- $1.25 million Applied Research Program for Blockchain - Forum Session
Desert Blockchain Camp at 27th & Georgia
Desert Blockchain, Academic Institutions & Arizona Innovation Communities: $1.25 million is available in matching funds from the State of Arizona via the Arizona Commerce Authority for Blockchain research and use cases as part of the Applied Research Program. Join our session and open community forum to explore how this funding might be put to use to spark blockchain innovation in Arizona. AGENDA: 6:00 to 7:00 pm - Pizza and Networking - Drone Flying, MicroBots & VR 7:00 to 8:30 pm - Applied Research Program Presentations & Discussion - Introduction to the Blockchain Applied Research Program Link to introduction: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Q0VYk8gUvUCKqKdzQxKWwWOKPwUem-MZq68CbaLMEVM/edit?usp=sharing - How to Apply https://www.luminpdf.com/viewer/5d7087df32d46800195496f3 (application form) https://www.luminpdf.com/viewer/5d70889832d4680019549725 (guidelines) https://www.luminpdf.com/viewer/5d70892732d468001954973e (W-9 form) - Community Questions & Discussion - Randy Gustafson Senior Vice President - Innovation Arizona Commerce Authority https://www.linkedin.com/in/randy-gustafson-9b7732/ - AJ Gilman ASU Law Graduate Blockchain & Technology Legal Scholar https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ToXLVmTGJKfnKGKUVFJFa6iW2KK7U4AMH1sFzzeWqHM/edit#slide=id.g59216f0b33_2_0 - Tim Kelley Chairman Invest Southwest https://investsouthwest.org/about/board-of-directors/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-kelley-9814bb2/ 8:30 to 9:00 pm - Networking and Conclusion
- ArizonaBLOCKATHON.us - Public Administration & Blockchain Theme
Desert Blockchain Camp at Georgia & 27th
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & BLOCKCHAIN USE CASES - TOPIC FOCUS • What we'll do This will be a team workshop and blockathon for up to 50 software developers and designers focusing on blockchain and distributed web technologies in public administration. Chainstack.com is a new development tool that is a simplified way to prototype using your choice of multiple blockchains such as MultiChain, Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric & Quorum. This event will feature Chainstack.com. Special access and Chainstack.com instruction will be provided to software developers and web designers that participate in this ArizonaBLOCKATHON.us event. More at: https://chainstack.com/ 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM - Registration, Introductions, Team Formation 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM - Blockchain in Public Administration Talks (to be announced) 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM - Team Lunch and First Assignment 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Team Ideation, Prototype Design & Prepare to Present at starting at 3:45 PM 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM - Team Presentations 4:45 PM to 5:00 PM - Voting & Awards 5:00 PM - Conclusion ONE YEAR OF SOFTWARE CODING OR WEB DESIGN IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT • What to bring You'll need and laptop. You do not need to be a blockchain developer to participate. You should have at least one year of web and network software development experience to participate. We will ask you to provide a link to your GitHub repositories.
- DWeb-Arizona - Joining the Decentralized Global Community
Arizona has been invited to be part of the global Decentralized Web Community sparked by DWebCamp.org. Join us as we connect with others around the world to create what is next for Web 3.0. Details to follow.
- DWebCamp.org 2019 - Recap, Summary & Possibilities
Why is DWeb Camp 2019 of interest and value? Join us for a recap, summary and exploration of what might be possible from DWeb Camp 2019. Several members of the Desert Blockchain Community are participating in this event. NOTE: CITIZENS WILL RECEIVE PRESENTATION PREVIEWS IN ADVANCE AND A LINK TO PARTICIPATE VIA ZOOM BECOME A DESERT BLOCKCHAIN CITIZEN FOR $10 PER MONTH AT: https://www.patreon.com/join/DesertBlockchain? Desert Blockchain Citizenship provides decentralized funding for non-biased content and programs for our Arizona innovation community. AGENDA: 6:00 to 7:00 pm - Pizza and Networking 7:00 to 8:30 pm - DWeb Camp 2019 Presentations & Discussion - Introduction to DWeb Camp 2019 - Arizona DWeb Camp 2019 Participants Recap Their Experience - Elio Grieco - Introduction to EGX.org - Niles Corder - DWebCamp.org Recap - Other DWebCamp.org Participants Share Their Experience - Other Similar Events Around the World - What Might Be Possible - Arizona Possibilities and Next Steps 8:30 to 9:00 pm - Networking and Conclusion
- Facebook, Crypto & Blockchain - Impacts?
