Crypto@Cracow #17 - Ethereum 1.0, 1.x, 2.0 and the Nethermind client

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Hi all,

We are happy to invite you for a next meetup.
This time we will host London-based blockchain startup - Nethermind. They will share valuable knowledge regarding Ethereum scaling. Please see more details about the event below:

Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: ul. Józefinska 2
Language: English

Title: Ethereum 1.0, 1.x, 2.0 and the Nethermind client

Meetup description:
The Nethermind team will share three stories of Ethereum. They will cover the past and introduce you to the idea of the Ethereum blockchain, the use cases, the architecture, the network. They will talk about the current issues Ethereum is facing and go through the solutions - Istanbul upgrade, Ethereum 1.x and the state rent. Finally they will talk about the future - Ethereum 2.0, web assembly, sharding, beacon chains.

About Nethermind
Nethermind is an open source Ethereum mainnet and testnet client. It allows setting private blockchains using cross-platform .NET Core technology.
Nethermind project is the Ethereum Foundation grant recipient.


18:00 - 18:45 the past
History | A short history of Ethereum
Protocol | The idea of smart contracts and EVM
Products | the DAO, EtherDelta, CryptoKitties, ENS, Augur, ICOs
Tools | Solidity, Truffle, Infura
Networks | Ropsten, Clique, AuRa, Rinkeby, Kovan
Clients | Geth and Parity
18:45 - 19:00 break
19:00 - 19:45 the present
History | Research and cryptowinter
Protocol | State size and synchronization, state rent
Products | Maker DAO, Uniswap, MolochDAO
Networks | Goerli
Clients | Nethermind and Pantheon
19:45 - 20:00 break
20:00 - 20:45 the future
History | the spec
Protocol | Beacon Chain, libp2p
Products | RocketPool
Networks | PoS, multiclient testnet
Clients | Lighthouse, Prysm Labs, Nethermind?
20:45 - 21:00 Q&A


Tomasz Stańczak
Tomasz is a technologist obsessed with performance who turned to blockchain after many years in the financial industry (working with Citibank and Rokos Capital). With nearly two years of full time Ethereum coding experience nowadays he is splitting his time between never-ending Nethermind improvements, EVM workshops in London and Nethermind Data Marketplace design and development.

Piotr Gankiewicz
Microsoft MVP, Bottega IT Minds trainer, Software Engineer at Nethermind working with .NET Core stack on Ethereum blockchain clients. An advocate of Domain Driven Design, CQRS, and distributed systems. Open source contributor and co-founder of platform with free programming courses.

See you soon!
Crypto@Cracow & P2P.Systems team