President of the Blockchain Alliance Tanja Bivic briefly summarized the key events and activities of this year, followed by a joint debate on the review of the work, the members' expectations, and the way forward.
Not long ago, we got together to bring blockchain technology closer to use in business by presenting you several possible use-cases. For those of you who might have missed the virtual meeting, or would like to further dive into the contents on your own, the recordings of the lectures are now also available.
Blockchain Revolution is a recently established non-profit organisation based in Croatia aiming at the education of young people about blockchain technology. They are planning to organise a series of basic and advanced blockchain lectures and similar activities in high schools and universities across Croatia and other CEE countries to inspire young people to develop blockchain-related skills and become aware of other possibilities that this cutting-edge technology is opening for everyone willing to embrace it.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has caused not only a major shift in the health system but also a change in the way we do business, as strict instructions regarding the socialization in working environments followed quickly.
The discussion on the digital euro was organized by an informal working group for blockchain technology, which operates within the Slovenian Digital Coalition. It consists of four organizations, namely Blockchain Alliance Europe, Blockchain Think Tank Slovenia, Bitcoin Association Slovenia and Slovenian Blockchain Association.
The event Evolution of blockchain technology was organized with the aim of presenting the operation and progress of Slovenian companies dealing with blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, even at a time when the economy is harmed by the impact of the COVID-19 virus.
Just before the summer, the members of Blockchain Alliance Europe gathered at the regular assembly to review the activities carried out throughout the year, and discuss plans and guidelines for the next two years. We jointly agreed that our focus should remain the education of the public, which is also a crucial point for the mass adoption of blockchain.
Many experts, researchers, academics and lawyers discussed the legal and ethical aspects of the introduction of mobile applications for tracking infections with COVID-19, whereas the IT experts also pointed out the importance of using appropriate technologies, methods and standards so that such a solution could meet all the requirements of protecting the privacy of individuals.