Dubai: The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications Office, in collaboration with Chainalysis, the leading company in providing blockchain data and analysis to governments, banks, and businesses worldwide, has organised a training program for Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s (ADCB) employees and directors, as part of the National Program for Coders initiatives.
The programs complement the goals of the National Program for Coders, which are to promote digital tools in the public and private sectors and to improve the educational environment for talent.
According to Mr. Saqr Binghalib, Executive Director of the Artificial Intelligence Office, adopting advanced technology is a top priority of the UAE Government for building a sustainable economy based on knowledge and innovation.
“The programme aims to build the capacities of elite specialists on designing solutions to ensure cyber security in various blockchain fields and promote talent readiness to manage technology challenges with the best techniques,” Mr. Binghalib continued.
The program began with a workshop presented by Mr. Khalid Al Naeemi, Project Manager in the Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications Office, and discussed the UAE National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, and the UAE Digital Economy Strategy, aiming to involve them in the UAE’s visions in the digital field.
Chainalysis hosted a workshop titled “Future of Banking,” which focused on providing an overview of blockchain and NFT, the future of blockchain in banking, and its techniques in work models as well as its use in developing banking solutions.The workshop provided ADCB’s employees with AI and blockchain experience that supports their capabilities and creates investment opportunities to develop the banking sector.
The program further discussed the benefits of strengthening security with decentralised technology to process financial transactions and regulate virtual assets. Participants were taken on a tour of Dubai Future Labs and the Museum of the Future at the end of the program.