The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is an International Professional Association and a US-based non-profit, membership organization that consists of individuals and organizations that are interested in promoting blockchain related solutions to government requirements. Membership (https://gbaglobal.org/membership/) is available to Civil Servants along with private sector Professionals and Corporations.
GBA creates relationships that would otherwise not come about – between and among technologists, public policy makers, application specialists and those who simply need to understand the new and emerging digital currencies that will change the world. GBA will act as a catalyst in creating a public dialog around the creative, profitable and positive leveraging of blockchain.
GBA is a global membership network that includes, Thousands of active members from government and industryOver 70 chapters around the worldDelivering education, training and certification, such as the GBA Blockchain Consulting Certification (https://gbaglobal.org/blockchain-curriculum/)Establishing best practices that promote blockchain related solutions by working with governments to help solve challenges and to meet missions to better serve citizensProducing current blockchain related content, such as blogs and white papers, that are made available to the public and private sector Members are offered the opportunity to engage in thought leadership and they are empowered to become subject matter experts. GBA members are encouraged to join Working Groups and Communities of Interest to collaborate with other professionals while being at the forefront of introducing blockchain to the public sector.
In our inaugural Meetup, we'll provide an overview of the state of the art of blockchain use cases in government, locally and globally, and hear from a subject matter expert as speakers (Names to be confirmed)
We'll also learn about the new Singapore chapter of Government Blockchain Professionals organization and brainstorm the goals and practices of our local Singapore chapter. No prior blockchain knowledge necessary, but you should have a deep interest either in blockchain or government or both!