Welcome to the Weekend Update. Our goal with this weekly post is to share quick updates about online education, networking and collaboration opportunities and resources for the open source enterprise blockchain community.
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Hyperledger Global Forum videos available
More than 150 videos from Hyperledger Global Forum are now available to access on-demand, alongside presentation decks and speakers’ bios. Click on session titles from the agenda and click “Video Stream” to go directly to the video for that session.
Open Source Summit 2021 India
The Open Source Club of Saintgits College of Engineering along with FOSSASIA is organizing the first edition of Open Source Summit India held virtually from June 28 to July 2. Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf will give the keynote talk, “Using OpenSource Blockchain Technology to Fight the Pandemic,” on Monday, June 28, at 09:30 AM IST.
For more information, go here.
Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit
The inaugural Africa Blockchain Week runs from June 28-July 1. The free virtual summit, the largest blockchain event in Africa, will address the current financial technology landscape and the impact of blockchain technology on such industries as self sovereign identity, agriculture, energy, healthcare, insurtech, supply chain logistics and even to the creator economy for NFTs. The event will bring together high-level regulators, opinion leaders and decision-makers to debate the latest industry trends and future innovations, and provide unparalleled access to visionaries, influencers, and disruptors in the business and technology world.
On Monday, June 28, at 1:50 pm WEDT, a panel of Hyperledger members and leaders will discuss “Distributed Digital Identity Using Blockchain Technology.” Panelists are Brian Behlendorf of Hyperledger, Julie Esser of Bonifii, Matthew Davie of Kiva and Diem and Julian Gordon of Hyperledger (moderator).
Get more information about Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit here.
Hyperledger Public Sector Special Interest Group Guest Presentation: Rhode Island on track for digital government with identity blockchain
Join the Public Sector SIG for a guest presentation by Liz Tanner, Director of the Department of Business Regulation in Rhode Island, a driving force for efficiency and digital government for her state. Better government is built on digital government. Digital identity and credentials are core foundations for digital government. The session will cover digital government opportunities and strategies; POC projects for delivering identities and credentials for individuals and businesses; enabling technologies, specifically self-sovereign identity, Hyperledger Indy and Aries; and the roadmap and next steps.
For more information on the meeting, which is Friday, July 2, at 10:00 AM EDT, go here.
Community calls for those looking to get involved with Firefly, a Hyperledger Lab
Firefly, a Hyperledger Lab, is running community calls every Wednesday at 8AM Pacific time for anyone interested in using the code, talking to others in the community and making contributions. Join to learn how to use the tool to build blockchain apps for enterprise faster by focusing on business logic instead of infrastructure.
For more of Firefly and the community calls, go here.
Hyperledger Training and Certification discount
Hyperledger and Linux Foundation training have teamed up to offer 50% off the list price of Hyperledger training and certifications during the month of June!
Go here and use code HGF2021 at checkout to receive your discount!
- Wednesday, June 30, at 23:00 UTC / 19:00 EDT: Hyperledger Morristown hosts “Indy Wallet and DID, how they apply to NFT”
See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here.