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London Kings Cross | 10th-12th June

 
 

Web 3.0 will fundamentally expand the scale and scope of human and machine interactions.
By cryptographically connecting data from individuals, devices and corporations, with efficient machine learning algorithms, Web 3.0 will give rise to entirely new business models.

 

 
 

Speakers

Vinay Gupta Founder, Mattereum

Vinay Gupta
Founder, Mattereum

Min Teo Executive Director of Investments, ConsenSys

Min Teo
Executive Director of Investments, ConsenSys

Rob Holmes Partnerships, Streamr

Rob Holmes
Partnerships, Streamr

Nancy Fechnay Founder, BedrockX

Nancy Fechnay
Founder, BedrockX

Paul Warren Co-founder & Head of Product, Keyless

Paul Warren
Co-founder & Head of Product, Keyless

Ewa Abel Investment Manager, European Investment Fund

Ewa Abel
Investment Manager, European Investment Fund

Marc Bhargava Co-founder & President, Tagomi

Marc Bhargava
Co-founder & President, Tagomi

Jacob Stenum Czepluch Senior Developer, Raiden

Jacob Stenum Czepluch
Senior Developer, Raiden

Justin Hunter Founder & CEO, Graphite

Justin Hunter
Founder & CEO, Graphite

Arthur Breitman Co-founder, Tezos

Arthur Breitman
Co-founder, Tezos

Ruth Catlow Co-Director, Furtherfield

Ruth Catlow
Co-Director, Furtherfield

Irene Lopez Director of Partnerships, Ocean Protocol

Irene Lopez
Director of Partnerships, Ocean Protocol

Phil Chen Decentralised Chief Officer, HTC Exodus

Phil Chen
Decentralised Chief Officer, HTC Exodus

Isabel Woodford Reporter, the Block

Isabel Woodford
Reporter, the Block

Jack du Rose Founder, Colony

Jack du Rose
Founder, Colony

Szymon Sypniewicz Co-founder & CEO, Ramp

Szymon Sypniewicz
Co-founder & CEO, Ramp

Max Boonen Founder & CEO, B2C2

Max Boonen
Founder & CEO, B2C2

Paul Veradittakit Partner, Pantera

Paul Veradittakit
Partner, Pantera

Kate Beecroft Head of Community, DAO Stack

Kate Beecroft
Head of Community, DAO Stack

Jennifer Senhaji Business Development, MakerDAO

Jennifer Senhaji
Business Development, MakerDAO

Chris Hobcroft Web 3.0 Developer, Livepeer + Aragon integration

Chris Hobcroft
Web 3.0 Developer, Livepeer + Aragon integration

Jaya Klara Brekke Researcher, Political Economy

Jaya Klara Brekke
Researcher, Political Economy

Richard Muirhead General Partner, Fabric Ventures

Richard Muirhead
General Partner, Fabric Ventures

Maex Ament Co-founder & CEO, Centrifuge

Maex Ament
Co-founder & CEO, Centrifuge

Jeremy Welch Founder, Casa

Jeremy Welch
Founder, Casa

Tom Pocock Co-founder & CEO, Aztec

Tom Pocock
Co-founder & CEO, Aztec

Itamar Lesuisse Founder & CEO, Argent

Itamar Lesuisse
Founder & CEO, Argent

Hugh Karp Founder, Nexus Mutual

Hugh Karp
Founder, Nexus Mutual

Ryan Selkis Founder, Messari

Ryan Selkis
Founder, Messari

Dr Franz Pfister Chief Medical Officer, Connected Life

Dr Franz Pfister
Chief Medical Officer, Connected Life

Dillon Chen Co-founder & CEO, Commonwealth (Edgeware)

Dillon Chen
Co-founder & CEO, Commonwealth (Edgeware)

