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SydETH: Holistic Ecosystems, 8x Protocol, Ethereum 2.0
♢ SCHEDULE ♢ • 6:00pm - Arrive and networking • 6:30pm - Holistic Ecosystems, Aaron Benningfield, TCS Our discussion will focus on the Holistic Ecosystem perspectives we have found and worked on numerous clients with. In considering Holistic Ecosystems, we will explore both technical (e.g., Ethereum, Analytics, IoT) and high-level business-related concepts such as consortium based participant inclusion, reputation management mechanism, automated enforcement and historical provenance of contracts. Aaron Benningfield is a Blockchain Practice Leader at TCS focused on delivering innovative value through the holistic ecosystems. • 7:10pm - 8x Protocol, Kerman Kohli Decentralised recurring cryptocurrency payments and how the subscription economy and cryptocurrencies will power a new economy. * What are decentralised recurring cryptocurrency payments? * Why are they necessary? * How they are being solved with 8x Protocol. • 7:45pm - Break • 8:00pm - Ethereum 2.0, Paul Hauner, Sigma Prime Paul and the Sigma Prime team are busy implementing the latest Ethereum protocols coming out of research. Paul will share their experience from the front line of Ethereum protocol development covering: * Casper FFG vs. TFG (v. briefly) * Deprecation of PoW chain FFG * Beacon chain > Fundamentals > BLS aggregate sigs > Sharding > Validating is 32 ETH > Roadmap • 8:30pm - Community open mic • 9:00pm - Closing ♢ Sponsor ♢ A big thanks to TCS for hosting this meetup. These events can't run without sponsors providing event spaces and catering. ♢ ENGAGE ♢ Telegram: Twitter: ♢ DONATE ♢ ETH: or donate.sydethereum.eth BTC: ♢ COMMUNITY ♢ Telegram: Facebook: Reddit:

TCS Office

Level 6, 76 Berry St · North Sydney

Respond by: 8/21/2018

What we're about

SydEthereum is a meetup for developers, entrepreneurs, traders, investors and decentralists to discuss the potential of the Ethereum platform, the wider blockchain and crypto ecosystem, and to share or collaborate on blockchain-based projects. Beginners are most definitely welcome!

Ethereum Project:

SydETH = official tech-focused meetup.
SydICO = official project token sale meetup.
ETHx = independent workshop, hackathon or tutorial.


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All meetup attendees receive free transferable ERC20 SET tokens!

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Our meetup provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of any personal characteristics protected under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986. We do not tolerate harassment of meetup participants in any form, including disruptions of talks or events or unwanted physical contact.

Sexual language, imagery, or jokes are not appropriate for any talk, workshop, party, or social media. Language or imagery which belittles individuals based on personal characteristics protected under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 is also prohibited.

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