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WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — International, national and local government leaders, financial experts and technology innovators will gather at the National Press Club in washington d.c. to discuss blockchain, cryptocurrency and the future of money, governance and lawstrategizing for their next steps.(January 27-28, 2022) This event is hosted by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) and will feature learning, strategizing, and collaboration. Participants will come from hundreds of organizations, including:

  • Barclays Bank
  • Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador
  • European Commission
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority
  • Massachusetts Banking Division
  • Maven Federal Credit Union
  • Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation
  • The Union of Arab Banks
  • The World Bank
  • US Department of Homeland Security
  • US Department of Treasury
  • US Congress
  • The United Nations

According to an October 2021 Chainalysis report, global crypto adoption around the world grew by more than 880% in the last year. These numbers are not driven by a few crypto whales, but more likely reflect the actions of over a billion people. This represents the beginning of major changes in the economic, financial and governance systems.

Blockchain technology, with “its” decentralized capabilities, will cross borders, impacting national authority or even personal accountability. Now more than ever, government leaders need to work together to understand and address the challenges of existing systems. Regulations must work locally and globally for people interconnected through new communities, technologies and paradigms.

The evening of January 28government and industry leaders will attend ‘The Roaring 20s’ evening reception in the Gatsby atmosphere of St. Yves DCGBAs Roaring Twenties Evening Reception will be an enchanting experience of networking in style. Guests will network with cryptocurrency mavericks, government decision makers, foreign ministers and business moguls, all in the hopes of securing the deal of the century. “The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want.” F Scott Fitzgerald

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SOURCE Blockchain Government Association