Alex Gluchowski Co-founder, Matter Labs

Alex Gluchowski
Co-founder, Matter Labs

Emmanuel Marchal Managing Director, ConsenSys

Emmanuel Marchal
Managing Director, ConsenSys

Santiago Siri Founder, Democracy Earth

Santiago Siri
Founder, Democracy Earth

Dimitri de Jonghe Co-founder, Ocean

Dimitri de Jonghe
Co-founder, Ocean

Tim Ogilvie Co-founder & CEO, Staked

Tim Ogilvie
Co-founder & CEO, Staked

Arjun Hassard Head of Product, NuCypher

Arjun Hassard
Head of Product, NuCypher

Rand Hindi Founder & CEO, Snips.AI

Rand Hindi
Founder & CEO, Snips.AI

Simona Pop Co-founder, Bounties Network

Simona Pop
Co-founder, Bounties Network

Nicole Zhu Senior Core Dev, Parity Technologies

Nicole Zhu
Senior Core Dev, Parity Technologies

Ben Livshits Chief Scientist, Brave

Ben Livshits
Chief Scientist, Brave

Marten Kaevats National Digital Advisor, Estonian Government

Marten Kaevats
National Digital Advisor, Estonian Government

Jarrell James Ecosystem Growth Lead, Keep Network

Jarrell James
Ecosystem Growth Lead, Keep Network

Max Mersch General Partner, Fabric Ventures

Max Mersch
General Partner, Fabric Ventures

Andrew Trask Founder, OpenMined

Andrew Trask
Founder, OpenMined

Jutta Steiner Founder & CEO Parity Technologies

Jutta Steiner
Founder & CEO Parity Technologies

Nare Vardanyan Co-founder, Ntropy

Nare Vardanyan
Co-founder, Ntropy

Diana Biggs Head of Digital Innovation, HSBC

Diana Biggs
Head of Digital Innovation, HSBC

David Fauchier Founder, Cambrial Capital

David Fauchier
Founder, Cambrial Capital

Sabine Azancot Lead Partner, IBM Digital Strategy

Sabine Azancot
Lead Partner, IBM Digital Strategy

Brittany Laughlin Investor Relations Partner. Blockstack

Brittany Laughlin
Investor Relations Partner. Blockstack

Eleftherios Diakomichalis Founder, Oscoin & Radicle

Eleftherios Diakomichalis
Founder, Oscoin & Radicle

Maria Paula Fernandez Department of Decentralisation & Golem

Maria Paula Fernandez
Department of Decentralisation & Golem

Peter Czaban Executive Director, Web 3 Foundation

Peter Czaban
Executive Director, Web 3 Foundation

Julien Bouteloup Founder, Flying Carpet & Stake Capital

Julien Bouteloup
Founder, Flying Carpet & Stake Capital

Charles Hamel Head of Crypto, Opera

Charles Hamel
Head of Crypto, Opera

Jonathan Ward Head of Research, FetchAI

Jonathan Ward
Head of Research, FetchAI

Yann Ranchere Partner, Anthemis Group

Yann Ranchere
Partner, Anthemis Group

Marcos Veremis Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Marcos Veremis
Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Stefan George CTO, Gnosis

Stefan George
CTO, Gnosis

Teck Chia Partner, Binance Labs

Teck Chia
Partner, Binance Labs

Piotr Chromiec  Senior Software Engineer, Golem

Piotr Chromiec
Senior Software Engineer, Golem

Christina Frankopan Venture Partner, Fabric Ventures & Special Projects, Colony

Christina Frankopan
Venture Partner, Fabric Ventures & Special Projects, Colony

Agenda

Day 1: The Building Blocks

10:00 - Welcome and Opening Remarks by Richard Muirhead, General Partner, Fabric Ventures

Enabling Privacy Preserving Computing

10:05 - Talk: Tom Pocock, CEO, Aztec
10:15 - Talk: Arjun Hassard, Head of Product, NuCypher
10:25 - Talk: Jarrell James, Ecosystem Growth Lead, Keep Network
10:35 - Panel dive-in with Tom Pocock, Arjun Hassard, and Jarrell James - moderated by Christina Frankopan, Venture Partner, Fabric Ventures

The Path to Global, Decentralised, and Self-Sovereign Identities

11:00 - Talk: Nare Vardanyan, Co-founder & CEO, Ntropy
11:10 - Talk: Paul Warren, Co-founder & Head of Product, Keyless.io
11:20 - Talk: Marten Kaveats, National Digital Advisor, Estonia
11:30 - Panel dive-in: Nare Vardanyan, Paul Warren, Marten Kaveats - moderated by Min Teo, Executive Director of Investments, ConenSys

12:30 - Coffee Break

Towards Scalable Decentralised Networks: The State-of-the-Art in Scaling Solutions

12:30 - Talk: Nicole Zhu, Senior Developer, Polkadot
12:40 - Talk: Jacob Stenum Czepluch, Senior Developer, Raiden
12:50 - Talk: Alex Gluchowski - Co-founder, Matter Labs & Franklin Network
13:00 - Talk: Sean Rowan, Co-founder & CTO, Flare
13:10 - Panel dive-in: Nicole Zhu, Jacob Stenum Czepluch, Alex Gluchowski, and Sean Rowan

13:40 - Lunch Break

Bringing Web 3.0 to Mainstream Adoption

14:30 - Talk: Itamar Lesuisse, Founder & CEO, Argent
14:40 - Talk: Jeremy Welch, Founder, Casa
14:50 - Talk: Szymon Sypniewicz, Co-founder, Ramp
15:00 - Talk: To Be Announced

How a Browser and a Smartphone Got Together to Take On Web 3.0

15:10 - Fireside Chat: Charles Hamel, Head of Crypto, Opera and Phil Chen, Decentralised Chief Officer at HTC

What Can Blockchain Design Learn from AI?

15:30 - Keynote talk: Arthur Breitman, Founder, Tezos

Governance in Web 3.0

15:50 - Talk: Peter Czaban, Managing Director, Web 3 Foundation

Decentralised Autonomous Organisations: the End of the Corporation, the End of the Nation State?

