Blockchain Olympiad Bangladesh (BCOLBD) has nominated 12 teams to the International Blockchain Olympiad – one of the largest global Blockchain competitions being held in Hong Kong from 3 July.
Some 100 teams across the world are expected to participate in one of the largest global Blockchain competition which is being organized by Hong Kong Blockchain Society, said coordinator of Blockchain Olympia Bangladesh (BCOLBD) Habibullah N Karim.
Habibullah N Karim said the teams were selected by the jurors through holding a Blockchain competition in Bangladesh which was organized by Blockchain Olympiad Bangladesh (BCOLBD) in collaboration with ICT Division and the LICT Project of the BCC, International Blockchain Olympiad in Hong Kong and Technohaven Company Ltd., reports BSS.
The ICT Division and the LICT Project of the government, the International Blockchain Olympiad in Hong Kong and Technohaven Company Ltd. are the organizing partners while FBCCI, BASIS and IBA-DU are partners.
State Minister for ICT, Zunaed Ahmed Palak, Late National Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury, eminent writer, Professor Zafar Iqbal and FBCCI President Sheikh Fazle Fahim, MIT Professor Alan Edelman, President of Hong Kong Blockchain Society Dr. Lawrence Ma and senior knowledge expert of McKinsey & Co., Sam Samdani, Ph.D. are Advisors of BCOLBD.
56 leading figures from the government, industry and academia were engaged as jurors and mentors to select the top performing teams from around the country. The top teams were coached by the mentors in the last one month in preparation for the Olympiad.
This is the first time that participants from Bangladesh are going to participate in the International Blockchain Olympiad being held on 3-5 July.