assignment_lateImportant Ethereum Events

  1. 13 October 2017ΞTHWaterloo hackathon in Canada with Vitalik
    ΞTHWaterloo will give ambitious and talented developers the opportunity to work alongside the inventors of Ethereum for a 36-hour hackathon.

  2. 17 October 2017Metropolis fork 1: Byzantium
    Metropolis is a milestone hard fork that upgrades Ethereum. Visit here for the EIPs involved.
    Watch the countdown here.

  3. 20 October 2017Ethereum core dev biweekly meeting, previous video and agenda

  4. 27 October 2017ethereal conference in San Francisco with Joseph Lubin
    Ethereal is a culture-focused blockchain event that brings innovators in the fields of governance, impact, sustainability, community building, arts, and media together with experts in exponential technologies.

  5. 1 November 2017Devcon 3 in Cancun, Mexico with Vitalik
    Devcon is an annual Ethereum developer conference.

  6. not confirmedPlasma: Scalable Autonomous Smart Contracts, proposed by Vitalik and Joseph Poon
    Plasma is a proposed framework for incentivized and enforced execution of smart contracts which is scalable to a significant amount of state updates per second (potentially billions) enabling the blockchain to be able to represent a significant amount of decentralized financial applications worldwide.

  7. not confirmedRaiden
    Lightning network on Ethereum.
    Testnet has been deployed.
    µRaiden is currently undergoing an external security audit and will be ready to use on the Ethereum mainnet very soon.
    Raiden ICO announced.

  8. not confirmedSwarm
    Serverless hosting, incentivised p2p storage and content distribution.

  9. 1 February 2018not confirmedMetropolis fork 2: Constantinople
    Metropolis is now planned to be phased in through 2 forks. This fork is mainly for EIP-86.

  10. not confirmedProof of stake
    PoS is the replacement of PoW to verify transactions.
    The whitepapers are getting finalized.