12-13 September 2019 Paris
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About the Forum
Blockchain and the ecosystem of distributed ledger technologies is still in an early stage of technological development but is a fast evolving environment. As the hype around “cryptocurrencies” is starting to fade, now comes the time to explore the policy implications of the technology more broadly and consider a holistic response, including an appropriate regulatory environment, at a global level that will facilitate a viable and fit-for purpose innovation and adoption of the technology.
The second edition of the Forum convened senior decision-makers from the public and private sectors, experts, academics and other stakeholders to:
In addition to the main programme, the 2019 Forum included a series of small workshops as well as a Govtech Start-up showcase featuring entrepreneurs working on blockchain-based solutions for the delivery of government services and achieving policy objectives.
Documents and links
Experts discuss if blockchain is a trust machine and why some are not convinced.
Caroline Malcolm, Head of the OECD Global Blockchain Policy Centre, shares top takeaways from the 2019 Forum and talks about what's ahead in 2020 here