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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Thursday, November 10 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Blockchain 101 LIMITED

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Blockchain, the underlying technology that drives Bitcoin, offers a new way of transferring assets more securely and transparently. Blockchain has many potential use cases in the humanitarian sector, where trust and transparency are fundamental to everything we do. In this session, participants will learn how Blockchain works; how NGOs can leverage it to streamline legacy processes and create greater transparency; and about its applications in our sector, including digital identity, cash transfer, land registry, micro insurance and more.


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Moderators
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Vincent Richardson

CIO, Concern
Vincent is the Chief Information Officer at Concern Worldwide, where he seeks to embrace existing and emerging technologies to make a difference in the lives of his fellow colleagues at Concern Worldwide and the lives of those in the developing world. It is for this reason that he works to build strong relationships with NetHope member agencies and partners. Vincent currently serves at NetHope’s Chairman of the Board. Vincent began his career... Read More →

Speakers
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David Fragale

Director, Strategic Intelligence | Blockchain, PwC
David has over 15 years of experience building transparency, accountability and integrity solutions in the public / private sector including international finance institutions, multilaterals and humanitarian aid organizations.In 2014, David was appointed as an MIT Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership where he focused on innovation, global strategy and emerging technology trends such as digital currency / blockchain as a means of... Read More →
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Joseph Thompson

CEO, International Development, AID:Tech
Joseph Thompson is the CEO of AID:Tech, the world's first company to deliver international aid using blockchain technology. AID:Tech's mission is to increase the transparency and efficiency of the distribution of resources and social services (e.g. cash, welfare entitlements) by governments and NGOs. Joseph previously held senior roles in banking and strategy. Joseph co-founded AID:Tech in 2014 in response to the need to increase... Read More →


Thursday November 10, 2016 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Conference E

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