Thanh Le
Thanh Le
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NEM Meets Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC)

● Date of the event — 27th November, 2018 — Canberra, ACT 2601

● Key figures involved — Sandra Ro — CEO of GBBC (Global Blockchain Business Council), Tomicah Tilleman (Chairman of the board) and Jim Newsome of Delta Strategy Group

● Key happenings — NEM were invited to an exclusive event that was jointly held by Canberra Blockchain Center and E29. This unique event had 3 special guest Sandra Ro, Tomicah Tilleman and Jim Newsome of Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) who flew in from Washington DC, USA to give the 100 people in attendance an insight about blockchain implementation specifically around the areas of government acceptance and adoption in Australia.

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) is the leading industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem, which brings together innovative organizations and founding thought-leaders from over 40 countries to advance understanding of blockchain technology amongst global regulators and business leaders. Conceived on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island, the GBBC is a Swiss-based non-profit, which launched formally during the 2017 Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to furthering adoption of blockchain technology through engaging regulators, business leaders, and global changemakers on how to harness this groundbreaking tool to create more secure, equitable, and functional societies.

NEM Australia Lead Thanh Le was given the opportunity to showcase to the crowd which consisted of blockchain enthusiast and industry experts in finance, IT and government regulations about NEM’s ambitions and milestones which includes collaborating with professionals of all corporate sectors, signing of various government MOU’s and forming partnerships with fin-tech professionals and incubators from all regions of the world to help advocate blockchain technology. Thanh exhibited NEM’s visions and plans by displaying team Middle East success with UAE’s Ministry of Community and Development achievements, Ukraine’s implementation with decentralized electronic platform for self-governance and also NEM’s continuous community work and support to universities such as RMIT and University of Antioquia in Colombia.