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BLOCONOMIC EXPO 2019: THE REVOLUTION OF IR4.0 AND BLOCKCHAIN SPECTRUM

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BLOCONOMIC has successfully kicked off a blockchain expo with over 1000 attendees coming from 30 countries for 2 days event. The event has been officiated by Minister of Entrepreneur Development, YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan, with his support in blockchain industry in Malaysia. Bloconomic managed to bridge government agencies with blockchain agency and company like Malaysia Blockchain Association, MaGIC, and TriveAcademy by creating collaboration on training in education spectrum. This initiative is expected to groom and develop more talents who are passionate about going into this transformation initiative.

 

The minister has spoken about how getting in the train of blockchain industry is important to the entrepreneur and racing through the IR4.0 together. Being left out from the train is a loss for the society as we should march forward in the digital industry. YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan also fully support the initiative Malaysia Blockchain Association and MaGIC made in creating a Blockchain Researcher Lab, which effort had begin in Bloconomic by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with each other.

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Bloconomic had showcase many great projects which can be seen in their expo last week. One of BLOCONOMIC eco-system partner, DASH Next has taken initiative in recourses exchange with TriveAcademy and Block Tech Institute. During the event itself, TriveAcademy has launched their timestamping document project in TRVC.App which speakers and volunteers certificate of Bloconomic can be found inside. TRVC app also allow its users to play game and earn coin by registering for free using this link.

Bloconomic 2019 had also set out night networking meet up for its delegates from 14th-16th August. This session has benefited BLOCONOMIC delegates in many business opportunity angle such as investor funding, collaboration within eco-system and many more. The conference itself is a success with the latest and new trend topic being included in 9 of its panel discussion slot. Over 500 delegates has reviewed that they have get such a great and fresh insight on the conference.

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Bloconomic Expo was organized by Alphacap Berhad in collaboration with Malaysia Blockchain Association aim to have more sustainability activity and on-going project development such as talent growth, and new innovative project. By exploring more on the possibility of blockchain development to give back to society by partnering with various institution and organization. Currently, in working together with global and local related organization, such as DASH, MaGIC, MDEC, Vietnam Blockchain Club and many more, BLOCONOMIC has created better blockchain resources in Malaysia and turned Malaysia into ASEAN pit-stop for  Blockchain Business.

 

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Supply Chain Management Association Becomes Supply Chain Canada

Vlad Poptamas

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At its AGM yesterday, the Supply Chain Management Association™ announced its name change to Supply Chain Canada™. The association also launched a new website as part of an overall rebranding initiative.

“The new name and look are part of a transformation that we have undertaken as the association enters its second century,” said Christian Buhagiar, President & CEO of Supply Chain Canada. “Today’s supply chains are dynamic and fast-paced. The association for Canada’s supply chain professionals must reflect that.”

Through the rebranding process, the association has also acquired a meaningful new logo and tagline, “Professionals advancing the future.”

The logo’s maple leaf design not only conveys our nationality; it also represents the connectedness of the supply chain, illustrating the networks and collaboration that are so essential to supply chain success, and the interconnectedness of the association’s federation, institutes and members. Its connected dots can be seen, as well, as the complex route of a global supply chain.

“Professionals advancing the future” succinctly communicates both the professional status of supply chain practitioners and their forward-looking perspective. It is intended to:

  1. Elevate the perception of supply chain practitioners as professionals, acknowledging the value they bring to their organizations and to the Canadian economy.
  2. Encompass the several ways that the association and its members “advance” – in their personal careers and knowledge, and for the profession, the country and the economy.
  3. Express the future focus of the association – with its emphasis on the development of skills and policies – and of the supply chain itself, now so focused on AI, blockchain, robotics, automation and so on.

The new website, now at www.supplychaincanada.com, is enhanced with a modern look and new functionality that enables location-based content for users across Canada.

These changes are not simply style enhancements. They are part of a larger plan to strengthen the association. Supply Chain Canada consolidates the organization’s brand across the country under a single name in every province and territory, removing any possible confusion from its federation structure. “The unity that this will ensure will help us improve recognition in the sector, and thereby provide stronger leadership to the Canadian supply chain community,” said Buhagiar.

The association’s transformation began in 2018 with a new vision and mission, as well as an ambitious three-year strategic plan. The new name and rebranding announced yesterday are part of a larger evolution that will continue over the next two years with the introduction of new and revised educational offerings, new initiatives to engage with industry, more value-added membership benefits and more.

 

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Export Portal to Address Best Practices in Sustainable Trade Facilitation at the Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum

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Export Portal CEO Ally Spinu will be adding her take on the alignment of trade facilitation and sustainable development goals at a session at the 9th Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum (APTFF) in New Delhi.

“The Asia-Pacific region is a wealth of unexplored opportunities which lay deep in the communities of local businessmen and women that just need support in bringing their amazing products to the world to see and buy,” Ms. Spinu said. “I am looking forward to this event and being a part of the change that will help local businesses from this part of the world sell their products globally. I deeply believe that shifting attention to developing SMEs is the major change international trade and local economies have been waiting for.”

This year’s APTFF will focus on how digital and sustainable trade facilitation measures and practices can bring prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region. The forum will investigate opportunities from trade digitalization for sustainable progress of the area and challenges ahead in materializing such opportunities. APTFF will feature panel discussions as well as interactive and informative sessions. These sessions will allow participants to share experiences and perspectives on different aspects of trade facilitation, including trade finance, cross-border eCommerce and paperless trade, transit, innovative application of emerging technologies, and more. APTFF will bring relevant regional initiatives and implementation cases to each session, making it a unique opportunity to share knowledge and practical lessons. The forum will also include many side-events providing a more in-depth exploration of the pertinent trade facilitation issues.

“Agricultural products are the fastest category and industry growing within Export Portal, and I can say that is just natural that SMEs around the world are actively looking for new ways for selling their products around the world,” Ms. Spinu said. “The role of innovative technologies such as Export Portal is crucial in helping these SMEs integrate within the world supply chain of food with ease and at optimal costs. I want to explain the current issues existing within SMEs’ integration in international trade due to the high cost involved and how technology slowly but surely changes this.”

Export Portal’s trade goals align directly with the purpose of this session, as its international B2B trade platform is an affordable and all-encompassing solution for SMEs all over the world. The features that are available and being developed on Export Portal, such as the panel of experts (EP+), the educational hub (EPU), and data flow insights (EPI), provide SMEs with the resources they need to trade effectively on an international scale safely, securely, and efficiently.

The Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation for Regional Prosperity session is co-organized by ADB, ESCAP, Ministry of Commerce, India and Confederation of Indian Industry and will be held on Wednesday, September 18, from 9:00 to 10:45 AM.

 

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Crypto.com Lists Lisk (LSK)

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Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has listed Lisk (LSK) to its App. LSK joins a growing list of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins on the Crypto.com platform, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP, TrueUSD (TUSD), PAXOS (PAX), and its own MCO and CRO Tokens.

Lisk is a next generation platform that allows for the development and distribution of JavaScript based decentralized applications using an easy to use, fully featured ecosystem. Through Lisk, developers can build, publish, distribute, and monetize their applications within a custom built cryptocurrency powered system that utilizes custom blockchains, smart contracts, cloud storage, and computing nodes; all from within one industry solution.

With LSK added to the Crypto.com, users can now purchase it at true cost with no fees – credit card and bank transfer both supported. As Crypto.com also offers the MCO Visa Card, this adds additional utility to LSK as users can easily convert cryptocurrencies into fiat currencies and spend at over 40m merchants globally.

 

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