EDCON TORONTO | 2018 CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
Community Ethereum Development Conference (EDCON) Toronto
Date: May 3-5, 2018
Venue: Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
The EDCON (Community Ethereum Development Conference) is the global conference organized by LinkTime, a company that is part of the Ethereum community in China. The purpose of the conference is to improve communication and integration between the various global Ethereum communities. EDCON is organized as a conference series, and happens once a year in different countries. The first EDCON was held successfully in ESCP Europe, Paris, France on February 17-18, 2017, and this time, the event will be taking place in Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada on May 3-5, 2018.
The conference will cover the latest in Ethereum Blockchain technology and research (PoS / Casper, scalability, cryptography / privacy, security, etc), current trends as well as Ethereum and blockchain based projects and applications and community building and development.
EDCON SPEAKERS（Keep updating)
To make EDCON a world class event, a number of speakers have already been confirmed, including Vitalik Buterin, founder of Ethereum; Gavin Wood, cofounder of Ethereum; Joseph Poon, founder of Lightning and Plasma; and Ethereum developers and researchers including Karl Floersch, Martin Becze, Jon Choi etc.; and Jae Kwon, founder of Cosmos; Jun Hasegawa, founder of Omise; Thomas Greco, special advisor of Omise; Loi Luu, founder of KyberNetwork; William Mougayar, investor, board member and author of The Business Blockchain; Jehan Chu, Managing Partner at Kenetic Capital, and founders of other projects will also come to speak.
EDCON Toronto will feature a demo event that give talented startups and teams which working on new projects a chance to present what they are working on. The presentation will last for half a day, followed by an award ceremony. Prizes will be available.
For more details, please check EDCON website: https://edcon.io/
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