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Can Blockchain Help to Prevent Human Trafficking?: The Unconference

EducationThe Blockchain and Human Trafficking Unconference will bring together technologists, academics, non-profit experts and other professionals to tackle the critical question, "Can Blockchain Help Prevent Human Trafficking?" This unconference format will encourage participation and brainstorming by all attendees, and include a centralized schedule and agenda maintained by the organizers. The primary goal of this unconference is to explore ways in which blockchain technology might be used to help prevent human trafficking. NGO's and government agencies often find themselves a step behind human traffickers who run their very lucrative criminal "businesses" in part due to their lack of agility in using technology to thwart them. For far too long, human traffickers have used technology in more nimble ways than those of us on the anti-trafficking side, including law enforcement, government agencies and NGOs. Our organization strongly believes that we can and should use every technology available - including Blockchain - to thwart human traffickers and actually disrupt their criminal activity. This event will bring together experts in the field familiar with the realities of trafficking on the ground, with technologists and others to contribute and combine their knowledge to make a serious attempt at finding ways that blockchain might be used in the global efforts to combat and prevent human trafficking. Check back soon to see the full list of experts who will be facilitating this event! Space is extremely limited. Each ticket will include a sit down, catered lunch. You won't want to miss this special event so buy your ticket today! Industry & Government - $250 (35 tickets available) Academia - $100 (20 tickets available) Students - $25 (15 tickets available) Why an "Unconference"? An unconference is a conference organized, structured and led by the people attending it. Instead of passive listening, all attendees and organizers are encouraged to become part
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July 24, 2019
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July 24, 2019
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Offices of Mayer Brown 1999 K Street NW Washington, District of Columbia 20006 United States
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