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Blockchain Technologies & Internet Governance: Secrets & How To’s

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Speaker

Walid Al-Saqaf

Member, Internet Society Board of Trustees

Walid Al-Saqaf is a Senior Lecturer at Södertörn University in Stockholm where he specializes in the use of the Internet and media technology for journalism, access to information, freedom of expresssion and public good. As a dual Yemeni/Swedish citizen, his passion is in promoting a strong and open Internet that netizens can build bridges between cultures and promote democratization and… Read more

Dr. Walid Al Saqaf is a Senior lecturer at the Södertörn University in Stockholm Sweden since 2014. He currently pursues research in areas around blockchain technology, data verification, analysis, and visualization as well as journalism and media technology at large.

Beyond research, Al-Saqafs interests focus on the non-commercial use of ICTs and its impact on democracy and promotion of development. As a member of the global technical community, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society (ISOC) and is Vice President of the ISOC Blockchain Special Interest Group.

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Time

Tuesday 10 July 2018

Location

Mövenpick Hotel Beirut

Général de Gaulle Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon

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