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Disrupt Meetup | The Future of Consensus Algorithms


Disrupt Meetup | The Future of Consensus Algorithms

Decentralization, blockchain, distributed ledgers, and crypto assets are all important for the internet of the future. This blockchain meetup discusses possible new consensus algorithms, their pros and cons, and their implications for the blockchain industry as a whole. Will Proof-of-Work disappear? How much better is Proof-of-Stake? What merit do new cryptographic algorithms like IOTA’s Tangle hold?

Join our first Disrupt meetup of the blockchain and crypto assets community in Cologne. It aims at bringing together blockchain enthusiastic enterprises and individuals that want to get to know the technology, as well as understand how it can be used and applied.


The Future of Consensus Algorithms


Here is the current line-up of the upcoming speakers (will be updated over time):

(1) Toan Nguyen, e-shelter

(2) Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Frankfurt School of Finance


19:00h - 19:30h: Entrance

19:30h - 19:40h: Introduction

19:40h - 20:00h: Proof-of-Stake Might not be Enough to Reach the Masses

20:00h - 20:10h: Discussion and Q&A

20:10h - 20:30h: Alternative Consensus Algorithms

20:30h - 20:40h: Discussion and Q&A

20:40h - 22:00h: Get together


Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 19:00h - 22:00h

Venue: TBA


This meetup will be held in English.

WANT TO BECOME A SPEAKER?Do you want to be a speaker or recommend somebody? Please make your proposal here ( and we will get back to you.


Disrupt Meetup | Blockchain & Crypto Assets CologneEmail: dGVhbSB8IGRpc3J1cHQtbmV0d29yayAhIGlv


Disrupt Meetup | Blockchain & Crypto Assets Cologne

This community brings together blockchain enthusiastic enterprises that want to get to know the technology, understand how it can be used and applied in their processes and those that already invest in it. The Disrupt Network organizes regularly meetups and invites exciting speakers to Frankfurt. It does not matter if you are a startup or represent a large corporation, just join the community and let your network grow with us.


Through participating in this meetup (that is, through ordering a free ticket with Eventbrite), the participant gives his consent that e-shelter services GmbH (1) saves his name and contact data (i.e. email), (2) is later on allowed to send emails to the participant, and (3) is allowed to take photos and videos during the meetup that might be published online and that might include the participant. If the participant does not agree to points (1), (2) and (3), he or she should not order a ticket for the meetup.

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