Building the new web-Paris: Algorand, GEO Protocol, Solana, Chromapolis, Qtum

Sunday  14 April  2019  1:00 PM    Sunday  14 April  2019 6:00 PM
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Co-sponsored by UpCloud: World's Fastest Cloud (https://upcloud.com) and a big thank you to 42 for hosting us (https://www.42.fr)

Building the new web. Paris edition.

A technical exploration of a decentralised world.

Previous editions included showcases from projects like Mainframe, NuCypher, Solana, The Graph, Chromapolis, Quarkchain, Tomochain, Dfinity, Hedera Hashgraph, Dusk Network, Avalanche Labs, Matic Network, Infura & more.

Program:

1300 - 1330 Walk in & registration for one Ledger Nano S giveaway
1330 - 1400 Showcase #1: Naveed Ihsanullah, Head of Engineering at Algorand LLC on: ''Algorand: Technology for the Borderless Economy'' (https://www.algorand.com)
1400 - 1430 Showcase #2: Dima Chizhevsky, the Chief Architect of GEO Protocol on 'Layer 3: The need and preconditions' (https://geoprotocol.io/)
1430 - 1500 Showcase #3: Dominic Tsang, Head of Business Development at Solana on 'Solana - Time before consensus' (https://solana.com)
1500 - 1515 BREAK
1515 - 1545 Showcase #4: Henrik Hjelte, co-founder of Chromapolis on "What can you build with relational blockchain? (https://chromapolis.com)
1545 - 1615 Showcase #5: Patrick Dai, co-founder of Qtum (https://qtum.org/en)
1630 - 1800 Socialising & announcing winner Ledger Nano S

Narrative:

The web as we know it has proven to be reminiscent of Pandora's Box. An unprecedented experiment of human faith with outcomes we had yet to discover. The discussions on privacy, security, trust, personal data and governance are becoming fiercer by the day. The loudest critics believe the foundations of the internet were flawed to begin with.

But things are changing.

Cryptographers, protocol designers and distributed systems engineers have been doing R&D for decades on how computer science could liberate our world, the web and financial systems. With the inception of Bitcoin and Ethereum a larger part of the world is witnessing the first steps into a decentralised world.

What are the next steps? Which teams are working on the cutting edge of blockchain and distributed ledger technology and are solving unprecedented challenges in the field of cryptography, consensus mechanisms, protocol design, scalability, security and on-chain governance?

During this event we will witness technical showcases from CTO's or technical leads from several different projects. After each showcase there is room for a Q&A. There will be enough time for socializing and one on ones with the projects. And yes, there is plenty of food available.

Attending projects will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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The technical threshold to enjoy this event will be high. We encourage IT & blockchain developers, distributed systems engineers, cryptographers, security experts, protocol designers, peer to peer developers and tech savvy enthusiasts to join this event.

Until April 14th in Paris,

The Innovation Department

For an impression of the atmosphere and lineup of previous 'Building the new web' events:

https://twitter.com/faridrached/status/1061937644341551104s=21

Co-sponsored by UpCloud: World's Fastest Cloud (https://upcloud.com) and a big thank you to 42 for hosting us (https://www.42.fr)

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