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ZKP.NYC NY #TechWeek

Hosted by Houman Shadab, Tech Week & WYATT BENNO
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New York, New York
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Zero knowledge proofs are key to the future of web3 and decentralization.

Join us for a lively discussion about cutting-edge ZKP research and applications in privacy, verifiable compute, and scaling for AI, DePIN, gaming, and DeFi in web3 beyond.

ZKP.NYC is organized by NovaNet and co-hosted by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and Microsoft.


10:00am - Welcome, Yorke Rhodes III, Co-Founder Blockchain, Microsoft

10:30am - ZKPs and Blockchain: Friends or Foes?, Houman Shadab, Cofounder, NovaNet, Fellow, Stanford CodeX

11:00am - Panel 1: Trends and Directions in Web3

*Moderator: Houman Shadab, Cofounder, NovaNet

*Mona Rassouli, Founder & CEO of Haptics DAO

*Jonathan Victor, CEO Ansa Research, ex-Protocol Labs

*Matthew Wang, Founder, Valence

*Jason Rozovsky, Head of Legal, Interop Labs  

12pm - Lunch

12:45pm - Lighting Talk: Benchmarking ZKVMs: Results and Considerations by Kai Geffen

1:15pm - Lighting Talk: Dan Simerman, Trends in ZKP research

1:30pm - The Past and Future of ZK Performance: What is NovaNet?, by Wyatt Benno, Cofounder NovaNet

2pm - Panel 2: IVC and Space Efficient Proving Schemes

*Moderator: Wyatt Benno, Cofounder, NovaNet

*Benedikt Bünz, Assistant Professor, NYU Courant, Chief Scientist, Espresso Systems

*Matej Penciak, Software Engineer, Lurk Lab

*Muthu Venkitasubramaniam, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, CTO, Ligero

3pm -  Lightning Talk: Payments and Privacy with Rollups, Calum Moore, CTO of Polybase

3:15pm -  Lightning Talk: Global Policy Developments in Web3, Kristy Lam, Crypto Council on Innovation

3:30pm - Closing Remarks

This event is a part of NY #TechWeek - a week of events hosted by VCs and startups to bring together the tech ecosystem.

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