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SEPTEMBER

19-22, 2019

Event ongoing

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Presented by: College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS)

Department of Computer Science

We’re holding the WyoHackathon in Laramie as part of a larger, even more inclusive event. On September 19-22, 2019, the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede will comprise:

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Symphony of Blockchain Exhibition
9/19–22
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Wyoming Blockchain Taskforce
9/19–20
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Stampede Developers Conference
9/20 8am – 3pm
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WyoHackathon
9/20 3pm – 9/22 12pm
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Stampede Business Conference
9/21 8am – 3pm
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Sandcastle Invitational
9/22 12pm – 5pm
Concluding Celebration
September 22, 2019 5pm – 7pm
Gateway Center
Come wrap up all the festivities with food and drink.

Get in Touch With Us

The week is organized to reflect the ecosystem cycle that starts with providing the legal framework and environment for successful blockchain and crypto business creation (the Taskforce), then an environment for educating what is possible technologically (Stampede Developer Conference) leading to innovations and possibilities (WyoHackathon). Then taking those innovations and turning them into businesses (Stampede Business Conference) and giving them the support, mentorship and acceleration required for success (Sandcastle).

WyoHackathon 2019 sign-ups are powered by Krama File System to secure your private information by encrypting it with your Ethereum wallet and storing it in a decentralized network of nodes spread across the globe. Each signup has its provenance maintained on the Ethereum Kovan Testnet.

The app operates best on these web browsers: Brave, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. If you are a Brave user, please disable the shield for the app's webpage. You will also require Metamask with a valid Ethereum account to sign-up. This submission application is built by Aicumen Technologies Inc.

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Speakers

Jesse Powell

Speaker Bio

Jesse Powell
@jespow LinkedIn
Caitlin Long

Speaker Bio

Caitlin Long
@CaitlinLong_ LinkedIn
Tyler Lindholm

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Tyler Lindholm
@Tyler_Lindholm LinkedIn
Charles Hoskinson

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Charles founded 3 cryptocurrency-related startups—Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation's education committee and established the Cryptocurrency Research Group in 2013. He educates on cryptocurrency, evangelizes decentralization and is making cryptographic tools easier to use for the mainstream with his work leading research, design and development of Cardano.

Charles Hoskinson
@IOHK_Charles LinkedIn
Anthony Pompliano

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Anthony Pompliano
@apompliano LinkedIn
Andrew Hinkes

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One of Coindesk’s Most Influential People in Blockchain (2017), Attorney @ Carlton Fields, National Blockchain & Digital Currency practice. Co-founder & General Counsel of Athena Blockchain, a professional services firm focused on tokenized investment products. Adjunct Prof. @ NYU Stern Business School & the NYU School of Law, where he co-teaches "Digital Currency, Blockchains, & the Future of the Financial Services Industry."

Andrew Hinkes
@propelforward LinkedIn
Trace Mayer

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Trace Mayer
@TraceMayer LinkedIn
Sandra Ro

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Sandra Ro
@srolondon LinkedIn
Joby Weeks

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Joby Weeks
@Jobyweeks LinkedIn
Sebastien Henot

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Sebastien Henot
@sebhenot LinkedIn
Chris Snook

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Bestselling Author of Digital Sense | Managing Partner at Launch Haus a Venture Studio and Opportunity Zone Impact Fund | Chairman/Founder of Sandcastle Foundation, Sandcastle Startups Challenge and the World Tokenomic Forum. Husband and Father.

Chris Snook
@chrisjsnook LinkedIn
Austin Griffith

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Austin Griffith
@austingriffith LinkedIn
Emma Channing

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Emma Channing
@emschanning LinkedIn
Peter McCormack

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Peter is the host of the What Bitcoin Did podcast, where he interviews the leading minds in the Bitcoin space.

Peter McCormack
@petermccormack LinkedIn
Michael Peyton Jones

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Michael Peyton Jones is a Compiler Engineer at IOHK, and is one of the core Plutus developers.

Michael Peyton Jones

WyoHackathon Opening Speakers

Caitlin Long

Speaker Bio

Caitlin Long
@CaitlinLong_ LinkedIn

Business Conference Speakers

Drew Hinkes

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Drew Hinkes
@propelforward LinkedIn
Sandra Ro

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Sandra Ro
@srolondon LinkedIn

Developer's Conference Speakers

Austin Griffith

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Austin Griffith
@austingriffith LinkedIn

Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Sandcastle

Founder

Developer

Investor

Innovator

Hacker

Media Partners

To indicate your interest in presenting, volunteering or sponsoring the 2019 WyoHackathon, please contact the WyoHackathon Team:

wyohackathon@gmail.com

307-223-2239

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2018

HIGHLIGHTS

The WyoHackathon 2018 was such a huge success that attendees petitioned us to do it again. The University agreed. In 2019 we are expanding the event to include multiple educational opportunities and visibility for our presenters, sponsors, and attendees.

Venue

Engineering Education & Research Building (EERB)

University of Wyoming

103 E Lewis St.

Laramie, WY 82072 USA

Directions

The new 4-story Engineering Education and Research Building is the latest addition to the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science. Comprised of research and teaching lab spaces, faculty offices, a medium classroom, a large auditorium, and collaboration spaces, the building is shared by multiple disciplines of engineering department including civil, architectural, mechanical, electrical, computer science, atmospheric, chemical and petroleum engineering programs. The grand 4-story atrium also features a “floating” glass and steel staircase.

Hilton Garden Inn, 2229 Grand Ave. (307) 745-5500

Queen $160 + plus tax; King $143 + plus tax

Please use UW Hackathon 2019 when booking the room

Holiday Inn, 204 30th Street (307) 721-9000

King or Queen $109 + tax

Please use UW Hackathon 2019 when booking the room

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