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Invitation: 2nd FuturICT 2.0 Forum – Nov. 19, 2019
Invitation: 2nd FuturICT 2.0 Forum - Nov. 19, 2019 At the 2nd FuturICT 2.0 Forum on November 19, we will showcase the best of three years FuturICT 2.0. Learn more about the Finance 4.0 concept and its implementation. Try our FIN4EXPLORER platform and earn your sustainability tokens! This time, we meet at the fascinating Bananenreiferei,…
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Welcome Fatime, Bojana & Felix to the team!
The FuturICT communications team would like to welcome three new members; Fatime, Bojana and Felix. Fatime, who was previously at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Geneva, will be the project lead for the Climate City Cup. Felix is also a student at ZHDK, the Zurich University of the…
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Climate City Cup Website Launched!
The new Climate City Cup website is up & running. You can check it out here climatecitycup.org. There you can find information about the Climate City Cup, its idea, the upcoming events and you can leave us a message.
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FuturICT2 Forum & General Assembly in Zurich
The FuturICT2 consortium met for a 2-day conference (agenda) in Zurich on 27th and 28th of February, 2019. The public FuturICT2 Forum on day 1 presented key results of the project to an general audience, the FuturICT2 General Assembly on day 2 discussed reporting and planned the final year and next steps. The public FuturICT2…
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Climate City Cup Hackup to take place in Geneva on 21.03.2019
On March 21, 2019, a workshop will be organized back-to-back with the Open Geneva week so that local Climate City Cup coordinators can learn about how the disciplines of the first edition can be measured and how communities can be motivated to contribute. These local coordinators will then hold meetings with local organizations and run…
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Invitation: FuturICT 2.0 Forum 2019 – Feb. 27, 2019
At the FuturICT 2.0 Forum on February 27th, we will showcase everything that has been done with respect to Finance 4.0, including code and use cases. We’ll discuss the implications of this system and give an outlook for our work in 2019. We will meet at the award-winning venue memox.world in Zurich. Register now here:…
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FuturICT 2.0 Communications Team’s Carolyn and Eoin start new professional journeys
While the FuturICT 2.0 communications team is saddened by the news that Carolyn Kerchof and Eoin Jones are leaving the team, we are certain they will continue to make great contributions to making the world a BETHer place. Carolyn will be leaving the team to focus on her master's degree in history and philosophy of…
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Goodbye Qusai!
At the end of 2018, our Blockchain developer, Qusai Jouda, left us to pursue independent projects. He work has been indispensable to the project, and his laughter and general good humor will be missed. Carolyn interviewed him in his last week of work about how he got into Blockchain, the FuturICT 2.0 dream, and Bitcoin…
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Watch our new explainer video about Finance 4.0 – Distributed Sustainability
We are excited to present to you our first official explainer video, focusing on our research node Finance 4.0. The short animated video covers real-world examples of how the Finance 4.0 platform would encourage people to make choices that are better for themselves and their communities, as well as others who might be impacted. Whether…
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