Polkadot @ ETHDenver 2023
Polkadot is coming to ETHDenver.
A large number of teams and builders from the Polkadot community have joined forces and are organizing several exciting Polkadot events during both BUIDLWeek and the ETHDenver core event. So if you plan on being in Denver between February 28th and March 5th, make sure to check out what's in store and join for a chance to meet the builders pushing the boundaries of Web3.
BUIDLing the Multichain with Polkadot
February 28th, 13:00 - 17:00
Blanc, 3150 Walnut St, Denver, CO
Coming to BUIDLWeek? Don’t miss out on BUIDLing the Multichain with Polkadot - an exclusive 1-day event full of talks, panels, and networking with the builders shaping the multichain future. From discussions about the next generation of dapps to talks on creating your own custom layer-1 blockchain and more, you’ll learn exactly why Polkadot is one of the largest developer communities in the industry and the best place to BUIDL the multichain future. You can find out more and view the full program of the event here.
ZK Denver Day Presented by Polychain and Manta
February 28th, 11:00 - 21:00
1075 Park Ave W, Denver, CO
Join the ZK community and immerse yourself in all things zero-knowledge proofs at ZK Day Denver - a one-day ZK event taking place on February 28th during ETHDenver BUIDLWeek.
February 28th, 17:00 - 23:00
1134 N Broadway, Denver, CO
After:Lab is a networking event with indoor and outdoor spaces, fireside chats from industry experts, light bites, and refreshing drinks for those in attendance. Join discussions on all things Decentralized - Blockchain Node Infrastructure, Enterprise IPFS Pinning, Indexing, Domains and B2B Sales Infrastructure for Web3.
Polkadot @ ETHDenver core event
March 2nd - 5th
National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO
Devtopia - Infrastructure and scalability stage
The Polkadot ecosystem will also be at the ETHDenver core event, March 2nd - 5th. Drop by the booth at Devtopia - Infrastructure and scalability stage for a chance to meet with 16 Polkadot ecosystem teams, discover what they’re building, and find out how they’re collaborating to create a better, more inclusive multichain future. Learn more about the Polkadot ecosystem’s presence at ETHDenver and check out the full lineup of teams here.
Shawn Tabrizi @ Camp BUIDL
Session 1: March 1st, 09:00 - 09:55
Session 2: March 1st, 13:30 - 14:25
CSU Spur’s Hydro Building, 4817 National Western Dr, Denver, CO
Join Parity Engineering Lead Shawn Tabrizi at Camp BUIDL for “Getting Started with Substrate and Polkadot”. Shawn will lead you through building your first custom blockchain using Substrate - an easy-to-use Rust framework for blockchain development. You will then learn how to take that custom blockchain and connect it to Polkadot, enabling access to the multichain future. Shawn will hold two separate sessions on March 1st. The first session will be held from 09:00 - 09:55, while the second will happen from 13:30 - 14:25.
Safe and Robust Smart Contracts in ink!
March 1st, 11:00 - 12:30
Buidlhub Workshop Stage, 1812 35th St, Denver, CO
Join Piotr Moczurad from the Aleph Zero core development team for a crash course on coding smart contracts in Rust / ink! and an overview of what WASM brings to the table. This talk should be suitable for newcomers and seasoned developers, regardless of what smart contract language they use. Learn more here.
Robert Habermeier @ Shared Security Summit
March 2nd, 14:10
Reelworks Denver, 1399 35th St, Denver, CO
On March 2nd, Polkadot founder Robert Habermeier will hold a talk on Polkadot, Blockspace, and Composability at the Shared Security Summit.
Shawn Tabrizi @ ETHDenver Main Conference
March 2nd, 16:40 - 17:00
Stage #BUIDL Palace
National Western $SPORK Castle, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver CO
On March 2nd, Parity Engineering Lead Shawn Tabrizi will hold a talk at the #BUIDL Palace stage of the main ETHDenver conference. Shawn will discuss shared security, what it is, how Polkadot can provide it, and what it can bring to the larger Blockchain ecosystem. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear from one of the builders pushing the boundaries of Web3.
Community & Drinks With Moonbeam @ ETHDenver
March 2nd, 19:00 - 22:00
Millers & Rossi, 3542 Walnut Street, Denver, CO
On March 2nd, join the Moonbeam, Biconomy, and Moonwell communities for a night of drinks, laughter, and building new connections. This event is the perfect opportunity to expand your network and connect with some amazing people. Find out more here.
Polkadot in USe
March 3rd, 13:00 - 22:00
Asterisk, 1075 Park Avenue West, Denver, CO
Take a deep dive into the world of practical use cases being built within the Polkadot ecosystem at Polkadot in USe - a community-driven side event during which several teams will come together to present the progress that’s been achieved in the ecosystem since the launch of parachains. You can view the full program and sign up for a spot here.
Social Hour with Polkadot
March 3rd, 19:00 - 22:00
Asterisk, 1075 Park Avenue West, Denver, CO
Social Hour with Polkadot is a continuation of the Polkadot in USe event. And what better way to end an afternoon packed with presentations and panel discussions than with a social hour. This is the perfect chance to connect with the builders of the Polkadot ecosystem and expand your network in a casual setting. Find more information here.
Astar's Luis Ramirez @ W3BTHR33 DENVER
March 3rd, 15:00
MJ Mansion, 1244 Grant St, Denver, CO
Luis Ramirez, Community Growth Lead from Astar, will hold a talk at the W3BTHR33 DENVER event describing his journey from architect to volunteer and teacher in rural Paraguay, through to his discovery of Web3 and blockchain as a viable solution for many issues the world is facing today. Luis will also discuss how Astar Network actively supports and empowers developers to build their own solutions in this rapidly growing field of technology.
Robert Habermeier @ ETHDenver Main Conference
March 4th, 9:30 - 9:45
Join Polkadot founder Robert Habermeier at the ETHDenver main conference for a talk on Scaling, Technology, and Tooling; Polkadot and Beyond. Robert will provide an overview of Polkadot with some context on blockchain scaling and alternative approaches. He will also take a dive into Substrate and ink! tooling for writing blockchains and Wasm smart contracts, both inside and outside of the Polkadot ecosystem.
Be sure to connect with the Polkadot ecosystem teams during ETHDenver and find out how we can all work together to build a better web. See you there!
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