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Lunch talk: Blockchain Technology for Educational Recognition - Opportunities & Challenges

15 jun 2022, 12:00–13:30 | Organizer: SwIdeas AB

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Free lunch and knowledge-session! How can Blockchain Technology promote recognition of skills and validation of educational credentials across countries? Join our event as part of the EU project "One Block for Educational Credentials" (OBEC) and learn more about the potential of BC in promoting economic and educational integration!

Are you curious to know more about the role of blockchain technology in promoting recognition of skills and competency development at the European level? 

Join our free lunch as part of the Erasmus+ project "One Block for Educational Credentials" (OBEC) and learn more about the potentials of Blockchain Technology being used in different sectors and in promoting recognition of skills and validation of educational credentials across countries!

This is a hybrid event: anyone who is interested can join the event venue in Malmö (Goto10) or online.

Free! Lunch will be provided.


The Lunch Talk will count with the participation of Oliver Oram, CEO of Chainvine (https://chainvine.com/), who will be talking more about Blockchain and its uses in the supply chain. He will also introduce the benefits of shared data platforms and how this can create better ways of communication/cooperation in educational data.

Oliver has background in financial technology and a MSc of International Management, with a focus on fiscal decentralisation, at the School of Oriental Studies. Interested in the potential of distributed ledger technology, Oliver has valuable experience of the Nordic, UK, US, Chinese and Russian markets and a keen interest in developing current and future decentralised technology. Oliver acts as a thought leader/Smart partner at Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management & is an expert advisor at the OECD to the Rural Innovation Group.

About the event

During this seminar and networking event, the research findings of the "One Block for Educational Credentials" (OBEC) project will be presented, including the common obstacles faced by migrants, exchange students, and individuals with alternative educational backgrounds regarding educational credentials. We will discuss also the current status and knowledge shortages in relation to the potentials and skills to use Blockchain among education leaders and institutions.
The agenda of the event and lunch talk will include:

  • Introduction to the project and research findings
  • Blockchain Technology in the EU: on Certifications and Recognition
  • Digging Deeper into Blockchain Technology: Q&A with guest speaker
  • Practical Applications & Case Studies: blockchain as a basis for certifications
  • Recommendations & Final Roundtable

If you have any questions regarding the event, don’t hesitate to contact the project manager: julia.moreira@swideas.se

"One Block For Educational Credentials" (OBEC) is a KA2 Strategic Partnership co-funded by the Erasmus + of the European Union. It is an innovative project that aims to explore the potentials of Blockchain technology to promote competency development and recognition of skills and qualifications by creating an innovative system to issue and validate learning credentials on a trial basis.

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