About EDCON

Q: What is EDCON?

A: The EDCON (European Ethereum Development Conference) is a conference that will take place in Paris at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris - Europe (ESCP) on 17-18 February 2017. The conference will cover Ethereum technology and research (PoS, Scalability, Privacy) as well as Ethereum-based applications.

Q: Who is organizing EDCON?

A: EDCON is organized by LinkTime with the support and cooperation of developers from the Ethereum Foundation and the wider Ethereum community, as well as ADETIF, the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris - Europe (ESCP), the Asseth (French Ethereum, nonprofit), La ChainTech (French blockchain, nonprofit).

Q: What topics will be discussed at EDCON?

A: Talks will cover:
    * Ethereum base-layer technology
    * Ethereum research (PoS, scalability)
    * Privacy (eg. zero knowledge proofs)
    * Formal verification
    * Ethereum consortium chain development
    * Applications being built on Ethereum
    * Growing the Ethereum community

Q: How do I buy a ticket?

A: There are two types of tickets: standard tickets and VIP tickets.

Standard Ticket: Able to attend the Main Conferences, morning community event and activities of Ethereum Community in Subconference.

VIP Ticket: 100 Tickets only. Able to attend the Main Conferences, Cocktail Party and activities of Ethereum Community in Sub-conference. VIPs are able to build deeper connections with core developers, investors and entrepreneurs. Highly recommended for those who want communicate more with core participants.

Tickets for the conference are available here: https://edcon.io/register.html.

EDCON Anouncement

Hi all,We will be recording all presentations at the main conference at EDCON; if you want a recording of your presentation please contact us. Also, we have set up 6 media interview locations, if you want to be put in touch with the media coming to the conference and arrange an interview, also contact us.(Email:contact@linktimetech.com)

Why attend

Next-generation Technology

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Bridge between Startups and Investors

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Blockchain Talent Database

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Fun and Social

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Main Conferences

Date Speaker Title Topic
2017-2-17 AM(9:00-12:20) Pandia Jiang Founder of Linktime About EDCON
Ming Chan Ethereum Foundation Executive Director Opening Speech
Etienne Desmet École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris ESCP Welcome
Alexis Collomb Professor CNAM Welcome
Jean-Christophe Labarre Head of Innovation & Partnerships,RCI Why RCI Bank and Services has interests in Blockchain
Vitalik Buterin Founder of Ethereum Introduction to Cryptoeconomics
Vlad Zamfir Ethereum Core Researcher Casper
Break
Martin Becze + Alex Beregszaszi Ethereum Core Researcher Towards an Extensible Blockchain
Yoichi Hirai Ethereum Core Researcher Blockchains: the New Home of Formally Verified Software
LUNCH Lunch
PM(13:50-18:00) Nick Johnson Ethereum Core Researcher Distributed Naming with ENS
Martin Holst Swende Ethereum Core Security Developer The 'Shanghai'-attacks
Mihai Alisie Founder of AKASHA/ Cofounder of Ethereum AKASHA - The Language of Freedom
Joseph Chow Ethereum Developer-ConsenSys Battling the blackhats
Break
Heiko Hees Brainbot/Raiden Network Developer Trustlines Network (Aka Ripple on Ethereum)
Jeff Coleman Founder of Ledger Labs Counterfactual instantiation: an object oriented approach to fully abstracting state channels
Loi Luu Founder of SmartPool SmartPool: Decentralized Mining Pools for Cryptocurrencies Using Smart Contracts
Omise Sponsor Special Announcement for 2017
Panel1: PoS Vitalik,Vlad,Rick,Jae,Peter Czaban PoS
2017-2-18 AM(9:00-12:20) Christoph Jentzsch Ethereum Security Researcher/ CTO of Slock. It Ethereum Governance Mechanism
Aron Fischer Researcher at Ethersphere Swarm Team Swarm Development Update: News from the Swarm Testnet and a look to the future
Jae Kwon Founder of Tendermint & Cosmos Cosmos, the Internet of Blockchains - how to create an network of blockchains for scalability and interoperability
Dominic Williams String Labs CTO DFINITY: Building Ethereum's Crazy Sister Using a Blockchain Nervous System and Advanced Consensus
Primavera De Filippi Founder of COALA Distributed Governance in Distributed Architectures
Thomas Bertani CEO of Oraclize The Oraclize Oracle Service: Authenticity Proofs
Break
Gavin Wood Founder of Parity/Cofounder of Ethereum Parity
Sergey Nazarov SmartContract.com Smart Oracles: Connecting to High Quality Data and Off-chain Payments
Raphaël Mazet CEO of Alice.si Pay-for-success Philanthropy Using Stablecoins and Smart Contracts
Dr. Gilles Fedak Researcher of INRIA/Cofounder of iEx.ec The iEx.ec Distributed Cloud: Latest Developments and Perpectives
Jarrad Hope Co-Founder of Status Status: Lowering Ethereum’s Barriers to Entry
LUNCH Lunch
PM(13:50-18:00) William Mougayar Author, Advisor&General Partner of Virtual Capital Ventures State of the Ethereum Ecosystem
Henri Pihkala CEO of Streamr Connecting Ethereum with the real world: How to easily create data-driven smart contracts.
Patrick Dai Cofounder of Qtum How Qtum Makes Ethereum Contracts Run on the UTXO Model
Dmitry Khovratovich University of Luxembourg and ABDK Consulting Researcher Secure Token Development and Deployment
Johannes Pfeffer Data Scientist of ConsenSys LLC EthOn: Introducing Semantic Ethereum
Stephan Karpischek Founder and Director of Etherisc Decentralized Insurance Applications
Quentin de Beauchesne CEO of Ledgys DDaM : Decentralized Data Markets on Ethereum
Break
Stefan George CTO of Gnosis Fund Security - How to Keep Assets Safe on Ethereum
Mona El Isa CEO of Melonport How and Why Melonport is Using Smart Contracts on Ethereum to Tackle the Problems Facing the Hedge Fund Industry Today (with Prototype)
Nick Dodson Founder AND Lead developer of Weifund and Boardroom BoardRoom
Hadrien Charlanes + Vincent Eli CEO of StabL/ CTO of StabL Introducing StabL's Trading Platform
Nicolas Bacca CTO of Ledger Next Generation Hardware Wallets - Interacting with Smart Contracts from Secure Hardware
Griff Green Founder of Giveth A (r)evolution in charitable giving
Anuj Das Gupta + Richard Caetano Head of Research of Stratumn.& CEO of Stratumn Going beyond decentralized networks with prover-verifier systems
Product launch:
JAAK
Bancor
Vaughn McKenzie,Founder,JAAK MΞTA
Eyal Hertzog,Founder and CPO, Bancor A hierarchical monetary system and the foundation of a global, decentralized, autonomous exchange
EVENING Party:Ethereum Night VIPs Party(21:00-11:30),Free for VIPs
Open Party(11:00-4:00+1),Free ticket for all

