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May 7, 2020
Flow Joins Consensus: Distributed’s Foundations Track
Flow Joins Consensus: Distributed’s Foundations Track

Consensus 2020 is going virtual this year at Consensus: Distributed. This year the conference will span over 5 days and include 150+ amazing speakers from around the world, with 8,000+ registered attendees to date. For the first time ever, registration to attend Consensus Distributed will be offered for free, giving you the opportunity to join from the safety and comfort of your own home and listen to some of the brightest minds in the Web3 space and beyond.

The Flow team and guests will be joining the Foundations Track on Tuesday, May 12 at 9am PST/ 12pm EST to run a session on Flow - Fast, Scalable, Reliable Blockchain for Next Billion Users and how we are unlocking true on-chain Composability without compromises. Join us for an hour of engaging talks discussing all things Flow and scalability.

Curious what this session will comprise of? Take a look at our agenda:

Flow Changelog with Layne Lafrance (Product Lead at Flow)

  • Layne, Lead Product Manager at Flow, will be discussing Flow’s progress over the last 12 months and a roadmap on our plans moving into the future.

Scaling without sharding, ACID guarantees and node separation of concerns

  • We will be joined by a special guest to give a quick overview of the current state of layer one protocol solutions, what has been tried so far and why Flow chose to implement its new architecture design to tackle some of pending issues in blockchain for mainstream adoption.

Bringing Blockchain to the Mainstream with Caty Tedman (VP of Marketing and Partnerships at Dapper Lab)

  • Caty, VP of Partnerships & Marketing at Dapper Labs, will be discussing building on Flow and bringing blockchain to the mainstream through partnerships such as the NBA.

Intro to Resource-Oriented Programming with Dete Shirley (CTO at Dapper Labs)

  • Dete, CTO at Dapper Labs and Lead Architect of Flow, will introduce the new paradigm of resource-oriented programming applied to Flow smart contract programming language, Cadence: why it offers better security without adding complexity.

Sign up for Consensus: Distributed here to tune in on our discussion on Flow and listen to other amazing sessions. Consensus: Distributed aims to better understand what the future of blockchain might look like. The team at Flow is excited to join Consensus in providing you with the same great content, but virtual.