05 May 2018

Get Ready For The ITS RIO & NEO Smart Community Organised Event In Brazil

Learn More About The Upcoming NEO Smart Community Event In Brazil

NEO Smart Community


On the 12th of May, 2018 the NEO Smart Economy Community will meet up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where there will be a public call for a hands-on laboratory for blockchain apps. At the event, it is expected that top players in the NEO Smart Economy Community will make meaningful contributions. The top players in the NEO Smart Economy Community expected to make a telling impact at the event include NEO, SimpliPay and ITS RIO.

This event is organized by NeoResearch and they are partnered by ITS Rio with support from Templo and Mudamos. As mentored before the NEO Smart Community Event will be held on the 12th of May, 2018. This scheduled event will be held at Templo Coworking Gávea. R. Duque Estrada, 41 – Gávea, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22451-090 on a Saturday from 15:30 pm to 20:30 pm.


Event Details

The event is expected to be held in English language and not in Portuguese. It is also expected that the space capacity at the event will be able to house 60 attendees. Attendees will be required to bring their tablets or notebooks to the event in order to have a hands-on experience. This NEO Smart Economy Community event is not limited to just software developers. Anyone interested in the blockchain ecosystem is free to attend.


The Organisers

NEO are the organizers of this upcoming NEO Smart Economy Community event and they are partnered by ITS Rio and SimpliPlay. NEO was established in 2014 by DA Hongfei and Erik Zhang. This company makes use of Blockchain technology as well as digital identity meant for digital assets.


These help asset management by Smart Contracts to be fully automated. SimpliPay, on the other hand, is a digital network of economy based apps powered by blockchain. This is a digital-based solution that helps improve asset management, transactions, and payments. It simplifies transactions by getting rid of fees, costs, and even any monthly payments.


ITS Rio is the third but not the least contributor to this event. It is a non-profit institute specializing in independent research on several key issues. They aim to spot possible opportunities as well as identify those problems faced by upcoming technologies. Their goal is to come up with a working document on how emerging technologies can be used in improving other areas of the Brazilian socio-economic landscape.


Event Schedule

The NEO Smart Economy Community event in Brazil kicks off on the 12th day of May 2018. The schedule for this event is as follows;


  • From 15:30 pm to 16:00 pm: Participants will be welcomed with drinks and this is a good time to for ice-breaking.
  • Between 16:00 pm and 16:15 pm the event will be declared open.
  • From 16:15 pm to 17:00 pm NEO Smart Economy will be introduced to the participants and this will be done by Malcolm Lerider and Tamar Salant.
  • It will be time for Q&A between 17:00 pm to 17:15 pm.
  • The winners of the NEO Amsterdam Hackathon by SimpliPay will be announced between 17:15 pm and 17:30 pm.
  • A presentation will be made between 17:30 pm and 18:00 pm by members of Mudamos and ITS. The speakers will be Gabriel Aleixo, Marco Kopanacki, and Luiza Mesquita.
  • Between 18:00 pm and 18:15 pm there will be a Coffee break.
  • A Workshop titled “Programming Smart Contracts with NeoCompiler Eco (system)” will be held between 18:15 pm and 20:15 pm. The Workshop will be conducted by Vitor Coelho and Igor Coelho.
  • By 20:15 pm and 20:30 pm attendees will be able to hang out and network.

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