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Upcoming

2018 2019
13 December
Berlin,
Germany
Enabling Tomorrow’s Open Source Community

Sustainability of the open source movement and the code itself is an ongoing discussion and ever-present concern. We’ll take up this discussion as well, but to answer the “how”, we’ll start with “who”: Who are open source contributors? Who else should be contributing? And what systems or platforms would encourage this engagement?

12 - 13 December
Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
Arab FinTex Symposium

The emergence of financial technology holds promise for transformative change in Arab economies. Blockchain is a matter of heated debate and it is about time to outline its ramifications for innovations in financial inclusion from a development policy perspective. What is in it for payment systems in the Arab World? What role do policymakers and regulators play to safeguard integrity and security?

24 - 25 November
Berlin,
Germany
path.finder Festival

Die Zukunft deiner Arbeit

The path.finder festival is a journey of experience, learning and ideas for employees, executives, entrepreneurs and the self-employed who want to look beyond the confines of the New Work filter bubble to the overall development of our working world.

19 - 20 November
Berlin,
Germany
Revision Conference 2018

Day 1 — Co-Creators Day
Day 2 — Conference

How do we reach a more human-centric society in the digital age? Revision — the network for a human-centric and technology-driven society — presents the two-day summit uniting technology thought leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, scientists, investors and activists who engage in an ongoing effort to establish a more human-centric and purpose-driven world.

19 November
Berlin,
Germany
IPDB Hackathon #1

Coding for a Web3 Society

As a part of Revision Summit 2018, Jolocom, IPDB, Riddle&Code, and Ocean Protocol will be hosting a one-day hackathon with 50-70 developers and UX/UI designers from the decentralization community. The chief aim of the hackathon is for participants to come together to generate ideas for social change, and turn talk into working code.

08 November
Berlin,
Germany
BLOCKSLAM

Berlin Science Week 2018

T-Labs is organizing the world’s first blockchain related science slam during Berlin Science Week 2018: the Blockslam! A science slam is a short and very lively 10-minutes-presentation explaining scientific insight to a general audience. No algorithms, technical language or complicated processes, simply blockchain science explained for everyone.

07 November
Brussels,
Belgium
e-Identity Workshop

EU Blockchain & Observatory Forum

Discussions will cover topics such as eIDAS regulation, identity standards and identity in the context of a European blockchain infrastructure.

30 October - 02 November
Prague,
Czezchia
Ethereum Devcon 4

Devcon has become the most anticipated gathering for blockchain application and platform developers to come together to support the global community of Ethereum ecosystem-builders.

23 - 25 October
Mountain View,
USA
Internet Identity Workshop XXVII

IIWS XXVII

The Internet Identity Workshop has been finding, probing and solving identity issues twice every year since 2005. Every IIW moves topics, code, and projects downfield. Name an identity topic and it’s likely that more substantial discussion and work has been done at IIW than at any other conference! Watch this short documentary about the work that has happened over the first 12 years at IIW.

22 - 24 October
Berlin,
Germany
Web3 Summit

Devs and researchers working on lower level protocols and others interested in the latest developments in the decentralised web are invited to join Web3 Summit in Berlin for an immersive and collaborative gathering organized around a single rallying call: to facilitate a fully functional and user-friendly decentralized web. Full program here.

21 - 25 October
Frankfurt am Main,
Germany
German Blockchain Week

The German Blockchain Week is a series of disruptive community meetups between October 21 and 25, 2018, which complement the main event of the week – the East-West Crypto Conference (EWCC) (Oct. 22 + 23) at which speakers of 5 out of the top 20 coins on coinmarketcap.com will be present.

19 - 21 October
Cairo,
Egypt
AltShift Festival

A three-day professional interdisciplinary event, AltShift Festival gathers creative leaders, entrepreneurs, movement builders, purpose-driven organizations and communities from across sectors and countries who want to drive systemic and meaningful change. It will be the first event with a zero waste policy in the region!

01 October
Berlin,
Germany
Blockchain & Identity Meetup #2

What happens to privacy when we decentralize digital identity?

Join us for a panel discussion (in English) on the state of privacy on the web today, the challenges we may face in a decentralized web, and potential solutions to protecting privacy as we bridge the gap between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. A meetup organized by Jolocom for Privacy Week Berlin 2018.

26 September - 03 October
Berlin,
Germany
Privacy Week Berlin 2018

#PWB2018

Inspired by the annual Privacy Week conference of C3W (Chaos Computer Club) in Vienna, an interdisciplinary network of partners from civil society, science and the tech community will host Privacy Week Berlin for the first time. This decentralized event aims to enhance awareness of privacy protection by focusing on various aspects of the issue and addressing all relevant scenes and industries.

