A group of British politicians recently used the metaverse to talk to leaders from 51 different countries on September 20. They discussed the future of blockchain and Web3 industries in the United Kingdom.
During this virtual gathering in the metaverse, eight British Lords and politicians spoke to global leaders about the opportunities and challenges related to the growth of Web3 technology.
Natalie Elphicke, a member of parliament who leads the new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Blockchain Technologies, appeared in the metaverse as her unique digital representation.
She emphasized the importance of the next phase of the internet saying, “Web3 represents a paradigm shift that reimagines the very fabric of the internet.”
Natalie Elphicke mentioned that the U.K. has the potential to be a blockchain-enabled “smart country” and she even pointed out that the UK is falling behind its competitors in terms of creating and maintaining jobs related to blockchain technology. (...) This roadmap aims to create a digital nation using blockchain, where the technology is used for things like addressing climate change, connecting industries, and improving digital identity systems. (...)