Kicking off Berlin Blockchain week with some spice ๐ŸŒถ

Aug 12 ยท 3 min read

MetaCartelโ€™s first-ever community conference is right around the corner. It is held on Monday the 19th at the University of Technology Berlin โ€” the same venue as DappCon. We are the first event to kick off Berlin Blockchain Week!

A big thanks to our sponsors & supporters:

Pillar Project. Abridged.

OpenZeppelin. Gitcoin. Gnosis. Linkdrop. 1kx Capital.

To cut to the chase and not waste any time:

  • ๐ŸŽŸ NFTs as tickets to attend! Check em out here on Mintbase.
  • ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ 16 Speakers & presentations
  • ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™€๏ธ 4 DApps focused workshops on UX, Scalability & storage
  • ๐ŸŽฉ Ethereum Magicians Main Council of Berlin 2019

Check it all outโ€ฆ

๐Ÿง™โ€โ™‚๏ธ Workshops

How to run your first usability test & all the ways you can listen to your users ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‚๐ŸŒ

By Hester Bruikman of

Understanding your audience is paramount if you want to build a successful product. We will go over the basics of UX research, discuss what tools and techniques you can use to validate whether you are building the right thing. We will walk through everything you need to know to set up your first usability test. This a hands-on workshop. Youโ€™ll leave with feedback on the application youโ€™re working on and materials to collect more.

L2 dapp scalability tradeoffs & approaches by example ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

By George Spasov of LimeChain

In this workshop, weโ€™ll explore the various ways you can scale up your dapp through various code examples. We will dive the practicalities of how to implements these solutions for your dapp and youโ€™ll leave with an understanding of how to tackle scalability for your own dapp.

Enabling web 2.0 users to engage with your dapp โ›ฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ’ซ

By Dennison Bertram of OpenZeppelin

In this workshop, we will dive into how you can implement meta transactions (meta-txs) into your dapp to engage with users that donโ€™t have any gas. In this session, expect a dive through on the possibilities of this solution, how it is used as well as how to implement it.

Enabling Decentralised UIs, Backends, and Databases โšก๏ธ๐Ÿ’พ๐ŸŒ€

By Fluence & Arweave

Modern DApps still use centralized backends for complex business logic, data storage, and UIs. At the workshop, we will learn how to make your DAppโ€™s completely decentralized by hosting it in an open, decentralized cloud

๐Ÿ€ Speaker line up

Alex Van de Sande, EF

๐Ÿฆ…Addressing the state of the Ethereum ecosystem

Hester Bruikman,

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ Helping people understand web 3.0

Nate Geier, Mintbase

๐ŸŒฟ NFTs! And next steps.

Makoto Inoue, Kickback

๐Ÿ Orochi DAO and using DAOs to coordinate events

Yoav Weiss, TabooKey

โ›ฝ๏ธ Gas Station Network: the next steps

James Duncan, Abridged

โš“๏ธ How account contracts and layer 2 are on-boarding real users today

Drew Harding, Chief Product Officer at Pillar

๐Ÿง—โ€โ™‚๏ธ Learning to Fall Forward

Ramon Recuero, OpenZeppelin

๐ŸฅŠ Web 3.0 applied product lessons from the last 20 years

Richard Meissner, Gnosis

๐Ÿ” How people have been using Gnosis Safe & next steps

Pedro Gomes, Wallet Connect

๐Ÿ“ฆ Connect all the wallets!

Gustav Friis, Linkdrops

๐Ÿน Digital asset based referral marketing

Fredrik Haga, Dune Analytics

๐Ÿ“Š Adoption? Letโ€™s look at the numbers

Tom Teman, Portis

๐ŸŽฃ How meta transactions are blurring the lines of Web 3.0 with Web 2.0

Michael Oโ€™Rouke, Pokt Network

๐Ÿ Challenging FANG monopolies

Flora Sun, Binance X

๐Ÿ’ณ Building on Binance Chain

Michael Sena, 3BoxDB

๐ŸŒ Leveraging bottom-up user identity to build dapps

Chris Seifert, ImToken

๐Ÿ‹ Learnings from 10 Million monthly active users

Yaniv Tal, The Graph

๐ŸŽถ Crypto Chairs When The Music Stops

โœจ Ethereum Magicians Main Council of Berlin 2019

  • ๐Ÿ›Ž Web 3.0 Business Models
  • โ›“ Decentralising Data Access
  • ๐Ÿ”ฎProgPOW
  • ๐Ÿ’ซ EIP 1066
  • ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ Education & Future of Work




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