10 September
Berlin,
Germany
Crypto4Good #3 (Berlin Blockchain Week)

Blockchain for Financial Inclusion – Including the Unincluded

As part of Berlin Blockchain Week, we partnered with DSTOQ, GIZ Blockchain Lab, and Tempo for the 3rd Crypto4Good panel discussion featuring experts from both the tech world and the international development sector. The aim was to define practical solutions to a pressing global issue – financial exclusion – and explore how DLT (distributed ledger technology) can bring positive change. Salomé Eggler (GIZ Blockchain Lab) moderated the thoughtful discussion among the panelists, including Kai (Jolocom) as well as Franz von Weizsäcker (Head of GIZ Blockchain Lab), Craig Mc Gregor (DSTOQ), and Anthony Barker (Tempo). Full video coming soon.

07 September
Berlin,
Germany
Startupnight 2018

An initiative of Telekom Open Space at Deutsche Telekom, the sixth edition of Startupnight in Berlin welcomed 5000+ participants and 250+ startups from around the world in categories like mobility, energy, communication, AI, VR, AR, health, fintech and, of course, digital identity.We took the opportunity to present Jolocom’s protocol and SmartWallet as well as offer a general overview of self-sovereign identity to a diverse audience of over 40 individuals.

01 - 02 September
Berlin,
Germany
Z2X Festival

At the 2018 edition of the annual event for thought leaders in their twenties, Kai held a workshop titled “Wir Bauen ein neues Internet: Visionen für das Web 3.0”. Participants worked themselves through the pain points of our current centralized web interactions and collectively reflected on visions for a decentralized future in which individuals own their data and switching services is a no-brainer when it comes to both privacy and usability.

31 July - 02 August
San Francisco,
USA
Decentralized Web Summit 2018

Global Visions / Working Code

The 2018 edition welcomed hundreds of builders, developers, activists, and archivists to the Internet Archive in San Francisco. Joachim once again supported organizational efforts behind the entire event (especially the opening Builder’s Day), Natascha co-facilitated a workshop on incentive design with token engineering, Eugeniu discussed decentralized identity and DIDs during both a workshop and panel, and Ira was enlisted as storyteller for the UX/UI session on Builder’s Day — find out what designers envision for the decentralized future of the web in her recap here.

05 July
Brussels,
Belgium
Digital Identity and Government Services

Initiated by the European Parliament and the European Commission, the Blockchain Observatory gathered experts on government use cases for blockchain and digital identity for a one-day event. Kai represented Jolocom’s approach to self-sovereign identity on the main panel, discussing topics of openness, standardization, interoperability, and security with leading figures from the identity space.

03 July
Berlin,
Germany
DSI Workshop: Nationale Blockchain Strategie

To initiate dialogue among stakeholders on Germany’s upcoming blockchain strategy, Kai presented self-sovereign identity at ESMT, hosted by the Digital Society Institute with members of parliament, BMWi, BSI, Deutsche Bahn, Siemens, Fujitsu and others.

27 June
Berlin,
Germany
TeleTrusT-Informationstag "Blockchain"

Reflecting our focus on IT security, Kai gave a presentation on identity and blockchain to a group of IT security specialists organized in the TeleTrusT association.

25 June
Mittweida,
Germany
1. Mittweidaer Blockchain Innovationsforum

Kai held a workshop on use cases for blockchain in public administration in the scope of pioneering applications of blockchain in the real world.

21 June
Berlin,
Germany
Revision - Launch

The launch event of Revision gathered 100 select invitees to participate in a forum on building a decentralized future. Kai led a workshop on the opportunities and challenges offered by decentralized identity.

21 June
Berlin,
Germany
Tech Open Air

Kai hosted a workshop on decentralization and mobility spoke about blockchain for the future of mobility on the second day of roundtable discussions held at T-Systems Urban Garden for TOA.

14 June
Berlin,
Germany
Security & Identity Workshop

During a meeting of security professionals gathered by Bitkom, Kai presented Jolocom’s approach to self-sovereign identity as a way to overcome existing IT security challenges and enable new architectures of mutual trust between network participants.

14 June
Berlin,
Germany
Smau Berlin 2018

Kai introduced self-sovereign identity to Italian businesses and industry representatives exploring innovative companies in Berlin during a keynote. digItaly organized the event.

13 June
San Francisco,
USA
Decentralized Web Meetup

Joachim went on stage to present Jolocom during the pre-DWeb Summit meetup at the Internet Archive headquarters in SF. You can watch all the talks here (Joachim begins speaking at 1:19:44).

29 May
Berlin,
Germany
BlockShow Europe

Kai and Cem attended the competition for young and innovative blockchain companies to pitch themselves before a panel of judges. Kai delivered a fantastic pitch of Jolocom – watch it here!

23 May
Vienna,
Austria
GovTech Pioneers

As a startup driving innovation in the public sector, we were invited to join the series of talks and workshops by D21, a think tank initiative focused on societal benefits of technology.

22 May
Berlin,
Germany
Jolocom Turns 4! Meetup

We celebrated our fourth birthday and bid farewell to our coworking space with Ethereum DEV in a hybrid celebration-meetup – the first of a meetup series we began organizing titled Blockchain & Identity. Joachim was our master of ceremonies, Eugeniu spoke of the quest for a useable self-sovereign identity, Iryna shared some clever strategies for using visual design to differentiate your product, Achim (an advisor to Jolocom) introduced his company Purpose, and Christian (Ethereum DEV, Solid) chronicled our time together in the Kreuzberg office. Our friends at Livepeer helped us live stream all the action via their decentralized video sharing platform using blockchain.

