This is a conference for people interested in founding, funding, and finding new communities.
Topics include startup societies, network states, digital nomadism, competitive government, legalizing innovation, and building alternatives. Speakers include Glenn Greenwald, Vitalik Buterin, Anatoly Yakovenko, Garry Tan, the Winklevosses, and Tyler Cowen. See presentations by startup society founders around the world, invest in them, and search for the community that fits you.
Held in beautiful Amsterdam on October 30, right after Urbit Assembly and before Solana Breakpoint.
For Remote Attendees
We’ll be streaming on YouTube at youtube.com/@thenetworkstate and on Twitter at twitter.com/balajis.
For In-Person Attendees
Venue: TAETS Art and Event Park (taets.com) at Grote Hulzen 13, Zaandam
Food: We’ll be serving light lunch, but there are limited restaurant options near the venue, so you may want to bring snacks.
Transport: There is extremely limited parking on site, so the simplest way to get there is to take a taxi, uber, or Bolt directly to Taets. The dropoff address is Grote Hulzen 13, Zaandam.
You can also take a shuttle from the IJcatcher waterfront wine bar in Central Amsterdam to Taets, which departs every 15 minutes from 8:45am to 10:45am. In the evening, shuttles run from 5pm to 8:15pm to take you back from Taets to IJCatcher, also departing every 15 minutes.
09:00 - 11:00 - Registration, breakfast, and mingling
11:00 - 13:30 - Talks begin at 11am
Opening Address by Balaji
Part I: Parallel Societies
Physical Parallel Societies
Alex Grintsvayg | Cabin
Jason Benn | The Neighborhood SF
Zach Milburn | NOMAD
Dryden Brown | Praxis
Ryan Johnson | Culdesac
Erick Brimen | Prospera
Andrew Rose and Priya Rose | Fractal
Brooke Bowman | Vibecamp
Alexis Rivas | Buildcover
Emerging Parallel Societies
Yalor Mewn | Metacartel
Zach Anderson | Coordinape
Ryan Rzepecki | Spectra
Shervin Pishevar and Stefan Zingerle | Sherpa Capital and Casa Orascom
Sondre Rasch | Plumia
Lindsey Elkin | Yayem
Patri Friedman | Pronomos
Vitalik Buterin | Zuzalu
13:30 - 14:30 - Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 - Talks resume at 2:30pm
16:30 - 16:50 - Coffee break
16:50 - 18:00 - Talks resume at 4:50pm
18:00 - 20:00 Drinks and mingle until venue closes at 8pm
20:00 - late Hang out in Amsterdam with other Network Staters!
See you at 9am Amsterdam time on October 30 at Taets (taets.com)!