16:00 - Panel discussion: Jack du Rose, Founder, Colony; Kate Beecroft, DAOStack; Stefan George, CTO, Gnosis - moderated by Chris Hobcroft, Researcher & Developer

16:30 - Coffee Break

Streamlining Domino’s Operations with Decentralised AI

17:00 - Case Study: SingularityNet

Navigating Supply Chain Solutions: Public, Private, and Hybrid blockchains

17:15 - Panel discussion, Emmanuel Marchal, Managing Director, ConsenSys; Sabine Azancot, Lead Partner, IBM Digital Strategy; + tba

17:45 - Announcement of Awards Winners

 

 

Day 2: Use-Cases

Introducing DeFi: An Open and Permissionless Financial Ecosystem

10:00 - MakerDAO: Jennifer Farrell Senhaji, Business Development
10:10 - Nexus Mutual: Hugh Karp, Founder
10:20 - Centrifuge: Maex Ament, Founder & CEO
10:30 - Staking-as-a-Service: Tim Ogilvie, Founder, Staked
10:40 - Stake Capital: Julien Bouteloup, Founder
10:50 - Zerion: Evgeny Yurtaev, CEO

11:00 - Special Guest, to be announced

The Institutions are Coming

11:20 - Panel discussion: Max Boonen, CEO, B2C2; Marc Bhargava, Co-founder & President, Tagomi + tba - moderated by Isabel Woodford, the Block

12:00 - Coffee Break

Evolution of Token Distribution Mechanisms

12:30 - Panel discussion: Ryan Selkis, Founder Messari; Teck Chia, Partner, Binance Labs; Arjun Hassard, Head of Product, NuCypher; Jutta Steiner,
Founder, Parity Technologies & Polkadot Network

13:05 - Keynote: Richard Muirhead, General Partner, Fabric Ventures

13:30 - Lunch Break

Institutional Investors' View on Crypto Assets

14:30 - Panel discussion: David Fauchier, Founder, Cambrial; Ewa Abel, Investment Manager, European Investment Fund;
- moderated by Yann Ranchere, Partner, Anthemis Group

Adapting Venture Capital to Web 3.0

15:00 - Panel discussion: tba

Decentralised AI and Healthcare

15:30 - Keynote: Andrew Trask, Leader, OpenMined

Using AI and Blockchain to Address Chronic Diseases

15:45 - Case study: Franz Pfister, Chief Medical Officer, Connected Health

Building the Happiest City of the Future: Smart City Dubai

16:00 - Fireside chat: Jamie Burke, CEO, Outlier, and HE Younus Al Nasser, Prince of Dubai

Autonomous Data Exchange and Smart Mobility

16:20 - Panel discussion: Rob Holmes, Partnerships, Streamr; + tba, moderated by Neil Pennington

What Is Behind the Intelligent, Real Time, Decentralised Data Economy?

17:00 - Keynote: Yaniv Tal, Founder, The Graph
17:20 - Talk: Dimitri de Jonge, Co-founder, Ocean Protocol
17:30 - Talk: Toby Simpson, Co-founder, Fetch.AI
17:40 - Panel discussion: Dimitri de Jonge, Toby Simpson, Yaniv Tal

 

 

Day 3: Society 3.0

Big Brother is Watching: From Surveillance Capitalism to Totalitarian Regimes

10:00 - Keynote: Santiago Siri, Founder, Democracy Earth
10:20 - Panel Discussion: Santiago Siri, Democracy Earth; Max Mersch, General Partner, Fabric Ventures; Vinay Gupta, Founder, Mattereum;

Coordinating Men, Women, and Machines on a Global Scale

11:00 - Talk: Eleftherios Diakomichalis, Founder, Oscoin and Radicle
11:10 - Talk: Simona Pop, Co-founder, Bounties Network
11:20 - Talk: Irene Lopez, Director of Partnerships, Ocean Protocol

11:30 - TBA

12:00 - Coffee Break

Digital vs Physical - meditations on the intersection between art and technology

12:30 - Panel discussion: Jaya Klara Brekke: Researcher, Political Economy; Ruth Catlow: Co-Director, Furtherfield; + tba - moderated by Maria-Paula Fernandez, Department of
Decentralisation & Golem

13:30 - Lunch Break

Re-shaping the Internet: Towards Human-Centric Computing

14:30 - Talk: Des Martin, Director of Business Development EMEA, Brave
14:40 - Talk: Brittany Laughlin, Investor Relations Partner, Blockstack
14:50 - Talk: Jutta Steiner, Founder & CEO Parity Technologies & Polkadot Network

Snips.AI: An Alexa That Won't Tell Your Secrets

15:00 - Talk: Rand Hindi, Founder & CEO, Snips.AI

Golem: Building Towards the Web 3.0 Vision

15:15 - Talk: Piotr Chromiec, Senior Software Engineer, Golem

Graphite: Building Privacy-Centric Google Docs

15:30 - Talk: Justin Hunter, Founder & CEO, Graphite

The Spaceship

Where talented people meet leading startups in Web 3.0.

CogX Web 3.0 Awards

Best UI / UX in Web 3.0

Best Community Initiative in Web 3.0

Strongest Execution over the past 12 months

Most Loved Developer Tool

Most Significant Technical Achievement

Web 3.0 Journalist of the Year

Outstanding Innovation in Supply Chain

Outstanding Innovation in Open Finance

Outstanding Innovation in Digital Health

Outstanding Innovation in Infrastructure Development

Outstanding Individual Contribution


 

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