Digital India was formulated five years ago as a way to accelerate India’s digital transformation and promote the empowerment of Indians. Today, more than 99 per cent of the Indian populace is enrolled in Aadhaar. India Stack and its fast adoption by business and government entities have heralded a new discourse about privacy, innovation and service delivery.
The government has always been the biggest driver of change. The Green Revolution would not have been successful without the blessings of the government. Today, as we are witnessing the fourth industrial revolution, the government has a more significant role to play to foster innovation, collaboration and enhance the adoption of emerging technologies like Blockchain, AI, etc.
The Digital India Blockchain Conference 2019 is an industry-focused event, connecting industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators, and investors. Its inaugural edition is in Bangalore on 11 May 2019 and will be an ideal opportunity to showcase leading developments in blockchain in India and meet international players pioneering new solutions in this space.
The keynote will be delivered by Mr Sanjay Sahay, IPS, ADGP, Government of Karnataka.Mr. Sahay is a professional public speaker on a large number of topics ranging from Computational Journalism to Organ Transplantation. Technology and management topics are Mr Sahay’s forte especially ERP, IT Project Management, Change Management, Leading through Conflict and the like. he is a well recognized Cyber Security expert in the country and has delivered dozens of lectures on all well-established forums and institutions in the country from IITs, IIMs, to FICCI, CII, eGov India, Express Technology Sabha and the like. He is a Technology Evangelist and also a practitioner in areas as wide as video analytics for homeland security, to TETRA to ERP (One India One ERP) to different facets of SMART Policing and Digital India. he gave the Technological Framework for Safe and Secure Cities in India at a FICCI Conference way back in 2011.
The conference has an “Innovation Showcase” segment. It is a special showcase of innovative ideas from exciting startups in the blockchain space in India. Each startup gets 10min to pitch, followed by 5min of questions from the panel/audience. The winners get cash prizes, an invitation to networking opportunities and participation in the next event in Europe. The agenda of the conference is listed on the event website.(https://www.digitalindiablockchain.com/)
Digital India Blockchain Conference 2019 is a pioneering event aimed at educating, inspiring and preparing today’s business leaders to become trailblazers in this new disruptive industry, and encouraging adoption across businesses, governments, and societies.