Nation OS: Prototyping the Future of Government

Ethereal Summit 2017 — Brooklyn, NY


NATION OS: PROTOTYPING THE FUTURE OF GOVERNMENT

Find out how governments around the world are implementing cutting-edge technologies to offer higher-quality services to citizens. Are blockchain and decentralizing technologies a challenge to government authority, or the foundational layer of truly “smart” cities, states, and nations?

  • Hosted by Rahilla Zafar — Author of “Internet of Women” & Managing Director for MENA, ConsenSys
  • Rachel Haot — Managing Director, 1776
  • Laurent Lamothe — Former Prime Minister of Haiti; Founding Partner, LSL World Initiative
  • Cab Morris — Deputy Director of Strategy and Operational Performance, Illinois; State of Illinois’ Blockchain Strategy Lead
  • Giorgi Vashadze — Founder & CEO, Innovation and Development Foundation

About the Illinois Blockchain Initiative

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative is designed to be a collaborative effort and position Illinois as a leader in blockchain innovation. The State invites all government entities, businesses, organizations and academia interested in participating in this exciting opportunity to contact either: Cab Morris, Deputy Director of Strategy and Operational Performance Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation at richard.morris@illinois.gov or Jennifer O’Rourke, Illinois Blockchain Business Liaison, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity at jennifer.orourke@illinois.gov.

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