Blockchain challenges in Flanders & Europe
Blockchain Lab Howest University
Kurt Callewaert, head of blockchain research for Howest, opened the conference and introduced the programme for the day. The idea is to highlight developments in Europe, to zoom in on Flanders and to see what goes on in the vibrant digital economy of Estonia.
Key note speakers
Key note speakers were Pierre Marro, of the European Commission, Daniël Du Seuil, of the European Blockchain Partnership (EBP) and Anna-Maria Osula, Senior Policy Officer from Guardtime, Estonia.
Flanders, cities & blockchain use cases
Furthermore Astrid Stroobandt, project manager blockchain for Howest and Benjamin Verhaegen, Blockchain developer for Howest presented their work on mobility and blockchain. Kimberley Van Luchem, project manager from Roeselare (Belgium) and Joris Moorthamers, project manager innovation at Antwerp (Belgium) highlighted work done in their respective cities.
Eco system in Flanders
The Flanders eco-system on blockchain was furthermore shown by Koen Vingerhoets and Ronny Neckebroeck from the “The Studio Belfius” company and by Sabrina Poelvoorde & Torsten Buse, from “Trust&Chain” company.
All presentations are to be found here:
- European Self Sovereign Identity framework - Daniel Du Seuil
- Blockchain in Estonia & Project Priviledge H2020 - Anna-Maria Osula
- Wat is blockchain? - Kurt Callewaert
- EU Blockchain Strategy - Pierre Marro
- BLING pilots in Roeselare and Antwerp - Kimberley van Luchem & Joris Moorthamers
- Lokale digitale munten als beleidsondersteuning en stimulans Belfius voor uw lokale economie - The Studio