Co-Chair Elections

Working Groups 2021: Co-Chair Elections and Work Plan

To present the 2021 Work Plans and Working Groups, the INATBA Exectuve Team is holding 6, hour-long, Working Group presentation sessions where the current co-chairs will be able to present their work plan and vision for the future of the Working Group to two representatives from the INATBA Board of Directors. These sessions will also be the launch of Working Group Co-Chair elections. Interested members have been invited to present their candidature to the board during these designated sessions. Find individual Working Group updates on each page.

Working Group Name

Climate Action

The Climate Action Working Group supports members and the broader INATBA community to develop a systemic and cohesive "data and digital innovation infrastructure to enhance climate actions.”

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 7 June, 17:40-18:00 CEST

Candidates: Bara Greplova, Future Energy Foundation and Kiara Kealoha, iov42

Election Status: Nominated above candidates.

Newly Elected Co-Chairs

Kiara Kealoha

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Barbora Greplova

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Education

The Education Working Group develops and structures educational programs that raise awareness among current and future decisionmakers about the possible applications and limitations of blockchain technology.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 7 June, 17:20-17:40 CEST

Candidates: Wim Stalmans, The Blockchain Academy, Margherita Leder, Blockchain Italia (re-election)

Election Status: Nominated above candidates.

Wim Stalmans

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Margherita Leder

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Energy

Focused on creating a global platform for standardisation, information exchange and harmonisation of the energy blockchain ecosystem that will help accelerate the development and acceptance of solutions to aid the modernisation of the energy sector.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 28 May, 9:40-10:00 CEST

Candidates: Ioannis Vlachos, Energy Web Foundation

Election Status: TBD

Ioannis Vlachos

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Finance

The Working Group contributes to meaningful blockchain and DLT policy recommendations and research by participating in multiple bilateral discussions with regulators as well as with relevant stakeholders and formulating industry leading content.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 24 May, 9:40-10:00 CEST

Candidates: Miroslav Djuric, ThinkBLOCKtank, Filippo Belfatto, Lexia Avvocati, Dimitrios Psarrakis,  XReg Consulting, Arnab Naskar, Stokr (re-election)

Election Status: Dimitrios Psarrakis, XReg Consulting and Arnab Naskar, Stokr have been elected as co-chairs.

Dimitrios Psarrakis

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Arnab Naskar

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Governance

This Working Group supports INATBA’s efforts to reach its objective according to Art. 2 sec. 2.a) of the Articles of Association to promote a transparent and inclusive model of governance for blockchain and other distributed ledger technology.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 31 May, 17:40-18:00 CEST

Candidates: Marianna Belotti, Caisse des Dépôts (re-election), Monique Bacher, ThinkBLOCKtank (re-election), Nathan Vandy, Blockchain Helix

Election Status: TBD

Nathan Vandy

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Marianna Belotti

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Healthcare

The Healthcare Working Group aims to identify stakeholders and their contributions in healthcare, establish communication with regulators and stakeholders, understand the potential of blockchain for healthcare innovation and outline regulatory elements.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 24 May, 9:00-9:20 CEST

Candidates: Danny van Roijen, COCIR (re-election), Mirko De Malde, Lynkeus (re-election)

Election Status: Nominated above candidates

Danny Van Roijen

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Mirko De Malde

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Identity

The Identity Working Group aims at facilitating the exchange of ideas, best practices and domain specific knowledge between the digital identity and blockchain communities, researchers, governments and international institutions.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 31 May, 17:00-17:20 CEST

Candidates: Kai Wagner, Jolocom (re-election), Michele Nati, IOTA Foundation, Enrico Talin, Commerc.io,Jacob Boersma, Dutch Blockchain Coalition

Election Status:Kai Wagner, Jolocom and Jacob Boersma, Dutch Blockchain Coalition have been elected as co-chairs.

Jacob Boersma

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Kai Wagner

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Interoperability

The Interoperability Working Group acknowledges the disruptive character of the technology and wishes to facilitate topics, enhancements and challenges for interoperability on blockchain.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 21 May, 9:00-9:20 CEST

Candidates: Ismael Arribas, Kunfud (re-election), Ravindra Kumar, Incrreda

Election Status: Nominated above candidates

Ravindra Kumar

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Ismael Arribas

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Mobility

The Mobility Working Group contributes to the general objectives of the Association by identifying specific challenges that the mobility sector will have to face and it should thus enable the development of more efficient processes for mobility-related data sharing.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 7 June, 17:40-18:00 CEST

Candidates: TBA

Election Status: TBD

To Be Announced

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Privacy

The Privacy Working Group aims at raising the voice of the industry on the most relevant issues related to privacy and establish a common opinion to provide input to regulators.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 28 May, 9:00-9:20 CEST

Candidates: Paola Heuderbert, Archipels, Marcin Zarakowski, ThinkBLOCKTank (re-election)

Election Status: Nominated above candidates

Paola Heudebert

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Marcin Zarakowski

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Public Sector

The Working Group aims at creating a dialogue with Governments at European and Global level to identify the potential and key challenges of blockchain for the Public Sector, share the best practices and find solutions at regional and global level.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 24 May, 9:40-10:00 CEST

Candidates: Roxane Faure, Caisse des Dépôts, Barbara Halasek, Coinfirm

Election Status: Nominated above candidates

Barbara Halasek

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Roxane Faure

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Real Estate

The Real Estate Working Group gathers all relevant Real Estate players and speaks with one voice to the European Union and other international governmental bodies on subjects like regulation and policy.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 21 May, 9:40-10:00 CEST

Candidates: TBA

Election Status: TBD

Dan Weinberger

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To Be Announced

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Social Impact

The Social Impact Working Group offers a unique set of tools to tackle global challenges and ensure a prosperous, sustainable, and equitable world for future generations.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 31 May, 17:20-17:40 CEST

Candidates: Mariana de La Roche, IOTA Foundation, Jörg Walden, i-Point systems (re-election)

Election Status: TBD

Joerg Walden

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Mariana de la Roche

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Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Working Group will facilitate interaction among logistics providers, OEM, ERP providers, regulators, public institutions or existing blockchain consortia to support and foster the adoption of blockchain technology and blockchain applications in the supply chain industry.

Work Plan and Co-Chair Presentation Session: 28 May, 9:20-9:40 CEST

Candidates: Jens Munch, IOTA Foundation, Dan Weinberger, Morpheus.Network and Denis Avrilionis, Compellio

Election Status:  Dan Weinberger, Morpheus.Network elected as first Co-Chair. Election run off ongoing between Jens Munch, IOTA Foundation and Denis Avrilionis, Compellio - will be closed on Tuesday, 29 June at noon CET.

Dan Weinberger

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Denis Avrilionis

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