Talk

Shermin Voshmgir (AUT): Token Economy: How Blockchain Tokens allow for a new Socio-Economic System

Thursday, Sep 5
19:00 — 19:30
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Shermin Voshmgir (AUT): Token Economy: How Blockchain Tokens allow for a new Socio-Economic System

Work, Democracy, Information,

What are the complexities of designing blockchain-based ecosystems? Two years after she first joined Techfestival, crypto-economics expert Shermin Voshmgir (AUT) is back to lead the next step in the conversation on digital assets.

Speaker:

Shermin is the director of the Research Institute for Crypto Economics at the Vienna University of Economics, and the founder of BlockchainHub in Berlin. She is the author of the book “Token Economy” and works on the Intersection of Technology, Art & Society.

She is also advisor of Jolocom, a blockchain based identity protocol. In the past, she was a curator of TheDAO, on the advisory board of the Estonian E-residency as well as Wunder, a decentralized Art Museum. She regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains especially in the context of sustainability and social impact of future technologies. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics. Furthermore, she studied film and drama in Madrid. Her past work experience ranges from internet start-ups, IT consulting & filmmaking. She is Austrian, with Iranian roots, and lives between Vienna and Berlin.

Shermin is also co-hosting an all-day summit workshop on Token Economics.

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