Hedera to host five days of events at Davos 2023 with POLITICO, will.i.am, Starling Labs, IBM, and more
- Hedera Haus will showcase DLT applications from Hedera Governing Council members including ServiceNow, Avery Dennison, IBM, Standard Bank, and DLA Piper
- Hedera's activities at WEF 2023 also include participation of Hedera Chair and President Brett McDowell on a panel at the Congress Centre on improving livelihoods with digital identities
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedera, the most innovative, sustainable, enterprise-grade public network for the decentralized economy, has announced the agenda for Hedera Haus at Davos 2023, coinciding with this year's World Economic Forum (WEF). Hedera Haus — Hedera's unique exhibition space at the heart of the action — will set up shop at Promenade 71, Davos Platz to host drinks receptions, insightful panel discussions, keynotes, and afterparties with critical players from the worlds of DLT and enterprise technology.
Among the speakers that will be hosted along the promenade at Hedera Haus are will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, and leaders from Starling Labs, IBM, ServiceNow, University College London, DLA Piper, and Ukraine's UNITED24 initiative, which is the main venue for collecting charitable donations in support of the country.
The line-up of events at Hedera Haus includes a mix of exclusive, invitation-only proceedings, as well as panels, receptions, and parties, open to all attendees at Davos during the WEF 2023. The five-day initiative will feature discussions about the future of finance; regenerative finance; climate and ESG innovation; the fight against misinformation; and mobility, as well as many other high-priority topics for Davos attendees.
Hedera Haus is a carbon neutral venue, with Hedera having purchased carbon offsets through DOVU on Hedera to cover flights, electricity, recyclable materials and buildout, shipping, and food & beverage at the event. Visitors to Hedera Haus will also have a unique opportunity to offset their carbon footprints through DOVU.
Additionally, Hedera's Chair and President, Brett McDowell, will participate in an xChange Session at the Davos Congress Centre, moderated by Dr Neha Narula, Director of the Digital Currency Initiative at MIT. This panel discussion is the first public event held as part of the WEF Digital ID initiative launched in 2022, exploring how leaders can shape international ID policy to support financial, social and health equity through digitization.
Highlights from the Hedera Haus agenda include:
The Agenda (all events take place at Hedera Haus unless otherwise stated):
The Hedera network is the most innovative, sustainable public ledger for the decentralized economy. Hedera's robust ecosystem is built by a global community, on a network governed by a diverse council of industry-leading organizations, including abrdn, Avery Dennison, Boeing, Chainlink Labs, DBS Bank, Dentons, Deutsche Telekom, DLA Piper, EDF (Électricité de France), eftpos, FIS (WorldPay), Google, IBM, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), LG Electronics, The London School of Economics (LSE), Magalu, Nomura Holdings, ServiceNow, Shinhan Bank, Standard Bank Group, Swirlds, Tata Communications, Ubisoft, University College London (UCL), Wipro, and Zain Group.
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