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#DIFhub18 Lessons Learned: Will Blockchain Make Cities Smarter?

Join us for a keynote from Boyd Cohen on how blockchain will enhance urban city living, and hear from an expert panel on how they are contributing to a smarter city through emerging technology.

When : Monday 3rd September 2018, 6 pm to 7.30 pm

Location : Curate Space, Level 6, 306 Little Collins Street

A Recording of the session will be made available on demand in the coming days.

Speaker: Boyd Cohen, Ph.D., Dean of Research, EADA and Co-Founder and CEO

Boyd is a globally recognized expert in smart cities and smart mobility. He has published three books, has the highest cited peer reviewed paper on shared mobility and has co-founded two previous software companies. He regularly addresses Smart Cities and Blockchain conferences across Europe, Asia and America. He is co-founder and CEO of IoMob, a blockchain protocol connecting mobility services (transit, taxis, bikes, etc) with users in a seamless UX driven by token economics. Boyd created the Smart Cities Wheel as a framework for developing and implementing smart city strategies and for benchmarking cities around the globe. He recently translated this framework into the new global Blockchain Cities world ranking for 2018 and is Executive Director of the Blockchain Cities Alliance, an association aimed at future-proofing the smart cities movement with blockchain technology.

Curate Space is the Victorian Government’s Digital Innovation Festival Hub.

We are proud to be partnering with the Victorian Government to deliver a ten day program of events, for audiences in the venue and online on-demand. We are also the home for the festival team, working from our Festivals and Events Industry Coworking Space.

#DIFHub18

The 2018 DIF Hub will host sessions over 10 days of the festival from Monday 28 August to Friday 7 September 10.00am – 7.30pm at Curate Space in the heart of the Melbourne CBD.

See the full DIFhub program

Curate Space is an event partner with the Victorian Government

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