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[EthCC 2023] Kiln Rendez-Vous - Powered by TRGC

Hosted by Kiln & Rushil Suri | TRGC
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🗓️ Monday, July 17th, from 2 PM to 8:30 PM

📍Kiln, 14 Avenue Trudaine, 75009 Paris

Join us for a series of talks and panels with EigenLayer, Spearbit, Fireblocks, Halborn and many more!

The panels will be followed by a relaxed networking reception at the same venue.


  • 2:00 PM - 2:30PM: "The State of Institutional ETH Staking after Shapella" Fireside chat from our hosts:
    - Etiënne van't Kruys, Managing Partner, TRGC.
    - Laszlo Szabo, CEO, Kiln.

  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: "EigenLayer Staking: LSTs and Protocol Upgrades" panel session including:
    - Vyas Krishnan, Product, EigenLayer
    - Tina Haibodi, Product & Governance Lead, EigenLayer
    - Brianna Montgomery, Strategic Partnership, EigenLayer
    Moderated by Adithya Vivek, Researcher, TRGC

  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: "Understanding Modularity: Rollup Security Paradigms" panel session including:
    - Adrien Laversanne-Finot, Head of Research, Massa
    - Yann Régis Gianas, Engineering Manager Rollup Team, Nomadic Labs
    - Nick Dodson, CEO, FUEL Labs
    Moderated by Praneeth Srikanti, Investment Partner, Ethereal Ventures

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Networking break

  • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM: "Institutional Staking Through Custody Solutions" panel session including:
    - Alessio Quaglini, CEO, HexTrust
    - Daniel DU, Senior PM, BitGo
    - Daniel Lynch, Senior Strategic Sales Director, ConsenSys
    - Athena Yu, CEO, Ceffu
    - Sergio Silva, Senior Director of BD, Fireblocks
    Moderated by Ernest Oppetit, CPO, Kiln

  • 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM: "Smart Contracts & Staking: Staying Ahead of the Risks" panel session including:
    - Rob Behnke, CEO & Co-Founder, Halborn
    - Hari Mulackal, Co-Founder, Spearbit
    - Sebastian Banescu, CEO, Chainproof
    - qdqd, R&D Engineer, Ledger
    Moderated by Loïc Titren, Senior Product Manager, Kiln

  • 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM: "Bitcoin Staking: Unlocking 21M Bitcoins to Secure the Decentralised Economy"
    - David Tse, Co-Founder of Babylon & Professor of Engineering at Stanford University

6 PM - 8:30 PM: Networking reception and drinks! Register Here -

Register now to participate!

Kiln is the leading enterprise-grade staking platform, enabling institutional customers to stake assets, and to whitelabel staking functionality into their offering. Our platform is API-first and enables fully automated validators, rewards, and data and commission management. With over $1.9b stake under management, Kiln has a particularly strong track record on Ethereum as we run about 3% of the network; this includes 22,000+ validators with 0 slashing events.

TRGC is a digital asset fund focused on investment opportunities that will spark the internet's next paradigm shift.