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Gaming & Digital Assets - What’s the Play?!

AKASHA Innovation Hub, SORS Digital Assets and eosDublin are excited to present a panel discussion on Monday 2nd March covering the topic of Gaming and Digital Assets.

What are NFTs and how are they or will they affect the world of gaming?

An NFT (non-fungible token) is a unique representation of an asset or good in the form of a virtual token. Through cryptography, they help to verifiably prove ownership and authenticity of an asset.

The increasing intersection of the gaming industry with cryptocurrencies has seen a number of advances in the concept of non-fungible assets. The WAX platform allows users to trade NFTs in a decentralised marketplace and even create their own virtual stores. Decentraland, the virtual 3D platform built on Ethereum, allows users to purchase unique plots of land and build whatever they want on them, from dapps to unique digital structures.

Our panel will discuss the evolving world of NFTs and gaming and what the future holds.

Presented by the AKASHA Innovation Hub, SORS Digital Assets and eosDublin

Sponsored by WAX & eos Dublin

Speakers include -

Brian Elders, Founder - SORS Digital Assets

Brian innovates in the blockchain & digital asset revolution impacting global finance. Advising established companies that wish to tokenise meeting the highest standards in compliance and best practice.

Alan McSherry, Founder - Openstar

Alan McSherry is a software consultant and the lead of the Openstar platform initiative. He has been working in software engineering for 25 years and has presented on Blockchain technology everywhere from New York to Hong Kong. He has led teams which have built several full open source Blockchain nodes in the scala language.

Kevin O Meallan, Partner - AKASHA Innovation Hub

COO of the AKASHA Innovation Hub. Over the past 15 years Kevin has gained senior finance and operations experience in both multinationals and start-ups, focussing on operational performance, growth management and strategy implementation. Member of the AKASHA Project in Switzerland.

Johanna Moran, Grants Co-Lead - ConsenSys

Johanna is the Grants Co-Lead for ConsenSys. Before joining ConsenSys, Johanna worked with Dogpatch Labs and SoftLayer, an IBM company. Johanna has worked as Project Manager for software development, lead SoftLayer’s startup programme for EMEA and managed partnerships at Dogpatch Labs.

Sharif Bouktila, Co-Founder - eosDublin

Sharif started his career with PwC, worked on numerous large scale technology projects across EMEA, built some cloud products and also founded eosDublin. He’s a family man, and well known in the global EOS community. For Sharif, EOS is a tool to make the world a better place, and his outlook as a block producer and his dApp concepts reflect that.

Jamie McCormick, Founder - Bitcoin Marketing Team

Jamie founded Bitcoin Marketing Team in 2014 after a long career in the Irish video games industry where he managed marketing and advertising for a portfolio of online games. Over the past 5 years with his team, he has worked with over 25 crypto companies across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Down Under to help them put together strategies for launching blockchain products and services, and assist with execution of marketing, advertising and communications activities.

Agenda -

Registration & Networking (Food & Beverages) 17: 45 - 18:00

Introductions & Welcome 18:00 - 18:10

Presentation 18:10 - 18:20

Panel Discussion 18:20 - 19:00

Q&A 19: 00 - 19:30

Close & Networking 19:30

**Please note this event is limited to 50 attendees**

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