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JUNE 5-7 2019

SCALING

ETHEREUM

RESEARCH WORKSHOP

TORONTO, CA

WHEN /

JUNE 5-7, 2019 9-4 PM

WHERE /

University of Toronto, Toronto, CA

ABOUT THE EVENT /

This is an outcome-oriented workshop dedicated to bringing implementers, researchers, and academics together in person to solve outstanding problems in scaling Ethereum. A livestream is available to broaden participation.

SCHEDULE

Pre-Workshop Evening: CHESS TOURNAMENT!!!

June 04, come join your peers in an intellectual battle over the checkered field of a chess board.

Day 1: ORACLES AND DEX

June 05, Learn about various DEX and oracle architectures, their vulnerabilities, and join the discussion on solutions.

Day 2: LAYER 2, PLASMA AND STATE CHANNELS

June 06, Get an technical overview from the top Layer 2 projects in the space, and contribute to brainstorming on research.

Day 3: LAYER 1, ETH 2.0 AND ZKPs

June 07, Get a crash course on the intricacies of scaling the protocol layer and share your ideas on how to make it better.

Speakers

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JINGLAN W

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Day 1 Chair

Co-organizer, Scaling Ethereum.

Executive Director, Plasma Group

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MIKERAH QC

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Day 2 Chair

Co-organizer, Scaling Ethereum.

Researcher, ChainSafe

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EVA B

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Day 3 Chair

Co-organizer, Scaling Ethereum.

Independent Consultant

Speakers

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JING W

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Day 1 Chair

Co-organizer, Scaling Ethereum.

Executive Director, Plasma Group

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MIKERAH QC

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Day 2 Chair

Co-organizer, Scaling Ethereum.

Researcher, ChainSafe & Former president @ UofT Blockchain

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EVA B

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Day 3 Chair

Co-organizer, Scaling Ethereum.

Independent Consultant

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Hart Lambur

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Day 1 Speaker

Cofounder, Uma

umaproject.org

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Sergey Nazarov

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Day 1 Speaker

Cofounder, Chainlink

smartcontract.com

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Phil Daian

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Day 1 Speaker

Security Researcher

initc3.org

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James Prestwich

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Day 1 Speaker

Founder, Summa.

summa.one

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Eli Ben-Sasson

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Day 1 Speaker

Cofounder, Starkware.

starkware.co

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Dan Robinson

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Day 1 Speaker

Research, Paradigm

paradigm.xyz

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Ben Jones

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Day 2 Speaker

Research, Plasma Group

plasma.group

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Jaynti Kanani

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Day 2 Speaker

CEO, Matic

matic.network

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Tom Close

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Day 2 Speaker

Founder, Magmo.

magmo.com

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Xuanji Li

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Day 2 Speaker

Typo Master, L4

l4.ventures

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XiaoZhou Li

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Day 2 Speaker

Cofounder, Celer

celer.network

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Alex Gluchowski

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Day 2 Speaker

Engineer, Matter Labs

matter-labs.io

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Vitalik Buterin

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Day 3 Speaker

Ethereum

ethereum.org

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Will Villanueva

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Day 1 Speaker

Researcher, ConsenSys

consensys.net

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Alex Beregszaszi

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Day 3 Speaker

Lead, EWASM.

github.com/ewasm

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Daniel Choi

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Day 3 Speaker

Engineer, Whiteblock

whiteblock.io

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Barry Whitehat

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Day 3 Speaker

Applied ZKP Researcher

Rollup Github

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Yuriko Nishijima

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Speaker, TBD

Researcher, Cryptoeconomics Lab

cryptoeconomicslab.com

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Roz Stengle

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Working Group Lead

Engineer, Uma

umaproject.org

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Kelvin Fichter

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Working Group Lead

Researcher, Plasma Group.

plasma.group

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