Votem now runs Council on Elections of USA

Votem will see public and private entities join forces in making US voting system secure
16 March 2018   260

Votem announced its founding membership Sector Coordinating Council for the Election Infrastructure Subsector of the Department of Homeland Security. The Council serves as a bridge between different governmental organizations like DHS, EAC, NASS, NASED, etc. The main purpose of the Council is to oversee the cooperation between public and private sector in the improvements of security of voting infrastructure of the US. Along with Votem, there are 23 companies, all private segment, that are bound to enhance threat-resistance and confidentiality of the American elections. Firms starting with election providers and finishing with major media publications offer the support in creating a better environment for domestic elections.

Votem is honored to be a founding member of the Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) which was formed to defend the U.S. elections infrastructure. We believe that the SCC, in conjunction with the Government Coordinating Council (GCC), will help usher in an era of unprecedented security in our elections.

 

Pete Martin

CEO, Votem

Votem is a unique company on the list as it is a blockchain-based mobile voting platform. It allows citizens of any particular country around the world to easily take part in an online voting at any moment. The platform has already conducted 9 private and public voting sessions. Thus, the level of transparency and confidentiality Votem can provide to the system ensures the proper address of the current issues the US election infrastructure is facing, especially in the wake of meddling scandal and the coming Midterms 2018.

Consensus 2018 summit to be held in New York City

4th annual blockchain technology summit - Consensus 2018, will take place in New York City on May 14-16
22 April 2018   32

CoinDesk has announced its 4th annual blockchain technology summit Consensus 2018 on May 14-16 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Along with the discussions on the blockchain technology, the event is going to feature a hackathon, PoW pitch competition and a scholarship award in a partnership with Zcash. Title sponsors of the event include bloq, Deloitte, Ledger, Octagon Strategy and SONM.

Consensus 2018 will feature 250+ speakers and 4,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy. Among the notable speakers there will be Blockstack co-founder Dr. Muneeb Ali, J.P.Morgan blockchain program lead Amber Baldet, eToro CEO and founder Yoni Assia, Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf, ConsenSys founder Steve Cerveny, Athena Capital founder Meltem Demirors and many others.

The full 3-day agenda of the event can be found here.