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Enhance governance

Training and keynotes to understand the Distributed Autonomous Consensus behind Bitcoin and Ethereum protocols.

Paris March 9, 2017

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Full day of Bitcoin and Ethereum courses, demos, tools and speakers to help you build, test and enhance execution efficiency in your organisation. Whether you're a confirm expert or newcomer, join us for a glimpse into the future of economy and governance.


CCI Hauts-de-Seine


March 9, 2017

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Learn from the best experts in the industry

Such a rich training and collaboration event happens for the first time in France. It features a diverse range of training sessions and keynotes. From trainings to keynotes, you'll understand what is a « blockchain » and how its works along with others technologies such as public key cryptography, digital signature, cryptographic hash function, distributed networks and so on.

William Antoine Mougayar
Gavin James Wood, PhD
Peter Todd
Lefteris Karapetsas
Andrew Poelstra
Pierre Noizat
Vidal Chriqui
fabrice Drouin
Laurent Salat
Simon Polrot
Albin Cauderlier
Benoit Mariage

What you'll learn at Merkle Conference

From advanced « Smart Contract » with Solidity to MimbleWimble using the algebraic structure of Confidential Transactions, the Merkle Conference provide the best trainings you'll ever see. You can choose between different kind of ladders. Pick up one...

Bitcoin Bronze

Laurent Salat Asymmetrical Cryptography and UTXO Transactions
Laurent Salat ECDSA and Merkle Tree
Laurent Salat The Bitcoin blocks and Proof-of-Work
Vidal Chriqui Micropayment channel

Bitcoin Master

Peter Todd Transaction and OPCODES
Andrew Poelstra MimbleWimble
Pierre Noizat Merkelized Abstract Structure Tree
Fabrice Drouin Lightning Network

Ethereum Ruby

Albin Cauderlier The « Smart Contracts »
Albin Cauderlier The Ethereum balance
Albin Cauderlier Blocks, transactions & consensus
Simon Polrot Legal Impact of DAO & Smart Contract

Ethereum Diamond

Gavin Wood Parity Wallet and Daemon
Gavin Wood Code, test and deploy a Smart Contract in Solidity
Lefteris Karapetsas Secure smart contract development
Lefteris Karapetsas Scalable decentralized applications with payment channels

Explore the Merkle Conference

Learn about the lastest tools and best practices to audit the right platform for the right need. Choose from a variety of sessions to get the most out of Bitcoin or Ethereum. Newcomers will be interested to start learning the basics within the Bitcoin Bronze ladder or the Ethereum Ruby ladder. Experts will overview and learn the lasted protocols updates in the Bitcoin Master ladder or the Ethereum Diamond ladder.

What you'll find at Merkle Conference

Formations for Bitcoin and Ethereum the most advanced protocols which enable trust between individuals.

How accessible

Learn the basic knowledge from Bitcoin or Ethereum in the first ladder.

How technical

Go beyond with the Bitcoin Master or the Ethereum Diamond ladder.

Meet product expert

Discover all the applications and the real innovation with demos.

Thursday, March 9th
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcoming attendees and French breakfast with croissant
9:20 am - 9:30 am Introduction to Eureka ladders + Conferences Preview with Alexandre David
9:30 am - 9:35 am Everyone split to their respective session
Ladders Bitcoin Bronze Bitcoin Master Ethereum Ruby Ethereum Diamond
9:35 am - 10:20 am Laurent Salat Peter Todd Albin Cauderlier Gavin Wood
10:20 am - 10:25 am Break
10:25 am - 11:10 am Laurent Salat Andrew Poelstra Albin Cauderlier Gavin Wood
11:10 am - 11:15 am Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Laurent Salat Pierre Noizat Albin Cauderlier Lefteris Karapetsas
12:00 am - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Vidal Chriqui Fabrice Drouin Simon Polrot Lefteris Karapetsas
2:15 pm - 2:25 pm Break
2:25 pm - 3:15 pm Chainpoint or Opentimestamps with Peter Todd and Gilles Cadignan
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm PriceWaterhouseCoopers Keynote with Marie-Line Ricard
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Blockchain As A Service in Azure with Thomas Conté
4:15 pm - 4:35 pm The future of Dapps with William Mougayar
4:35 pm - 4:55 pm Blockchain, energy & p2p economy with Pierre Paperon
4:55 pm - 5:45 pm Synthesis and Q&A with William Mougayar and Pierre Paperon
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm Eureka keynote
6:00 pm - 6:05 pm Cloturing with Benoit Mariage
6:05 pm - 7:05 pm Private cocktail and book signing

Conference venue and accommodations

55 Place Nelson Mandela, 92729 Nanterre

The CCI Hauts-de-Seine is located next to the vibrant modern financial center of la Défense.
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This training allows to pass the Distributed Registers Architect Certification (Level I). OPCA funding can be requested and may be support some part or the full training budget depending your company.

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