ICS & BlockW Webinar: Identity for Digital Finance

Join ICS & BlockW at our next Blockchain Event, where Niall Dennehy Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at AID:Tech  will discuss  how  AID:Tech’s mission is to bring transparency and traceability to the distribution of funds and resources by Governments, Banks and NGOs. AID:Tech combines Digital Identity and Blockchain technology to accomplish this. With these, the parallels between blockchain technology and other general purpose technologies, highlighting its capacity to enable widespread, transformational change are explored.

The webinar will be introduced By Professor Joyce O’ Connor; Co-Founder and Chair Block W; Chair Digital Group of the Institute of International and European Affairs; Chair  Blockchain Ireland Education, Skills and Innovation Working Group; Founding President National College of Ireland.

Speaker  Profile: Niall Dennehy Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of AID:Tech. 

 In 2015 AID:Tech were the first company in the world to deliver humanitarian aid using blockchain technology in a completely transparent manner in Lebanon. 

AID:Tech are winners of the Citi Tech4Integrity Challenge, and were awarded the ‘James Wolfensohn Global Game Changer using technology to fight corruption’ prize by Madame Christine Lagarde at the IMF HQ in Washington D.C. AID:Tech were also named IBM’s number 1 global startup and current winners of the French Government GovTech Award. 

Prior to his work at AID:Tech, Niall founded a number of other companies and held senior technology positions in organisations like HP, Ericsson, LG Mobile, AIB and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Most recently, Niall was a leading contributor to the architecture of MIT's Blockchain Technologies curriculum.

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20th Jan (Thu)


Begins at 12:00 and ends at 13:00


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