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Agenda

This is how it's going down

9:15 am
Workshop
How to Run and Monitor a Stellar Validator

❖ Dev Hall

Expert-led technical workshop. Bring your questions!

10:00 am
Panel
3,2,1, Liftoff: What can we do to achieve success in LATAM?

❖ Main Stage

Latin America represents one of the greatest geographic opportunities for cryptocurrencies, but comes with its own set of unique challenges. In this panel we'll discuss adoption, traction, and attitudinal shifts in the region around cryptocurrencies. En español.

10:30 am
Talk
Fireside Chat with Rod Garratt

❖ Main Stage

Rod Garratt has amassed an impressive resume in the fields of economics and blockchain. Currently the Maxwell C. and Mary Pellish Chair in Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Rod is also a visiting scholar at the Bank of Canada, and has worked with the Bank for International Settlements, the Bank of England, and is a former Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In this Fireside Chat, we'll ask Rod for his thoughts on Central Bank perspectives on cryptocurrencies.

10:30 am
Talk
The View From Here: Building the Launchpad
Denelle Dixon

❖ Main Stage

SDF Executive Director Denelle Dixon opens the conference with the vision and goals for Meridian.

11:15 am
Panel
Lessons Learned: Building a Business on an Open Financial Network

❖ Main Stage

How do you build an effective, self-sustaining business plan on an open financial network? Learn from ecosystem leaders as they share best practices, strategic insights, and opportunities for collaboration among products such as stablecoins, wallets, and consumer apps.

5:27 pm
Discussion
The Path Forward: Stellar's Next Steps

❖ Dev Hall

Executive Director Denelle Dixon on the short, medium, and long term strategic vision for the Stellar Development Foundation. Expect updates to critical SDF initiatives, structures, and growth objectives.

10:13 pm
Workshop
Unpacking Wallets

❖ Dev Hall

This will be a deep-dive session on everything concerning wallets. Among other topics we'll discuss how Stellar wallets can be better, and how SDF can make wallets easier to build, along with a workshop on building them.

8:12 pm
Discussion
Private Validators Happy Hour

❖ First Floor Bar

Meet your fellow Validators from around the world!

11:30 am
Panel
Fundraising Strategies

❖ Main Stage

In this discussion group we'll talk through one of the most pernicious and universal pain points for any entrepreneur: fundraising.

2:09 pm
Workshop
Market Making: How to Reward It on the DEX

❖ Dev Hall

Expert-led technical workshop. Bring your questions!

8:27 pm
Discussion
Stellar Ops: Tips and Tricks for Running Stellar-Core, Horizon, and more

❖ Dev Hall

We want to hear your insights, best practices, and frustrations in this inclusive discussion group.

8:52 pm
Panel
Stellar for Everything Other than Payments

❖ Dev Hall

Gaming, Security, Transparency, you name it! In this session we'll concentrate on non-financial applications for Stellar.

9:07 pm
Talk
Technical Talk

❖ Dev Hall

Talk by Stellar Development Foundation Chief Scientist, David Mazières.

9:11 pm
Talk
Notes from the Field: Global Ecosystem Leaders Report In

❖ Main Stage

Progress in crypto looks completely different depending on where you sit in the world. This panel will involve community leaders who will speak to the unique battles they're facing, and the possible opportunities.

9:48 pm
Panel
The Lay of the Land: Making Sense of Seismic Changes

❖ Main Stage

From regulation to policy implications, this panel will feature industry experts who take a 36,000 foot view of the cryptocurrency landscape.

10:12 pm
Workshop
Building a Stablecoin Anchor

❖ Dev Hall

Technical workshop. Bring your questions!

10:29 pm
Discussion
Building Digital Community

❖ Dev Hall

How should online communities operate? What can we do to make the Stellar community better? This discussion group will bring together members of Stellar's online community for a frank conversation around building healthy digital ecosystems.

9:46 pm
Panel
The Liquidity Puzzle: How to Bootstrap Liquidity

❖ Main Stage

Resilient liquidity on Stellar's decentralized exchange is fundamental to scaling the network, so how do we bootstrap and grow markets? Listen to those on the cutting edge share their thoughts -- from open-source trading bots to facilitating institutional participation.

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