Roeselare Smart City Community meets blockchain
In order to become future proof, the City of Roeselare, as a smart city, brings together a network of Roeselare players around smart technology, digital innovation, connection, etc. This community consists of entrepreneurs education representatives local governments and citizens. The Smart City Community anticipates new trends, explores opportunities and approaches common challenges from different angles. The Community focuses on the user and strengthens the players in the city by further expanding activities, learning from each other and making contacts. Different sectors and domains reinforce each other and work together on the digital transformation.
On the 31st of January the community organized an event and blockchain was one of the topics of the workshops. The workshop itself was given by one of the partners of Roeselare in the BLING project: The Value Hub, part of the Cronos Group. After a short introduction, the members of the community learned about the important success factors of the use of blockchain and the necessary conditions. Furthermore, they gained insight in what is possible with this technology. After the workshops there was plenty of time share thoughts and ideas at the reception.