Subconferences

Deep dive into Ethereum:
Core developers and researchers forum
Q&A Guests:
Vitalik Buterin,Martin Becze,Nick Johnson,Alex Beregszaszi
Jeff Coleman,Martin Holst Swende,Lefteris Karapetsas,Vlad Zamfir
Participants:
Core developers, Individuals or organizations interested in researching or want to ask questions about Ethereum
How to participate:
VIP ticket, Up to 100 participants
Time: 9:00 - 10:20
Date: 18 February, 2017
More about Startups, Investment and Financing:
Entrepreneurs and investors forum
Agenda:
Part 1- Investor speech(20 mins)
1) William Mougayar(Virtual Capital Ventures)
    a) Topic:Common mistakes to avoid during the initial startup phase
2) Joel Monegro(Union Square Venture)
    a) Topic:Blockchain Tokens As a New Asset Class
3) Philipp Banhardt(Blueyard)
    a) Topic:Equity vs Token Investments from a VC Perspective
4) Ryan Zurrer(Polychain Capital)
    a) Topic:Cryptographic Token Fundraising, Analysis and Lessons
Part 2-Startup roadshow(30 mins)
    1) AKASHA
    2) JAAK
    3) Ledgys
    4) DAO Casino
    5) Blocktix
    6) Aragon
Part 3-Investment Panel(15mins)
    1) MC:William Mougayar
    2) Guests:William Mougayar,Joel Monegro,Philipp Banhardt,Ryan Zurrer
Part 4-Q&A(15 mins)
Participants:
Startups, Investors, Investment companies
How to participate:
VIP ticket, Up to 100 participants
Time: 10:55 - 12:20
Date: 18 February, 2017
Talents Database:
Database builders and talents seekers forum
Notes:
If you want to find blockchain talents,you can contact us(contact@linktimetech.com)
Participants:
Talents, Talents seekers
Seekers:
Linktime, La Javaness, ARTH
How to participate:
Ticket for the main conference
Time: 14:00 - 15:20
Date: 18 February, 2017
Ethereum Community Building:
Ethereum community global representatives forum
Guests:
Ethereum community global representatives
Agenda:
Part 1- Comunity speech(40 mins)
1) ASSETH (France community)
    a) Topic:Building a community in France - lesson learned
    b) Speaker:Simon Polrot
2) Ethfans (Chinese community)
    a) Topic:Ethereum in China -- the Present and the Future
    b) Speaker:Xin Xu
3) UK community
    a) Topic:Building Ethereum community for coders
    b) Speaker:Makoto Inoue
4) Czech community
    a) Topic:United though decentralization
    b) Speaker:Josef Jelačič
Part 2-Free Community building (100 mins)
Participants:
Ethereum volunteers, European Efans, Individuals and organizations who want to cooperate with or sponsor groups in the Ethereum community
How to participate:
Ticket for the main conference
Time: 15:40 - 18:00
Date: 18 February, 2017

