Video On Demand

Blockchain Technology and Global Development

February 16, 2017 • 1:30 – 3:00 pm EST
Please join us at CSIS for an expert panel discussion examining the applications of blockchain technology in developing economies. We will explore challenges and opportunities for blockchain technology to deliver development impact.

Blockchain technology-- a free, secure, distributed online ledger-- has the potential to be one of the most important development innovations of the 21st Century. While the full scope of its application is still being determined, developing countries are already using blockchain technology to help citizens send and receive remittances, improve land title registration, and extend credit 
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Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development
Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities, Digital Currency Initiative MIT Media Lab
Global Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, BitFury