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New Governance Mechanisms and Cross Chain Activity

  • Starfish Mission 1535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Web3 Foundation welcomes you the second edition of Polkadot - San Francisco!

New Governance Mechanisms and Cross Chain Activity

Agenda:

1) Jacob Arluck, Governance Researcher @ Tezos: Next Generation Governance Ideas

2) Greg Hysen, Protocol Engineer @ 0x: Empowerment Through Decentralized Exchanges and the Rising Need for Interoperability.

3) Björn Wagner, Parity Technologies: Why Polkadot is Significant for exchanges, infrastructure and developer tool providers, blockchain innovators and Dapp Developers

4) Robert Habermeier, Polkadot: Polkadot for Developers: Status, Roadmap and Tools

Speaker Profiles

Greg Hysen, Protocol Engineer @ 0x

Greg Hysen is a protocol engineer at 0x, where he focuses on smart contract R&D and cross-chain interoperability. Greg was a primary architect for the 0x v2 smart contracts. Prior to 0x, Greg authored a microkernel for decentralized autonomous navigation and contributed to a distributed 3D mapping platform for drones.

Björn Wagner, Founder & CCO @ Parity Technologies

Prior to Parity, Björn gained extensive expertise in the fields of industrial automation and digitization. Currently serving as Chief Commercial Officer, Björn is driving the company's commercialization, partnership and product efforts.

Robert Habermeier, Co-Founder @ Polkadot

Robert Habermeier is a Thiel Fellow and co-founder of Polkadot, a platform that connects public and private blockchains to power a web 3.0. He has a research and development background in blockchains, distributed systems, and cryptography. A longtime member of the Rust community, he has focused on leveraging the language’s features to build highly parallel and performant solutions.

We’ll have time for questions, discussion, and networking. Drinks and snacks will be served.

This event is free but we can only accommodate a limited amount of guests. **RSVP early!**

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Join the discussion at the watercooler:

Riot: https://riot.im/app/#/room/#polkadot-watercooler:matrix.org

Further Reading:

Lightpaper:

https://polkadot.network/Polkadot-lightpaper.pdf

Whitepaper:

https://github.com/polkadot-io/polkadot-white-paper

Earlier Event: October 8
Mainframe Developer Meetup
Later Event: October 9
Mechanism Design Working Group