Speakers


Vitalik Buterin
Founder of Ethereum



Ming Chan
Executive Director
Ethereum Foundation


Pandia Jiang
Founder of Linktime



Nick Johnson
Ethereum Core Developer



Dr. Gavin Wood
Founder of Parity
Cofounder of Ethereum


Mihai Alisie
Founder of AKASHA
Cofounder of Ethereum


Martin Becze
Ethereum Core Developer



Vlad Zamfir
Ethereum Core Researcher



Martin Holst Swende
Ethereum Core Security Developer


Lefteris Karapetsas
Raiden Team Lead
Ethereum Core Developer

Joseph Chow
Ethereum Developer-ConsenSys


Jeff Coleman
Founder of Ledger Labs
Ethereum State Channels Researcher

Christoph Jentzsch
CTO of Slock. It
Ethereum Security Researcher


Alex Beregszaszi
Ethereum Core Developer



Loi Luu
Founder of SmartPool



Heiko Hees
CEO of Brainbot/Raiden



Rick Dudley
Ethereum Mechanism Designer
Omise Lab DAPP Architect


Thomas Bertani
CEO of Oraclize



Jae Kwon
Founder of Tendermint & Cosmos


Nicolas Bacca
CTO of Ledger



Yoichi Hirai
Formal Verification Engineer at Ethereum DEV


Quentin de Beauchesne
Cofounder of Ledgys.net



Griff Green
Founder of Giveth



Stefan George
CTO of Gnosis



Stephan Karpischek
Founder and Director of Etherisc


Patrick Dai
Cofounder of Qtum



Dmitry Khovratovich
Security Researcher
University of Luxembourg / ABDK Consulting

Sergey Nazarov
CEO of SmartContract.com



Raphaël Mazet
CEO of Alice.si



Mona El Isa
CEO & Cofounder of Melonport

 

Dominic Williams
DFINITY designer
CTO String Labs


Hadrien Charlanes
Lead Developer of StabL



Primavera De Filippi
Legal Researcher at CNRS/Harvard


Nick Dodson
Founder & Lead Developer of BoardRoom


Vincent Eli
Lead Developer of StabL



Peter Czaban
Core Developer of Parity



Dr. Aron Fischer
Researcher at Ethersphere Swarm Team


Joel Monegro
Investor,Union Square Ventures



William Mougayar
Advisor & General Partner
Virtual Capital Ventures

Philipp Banhardt
Analyst Blueyard



Vaughn McKenzie
Founder of JAAK



Jarrad Hope
Co-Founder of Status



Henri Pihkala
CEO of Streamr



Ryan Zurrer
Investor, Polychain Capital



Dr.Gilles Fedak
Researcher of INRIA/Cofounder of iEx.ec


Eyal Hertzog
Founder and CPO, Bancor



Jérôme de Tychey
President of Asseth



Johannes Pfeffer
Data Scientist of ConsenSys LLC


Alexis Collomb
Professor
CNAM



Etienne Desmet
Secretaire general de Escp europe
École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris

Jean-Christophe Labarre
Head of Innovation & Partnerships RCI



Anuj Das Gupta
Head of Research, Stratumn




Richard Caetano
CEO of Stratumn


Venue

École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris

79, avenue de la République
75543 Paris cedex 11
France

How to get there?

Travel by RATP public transportation, bus or metro in Paris is easy and inexpensive.
The nearest metro station is Rue Saint-Maur (line 3) which is at the doorstep of our building.
You may download the very practical RATP application here, for Android, and here, for Iphone.
By bike: there are several stations of the Paris public self-service bike hire system near the School: Vélib’.
The Vélib application is for download here, for Android, and here, for Iphone.

École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris is a business school established in 1819 in Paris as the world's first business school. It has campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw and it is one of the best business schools in the world. Accredited by the Paris Chamber of Commerce, ESCP Europe is one of the 64 schools in the world that has the triple accreditation of AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. ESCP Europe aims to prepare high-level students for top executive functions and it offers to its students a range of dual degrees and exchange programs with academic institutions from all over the world. The school's notable alumni in business and politics include Jean-Pierre Raffarin (the former French Prime Minister), Olivier Blanchard (former IMF Chief Economist), Christophe de Margerie (former CEO of Total) and so on. The ESCP Master in Management is consistently regarded by the Financial Times as one of the best in the world and it placed ESCP's Master in Finance 2nd and its Executive MBA 12th in 2016 worldwide. ESCP Master programs cover Finance, Management and so on and it also has PhD programs to train research-active professors and high-level consultants in the field of Management Science.

This conference focuses on technology, innovation, finance and targets for better communication and cooperation between developers, startups, investors and Efans. The conference would not be the success that it is without the support of ESCP, we would like to give our sincere thanks for ESCP’s help and cooperation.

Organizers and Support

Main Organizer

LinkTime Technology is a startup that is primarily developing applications on Ethereum, and provides Ethereum-based blockchain and smart contract solutions and industry consulting. LinkTime works closely with core Ethereum developers and researchers, and helps to advance the Ethereum ecosystem through technological development, training and promotion.

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