Berlin Blockchain Week is hitting Berlin town for the second time running, starting from 18–29 August 2019. The 11-day crypto-filled marathon is jam-packed with blockchain events, meetups, workshops and overall learning. Berlin Blockchain Week has continued to position itself as the leading voice in the blockchain and crypto industry. #BerBlockWeek
We’ve compiled a guide on what to expect, what our top picks are and how you can make the most out of the upcoming events. Don’t miss out on all the upcoming festivities.
What’s Berlin Blockchain Week all about?
The week of events coincides with Web3 Summit at Funkhaus and DappCon, hosted at Technische Universität. It’s an exciting time where hackers, developers, entrepreneurs and those new to the crypto space join forces. The decentralised-focused conference mainly focuses on crypto education, sharing knowledge, insights and the creation of hackathons.
Organised by the Berlin-based crypto community makes it a pretty packed week with different types of venues in various locations. Excited? You should be! Here’s a link to the official Berlin Blockchain Week calendar.
Our top picks of the week:
Web3 Summit, Aug 19 - 21, @ Funkhaus
The Web3 Summit is the main event of the Berlin Blockchain Week and will last from Monday 19th until the 21st. Web3 Summit is an open and collaborative space where the community can create their own programming. The Web3 Foundation invites a full line up of high-quality speakers, while individuals, teams and projects use the rest of the space for workshops, presentations, AMA sessions – both intimate and large-scale.
DappCon, Aug 21 - 23, @ Technische Universität Berlin
Organised by Gnosis, DappCon is a three-day event that creates a temporary home for 600+ Ethereum developers, researchers, and enthusiasts. Joseph Lubin, Co-Founder of Ethereum and Founder of ConsenSys, will conduct an “AMA-style” interview hosted by Martin Koppelmann. Infura, Burner Wallet and 3Box will answer your questions live on stage.
ETHBerlinZwei Hackathon, Aug 23 - 25 (free), @ Factory Görlitzer Park
ETHBerlinZwei is a hackathon, a culture festival, an educational event, a platform for hacktivism, and a community initiative to push the decentralized ecosystem forward. ConsenSys Grants are offering €5,000 in hack bounties. Bring or join a team and hack away at Factory Görli.
Bitwala, Aave &MakerDAO Meetup, Aug 19, @ betahaus Kreuzberg
Meet the Bitwala team by attending our very own meetup! Bitwala will be co-hosting “Enabling Next-Generation Finance with Blockchain” alongside speakers from Maker and Aave. Next week, many thought-leaders, projects, and startups will be discussing and showcasing the industry’s latest developments during the Berlin Blockchain Week 2019. We aim to give you a primer on open finance and discuss some of the financial applications that are gaining traction in the fast-moving industry.
More events recommended by the Bitwala team:
DAI Dappy Hour — BEERlin Edition
Wed, August 21, 20:00 CEST - 23:00 CEST
Join Maker, Mosendo, and Aave at the legendary Room77, a bar famous for being one of the first to accept Bitcoin (2011) and their monthly crypto-themed meetup.
The Misfit Economy — Conversations on Defi
Thu, August 22, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM CEST
Centrifuge; Glogauer Straße 6
Just as the internet allowed for the creation of a new information infrastructure, blockchain technology allows for the creation of new financial infrastructure. Join Centrifuge for conversations surrounding the future of DeFi.
Decentralised Storage Summit
Fri, August 23, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM CEST
Berlin Institute of Technology; Straße des 17. Juni 135
DSS is an in-depth conference that will feature presentations and panels on topics such as file storage, databases, adoption and more. We will also have workshops for deep-dives into code. Any DappCon attendees are able to attend the Decentralised Storage Summit for free!
Meet us in person this Berlin Blockchain Week. Due to popular demand, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and share your full name to join the waiting list. We are looking forward to meeting you!