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Building the new web - Toronto edition

Oct 9, 2019 · Toronto, Canada

Building the new web - Toronto edition. (right before the awesome ERTHWaterloo II which is Oct 11-13)

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, Harmony & more.

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.

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Program:

1800 - 1900 Walk in
1900 - 1930 Showcase #1:
1930 - 2000 Showcase #2:
2000 - 2030 Showcase #3
2030 - 2100 Showcase #4
2100 - 2200 Socialising

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 October 9th in Toronto,

The Innovation Department

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

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

Event organizers
  • The Innovation Department

    Join this group if you want to attend community meetups, roadshows and developer events of some of the most ambitious and well known blockchain/DLT projects out there.  We have organised events and roadshows across the world for projects like Mainframe, Dfinity, Ankr.Network, Elastos, Fusion, RChain, to name a few. There are some exciting events coming up in Europe, the US and Asia with pre- and post-ICO projects.  What else do we do:  The Innovation Department pushes a decentralised vision forward by cre

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