Enterprise Ethereum Alliance to Sponsor and Present at Devcon4

Ethereum Foundation’s Developer Conference

Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2018 – Prague, Czech Republic


At Devcon4, EEA to Unveil Advances to its Specifications Roadmap, Lead Presentation and Breakout Sessions, and Sponsor Hackathon

PRAGUE — Oct. 22, 2018– The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) today announced that the 550-member organization will be an Olympic Sponsor at the Ethereum Foundation’s flagship developer conference, Devcon4, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2018, at the Prague Congress Center. At Devcon, the EEA will present, lead educational breakout sessions and hold interactive discussions covering the most current Enterprise Ethereum advances, coming innovations and real-world use cases. Following Devcon, attendees are invited to the PegaSys Hackathon, sponsored by the EEA.

EEA at Devcon4

At the Ethereum Foundation’s flagship event, Devcon4, EEA Executive Director Ron Resnick and Technical Specification Committee Chair Conor Svensson will be available to discuss the EEA’s strategy, vision and specification roadmap. Devcon4 attendees, EEA members, developers and enterprise leaders are invited to network with the EEA at our booth throughout the conference. Presentations include:

Breakout: “How Can the EEA Interoperate with the Public Ethereum Chain EIP Process?”

Oct. 31, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Ultra Violet Room

Join the EEA Technical Standards Working Group Chair Conor Svensson, founder and CEO of blk.io, will lead this EEA interactive breakout session. He’ll discuss how the organization is working to ensure a general confluence happens between the public Ethereum network and the private enterprise blockchain network, including potential EEA features that will be taken back into code for the public Ethereum blockchain in the form of Ethereum improvement proposals (EIPs).

Breakout: “Applying Trusted Compute to Ethereum”

Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Ultra Violet Room

A panel of EEA members will examine the impact of using trusted compute to improve the privacy, security, and performance of Enterprise Ethereum use cases. The panel will discuss how trusted compute will help accelerate adoption of the enterprise blockchain. Panelists include Intel, Microsoft, Banco Santander, ConsenSys, Enigma, and Ledger.

Presentation: “EEA Technical Roadmap and Recommendations for Ethereum Developers Working on Public Commercial Solutions and Considering Enterprise Ethereum Market Opportunities”

Nov. 2, 3:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m., Radiant Orchid Room

Join the EEA Executive Director Ron Resnick for his presentation on the EEA and how the organization incorporates Ethereum Foundation components into its architecture stack. Attendees will learn about the evolution of the EEA’s technical work and how Ethereum Developers can engage with EEA and access EEA specifications and the stack.

Register for the EEA-Sponsored PegaSys Hackathon and Meet-Up

Nov. 3 – 4, Node 5, Prague. Register Today 

The EEA is proud to be an official sponsor of PegaSys Ethereum Hackathon, a free, two-day, event taking place right after Devcon4. PegaSys, a ConsenSys company and EEA member will lead the two-day Ethereum hackathon, dedicated to generating novel idea for enterprise Ethereum-based blockchain solutions and services. The EEA’s Executive Director, Ron Resnick, will present on the EEA, while Conor Svensson, the EEA Technical Specification Committee Chair, will be on hand to mentor teams. Teams will get a chance to compete for $1,000 and $5,000 prizes. Register today for the event and the opportunity to talk and network with leading technologists, enterprise leaders, designers and developers, and fellow EEA members.

About the EEA

The EEA is a member-led industry organization based on the goal of empowering the use of Ethereum blockchain technology as an open standard for the betterment of all industries, focused on needs of enterprises. For additional information about joining the EEA, please reach out to membership@entethalliance.org.