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UAE-based Etisalat Academy to host blockchain workshop and seminar from 21-23 March

Etisalat Academy, the provider of telecom training in the MEA, is going to organize a blockchain seminar and workshop from March 21-23 at its premises in Dubai, Gulf News reported.

Titled “Blockchain: The Next Disruptive Technology”, the educational event will discuss the current industry and government trends in blockchain and distributed ledger technology. It will also focus on how this technology can improve the efficiency within an organization.

The workshop will be held on 21 and 22 March, followed by one-day seminar on March 23rd. According to Gulf News, both events will feature representatives from government and business sectors aiming to build knowledge and raise awareness of blockchain’s impact.

ITP.net reported that the workshop, titled “Blockchain Distributed APPs (DAPPs) Developer", will aim to educate the participants on the development of Blockchain apps and offer IT professionals the core framework needed to develop for DAPPs for enterprises, government and fintech. The seminar will feature an introduction of the basic concepts of Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to the senior and mid-level management personnel.

"Today the region's largest organisations are seriously considering the Blockchain technology to improve their existing services, systems and products, by taking advantage of its key features: security, transparency, full life-cycle transaction history, real-time, immutability and cost-efficiency”, Dr. Ali Al-Qayedi, Ag. General Manager of Etisalat Academy. "Etisalat Academy has taken an initiative to conduct this inaugural Blockchain seminar and workshop in a bid to contribute to building capabilities of  decision makers as well as IT managers and professionals in the government, finance and business industries empowering them to make the best of the unlimited opportunities this new technology has to offer, especially in terms of increasing efficiency of government services and business transactions and creating new specialised sectors." 

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