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Member webinar: The Importance of Blockchain for Transformative Climate and Social Impact

The world is facing huge global challenges: Climate change, overpopulation, waste... We all know something needs to change, and yet face headwinds of siloed thinking, short-termism and misaligned incentives within the public and private sector. In this talk, Anthony Day, Blockchain Partner at IBM and Karen Dewar, Vice President IBM Cloud and Cognitive Technical Executive, UK & Ireland, will discuss how we can enable the 'triple bottom line' of People, Planet, Profit, and apply business network and ecosystem thinking to tackle climate and sustainability challenges; including a number of examples of real-world Blockchain and Distributed Ledger platforms that are making a difference today.

Speaker profile: Anthony Day, Blockchain Partner at IBM 

Anthony Day leading Blockchain transformations and foundation of new and disruptive business networks for IBM and its clients across EMEA. An experienced leader with a demonstrated history of helping clients achieve growth, define impactful digital strategies and launch new businesses powered by new technologies (Blockchain, AI, Robotics, Open Platforms, Digital Transformation). Anthony also hosts the Blockchain Won't Save the World Podcast.

Speaker profile: Karen Dewar - Vice President, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Technical Executive, UK & Ireland

Karen Dewar has over 35 years experience in the information technology industry. She has worked for IBM for the last 22 years and prior to that for a large South African Bank.

In her current role Karen and her technical sales team work with customers across a broad spectrum of industries to help them understand how IBM's Cloud and Cognitive capabilities can speed them on their digital transformation journey.  Karen herself is passionate about the potential AI has to change the way we live and work, and the positive outcomes it can deliver for our society when implemented responsibly.  She invests time working with clients to shape new business models and services that are enabled through the use of Cloud and AI technologies.

Please note that this webinar will take place on the Zoom platform.

Members – book your place at this event for the special price of just €25.00  Free

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30th Jul (Thu)


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