Dubai Embrace Blochchain Technology, NEM expanding to Mid East
Dubai is an exhilarating and glamorous playground. The city mixes modern culture with history, adventure with world-class shopping and entertainment. From cultural dynamism to nocturnal action, and with many grand projects in the pipeline for World Expo 2020, visiting here feels like a trip to the future.
In line with the ‘Dubai Blockchain Strategy’ unveiled last year, Smart Dubai Office (SDO) is working towards the goal of making Dubai the first blockchain-powered government in the world by 2020. As one of the early adopters of blockchain technology, SDO will share success stories of their blockchain initiatives to a global audience of blockchain experts, startups and government authorities at the World Blockchain Summit on 24-25 October, 2017 in Dubai.
To make Dubai the happiest city on earth, SDO will utilize the Middle East’s biggest blockchain platform to discuss ways on how blockchain can revolutionize processes and procedures in several other industries including BFSI sector. Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO), shared her views in an interview leading up to the summit that the integration of blockchain technology is a key link in the evolution of a smart city, which will bring unprecedented efficiency and productivity to the financial sector and will have practical benefits and applications across a wide number of industries.
怀着将迪拜建成世界上最快乐的城市的愿景，SDO正利用中东地区最大的区块链产业平台来探讨如何使用区块链的技术和流程来改个包括BFSI在内的众多产业。SOD的首席总监Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr认为集成区块链技术将是打造迪拜智能城市进程的重要环节，将会为迪拜带来前所未有的效率提升，并且为广泛的产业带来实际的应用与实惠。
The summit will also host the regional finale of Startup World Cup, a global competition that brings together the top startups, VCs, entrepreneurs and world-class tech CEOs. Startups working in the blockchain space have an opportunity of winning the regional cup of the Startup World Cup with free flight tickets to San Francisco to compete with 16 other contestants to win US$1 million Grand Prize. Submission deadline for the same is 4 October
During the Summit, Lon Wong, President of NEM.io Foundation delivered a wonderful speech about how would NEM blochchain technology empowers Dubai and the world.
Lon also received the awards granted by Dubai government. Showing that NEM blockchain technology has reach a new level of accpetance.
NEM meet with Her Excellency HE Mariam Mohammed Al Amiri, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO)
NEM team has met with Her Excellency HE Mariam Mohammed Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for the Management of Financial Resources Ministry of Finance & Vijay Tirathrai MD of Techstars, seeking to form a solid partnership in the future.
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