Layer 1 Blockchain Architecture (SFBW)

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Solana HQ

645 Howard Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

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Join us at the Solana HQ on the first evening of SFBW! The Solana HQ is conveniently located just two blocks over from the Marriott Marquis. This event will feature 15-minute presentations from each project followed by a panel discussion diving into blockchain architecture. This event is free to attend. Drinks and food will be provided.


The event will feature some of the brightest minds from each project.

Solana: Stephen Akridge, Principal Engineer & co-founder

Near: Alexander Skidanov, Founder

Coda: Evan Shapiro, CEO & co-founder

Harmony: Rongjian Lan, Chief Technical Officer

Nervos: Jan Xie, Chief Architect

Moderator: Zaki Manian, Head of Research Tendermint


5:30 - 6:30: Drinks and opening presentations

6:30 - 7:10: Panel discussion between Harmony, Solana, Nervos, Coda, and Near.

7:15 - 7:40: Sharding vs. No Sharding Fireside Chat / Solana vs. Near

7:40 - 8:00: Ending remarks and networking


Coda

Evan is the CEO and co-founder of O(1) Labs, a software development company building Coda Protocol. Coda is a protocol with a succinct blockchain, making user-friendly crypto apps easier to develop. Prior to founding O(1) Labs, Evan was an engineer for Mozilla and a researcher in the Carnegie Mellon Personal Robotics Lab.

Nervos

The Nervos Network is an open-source public blockchain ecosystem and collection of protocols solving the biggest challenges facing blockchains today. From the creators of imToken - the world’s largest Ethereum wallet, Spark Pool - the largest ETH mining pool, Cryptape - China’s leading blockchain engineering team and contributors to Bitcoin and Ethereum core protocol research and development. Jan is the founder at Cryptape, former core researcher & developer at Ethereum Foundation

Harmony

Our open infrastructure is a revolutionary high-throughput, low-latency, and low-fee consensus platform designed to power decentralized economies of the future. Rongjian Lan was a search infrastructure engineer for Play Store at Google. He published over 10 academic papers on Spatio-temporal querying and map-based visualization.

Near

NEAR Protocol is a scalable blockchain designed to provide the performance and user experience necessary to bridge the gap to mainstream adoption of decentralized applications.

Solana

Solana has built an exceptionally fast, secure, and scalable blockchain network—that functions at 50k transactions per second—for decentralized apps and companies. Utilizing revolutionary innovations like Proof of History, Solana has created the world's first web-scale blockchain. Stephen has 10 years of critical GPU optimization expertise at Qualcomm and Intel. He led the GPU backend that constantly beat Nvidia.

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645 Howard Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

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