San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
**EVENT LIVESTREAM HERE**
A half-day of discussion and idea-sharing about the movement to re-architect payments for the Internet using math-based currency protocols, so that, for the first time in history, they’re globally inclusive. Attendees will hear from pioneers of the payments space, learn about the Bitcoin and Ripple protocols, and pitch their ideas to compete for XRP prizes. The event is hosted by Ripple Labs, the creators of the Ripple protocol.
9:30 to 10 am - Coffee and pastries
10 to 10:15 - Introduction to the Payments Web (Chris Larsen)
10:15 to 11:15 - Panel: The Year Payments Came Online
Dan Held (moderator), co-founder of ZeroBlock
Jered Kenna, CEO of TradeHill and Money & Tech
Chris Larsen, co-founder and CEO of Ripple Labs
Tom Longson, CEO of GogoCoin
Jesse Powell, co-founder and CEO of Payward/Kraken
11:15 to 11:40 - What is the Ripple Protocol? (Stefan Thomas, Ripple Labs CTO)
11:40 to 12:30 - Break for lunch and pitch preparation
12:30 to 1:30 - Pitch contest!
1:30 to 2:00 - Judging and wrap-up
All in-person attendees are entitled to 1,000 XRP, redeemable only the day of the event.