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DeSci Summit: Decentralization Is Changing Scientific Research

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Leading scientists, enthusiasts, and pioneers in Decentralized Science (DeSci) will come together for the innovative DeSci Summit, presented by VitaDAO. 

On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM GMT+4, the renowned Museum of the Future in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will host this one-day conference.

The event’s purpose is to show how DeSci is using distributed networks and digital technology to create an open-access, collaborative model that is changing scientific research. 

Participants will be able to interact with advanced initiatives, study the most recent developments in blockchain technology, and consider science from a decentralized perspective.

Event Venue and Location

The DeSci Summit will occur at the famous Museum of the Future in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With its modern and creative design, this known monument is an ideal venue for an event on integrating decentralized technology and scientific innovation.

Event Schedule

  • 10:00 – Doors Open & Light Snacks
  • 10:30 – 10:35 – Inauguration by H.E. Dr. Maryam Matar
  • 10:35 – 10:45 – Overview of DeSci by Max Unfried (VitaDAO) and Introduction by Paul Kohlhaas (Molecule)
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Fireside Chat on DeSci & Network States with Balaji Srinivasan
  • 11:30 – 12:00 – Talks on Funding, Token Launches, and DeSci & Digital Assets
  • 12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – 15:25 – Presentations and Panels on BioDAOs, IPNFTs, Pharma On-Chain, Cryopreservation, and more
  • 15:25 – 16:30 – Talks on Biotech Companies, Vitalia City, and a Fireside Chat with Bryan Johnson
  • 16:30 – 17:15 – Presentations on Aging Research, Knowledge Graphs, and Healthcare Data
  • 17:15 – 17:50 – Panel on Decentralizing Science and AI in the UAE
  • 17:50 – 18:00 – Closing

Speakers and Agenda

The summit will feature an impressive lineup of speakers, including:

  1. Balaji Srinivasan, Founder of The Network State
  2. Bryan Johnson, Founder of Blueprint
  3. H.E. Dr. Maryam Matar, Founder & Chairperson of UAE Genetic Diseases Association
  4. Dr. Sameer Al Ansari, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Digital Asset Oasis
  5. Paul Kohlhaas, Co-founder of Molecule
  6. Niklas Anzinger, Co-founder of Vitalia
  7. Akshay BD, Solana Foundation
  8. Emil Kendziorra, Co-founder of CryoDAO
  9. Todd White, Coordination Steward at VitaDAO
  10. Laura Minquini, Founder of AthenaDAO
  11. Anthony Schwartz, CEO of Artan Bio

And many other distinguished experts and innovators in the field of DeSci.

The event schedule is packed with engaging sessions and discussions, covering topics such as funding science through DAOs, blockchain infrastructure for DeSci, bridging Web2 and Web3 in science, DeSci opportunities in the UAE, and the future of science with decentralization.

Attendees can look forward to insightful fireside chats, panel discussions, and presentations that delve into the latest developments and future prospects of the DeSci movement.

Food and Refreshments

Throughout the event, light snacks and refreshments will be provided to attendees, ensuring a comfortable and nourishing experience.

Benefits of attending the DeSci Summit

  • Gain insight into the decentralized science (DeSci) movement.
  • Discover modern blockchain and Web3 technology.
  • Connect and collaborate with industry professionals.
  • Understand the DeSci landscape in the UAE.
  • Shape the future of science through meaningful discussions and contributions.

Registration and Attendance

Participants can register for the DeSci Summit on the official event website. It is free for anyone to attend, but registration should be done early because there might not be enough space.

Don’t miss this, and become part of the DeSci revolution to witness how science will develop in its center in Dubai. Come along for a day of thought-provoking talks and forward-thinking observations that will influence science’s course in the future.

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