Edited and prepared by Oscar Michel, Masters in Journalism, DCU

Great interview with Dhira Mitra, Director & Head of Commissioning at UNICOM. Dhira announces her upcoming Blockchain events taking place in Dublin, London and Amsterdam. Website here.

When is it on?

Dublin: Blockchain Masterclass on 12 September and Blockchain Summit on 13 September. London: Masterclass on 4 October and Summit on 5 October. Amsterdam: Masterclass on 16 October and Summit on 17 October.

How many years has it been going?

This is our second year on the topic.  The first one was held in London only.  But this year we are holding it in three different cities.

What was the inspiration to start it?

We are attracted by the topic as this addresses all the leading issues of (i) on-line settlement systems (ii) maintaining complex ledgers (records) (iii) secure transactions,

What exciting things can people look forward to for the 2017 version?

Keeping abreast  with new directions, e.g. compliance with emerging regulations.  There are also many examples of new applications in existing and new industry sectors, such as gaming.

What opportunities are on offer for people / startups / investors and companies attending?

Networking and understanding of the markets and market participants.

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

Interact with speakers during the Q&A sessions, during the breaks and evening drinks.

How can people book tickets / when, does it usually sell out?

Book on-line or send their queries to [email protected].


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