14 - 16 May
Oslo,
Norway
Katapult Future Fest 2018

Chosen as an Impact Startup, Jolocom joined KFF 2018 to participate in a pitch competition among tech companies. Kai presented our work before an audience filled with hundreds of investors.

09 May
Berlin,
Germany
Blockchain Real Talk

Joachim discussed blockchain with other familiar faces in the Berlin crypto scene on an interactive expert panel at a meetup organized by Blockchain Real Talk held at Space Shack.

02 - 04 May
Berlin,
Germany
re:publica 18

The whole team came out to represent Jolocom’s portion of the hashtaX booth from Telekom Innovation Labs (T-Labs) in the middle of the exhibition floor along with our partners BigchainDB and RIDDLE&CODE. Joachim discussed the state of blockchain in Germany with fellow members of the Bundesblock in a panel titled “New Kids on the Blockchain”. Kai and Wikimedia’s John Weitzmann shared their views on blockchain tokenization and public infrastructure. And Charly unpacked how blockchain creates new possibilities for decentralized identity management.

27 April
Berlin,
Germany
Berlin Valley / Learning Journey - Blockchain in der Praxis

Kai gave a presentation on Jolocom and self-sovereign identity using blockchain to industry representatives from across different industries, including banking, software, utilities, retail, and media.

26 April
Frankfurt,
Germany
Blockchain Summit

Joachim attended on behalf of the Bundesblock.

27 March
Szczecin,
Poland
Blockchain Meetup

Joachim gave a keynote on the potential of self-sovereign identity in the first meetup of the new event series on blockchain in Szczecin.

26 - 29 March
Berlin,
Germany
Ethereum Camp

Kai presented to the participants of a 4-day hackathon focused on developing IoT projects and gave a presentation on self-sovereign identity and Jolocom’s approach.

20 - 21 March
Berlin,
Germany
Digitaler Staat

Kai presented Jolocom, blockchain, and its potential for the public sector to a diverse congress during a lively, two-day convention on digitalization, e-government, and modernizing public administration. And…we won an award!

09 - 15 March
Austin,
USA
SXSW Festival

As Berlin Ambassadors Joachim and Kai represented Jolocom at the 2018 edition of the festival. We were one of only eight companies from Berlin selected as Ambassador Startups to pitch themselves and represent the vibrant startup scene back home. Jolocom took the stage during the New Technologies (VR, AI & More) Startup Pitches portion of the conference. Kai also pitched in the Berlin Venue and Joachim spoke at the round table discussion on blockchain and the music industry.

08 March
Mittweida,
Germany
Blockchain Spring School

Natascha and Eugeniu presented Jolocom at the Blockchain Spring School in Mittweida, Saxony’s “Crypto Valley”.

01 March
Berlin,
Germany
Trivial Meetup

Eugeniu presented Jolocom’s efforts towards developing a truly self-sovereign identity model, and outlined the biggest challenges in the field. He also joined a panel to discuss the state of the Ethereum ecosystem, competing projects such as EoS, token models, investment strategies, and the general status quo as regards decentralized projects and initiatives like our own.

28 February
Berlin,
Germany
Ethereum Meetup

Kai presented the Jolocom approach to self-sovereign identity at the popular Berlin Ethereum Meetup organized by ETHDEV and stuck around for the highly interesting Q&A (grilling) afterwards. Livepeer broadcast the meetup via a live stream using blockchain.

27 February
Berlin,
Germany
Behörden Spiegel Blockchain-Symposium 2018

Kai presented Jolocom and self-sovereign identity in a keynote and Joachim took part in a panel on blockchain for the public sector at the conference organized by Behörden Spiegel.

20 - 21 February
Berlin,
Germany
Bosch Connected World

The prototype operating stack service we built with T-Labs and RIDDLE&CODE was debuted at the IoT conference where it won the Logistics & Supply Chain 4.0 challenge.

02 February
Stuttgart,
Germany
Blockchain Hackathon

Joachim delivered a keynote about the future of blockchain and how the Blockchain Bundesverband wants to stay involved.

22 January
Hamburg,
Germany
Blockchain for Society

Kai traveled around Germany on behalf of Jolocom for inblockio’s second Blockchain for Society Meetup tour. Destination: Hamburg.

18 January
Berlin,
Germany
Blockchain for Society

Kai traveled around Germany on behalf of Jolocom for inblockio’s second Blockchain for Society Meetup tour. Destination: Berlin.

16 January
Leipzig,
Germany
Blockchain for Society

Kai traveled around Germany on behalf of Jolocom for inblockio’s second Blockchain for Society Meetup tour. Check out his presentation in Leipzig on Jolocom and digital identities.

31 March - 02 April
San Francisco,
USA

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