A blockchain basics course started in Spain, taught by GBA Madridand that will take place between May 19-28, 2020. The initiative is implemented through the Bitcobie training platform. For more information, Cointelegraph spoke in Spanish to Juan Pablo Mejía, Director of GBA Madrid, and Álvaro Cobarro, CEO of Bitcobie.
“As part of our ongoing goal to educate our members and the public about blockchain technology and its properties, we at GBA offer various certifications that are ideal for those who take their knowledge of blockchain technology to the next level would like. For this reason, we would like to announce this today GBA Madrid has chosen to work with Bitcobie to offer its Blockchain Fundamentals international certificationMejía explained.
“Although GBA certifications are usually issued in person, this time we offer the Live Blockchain Fundamentals certification digitally. This gives participants more flexibility in accessing the sessions (as they can see the live sessions or recordings when it is more convenient for them) and makes it easier for us to reach people in other cities and countries around the world than in any other way they couldn’t access this course, “he added later.
On the other hand, Cobarro said: “This certification is aimed at civil servants, academics, and professionals who want to gain a general understanding of blockchain technology, including its origins, operations, cryptocurrencies, crypto assets, smart contracts, and key use cases of technology and much more ”.
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The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is a nonprofit organization that was born in the United States in 2017 and today has over 10,000 professional members and an active presence in more than 100 cities around the world. The GBA aims to disseminate blockchain technology and seek greater acceptance of this technology so that governments can provide better services to citizens.
“”The GBA idea is to connect people, companies, academic institutions, governments and other organizationsSo that everyone can share their knowledge and experience with solutions based on blockchain technology to develop more transparent and efficient services. As part of our mission, we want to create a useful dialogue that will facilitate the effective, ethical, and rational adoption of blockchain technology to improve the quality of life for all citizens worldwide, ”said Mejía.
He also recalled that the GBA Madrid team has held ten free events since 2019, during which several blockchain industry experts shared their experiences on how this technology could be used in different sectors. “Issues raised at these events include the use of blockchain technology in supply chains, voting, healthcare, intellectual property, security tokens, and the rules for crypto assets,” he concluded. the director of GBA Madrid.
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