Collision is here. Today, June 26th through the 29th in Toronto, Ontario, NEAR experts will be on hand at Collision to showcase how brands and companies can make a move into the Open Web with NEAR’s Blockchain Operating System (BOS). The BOS redefines the Web2-to-Web3 experience. Now anyone can effortlessly create and distribute decentralized applications, using any blockchain — all in one browser.
Don’t miss NEAR Horizon, NEAR Foundation’s new Web3 startup support platform, which will also be at Collision. If you’re a founder or developer, then you will definitely want to meet with the Horizon team to get started on the Web3 funding and building journey.
Here is what to expect from NEAR at Collision 2023.
NEAR Speaker Sessions you won’t want to miss
Tuesday, Jun 27, 12:00 – 12:45 PM
Location: Beanfield Centre, Masterclass 1
Masterclass: “The Fastest Way to Add Web3 to Your App”
NEAR is transforming Web3 for developers, enterprises, and users alike with the Blockchain Operating System (BOS) – a common layer for browsing and discovering open web experiences compatible with any blockchain. NEAR founder Illia Polosukhin shows how the fastest onboarding in Web3 combined with decentralized frontends and embedded social features can help Web2 brands and Web3 projects deliver new & easy experiences and grow their communities.
Speaker: Illia Polosukhin, NEAR Protocol, Co-founder
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2:10 – 2:35 PM
Location: Enercare Centre, MoneyConf
Fireside Chat: “At the intersection of AI and Web3”
- lllia Polosukhin, Near Protocol, Co-founder
- Elad Gil, Investor
Moderator: Lucinda Shen, Axios, Fintech Reporter
Wednesday, Jun 28, 01:30 – 02:15 PM
Location: Beanfield Centre, Masterclass 4
Masterclass: “How to Decentralize Any Frontend Using BOS”
Learn how to store your frontend codebase entirely on-chain and make it more accessible to users with NEAR’s Blockchain Operating System (BOS).
Speaker: Miao Jiang, Head of Product, Proximity Labs
Wednesday, Jun 28, 02:30 – 03:15 PM
Location: Beanfield Centre, Masterclass 4
Panel: “Charting the Course for a Thriving Web3 Ecosystem”
Delve into the current state of web3 investing, identify the crucial elements for building a thriving web3 ecosystem, and explore innovative strategies for scaling startup support platforms.
- Joyce Yang, Founder, Global Coin Research
- Steven Chien, Founder, Press Start Capital
- Paul Hsu, Co-founder, Decasonic
- Moderator: Laura Cunningham, General Manager, NEAR Foundation
Thursday, Jun 29, 12:23 – 12:27 PM
Location: Enercare Centre, Growth Summit
Keynote: “Solving the Blockchain Enterprise Dilemma”
Speaker: Sandi Fatic, Co-founder, CEO, Calimero Network
Events from the NEAR Community
June 27, 6-9 PM – NEAR Horizon Pitch & Networking | Collision 2023
The NEAR Horizon team is partnering with VCs and Funding Teams from around the world who are looking to back exceptional entrepreneurs for the long term to build the future of Web3.
June 28, 10 AM-8 PM – Web3 Day (& Night) | Collision Conference Toronto
An invite-only event for the Web3 community & Web3 curious during the Collision conference in Toronto. Panels, speakers, networking, art, music, food & drinks, pitch opportunities, and more.
June 29, 6-9 PM – NEAR Toronto Launch Party
An exhilarating event that marks the launch of the NEAR Toronto Regional Community and concludes the three-day Collision Conference.
Stay tuned to Near.org/collision for the latest event updates.
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