Ethereum Validator & Node Operator Summit

Hosted by Connor Riely & 10 others
Past Event
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About Event

Join EthStaker, Staking Rewards, and bloXroute Labs for an impactful single-day event focused on the Ethereum Staking & Node Operator landscape.

Event Partners

Ethereum Foundation | Coinbase | Dragonfly | Galaxy Digital | Blockdaemon | Figment | HashKey Cloud | InfStones | Rocket Pool | Prysmatic Labs | Special Mechanisms Group | Fenbushi Capital | Genzio | BTCS | Stader Labs | | Nethermind

Event Schedule

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Panel I - "Super Majority Client: How to Wipe Out a Network" 
Moderated by Nixo, Executive Director at EthStaker

Discuss the impact of client diversity on the Ethereum network, with panelists:

  • Ben Rodriguez - Senior Protocol Specialist, Coinbase

  • Jasper - Community Advocate, Rocket Pool

  • Colton Campbell - Senior Solutions Engineer, Figment

  • Alessandro Maci - Product Manager, P2P

  • Josh Klopfenstein - Software Engineer, Nethermind

2:05 pm - 2:35 pm
Presentation I - "12 Seconds: Who Gets What, When and How in a Slot"
Presented by Eyal Markovich, Co-Founder & COO at bloXroute Labs

  • Find out where the value of a block comes from, how NOT to miss a block, and who wins the timing games. 

2:40 pm - 3:25 pm
Panel II - "The Race Against Time: Why Validators are at War with Milliseconds"
Moderated by Kilian Boshoff, Business Development and Research at Staking Rewards

Explore the high-stakes competition among validators where milliseconds can determine success or failure, with speakers:

  • Eyal Markovich - Co-Founder & COO, bloXroute Labs

  • Freddy Zwanzger - Ethereum Ecosystem Lead, Blockdaemon

  • Max Resnick - Head of Research, Special Mechanisms Group

  • Terence Tsao - Maintainer, Prysmatic Labs

  • Haseeb Qureshi - Managing Partner, Dragonfly Capital

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Presentation II - "Optimize Ethereum Staking Rewards with the Validator Gateway"
Presented by Benjamin Hunter, Ethereum MEV Team Lead at bloXroute Labs

  • Uncover strategies for increasing validator staking rewards.

4:05 pm - 4:50 pm
Panel III - "From Wall Street to the Mempool: The Rise of Ethereum's Institutional Validators"
Moderated by Mirko Schmiedl, Co-Founder & CEO at Staking Rewards

Examine the dynamics and implications of institutional involvement in staking within the Ethereum ecosystem, with panelists:

  • Dora Luo - BD Director, HashKey Cloud

  • Sili Zhao - Global Head of Business Development, InfStones

  • Christine Kim - Vice President of Research, Galaxy Digital

  • Anoothi Kumar - Head of Business, Stader Labs

  • Charles Allen - CEO, BTCS

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Panel IV - "Decentralize or Bust: Ethereum's Battle Against Censorship"
Moderated by Yuki Yuminaga, Lead Researcher at Fenbushi

Explore Ethereum's ongoing struggle for decentralization and its resilience against censorship, with speakers:

  • Mike Neuder - Researcher, Ethereum Foundation

  • Max Resnick - Head of Research, Special Mechanisms Group

  • Alex Stokes - Researcher, Ethereum Foundation

5:55 pm - 6:05 pm
bloXroute New Products Announcement

6:05 pm - 7:00 pm
Networking Happy Hour

14er Brewing & Beer Garden
3120 Blake St Ste C, Denver, CO 80205, USA