Join us in the Science Gallery Paccar Theatre for an evening of presentations about Blockchain. Come and learn about the technology which keeps Bitcoins secure and discover why a privacy technology is the key to Open Data and the future of contracts. Blockchain is used ensure the future of Open Data, privacy and currency.
Just added, get hands-on with your laptop at the Blockchain Workshop (https://ti.to/tcube/blockchain-dublin-meetup-workshop-1) being hosted at Tcube the following evening!
Speaking at the Science Gallery on the 16th will be:
• Casey Kuhlman - CEO and co-founder of Eris Industries (https://erisindustries.com/). Lawyer and software engineer with experience in legal process management, smart contracts, and decentralized autonomous organizations. @compleatang (https://twitter.com/compleatang)
• Rachel O'Dwyer - Lecturer and research fellow in the School of Computer Science and Statistics. The founding editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal Interference (https://ti.to/tcube/www.interferencejournal.com). Leader of the Dublin Art and Technology Association (https://ti.to/tcube/www.data.ie). Curator of the Openhere conference and festival. Member of the peer-to-peer foundation who coordinates the P2P academic research network. @Rachelodwyer (https://twitter.com/Rachelodwyer)
• Ingo Keck - Data analytics and machine learning expert. Also physicist, ex-lecturer for statistics and blockchain hacker. Co-founder of Open Knowledge Ireland (http://openknowledge.ie/). @ingo_keck (https://twitter.com/ingo_keck)
The presenters will be moderated by Denis Parfenov - Open Knowledge (https://okfn.org/) Ambassador and Advisory Council Member. Open Data Ireland community (http://openknowledge.ie/projects/open-hospital-waiting-list/) leader. Founder of ActiveCitizen (https://www.scribd.com/activecitizen) initiative and co-founder of Open Knowledge Ireland (http://openknowledge.ie/). @prfnv (https://twitter.com/prfnv)
The meetup is being hosted by:
Science Gallery (https://dublin.sciencegallery.com/)whose current exhibition is SECRET (https://dublin.sciencegallery.com/secret/), Nothing to See Here. A Free exhibition exploring the future of surveillance, espionage, and privacy.
Wikimedia Ireland Community (http://wikimedia.ie), we share the purpose of Wikimedia Foundation: "to encourage the growth, development and distribution of multilingual, educational content, and to provide the full content of these wiki-based projects to the public free of charge", with a focus on activities taking place in Ireland. http://wikimedia.ie
Open Data Ireland community (http://openknowledge.ie/projects/open-hospital-waiting-list/), we encourage and participate in a variety of initiatives to improve accountability in government and industry, increase public transparency, empower communities to identify and solve problems, provide a platform for new services and products, promote innovative ways to improve services, and measure the impact of policies.