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March 26th - Identity and Privacy in Patient Health Care - Jim St Clair - Lumedic
Lumedic is the first commercial decentralized identity platform for healthcare built on the Trust Over IP architectural framework. The presentation will discuss the challenges in digital healthcare, the TOIP framework and the application of Lumedic to patient-centered health data to support the 21st Century Cures Act.
As the Chief Trust Officer for the Lumedic Exchange, the first internationally available patient-centric data exchange platform, Jim leads the development and harmonization of W3C verifiable credential data standards across healthcare and identity use cases. Additionally, as part of Tegria, a services and solutions company launched by Providence, one of the nation’s largest health systems, Jim joins Providence leaders directly contributing to HL7 project teams. Jim works closely to identify opportunities to leverage new developments in data standards and contribute technical advancements back to HL7, ISO, and IEEE standards development.
Meeting Slide deck
Mar 12th 10 am EST - Self-Sovereign Identity in Govtech for Financial & Healthcare Inclusion
Identity is the permission to begin any relationship. With the wide availability of internet digital identity has become the most significant technology trends on the planet. However contrary to so much advancement of technology the authentication and online sharing of personal data models have hardly undergone any changes in last few decades. Data leaks and unauthorized sharing of personal data have raised many security breaches costing billions to organizations.
Blockchain and Biometrics together bring the perfect universal solution that is decentralized, transparent, tamperproof, efficient and highly scalable to help organizations in their journey embracing next-gen authentication. This session would give an insight to the flaws in existing identity architectures and how the nextgen identity solution would give rise to many new business models and use cases especially for financial and healthcare inclusion in public sector.
Speaker: Debajani Mohanty
Debajani Mohanty, one of the top 30 Blockchain Influencers of India (Singapore Fintech news) is a Solution Architect and author of 5 Amazon bestseller Blockchain books some of which are translated to German and Chinese to reach the wider mass. Pioneer Blockchain solutions developed by Debajani in different verticals have attracted global attention. Debajani works as an Self Sovereign Identity expert at EarthId, Honorary Faculty with Amity University and is a keynote speaker at many national and international innovation summits.
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Feb 12th - NSF-Treasury Grants Payment Proof of Concept
This session will provide an overview of the NSF/Treasury blockchain-based grant payment Proof-of-Concept. The goal of this project is to better understand the value proposition of leveraging blockchain technology to reduce grant recipient financial reporting as well as the legal/regulatory implications of using blockchain technology to facilitate Federal grant payments.
Speaker: Craig Fisher
Craig Fischer is a Program Manager within the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service who is focused on understanding the impact emerging trends and technologies will have on government finance. Craig leads the agency’s blockchain work where he and his team have carried out four proofs of concept over the past three years. Prior to FIT, Craig held positions with a “Big Four” consulting firm, the Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) Council, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Government Accountability Office (GAO).Craig holds an MPA from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and a B.S. in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Slide deck pdf
Jan 29th - Infosys - Solutions for secure digital identity and credentials: 2 government use cases
Infosys Public Services, a U.S. based subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: INFY), is a leader in business consulting, technology solutions, and next-generation digital services. We enable public sector organizations in the US and Canada to navigate their digital transformation journey.
Credential management over a blockchain powered distributed ledger is relevant for several citizen services provided by governments. Most recently, Infosys Public Services was engaged by two US state governments in developing their strategy for applicability of Blockchain. Infosys completed two distinct projects for two US states: (a) In the first case, we developed a solution covering the issuance and verification of business licenses (for CPAs, CPA firms) on a blockchain network. (b) In the second case, we developed a digital credential management solution for certificates viz., marriage certificates issued by the county to its citizens. These digital credentials are issued to citizens' wallet and can be verified by potential verifiers for authenticity over a blockchain network.
Infosys Blockchain practice believes that the learnings and insights gained from these engagements in the US and many more around the world will be of interest to the participants of the upcoming Hyperledger Public Sector Special Interest Group. We look forward to presenting to the group in the Jan 2021 meeting.
Abhishek Anand Khare, Principal Consultant, Blockchain Practice, Infosys Limited
Research Scholar - Chitkara University, Punjab, India
Abhishek Khare is a Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA in the US) with close to two decades of industry experience in Treasury and Capital Markets domain including Trading, Risk management, Operations, and Compliance. He has led Digital Transformations in the Financial Services sector under the Digital Experience practice of Infosys. For the last three years, he is advising Infosys government sector clients in India and US on the value Blockchain powered networks bring to the several departments and the citizens at large. Taxation and simplification of citizen services are his areas of interest. He has been instrumental in developing Infosys proprietary solutions for e-Governance and Supply Chain Management. Abhishek is also a research scholar pursuing a PhD in the areas of blockchain adoption.
Sri Challa, Global Sales Head, Blockchain Practice, Infosys Limited
An engineer at heart, Sri is passionate about solving tomorrow's business challenges by applying emerging technologies. At Infosys, Sri oversees all aspects of the Blockchain business - Strategy, sales, marketing, alliances, and partnerships. He works closely with the Infosys research groups and academia in identifying challenges with adoption of Blockchain technology and creating innovative solutions for the same. With a global role spanning all industries, Sri has developed a well-rounded perspective on how blockchain is being applied in various industries and geographies. Prior to this role, Sri held several positions in the IT/software industry for 17 years leading business transformation, enterprise integration and B2B for fortune 500 companies.
Sri holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad, India, an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA and is a Fellow at the MIT System Design and Management group studying complex systems and its impact to businesses.
