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Pragma New York

September 21, 2023

ETHGlobal Pragma is an in-person summit for builders and leaders in the web3 ecosystem

What makes Pragma special

Pragma is designed to be a different kind of event. We bring together a small group of founders and builders to discuss the future of web3 and reflect on the past.

  • No parallel sessions
  • Invite only
  • Top founders
  • Curated content
  • Beginner friendly
  • Intimate discussions

Speakers

AyushRanjan

Huddle01

CamilaRusso

The Defiant

ChristineKim

Galaxy

DenisNazarov

Mirror

EdFelten

Offchain Labs

HarryKalodner

Offchain Labs

JoeLubin

Consensys

KainWarwick

Synthetix

KartikTalwar

ETHGlobal

RobertLeshner

Superstate

StevenGoldfeder

Offchain Labs

TarunChitra

Gauntlet

Schedule

September 21, 2023

12:00 EDT

Pragma Registration Opens!

  • Chelsea Square (Hoffman Hall)
  • 13:00 EDT

    Welcome & Introduction

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      Kartik TalwarCo-founder, ETHGlobal
    13:30 EDT

    Onchain Storytelling

    An interview with the Founder of mirror.xyz — a web3-enabled publishing platform

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      Denis NazarovMirror
    14:00 EDT

    The Next Step in Scaling Ethereum

    A conversation with the co-founders of Offchain Labs — building Arbitrum, next-generation Layer 2 technologies for Ethereum dApp development

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      Ed FeltenOffchain Labs
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      Harry KalodnerOffchain Labs
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      Steven GoldfederCo-founder, Offchain Labs
      Offchain Labs developed Arbitrum, an L2 scaling solution for Ethereum that aims to improve speed and reduce transaction costs by processing transactions offchain. Arbitrum uses optimistic rollup technology to ensure security and efficiency.
    14:45 EDT

    The Ethereum Governance Process in a Nutshell

    Featuring the VP of Galaxy Digital — a holistic financial platform spanning three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions

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      Christine KimGalaxy
      Christine is a researcher at Galaxy. Formerly, she was a tech reporter at CoinDesk.
    15:15 EDT

    Future of DeFi

    Featuring the Founder of Synthetix — a derivatives liquidity protocol providing the backbone for derivatives trading in DeFi

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      Kain WarwickSynthetix
    15:45 EDT

    Break

    16:15 EDT

    Fireside chat with Joe Lubin

    An interview with the Founder of Consensys — a suite of Ethereum blockchain infrastructure and applications for new economic systems that are more open, efficient, and secure

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      Joe LubinConsensys
    17:00 EDT

    Unmasking the Decentralization Theater

    An interview with one of the most prolific and dedicated cryptocurrency journalists at The Defiant — a news platform at the intersection of tech and finance

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      Camila RussoThe Defiant
    17:30 EDT

    DePIN Evolution: Huddle

    Featuring the Founder of Huddle01 — a decentralized real-time communication network

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      Ayush RanjanCo-founder, Huddle01
      Huddle01 is on a mission to democratize WebRTC. It is the 1st decentralized real-time communication network.
    17:45 EDT

    Fireside Chat with Tarun & Robert

    Tarun Chitra - *Founder of *Gauntlet — a DeFi protocol providing blockchain-based simulation and analysis for optimizing risk management and capital efficiency in decentralized financial applications

    Robert Leshner - *Founder of *Compound — an Ethereum-based algorithmic, autonomous interest rate protocol built for developers

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      Tarun ChitraFounder, Gauntlet
      Gauntlet is a DeFi-native economic research firm applying quantitative optimization to simulate risk parameter impacts, model cross-protocol interactions, and optimize incentive programs.
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      Robert LeshnerSuperstate
    18:30 EDT

    Wrap-up & Networking

    19:30 EDT

    Pragma New York Ends

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    Chelsea Square (Hoffman Hall)

    429 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011, United States
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