Tech Salons Event: Introduction to Web3
Web3 is an emerging technology, a new vision for the web, that promises to shift power from Big Tech to users. Learn more about what Web3 is, and how it is relevant to the United Nations and its goals. The one-hour event is open to all who are interested in learning more about what Web3 is, and how it is relevant to the UN and its goals.
The Office of Information and Communications Technology is pleased to announce the upcoming Tech Salons event:
Introduction to Web3
9 March 2023, 10:30-11:30 AM (EST)
The guest speaker, Anne Connelly, has been a leader in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for over a decade. She is Faculty at Boston University's Questrom School of Business, where she teaches Blockchain-based Business Models for Social Impact. She has also lectured at Oxford University’s Saïd School of Business on Innovations for Impact Finance.
Mrs. Connelly will share examples of her own experience in using Web3 to address societal problems, describe the landscape and discuss the possibilities for this emergent technology.
Tech Salons is a series of events focusing on important technologies and their impact on the UN, sustainable development and the world. These events are open and free to attend for anyone, and feature experts from academia and private and public sectors. Events are held regularly and presented in different formats—panel discussions, lectures, interviews or other. Most events will have an opportunity for Q&A or public discussion at the end.
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