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Thursday, November 2 • 12:45pm - 1:00pm
Possibilities, Potential, and Promise of Blockchain Technology

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Dubai is quickly achieving its goal of becoming the world’s first blockchain-powered government to utilize the technology for all transactions by 2020.

Dubai is at the forefront of adopting the latest technology and has set a goal to become the world’s first government to execute all implementable transactions on the blockchain by 2020. The government initiatives in this direction present tremendous business opportunities for the private sector in the UAE.

Hear from Dr. Noah Raford on what possibilities and potential the Blockchain technology hold. He helped establish Dubai’s first national foresight unit and is part of a team that identifies emerging opportunities, develops strategic partnerships and prototypes future initiatives for the Government of Dubai. Recent projects have included The Dubai Global Blockchain Council, The Dubai Self-Driving Vehicle Strategy and the Office of the Future, the world’s first fully functional 3D-printed building. He also acts as Creative Director for the Museum of the Future, opening in Dubai in 2019.

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Noah Raford

Chief Operating Officer (COO), Dubai Future Foundation
Dr. Noah Raford is the Chief Operating Officer, “Futurist-in-Chief” at the Dubai FutureFoundation and a former advisor on futures, foresight, and innovation in the UAE PrimeMinister’s Office.Noah helped establish the country’s first national foresight unit, helped established... Read More →

Thursday November 2, 2017 12:45pm - 1:00pm
Hall Strategy 1 Vivanta by Taj, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru, India

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