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The community was asked to contribute to lead the blockchain roadmap in Australia

July 10, 2020

The Australian National Blockchain Roadmap Steering Committee has approached the broader blockchain community to form working groups Investigation of specific technology applications in the supply chain as well as in the agricultural and education sector.

In the invitation on the website of the Australian Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Interested parties are asked to submit expressions of interest by July 22nd..

Working groups will examine and identify use cases and economic opportunities as well as obstacles They can prevent adoption across Australia and will present their results to the committee in early 2021.

The community was asked to contribute to lead the blockchain roadmap in AustraliaThe community was asked to contribute to lead the blockchain roadmap in Australia

Who chairs this committee?

The committee founded by the Australian Department of Industry, Science and Technology in February 2020 consists of “Representatives from government, industry, research and other sectors” and oversees the implementation of the roadmap that was released earlier this year. President Narelle Luchetti emphasized the importance of these working groups:

“By recognizing the diverse possibilities of using blockchain technology in our economy, these collaborative working groups will play a central role. They will help drive two key use cases for this technology: supply chains and accreditation. “

The recently appointed CEO of Blockchain Australia, Steve Vallas, along with other members, is the vice president of the committeeincluding experts from RMIT University, CSIRO and the Australian Stock Exchange.

According to the roadmap, Integration with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IO) could generate $ 3 trillion in the economy over the next 10 years.