Facebook is launching Libra. What are the impacts? Join us for a presentation on the Libra whitepaper and a look at this new cryptocurrency that could become a premier global currency. AGENDA: 6:00 to 7:00 pm - Pizza and Networking 7:00 to 8:30 pm - Libra.org Presentation & Discussion - Introduction to Libra Cryptocurrency - Partners - Whitepaper - Libra Blockchain - Impact Possibilities 8:30 to 9:00 pm - Networking and Conclusion New York Times - "How Libra Would Work for You" June 18, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/technology/how-libra-would-work-for-you.html
- See "Veterans, Careers & Decentralization" event on May 29, 2019
Join other Desert Blockchain community members for a session featuring open discussion on Blockchain, Cryptoeconomy, Distributed Ledger Technology and a new Decentralized Web. Various platforms like IPFS.io and MultiChain.com are often part of the session.
- Veterans, Careers & Decentralization
Veterans have opportunities to transition into technology realms including Blockchain & Web 3.0. We'll have an opportunity to collaborate with Adam Morton and other veterans who have a rich set of skills from their military service and can be strong team members in decentralized enterprises. Join us for an inspiring session: AGENDA 6:00 to 7:00 PM - Pizza and networking 7:00 to 7:30 PM - SkillBridge program for U.S. Veterans Featuring Adam Morton: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0jaHAi2B8U2NzFCem1za0lYaDNsaUw0dVlZZWp4MGRkbFhJ/view?usp=sharing Featuring Abe McCann Roadmap Coordinator Arizona Coalition for Military Families https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xvGUKhCfq6vaQC0SzhVVvydDE28Lgi-zOXg-u4ZIsQ4/edit?usp=sharing Acronis SCS - EVENT SPONSOR https://acronisscs.com/ SkillBridge Program http://azveterancareers.org/about/ 7:30 to 8:30 PM Additional veterans programs related to decentralization (details to be announced) https://www.coindesk.com/dept-of-veterans-affairs-wants-industry-to-present-roles-for-blockchain Introduction to VeteransArtChain.org 8:30 to 9:00 PM - After session networking
• What we'll do This will be a team workshop and blockathon for up to 50 software developers and designers focusing on blockchain and distributed web technologies. 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Registration, Introductions, Team Formation 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch & Team Conversations 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Presentations (to be announced) 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Team Ideation and Presentation Creation 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Team Dinner 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Team Presentations, Voting & Awards 8:00 PM - Conclusion ONE YEAR OF SOFTWARE CODING OR WEB DESIGN IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT • What to bring You'll need and laptop. You do not need to be a blockchain developer to participate. You should have at least one year of web and network software development experience to participate. We will ask you to provide a link to your GitHub repositories.
- Decentralized Voting & Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Decentralized Voting using Zero-Knowledge Proofs promises a new way of open, trusted and yet private voting. Join us for an exploration of this new realm of governance including live demonstrations. AGENDA: 6:00 to 7:00 PM - Pizza & Networking 7:00 to 8:30 PM - Presentation, Demonstration & Discussion Julian Geiger, Founder, tnnl.io Jay Carpenter, Founder, Desert Blockchain 8:30 to 9:00 PM - Networking NOTE: All material presented is for information purposes only, has no warranty regarding accuracy and no recommendations are given for investments. Any investments in the decentralized realm should be considered extremely high risk with a high probability of complete loss of funds.
- Nashville, Phoenix & Innovation
How did Nashville, Tennessee rival Hollywood, California? Could Phoenix, Arizona become the "Nashville" of Innovation? Join us to create what is possible: SCHEDULE: 6:00 to 7:00 PM - Pizza & Networking 7:00 to 8:30 PM - How Phoenix Could Be the "Nashville" of Innovation Presentations by: Mark Goldstein Presentation link: https://www.slideshare.net/markgirc/arizona-as-an-innovation-hub-ar-desert-blockchain-meetup-32719 Jay Carpenter Presentation link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PT3GE3le0M7_A68mhO_RLpUIbui-RtlVoQBxO0iVyBI/edit?usp=sharing CORNER OF CODE: 10 minutes of decentralized web/blockchain code Community Comments & Feedback 8:30 to 9:00 PM - Networking