IOTA is the latest blockchain community to hold a virtual conference due to coronavirus pandemic. The community is going to hold a virtual reality conference tonight at 7 pm CET. many famous faces from inside the community will attend the meeting like Dominik Shiener and Antonio Nardella.
“The 1st virtual reality #IOTA Meetup with @DomSchiener @antonionardella @einfachiota_com @iotashop & more is tonight at 7 pm CET. It’s for everybody, and it will be held in English,” tweeted IOTA.
Coronavirus pandemic has caused many tech-related events to postpone or go virtual to prevent the spread of the disease. Blockchain companies and communities try to continue holding events as a way to spread the word about the projects and grow the ecosystem.
“Even though real-world events are not possible at the moment, we will do our best to provide you, the community, with the latest news and achievements from the IOTA universe,” according to meetup invitation from IOTA.
IOTA community wants to hold the virtual conference to publish and spread the latest news and achievements from the IOTA project. Users can sign-up for free to attend the online meeting. The link to the online conference will be posted on IOTA social accounts. The event holds until 9 pm.
Markus Kuhlmann is one of the speakers in tonight’s meetup. He is a member of the TrackCovidCluster application that uses IOTA’s Tangle technology to track COVID-19 patients and their friends and contacts. Sven Reiser from Open Marketplace Application is the other speaker. The last part of the virtual reality meetup covers Q&A with the speakers and IOTA Co-Founder, Dominik Schiener.
IOTA community has also provided some educational videos for users so that they can learn more about the project at lockdown time and how to work within that if interested. The series includes eight instructional videos that are made by the IOTA research team and publish on IOTA Foundation’s official youtube channel. The main focus of these videos is the specifications of IOTA’s Coordicide product. Four episodes are ready right now, and news episodes will be added soon.
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