Meeting Recording: _Public-Sector-210129-Infosys-Credentials-Mgt.mp4
Jan 15th - Stephen Curran - Digital Identity in the Government of British Columbia
The Government of British Columbia has been a leader in government digital identity for many years, going back to the early 2000s when digital identity legislation was passed in the jurisdiction. In this presentation, we'll cover the foundational work that BC has done in enabling digital identity, how identity services are made available to citizens today, and what BC is doing in the area of Trust over IP using Hyperledger open source software to scale trust in the digital economy. We'll also cover the open source capabilities that BC has made available for any jurisdiction to use – across Canada and around the world.
Stephen Curran (firstname.lastname@example.org) of Cloud Compass Computing, Inc. is a Software Development and DevOps veteran who dove full on into the identity on blockchain world in 2017. Working with the Government of British Columbia, Stephen has helped define, build and launch a series of production and proof of concept deployments of Trust over IP components using Verifiable Credentials. Stephen is a regular contributor in the Indy and Aries communities, facilitating collaborations and driving interoperability. Stephen is a co-author of Hyperledger edX courses on Indy, Aries and Ursa, a Hyperledger Technical Ambassador and Vice Chair of the Sovrin Foundation.
Meeting Recording: 20210115 Hyperledger Public Sector SIG Recording
Presentation: BC's Journey Towards Trust over IP
Document mentioned in the discussion: Traversing the Web of Trust
Friday, December 4, 2020
Vipin Bharathan – Rationale for CBDCs, design choices, challenges - Central Bank Digital Currency
CBDC rationale, design & challenges.pdf - the pdf handout
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NESXO0SIsw - the youtube meeting recording
Central Bank Digital Currency: Towards A Composable Standards-Based Implementation-- link is available in
Vipin's articles on Forbes
Vipin's Hyperledger Capital Markets Special Interest Group
Friday November 6, 2020
Kaliya, the Identity Woman presents:
Friday October 23, 2020
Presentation by Amy Divine Kim on Digital Chamber of Commerce
Friday October 9, 2020
Presentation by Sara Garifullina on Project Bakong
PS SIG Strategy 2021
Friday September 25, 2020
Presentation by Brian Behlendorf on Blockchain in California: A Roadmap
Presentation by Joel Neidig on Deploying Hyperledger for a Multi-Agency, Multi-Contractor purpose
Friday August 28, 2020
Presentation by Dr. Thomas Dunser on the Liechtenstein Blockchain Act
Presentation by Nathan Williams on UN/CEFACT Blockchain
Friday August 14, 2020
Presentation by Mercina Tillemann on overview of GBBC
Presentation by Marta Belcher on Exploring Smart Contract Viability and Uses Cases in the Public Sector
Friday July 31, 2020
Presentation by Andrew Rippon on European Blockchain Services Infrastructure
Friday July 17, 2020
Presentation by Dr. Konstantinos Votis on DLT as driver for transformation of Public Services
Presentation by Marc Taverner on "Reflection from INATBA on the topics of interest to the Public Sector"
Friday July 3, 2020
Presentation by Waqas Mirza and Ali Safri on "Blockchain based automation of World Bank’s Smart Framework Agreements"
Friday June 19, 2020
Presentation by Srinivas Mahankali on overview of blockchain adoption in Indian Public Sector
Presentation by Elisa Cardamone on Blockchain for Sustainability in Brazil
Friday June 5, 2020
Presentation by William Lovell on CBDC - Opportunities,Challenges and Design
Presentation by John Jordan on BC DTS at Province of British Columbia
Friday May 22, 2020
Presentation by Nadia Hewett on Supply Chain Toolkit
Presentation by Drummond Reed on Achieving Global Interoperability for SSI
Friday May 8, 2020
Presentation by Diogenes Firmiano on Covid-19
Friday April 24, 2020
Discussion on Blockchain application for Covid-19
Friday April 10, 2020
Erik Zvaigzne Presentation on Cashmere Traceability in Mongolia
Friday March 13, 2020
Yaz Khoury Presentation on Ethereum and Hyperledger
Friday February 28, 2020
Global Forum Discussion
Friday February 14,2020
Mikhail's Presentation (Contd.)
Friday January 31,2020
Mikhail Elias Presentation on Sustainability and Blockchain
Friday January 17th 2020
Friday , January 3,2020
Not Recorded..Strategy Meeting of PS SIG shared via mail
Friday , December 20, 2019
Dr. David Bishop - Blockchain Enabled Virtual Power Plant for DER
Friday , December 6, 2019
Virginia Cram-Martos - Blockchain Application in UN SDGs
Friday , November 22, 2019
Roadmap PS SIG Nov 22.mp4
Friday, November 8, 2019
Carlo Ruiz - UNDP - The Other Bar - Chocolate Blockchain
Friday, October 25, 2019
Gerard Dache - Government Blockchain Association
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Friday August 16, 2019:
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|Friday, Nov 09, 2018 Recording Chat|
|Friday, Oct 26, 2018 Recording Chat Transcript|
|Friday, Oct 12, 2018 Recording Chat Transcript|
|Friday, Sept 14, 2018 Recording Notes Transcript|
|Friday, Aug 31, 2018 Recording Notes Intro to Hyperledger Indy presentation|
|Friday, Aug 17, 2018 Recording Notes Chat Transcript|
|Friday, Aug 03, 2018 Recording Notes Chat Transcript|
|Friday, Jul 20, 2018 Recording Notes Recording Chat Transcript|
|Friday, Jul 06, 2018 Recording Audio Recording Chat Chat Transcript Transcript|
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