assignment_lateImportant Ethereum Events

  1. EEA adds 34 members to a total over 150 members
    Enterprise Ethereum Alliance connects Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum subject matter experts.

  2. 11 August 2017ENS infrastructure workshop in London, can be watched here
    Participants will explore what can be learned from the soft launch process, discuss future community plans for the Ethereum Name Service, and begin laying the groundwork for a permanent registrar.

  3. 25 August 2017Ethereum core dev biweekly meeting, previous video and agenda

  4. 18 September 2017TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco with Vitalik
    Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews, the Startup Battlefield competition, a 24-hour Hackathon, Startup Alley, Hardware Alley, and After Parties.

  5. 24 September 2017not confirmedMetropolis fork 1
    Metropolis is a milestone hard fork that upgrades Ethereum. Visit here for the EIPs involved.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 1 November 2017Devcon 3 in Cancun, Mexico with Vitalik
    Devcon is an annual Ethereum developer conference.

  9. 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.

  10. not confirmedRaiden
    Lightning network on Ethereum.

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

  12. 1 February 2018not confirmedMetropolis fork 2
    Metropolis is now planned to be phased in through 2 forks. This fork is mainly for EIP-86.

  13. not confirmedProof of stake
    PoS is the replacement of PoW to verify transactions.
    Stage 1 is 75% complete.

  14. elapsedENS launch
    Ethereum Name Service offers a secure and decentralised way to address resources both on and off the blockchain using simple, human-readable names.
    Live stats can be viewed here once it goes live.