International Panel: The Future of Ethereum in Asia and Beyond

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Tyro Fintech Hub

155 Clarence Street · Sydney

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Join us on Day 3 of EdCon and Sydney Blockchain Week! Following the 3 day Hackathon, we will be hosting an intimate session in Sydney's CBD, with a number of international Ethereum experts to deep dive into the latest developments in the Ethereum ecosystem and what is planned for the future ahead.

1. FIRESIDE CHAT - Observations of Ethereum in Asia
We will kick off with a fireside chat with John Lilic, who is director for global business technology development, strategy and operations at ConsenSys where he and his team partner with Fortune 500s (Microsoft, Deloitte, RWE RedHat), as they embark their Ethereum blockchain discovery to deliver solutions that streamline their businesses.
Previously, Lilic was focused on distributed energy resource development at his role with LO3 Energy, a New York City startup, where he worked on developing the Brooklyn Microgrid, the TransActive Grid and Project Exergy.
In NFP, Lilic is the co-founder of Code to Inspire, a 501(c)(3) NFP committed to educating female students in Herat, Afghanistan by teaching them how to code and helping them find employment as programmers (partnered with Google, PwC, Github).

2. PANEL DISCUSSION - The Future of Ethereum
The tables are going to turn with John asking the questions on this round. Here is the line up including speakers from our international ConsenSys spokes, covering a range of technical topics:
- Adrian Li, Senior Developer @ Truffle
Adrian Li is a developer on the Truffle team and a frontend specialist. His primary focus is on making dapp development easier for existing web developers. He helps maintain the Truffle Boxes, Drizzle, Ganache, and other Truffle products.
- Chris Ward, Technical Content Lead @ Kauri
Chris loves to explain cool tech to the World. He is a Technical Writer and blogger, and currently the Technical content lead for Kauri, a project aiming to make Ethereum more understandable and friendly to developers.
- Third Speaker TBC

• 6.00 pm to 6.30 pm: Light networking
• 6.30 pm to 7.00 pm: Fireside chat
• 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm: Panel discussion
• 8.00 pm to 8.30 pm: Q&A
• 8.30 pm to 9.00 pm: Networking
• For 9.00pm onwards: Ask us for tips on where to check out in Sydney if you are a visitor!
Follow us on Twitter or or tweet us @ConsenSysAUS to send us your questions ahead of time, as we will be opening up for audience Q&A.
Diversity and Inclusion - are there requirements we have left out? Please contact us directly so that we are catering for all.