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Evidence Meeting 12b: NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEFENCE – Digital Identity & How Blockchain can help in the time of COVID-19

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

8th April @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm

The meeting is online via webinar: ACCESS HERE 

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG Blockchain)

EVIDENCE SESSION: NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEFENCE – How can Blockchain help in the time of COVID-19?


On behalf of the APPG Blockchain Chair Martin Docherty-Hughes MP, and the Secretariat at Big Innovation Centre, we would like to invite you to our Evidence Meeting on Blockchain Applications – regulation, policy and strategy:  NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEFENCE – How can Blockchain help in the time of COVID-19?

National Security and Defence (50mins)

Questions to inspire:

  • Will digital identity create transparency that will minimise crime? What does it mean for anonymity and freedom?  Does blockchain aid cybersecurity?
  • How can Blockchain help in the time of COVID-19?

Evidence givers:

  • Taavi Rõivas, Estonian MP & Former Prime Minister, Estonian Parliament
  • Don Tapscott, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute, Co-Author “Blockchain Revolution”
  • Ángel Martín, Spanish representative in the “Policy” and “Technical” groups in the European Blockchain Partnership, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation
  • Geoffrey Goodell, Senior Research Associate, UCL Centre of Excellence on Blockchain Technologies
  • Marta Piekarska-Geater, Director of Ecosystem, Hyperledger
  • Andrew Tobin, Managing Director EMEA, Evernym Inc
  • Jonathan Levi, Founder HACERA & Unbound Network (Mipasa)


There will also be an opportunity to share your opinion and raise practical questions.
Press invited
This event will be filmed/recorded


April 8
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


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