Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Abt Associates is proud to sponsor London Blockchain Week and promote this groundbreaking innovation that can transform the lives of people across the world.
Abt Associates has teamed up with London Blockchain Week, Day One VC and the Bank of Papua New Guinea for the Hack the Block, Blockchain Hackathon at Launch 22 on Jan. 20 - 22, 2017. We are asking developers and teams to use Blockchain to improve citizen and municipal services.
Our staff will also participate in a number of presentations at the 3rd Annual Blockchain Conference:
Monday, Jan. 23, 9:10 – 9:30 a.m.
Shane Ninai, Partner, Day One Investments & Abt Associates Blockchain Scholar
Monday, Jan.23, 2:30 – 2:50 p.m.
Security & Scaling Distributed Ledgers: How secure are distributed ledgers beyond immutability.
What are some of the risks and considerations associated with the implementation of Blockchain in the real world.
Anish Mohammed, Advisor, Ripple Labs
Marta Piekarska, Security Architect, Blockstream
Guy Halford-Thompson, CEO, Blockchain Tech LTD
Hugh McDonough, Director of Data Science, Abt Associates
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3:55 – 4:20 p.m.
The Future of Blockchain
Our experts chime in on what the near-term future holds for DLT along with some predictions on the longer term.
Alex Bausch – Chairman, BECON | Blockchain Ecosystem Network (Netherlands)
Richard Crook, Head of Innovation Engineering, Royal Bank of Scotland
Nick Johnson, Software Engineer, Ethereum
Jane Thomason, CEO at Abt Associates - Australia, Global Social Policy Adviser, Member Devex Impact Strategic Advisory Council
When: Jan. 20 – 26, 2017
Where: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London, UK
For more information, visit the event website.
Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter on #Blockchaingetheworld.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.