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A QUARTERLY CONFERENCE BY MINA PROTOCOL

illuminate:

genesis

illuminate: genesis
is over, but stay tuned - the next one will be coming later this year.

Be one of the first to know about our next Illuminate conference dates and when you can register!
Follow us on crowdcast for all the latest info. See you at the next Illuminate conference!
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YOU'RE INVITED TO ILLUMINATE: GENESIS
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Illuminate is a free virtual event, celebrating Mina’s upcoming mainnet launch and exciting protocol milestones.

Participants will hear from a range of blockchain experts, industry leaders and community members about Genesis and the road ahead. The one-day event will feature panels and sessions on Mina’s use cases, advancements in zk-SNARKs, Staking-as-a-Service, industry insights and so much more. Illuminate is also big thank-you to Mina’s vibrant community, who have made incredible contributions to the network over the past two years. Sign up for Illuminate to secure your ticket and join the celebration. 

 
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Key
Speakers

Evan Shapiro

CEO and CO-FOUNDER
O(1) LABS

Jill Carlson

PRINCIPAL
SLOW VENTURES

Tess Rinearson

BOARD MEMBER
MINA FOUNDATION
VP ENGINEERING
INTERCHAIN

Zaki Manian

PRINCIPAL CO-FOUNDER
IQLUSION

Anna Rose

CO-HOST
ZEROKNOWLEDGE PODCAST
CO-FOUNDER
ZERO-KNOWLEDGE VALIDATOR

Vanishree Rao

LEAD CRYPTOGRAPHER
O(1) LABS

Izaak Meckler

CTO and CO-FOUNDER
O(1) LABS

Justin Drake

ETHEREUM 2.0
RESEARCHER

Luke Youngblood

CEO AND FOUNDER
BLOCKSCALE

Avichal Garg

MANAGING PARTNER
ELECTRIC CAPITAL

Ash Egan

PARTNER
ACCOMPLICE VC
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Schedule

9:00

Welcome

Jill Carlson  //  Principal, Slow Ventures 

9:10

Keynote Address

Evan Shapiro  //  CEO, O(1) Labs

9:30

The State of Zero Knowledge

Anna Rose  //  Host, Zero Knowledge Podcast

Izaak Meckler  //  CTO, O(1) Labs

Justin Drake  //  Ethereum 2.0 Researcher

10:00

Mina Overview & Product Roadmap

Brandon Kase  //  First Engineer, O(1) Labs

Bijan Shahrokhi  //  Head of Product, O(1) Labs

10:30

Protocol Overview & Enhancements

Nathan Holland  //  Protocol Engineer, O(1) Labs

Deepthi Kumar  //  Protocol Engineer, O(1) Labs

11:00

Panel: Community Tooling

Tess Rinearson  //  VPE, Interchain 

Gareth Davies  //  Founder, Minaexplorer.com

Seok Hyun Sim  //  Data Analyst, DSRV

Andrew Cronk  //  Co-founder, Figment

11:45

Snapps Architecture and Progress

Izaak Meckler  //  CTO, O(1) Labs

Vanishree Rao  //  Lead Cryptographer, O(1) Labs

12:30

Snapps: DeFi's (private) Key to Mass Adoption

Emre Tekisalp  //  VP of Business Development

   & Operations, O(1) Labs

Ryan Burkun  //  CEO & Co-founder, Teller Finance

1:00

The Future of Privacy in Tech

Emre Tekisalp  //  VP of Business Development

   & Operations, O(1) Labs

Avichal Garg  //  Managing Partner, Electric Capital

Jill Carlson  //  Principal, Slow Ventures

Ash Egan  //  Partner, Accomplice VC

1:30

Staking as a Service

Luke Youngblood  //  CEO and Co-founder, Blockscale

Zaki Manian  //  Principal and Co-founder, Iqlusion

2:00

Ouroboros Samasika: A Solid Foundation for Decentralization

Vanishree Rao  // Lead Cryptographer, O(1) Labs

2:30

Community Spotlight and CORE Awards

Claire Kart  //  VP of Marketing and Community, O(1) Labs

 
 

Investors 

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Partners

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