The role of technology in delivering better government has never been more crucial. With the pandemic, the adoption of technology has accelerated – the silver lining has been remotely accessible government services. The dreams of truly smart cities are being realized. Blockchain holds the potential to build citizens’ trust in governments. The promise of blockchain applications is bringing in transparency and accountability that was previously impossible.
This fireside between Nimit Sawhney, co-founder, and CEO at Voatz, and Shannon O’Brien, discusses how we can look at the horizon and expand beyond the current use of technology in government.
We invite you to this critical conversation where we hope to answer the question: is a transparent, accessible, trustworthy government possible? What kind of private and public partnership will help us achieve this goal?
Whether you are a forward-looking public official, are responsible for exploring the use of technology to improve civic engagement, or are simply interested in advancements of blockchain in government, this conversation will bring new energy, ideas, and insights.
2.5 mins: Introduction
40 mins: Discussion
2.5 mins: Closing
*State Senator, Massachusetts
Nimit Sawhney, co-founder and CEO, Voatz
Moderator: Shannon O’Brien was the 1st Woman State Treasurer of the state of MA and former Democratic nominee for Governor.