During the past few weeks, the QualiChain project has been featured in several prominent and high-profile events internationally. At the end of April, the Blockchain Expo took place at the Olympia Grand in London with over 8,000 participants. John Domingue (The Open University, UK) gave a Keynote on applying blockchains to lifelong learning. The event covered a wide range of areas with other presentations from a range of corporations including the Bank of England, DELL, Deloitte, EDF, KPMG, Legal and General, Lloyds Register, Maersk, NHS, Pfizer, Sainsbury’s and TNT also blockchain companies Consensys and Hyperledger.
Early May saw John Domingue give an invited talk to representatives of the Government of Flanders in Ghent on the Future of Educational Technology. In the middle of May, John Domingue participated in a panel entitled “Structuring Knowledge and Decisions – Is the Truth Out There?” at the British Council hosted Going Global event held in Berlin, which had over 1,000 attendees comprised of university senior management globally. His presentation, titled, Decentralising Truth at Universities covered blockchains, nano-publications, a global research engine and uber-universities.