👷  Join our panel of experts dedicated to the Ethereum Merge.

The best Ethereum experts and builders gather for a deep dive discussion about the coming Merge, its short and longer-term challenges and opportunities.

Come to find answers to all the questions you didn't dare ask about the merge.

🗓️  Thursday, July 21st from 2:00 PM

🏛  14 avenue Trudaine, 75009, Paris - 20 minutes from ETHCC main event venue

Panel Moderator:

- Nicolas Maurice, Kiln Advisor & Alluvial CTO

Nicolas lead Consensys Quorum and Codefi Orchestrate before joining Kiln as CTO and more recently Alluvial, the liquid staking protocol.

Panel Speakers:

- Justin Drake, Ethereum Foundation Researcher

Researcher at the Ethereum Foundation.

- Georgios Konstantopoulos, Paradigm CTO

CTO & Research Partner at Paradigm.

- Hasu, Paradigm Research Collaborator

Strategy lead at Flashbots, research collaborator at Paradigm & Uncommon Core podcast.

- Elias Simos, Rated CEO & Founder

Elias is the co-founder of Rated Labs, working on “reputation for machines” and contextualizing the rich data layer that underlies the infrastructure strata of Web3. Previously a Protocol Specialist at Coinbase and helped build Decentral Park Capital.

- Robert Miller, Flashbots Product Lead

Robert is a steward at Flashbots leading product.

- Vasiliy Shapovalov, Lido Co-Founder

Technical co-founder with a background in infosec, blockchain development, and staking.


- Kiln provides a staking-as-a-service product, either directly to institutional customers, or as a product for companies to integrate into their offerings.

- Flashbots is a research and development organization working on mitigating the negative externalities of Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) extraction techniques and avoiding the existential risks MEV could cause to stateful blockchains like Ethereum.

- Paradigm is an investment firm focused on supporting the great crypto/Web3 companies and protocols of tomorrow.

- The Ethereum Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum and related technologies.

- Rated is a reputation for machine platform, helping to rate and evaluate validators' performance, starting with Ethereum.

- Lido provides a simple and secure way to earn rewards on the Ethereum Beacon Chain, without the need to run or maintain hardware.


July 21, 2022
2pm - 4:30pm


Kiln, 14 avenue Trudaine, 75009, Paris

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