Welcome

Thu, December 6, 2018

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST


Teach for America

25 Broadway

New York, NY 10004


Tech Duels will convene hundreds of engineers and developers across all areas of technology. Come for the tool stack learning and tech debates, stay for the high-fives and ultra-diverse networking. Food & Drinks Included! Learn more about your career development, recruiting and retaining diverse tech talent, and more.


What You Missed...

This installment featured professionals in the Public and Private Blockchain camps to deep dive into the strategies and use-cases that make them great, and defend against the not-so-great moments. It's more than a lively debate, it's a celebration of the developer talent in New York City. Developers across industries, proficiency levels and more come to Tech Duels to connect, engage and educate.


BLOCKCHAIN DEBATE

On December 6th, two debaters from each team will defend and advance the case for the blockchain of their choice within the Public and Private sectors. This debate format encourages developers to come out of their shells and go head-to-head with other platforms and technologies.


EVENT AGENDA

5:45 PM Doors Open
6:00 - 6:45 PM Tech Duels Developer Mixer & Networking
6:45 PM Welcome by Tech Duels Team & Speaker Introductions
7:00 PM Speaker Introductions
7:15 - 8:15 PM Public Blockchain v. Private Blockchain Debate
7:30 - 8:45 PM Awards: Winners, Runner-ups & Most Valuable Debater
8:45 - 9:00 PM Wrap Up



Meet the Debaters

Team Public

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Alex Tsankov, Block Reaction

Team Public

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Amin Khatari, Bitcoin/Cash 

Team Private

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Michael Ippolito, BlockWorks Group (BWG)

Team Private

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Michael Kapilkov, mmviii Digital Assets Group

Meet the judges

Kanwal Jehan

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ConsenSys 

Joshua Jahani

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NYU / Buying.com

Brian Payne

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Brian Payne

Loveleen Zoria

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Loveleen Zoria Law PLLC

Sloane Barbour

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HIRED

JaredK

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IBM

event Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors

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Community Partners

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