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Introduction to Avalanche and the AVA Platform

  • Starfish Mission 1535 Mission Street (map)

Introduction to Avalanche and the AVA Platform.

Bitcoin, and more specifically 'blockchain', has deep social, economical, and political implications. But, in its 10th year of nascency, we are still laying the technological foundations to support the true DeFi dream. In this talk, we discuss the present and future developments in core infrastructure, and how the AVA platform will play a key role in building the future of blockchain tech. We will focus our discussion on key technical details behind the platform. Crypto developers, researchers, and hackers of all kinds welcomed.


6:00pm Doors open and networking with refreshments

7:00 State-of-the-Crypto-Space Address and Future Developments Remarks by Emin Gun Sirer, Prof of Computer Science At Cornell University, Director of IC3, Co-founder and CEO at AVA Labs.

7:20 Intro to Avalanche and the AVA platform by Kevin Sekniqi, PhD at Cornell University, Co-founder and Chief Protocol Architect at AVA Labs.

7:40 Community Organization and Engagement Discussion by Phillip Liu Jr., Head of Operations and Business Dev at AVA Labs.

8:30 Q&A and Networking

9:00 PM Doors close


AVA Labs is building on the Avalanche protocol, a novel probabilistic consensus protocol that harnesses metastability of network sub-sampling to achieve unprecedented guarantees of system safety and scale.”

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