Venue

Online
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