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World Economic Forum – Hyperledger Foundation @ Davos

May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm PDT

Davos 2022

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas. In this regard, the Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – guides the design and development of the Annual Meeting objectives.

Crypto Davos Kickoff Reception– Sunday May 22 7:00pm—10:00pm

Hosted in partnership with Global Blockchain Business Council, CNBC, and CoinDesk. Hyperledger Foundation members who wish to attend please send a request to get on the guest list to membership@hyperledger.org.

Hyperledger Foundation @ Decentralized Web Gateway – powered by Filecoin Foundation and brought to you by CNBC Monday May 23rd 8:30am-10:00am

Join us for breakfast and a pair of panel sessions at the The Sanctuary, Scalettastrasse 1, on the promenade in Davos.

Blockchain as a Power for Good in the Battle against Climate Change

Blockchain as a Power for Good in the Battle against Climate Change

Description: Battling the climate crisis requires a large-scale, coordinated effort by parties around the world. And, in the era of greenwashing and misinformation, transparency and verification are among the most important weapons. While the energy-intensive mining practices of some cryptocurrencies may make it seem counterintuitive, blockchain has an increasingly important role to play in driving down carbon footprints and ensuring climate promises are met and kept. This panel will cover pathways to sustainability for blockchain technologies and growing adoption of tokens, credentials, smart contracts and more in the climate fight. 

Speakers

  • Moderator: Daniela Barbosa, Executive Director Hyperledger
  • Andreas Kind, Siemens –  VP Cybersecurity & Trust and Head of Technology SiGREEN, Siemens 
  • Doug Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, CEO Circulor 
  • Alex Altman Chief Operating Officer Seal Storage Technology

Why Open Source for Financial Services, Digital Assets, & CBDCs

Description: The financial services industry has awakened to the need of open source.

Open source technologies are being leveraged more and more to underpin key infrastructure in both government and corporate systems. Here we bring experts in government–Central Bank, 

open source technology development and collaboration–Digital Dollar Project, Fintech Open Source, and Hyperledger Foundation–as well as market thought leader Accenture to share their views on why open source technology and collaboration is the key to accelerating progress on CBDC research, adoption in financial services and in government. We’ll discuss why ….

Speakers: 

  • Moderator- Karen Ottoni, Director of Ecosystem , Hyperledger Foundation
  • Morten Linnemann Bech, Centre Head – Switzerland BIS Innovation Hub
  • David Treat, Senior Managing Director, Global Metaverse & Blockchain Lead, Accenture  
  • Jennifer Lassiter, Executive Director,  Digital Dollar Project 
  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director FINOS 

Registration is free but required (use code “Hyperledger”). Register Now for Decentralized Gateway @ Davos

Hyperledger Foundation @ Global Blockchain Business Council  “GBB’s Blockchain Central Davos May 22-26th

Join Hyperledger Foundation staff and Hyperledger Members, including Accenture, BTP, Digital Asset, Hedera, IOHK, Stellar, Soramitsu and more for three days of content. See GBBC Agenda

Meet with Hyperledger

Hyperledger Staff, Daniela Barbosa, Executive Director and Karen Ottoni, Director of Ecosystem and CBDC Initiative Lead will be in attendance and available to meet. Please schedule time here for an onsite meeting in Davos.
SCHEDULE ONSITE MEETING

——–Photo by Evangeline Shaw on Unsplash

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Start:
May 22 @ 8:00 am PDT
End:
May 26 @ 5:00 pm PDT
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