The Modular Summit

Envision the modular future with us.
Hosted by Maven 11 and Celestia
Thu, April 21, 2022 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM CEST
Het Sieraad BV., Amsterdam
1 Postjesweg
1057 DT Amsterdam
Netherlands
The Modular Summit

Sponsors

Celestia
Maven 11
Blockchain Capital
Galaxy Digital
Delphi Digital
Bain Capital
Starkware
Polychain Capital

Speakers

Mustafa Al-Bassam
Mustafa Al-Bassam
Celestia Labs
Co-founder, CEO
Uri Kolodny
Uri Kolodny
StarkWare
Co-founder, CEO
Zaki Manian
Zaki Manian
Sommelier
Co-founder
Tarun Chitra
Tarun Chitra
Gauntlet
Founder, CEO
Anatoly Yakovenko
Anatoly Yakovenko
Solana
Co-founder
Anurag Arjun
Anurag Arjun
Polygon Technology
Co-founder
Alex Gluchowski
Alex Gluchowski
Matter Labs
Co-founder, CEO
Alex Obadia
Alex Obadia
Flashbots
Researcher, Steward
James Prestwich
James Prestwich
Nomad
Founder, CTO
Nick White
Nick White
Celestia Labs
COO, Event Emcee
Alex Evans
Alex Evans
Bain Capital Crypto
Partner
protolambda
protolambda
Optimism
Researcher
Balder Bomans
Balder Bomans
Maven 11
Partner, CIO
Sreeram Kannan
Sreeram Kannan
University of Washington
Associate Professor
Matt Garnett
Matt Garnett
ConsenSys
Researcher
Joe Coll
Joe Coll
Framework Ventures
Investor
Ismail Khoffi
Ismail Khoffi
Celestia Labs
Co-founder, CTO
Bo Du
Bo Du
Polymer
Co-Founder
Emily Herbert
Emily Herbert
Fuel Labs
Software Engineer
Eli Krenzke
Eli Krenzke
Polychain Capital
Partner
Josh Bowen
Josh Bowen
Celestia Labs
Celestia Core Dev
Can Gurel
Can Gurel
Delphi Digital
Research Analyst
Guillermo Angeris
Guillermo Angeris
Bain Capital Crypto
Research Partner
Eric Wall
Eric Wall
EricaDAO
Blogger
John Adler
John Adler
Celestia Labs
Chief Research Officer
Louis Guthman
Louis Guthman
StarkWare
Ecosystem Lead
Aleks Larsen
Aleks Larsen
Blockchain Capital
General Partner
Will Nuelle
Will Nuelle
Galaxy Digital
Principle Investments
Alex North
Alex North
Protocol Labs
Software Engineer
Marko Baricevic
Marko Baricevic
Interchain GmbH
Product Owner of Cosmos SDK
Aditi Sriram
Aditi Sriram
Celestia Labs
Strategy Lead, Event Emcee
Toghrul Maharramov
Toghrul Maharramov
Scroll Tech
Senior Researcher
Sean Braithwaite
Sean Braithwaite
Metakek
Co-Founder, CEO
Mathijs van Esch
Mathijs van Esch
Maven 11
Associate Partner
Nusret Tas
Nusret Tas
Stanford
PhD Candidate
LZRS
LZRS
Celestia Scan
Founder
Joachim Neu
Joachim Neu
Stanford
PhD Candidate

Main track schedule

Intro to Modular Summit
9:30 AM - 9:40 PM
Speakers: Balder Bomans
Defining Modular Layers
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
Speakers: Mustafa Al-Bassam
Small Pieces Loosely Joined: The Modular Thesis
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Speakers: Alex Evans
Cosmos: The Modular Past and Future
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Speakers: Zaki Manian
L1s, L2s, L3s
11:25 AM - 11:55 AM
Speakers: Uri Kolodny
Scaling Execution: Zero Knowledge
11:55 AM – 12:25pm
Speakers: Zaki Manian (moderator), Alex Gluchowski, Toghrul Maharramov, Louis Guthman
MEV on Modular Blockchains
12:25 PM – 1:00pm
Speakers: Sean Braithwaite (moderator), Tarun Chitra, Guillermo Angeris, Alex Obadia
Lunch
1 PM - 2 PM
Speakers:
Understanding Modularity: Rollup Security Paradigms
2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
Speakers: Eric Wall
Modular Design across the Blockchain Ecosystem
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Speakers: Ismail Khoffi (moderator), Alex North , Marko Baricevic, James Prestwich, Bo Du
Scaling Execution: Optimistic
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Speakers: Can Gurel (moderator), Proto, Josh Bowen, Emily Herbert
Investing in the Modular Stack
3:55 PM - 4:25 PM
Speakers: Joe Coll (moderator), Aleks Larsen, Will Nuelle, Eli Krenzke, Mathijs van Esch
The Data Availability Landscape
4:25 PM - 4:55 PM
Speakers: Sreeram Kannan (moderator), John Adler, Anurag Arjun, Matt Garnett
Monolithic or Modular
4:55 PM - 5:30 PM
Speakers: Tarun Chitra (moderator), Mustafa Al-Bassam, Anatoly Yakovenko
Networking Drinks
5:30 PM
Speakers:

Research track schedule

No Livestream
Decentralization and Modularity
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Speakers: LZRS
Light Clients for Lazy Blockchains
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Speakers: Nusret Tas
DeFi Liquidity Management via Optimal Control: Ohm as a Case Study
3:30pm – 4:00pm
Speakers: Tarun Chitra
Information Dispersal with Provable Retrievability for Rollups
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Speakers: Joachim Neu

Featured projects

Delphi Digital
Maven 11 Capital
Solana
Scroll Tech
Starkware
Polygon
Polychain Capital
Optimism
Nomad
NFX
Protocol Labs
Galaxy Digital
Fuel
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Interchain Foundation
Flashbots
zkSync
Celestia
Blockchain Capital