nChain talks AI and blockchain in Dubai

Leading blockchain research firm nChain is in Dubai at the invitation of Harmonis International, Intermid and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government, discussing the latest developments in AI and blockchain technology.

nChain, led by chief scientist and Bitcoin creator Dr. Craig S Wright, was invited to participate in a two-day workshop event, designed to explore issues around Dubai and the UAE’s move towards a greater reliance on blockchain.

Among the topics up for discussion is how the open blockchain can support Dubai’s transition to a smart city, a key tenet of the city’s Blockchain Strategy 2021.

The event will also explore how the government can make better use of blockchain technology towards achieving national priorities, as well as reaching its UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The event is being organized for the benefit of representatives from each of the organizations involved, as well as from the UAE government. Representatives from the 7 emirates will also be in attendance to learn more about the issues around AI and blockchain, and how they relate to achieving these objectives for the UAE.

Announcing the event in a Tweet, nChain said they had been drafted in to help advise on applications of the technology towards meeting these government objectives.

The event is the latest instance of nChain leading the debate around blockchain, part of their work in education and raising awareness globally of blockchain and AI technologies.

nChain recently delivered several presentations at the CoinGeek Seoul Conference, held in early October, and will present again at the CoinGeek London event scheduled for February 2020.

Directed by crypto academic Dr. Wright, nChain is continuing to work with governments, regulators, companies and developers to foster a better understanding of blockchain, cryptocurrency and implementations of blockchain tech.

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