Leemon Baird, speaker
Mance Harmon, keynote speaker, 26th April 2018
When a DLT is Secure, Fair and Fast, What Will You Build?
30% off code for general attendee tickets: HEDERA30
Hello Future! Hedera Hashgraph comes to Frankfurt!
For those of you following the rapid evolution of blockchain technology, this is the event to get the newest insights!
Paul Madsen, Technical Lead of Swirlds, the developers of the Hashgraph consensus algorithm, is visiting Frankfurt on May 3rd, 2018, at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Paul will share the latest insights on the new open Hedera Hashgraph platform, which is promising to overcome current hurdles of existing blockchains, like Bitcoin or Ethereum.
So we are looking forward to welcome you and give you the unique opportunity to meet Paul as one of the key experts worldwide driving forward distributed ledger technology, and discuss your questions with him.
18:30 Welcome drink and entrance
19:00 Distributed Ledger Technologies – An Overview
(Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center; Veronika Kütt, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center)
19:20 Hedera Hashgraph – a fast, fair & secure public ledger
(Paul Madsen, Technical Lead at Swirlds)
20:20 Q&A with Paul Madsen
20:45 Networking and drinks
21:30 End of event
Paul Madsen is one of the key experts worldwide driving forward distributed ledger technology: He is a Technical Architect at Swirlds, the developer of the hashgraph consensus algorithm. Madsen has participated in various design, chairing, editing and education roles for a number of identity standards, including OASIS SAML, OAuth 2.0 and FIDO Alliance. He holds an M.S. in applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Carleton University and the University of Western Ontario, respectively.
As a non-profit partner of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX), the Distributed Ledger Foundation is proud to promote the OIX Blockchain, Identity, Trust and Governance (BITGov) Workshop series. These are one day educational workshops for lawyers, policy makers and technologists involved in deploying systems at scale utilizing blockchains and distributed ledger technology.
Join visionaries from finance and technology for a spirited, multi-perspective conversation about opportunities, possibilities, and responsibilities in the future of finance.