What we're about

This group is an extension of the Washington, DC area Meetup group: https://www.meetup.com/Government-Blockchain-Professionals

This group is for people interested in how the Blockchain impacts government agencies, departments and other public organizations. We are made up of consultants, government employees, contractors and interested parties in using and promoting government understanding and use of the Blockchain.

We are currently planning to begin scheduling meetups in the spring of 2017.

Upcoming events (4+)

Web3, Smart Cities & Digital Assets for State & Local Governance

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Every month we discuss how web3, smart city technology, and digital assets can be used by state and local governments. Go to https://gbaglobal.org/events/blockchain-crypto-for-state-local-governance for more information and to register.

  • Energy Infrastructure


  • Identity Management
  • Elections


  • Vital Records
  • Health Data Management


  • Revenue Collection (Taxes/Bonds/Fees/Gaming)


  • Public Fund Distribution
  • Grants, Disbursements, Entitlements
  • Financial Regulation & Oversight


  • Community Health


  • Social Services (education, family, financial, health, housing)


  • Resource Management (parks, land, water, environmental, buildings)


  • Transportation


  • Land Titling
  • Licensing and permitting


  • Law Enforcement
  • Judicial


  • Budget, Accountability, Transparency & Auditing

Blockchain in Healthcare Roundtable

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Each month this group meets to showcase GBA members in the Healthcare Industry and leads an open discussion on topics relative to the use of blockchain in healthcare.

Each month we discuss a range of topics that may include:
· Acute Care vs. Prevention
· Business Challenges
· Clinical Trials Management
· Consent Management
· Cultural Challenges
· Data Management/Access/Control
· Drug Anti-Counterfeiting
· Drug Supply Chain
· Healthcare Regulations
· Healthtech Challenges
· Improving Administrative Processes
· Insurances
· Public Health
· Tokenized Healthcare
· Value-Based Healthcare Systems

Please Register at https://gbaglobal.org/events/healthcare-roundtable

Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) Public Overview

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This virtual meeting is hosted by the Government Blockchain Association Standards & Certification Working Group. The speaker describes the BMM requirements, appraisal methodology, adoption, and general news and information about the adoption of blockchain and the methods of assuring accountability, and confidence when acquiring blockchain systems. To understand what the BMM is, please read the BMM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
To stay current with the latest news and information about the BMM, please review the BMM News & Information Site.
This public overview occurs on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 12:00 PM (New York)

The State of Cryptocurrency

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Each month we discuss cryptocurrency, wallets, exchanges, rules, regulations, and government policies. Topics include:

  • What is the state of cryptocurrency adoption?
  • What is going on in the crypto markets?
  • How can individuals benefit from cryptocurrency use, saving, and investing?
  • What are the legal and regulatory news and issues involving cryptocurrency?
  • What is the impact of cryptocurrency adoption on governments?

Check out our annual conference called the Future of Money, Governance, and the Law

Past events (300)

The Future of Money, Governance, and the Law

1777 F St NW