I Seminar on Blockchain Technology for Public Policy

The event was held on October 26th, from 08:30 to 13:00, in the auditorium of the Bionanomanufacture Building (building nº50) at IPT

The Society and Technology Study Center (CEST) organized the I Seminar on Blockchain Technology for Public Policy. Events about blockchain usually are about cryptocurrency, and specially bitcoin, but this event will discuss the technology in the context of promoting transparency, trust and agility in the relations of government and society.

The seminar had the following program:

08h30 – 09h00: Accreditation of participants and welcome coffee

09h00 – 09h10: Opening

  • Professor José Roberto Castilho Piqueira, PhD (Director at Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo)
  • Professor Fernando Jose Gomes Landgraf, PhD (Executive Director at IPT- Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas)
  • Professor Edison Spina, PhD (Department of Computer Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo / CEST-USP)

09h10 – 09h20: Introduction to the seminar’s theme

  • Lucas Lago, MSc (CEST)

09h20 – 10h20: Society, trust and technology

  • Trust in Human Relations (Professor John Sydenstriker-Neto, PhD – Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie / CEST-USP)
  • Blockchain as an Instrument to Implement Trust (Professor Bernardo David, PhD – Tokyo Institute of Technology)

10h20 – 10h50: Networking Coffee Break

10h50 – 11h50: Government, Trust and Technology

  • Trust and Government (Professor L’Inti Fayad, MSc – Lawyer and Legal Adviser)
  • Blockchain in the Context of Brazilian Public Policies (Cristiane Vianna Rauen, PhD – Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication)

11h50 – 12h50: Guest Debates with the Public

12h50 – 13h00: Closing

Other Information
To access the program of the event, click here.
To see more details about the speakers, click here.

Event Certificate
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Talks, Interviews, and Photos
The event talks and interviews can be accessed here.
To see event photos, click here.

Event Location
IPT – Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas do Estado de São Paulo
Auditorium of the Bionanomanufacture Building (Building nº50)
Avenida Professor Almeida Prado, 532
Cidade Universitária, São Paulo – SP (map of the event)