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Paul Puey of Edge Cryptocurrency Wallet Explained Blockchain Forks

Paul Puey is CEO of Edge, producer of the Edge and Airbitz mobile cryptocurrency wallets. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s computer science and electrical engineering programs, he previously worked as a lead software engineer for chip manufacturers Nvidia Corporation and Chromatic Research. He will be giving away free alt-coins throughout the evening.

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Paul Puey of The Airbitz Bitcoin Wallet Brings Single Sign On To The Blockchain

Airbitz Edge Login Brings Single Sign On To The Blockchain During Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 December, 2016, Paul Puey, the CEO of Airbitz will introduce Edge Login: Single Sign On […]

Peter Alfred-Adekeye

Peter Alfred Adekeye is the CEO of Multiven, who is launching a ICO to support a blockchain-based marketplace for IT products. His project aims to provide free cyber-defense for Bitcoin and Ethereum nodes and their Internet gateways.

Peter Petrovics Co-Founder Augmint

Péter Petrovics is co-founder of Augmint, a stable coin that is targeted to the value of the euro. Augmint’s parity with the euro is maintained by a decentralized loan origination system built with Ethereum smart contracts.

Peter Rizun

Dr. Peter Rizun is Chief Scientist for Bitcoin Unlimited and a leading figure in the block size debate that currently engulfs Bitcoin. His organization develops software used by about 40 percent of the Bitcoin network’s mining power, and aims to solve the block size controversy by giving miners the ability to signal their support for a larger block size, an approach that has been repeatedly rejected by Bitcoin Core.

PoW vs. PoS

Ren Zhang is a cryptography researcher at Nervos and the COSIC Research Group at KU Leuven in Belgium, where he focuses on blockchain consensus protocols and privacy- and security-related problems in peer-to-peer networks. He has worked at Blockstream with Pieter Wullie and Gregory Maxwell and currently assists Bart Preneel at KU Leuven.

Predicting BTC Prices

Nikolai Zaitsev is Director of consultancy Innovaest where he conducts research on risk analysis and the prediction of Bitcoin prices. He previously served as Head of Quantitative Trading Risk Analytics at ABN Amro and held similar roles at GMK Risk and Fortis.

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Prediction Markets

Joey Krug is Co-Founder of Augur and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Pantera Capital. He will give an overview of Augur v2 and cover some of the positive externalities and potential social impacts of prediction markets. Through his work at Pantera Capital, he also has substantial experience with impact investing in the blockchain ecosystem.

Preventing Fraud

Dejan Davidovic is COO and Co-founder of Kriptomat, an Estonian-based cryptocurrency exchange. He previously led a full-service marketing agency in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Professor Jintai Ding Explained Public Key Cryptography

Professor Jintai Ding of the University of Cincinnati is an expert in the field of post-quantum cryptography. He helped to develop the Rainbow cryptographic algorithm, which is one of the 9 finalists currently considered by the NIST in its post-quantum cryptography standardization process. He is also Vice Chairman of ABCmint which has launched a new quantum-proof cryptocurrency that has implemented Rainbow.

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