e/d/t x blockchain (+ workshop)
FROM COMMAND_LINE TO REALITY
e/d/t foundation is launching with their first event on Wednesday, November the 22nd. The event will kick-off at 16:30 with a 1.5 hour workshop limited to 30 participants. The workshop will be followed by the event with an exciting & international line-up!
THE AGENDA OF THE NIGHT
16:00 - 16:30 x registration workshop
16:30 - 18:00 x workshop
BITCOIN BLOCKCHAIN WTF ?! workshop by Critical Mass (max 30pax)
If you have researched some information on bitcoin and blockchain but do not still fully understand blockchain or its potential applications for yourself or your company, this workshop is for you. It is not aimed at experienced crypto community members. You will learn about the following topics and will be provided with material to give you a solid understanding to start exploring this emerging technology:
- Fundamentals of blockchain - what really makes it different and game-changing
- Where it came from to where it is today
- How have people been using it & what are the most recent applications?
- Protocol and product differences.
- How can you use it yourself?
- Gain insights on how to evaluate projects for investment decisions
e/d/t x blockchain: FROM COMMAND-LINE_ TO REALITY (max 120pax)
18:00 - 18:30 x registration for the event
18:30 - 18:35 x opening by Ton Van t'Noordende
18:35 - 18:55 x Galia Benartzi: Why do we need tokens? Bancor Protocol and User-Generated Currencies
Galia Benartzi from Bancor (Tel-Aviv) will share her views and experience on why we need tokens, the Bancor Protocol and User-Generated Currencies through a call-in interview. She is a technology entrepreneur, building software startups since 2005 when she graduated college. She's been through acquisitions, wind downs, venture capital financing and everything in between
19:00 - 19:20 x Piers Ridyard: Solving blockchain scalability limits
Piers Ridyard from Radix (London) will talk about the technology that underpins blockchain, his vision & Radix. He started in blockchain by experimenting with creating insurance smart contracts that could operate without the need for a carrier in early 2015. Before taking the helm at Radix, he co-founded Surematics, a commercial blockchain insurance startup, helping to create the world's first decentralised dataroom.
19:20 - 19:30 x break
19:30 - 20:00 x Panel discussion: From Command-Line_ to Reality: when and how will the blockchain 'happen'?
#1 Kellogg N. Fairbank from Monetha
Entrepreneur, Mentor and Advisor providing digital commerce strategy and advising European, US and Asia based companies, specifically related to cross-border/mobile commerce, blockchain and cryptocurrency.
#2 Daniel Haudenschild / CEO of Swisscom Blockchain AG
Digital Architect, developing the solutions that allow companies to shed the baggage of IT infrastructure and focus on their core business in a digital marketplace, Daniel has 20 years of experience in global 500 advisory working as a partner at EY. Most recently leading Financial Services Performance Improvement and distributed architecture division for EY. Working with distributed ledgers technologies to develop and explore market origination activities for FinTech.
Panelist #3 tba soon!
20:00 - 21:00 x food & drinks & decentralised neural linking
20 free tickets are reserved for TQ residents & members.