uPort (https://www.uport.me) is Platform for self-sovereign identity developed by Consensys (http://consensys.net/). Joel Torstensson is one of the developers of uPort and will give a technical overview of the platform.
1) uPort: A Platform for self-sovereign identity (https://www.uport.me)
Joel will talk about:
* The architecture of uport - how it's built and why it helps dapp developers
* Meta transactions - what are they and why are they needed?
* Quick workshop - how to integrate uport from cli
Joel Torstensson is working on uPort at Consensys (http://consensys.net/). Joel is a student at Chalmers University studying computer science and physics. He has been following the cryptospace since he first discovered bitcoin in 2011. Having a general interest in using new technology to cause change, he thinks working with blockchains is the best way to do so right now. When not hacking away at his computer he enjoys reading about economics and playing music.