Mon, May 13 | The Six Brewhouse

Solid Toronto Meetup

Join us to learn about the next generation internet initiated by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web.
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Time & Location

May 13, 2019, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Six Brewhouse, 777 Dundas St. W. Toronto, Ontario

About the Event

30 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. For his next project, he's building the next generation web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together.

Solid (Social Linked Data) is the technology that underpins a movement, being led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee (TBL) to re-orient the web to its original vision. Solid was initially a research project in MIT lead the TBL and was officially introduced to the world in October 2018.

Blockfest Community is the first developer community to introduce Solid to developers in Toronto. This meetup is intended for everyone who is interested in exploring Solid, building things on top of that or just learning new things. It is important to note that Solid is NOT a blockchain technology.

Agenda:

5:30 Open Doors and Networking

6:00 Community Announcements

6:30 Panel Discussion & Demo

7:30 Networking

9:30 Meetup End

Panelists:

Kris Chen

Application Consultant at Scotiabank

CEO of Kollection

Kris is an application consultant of Toronto Based IT firm. He is currently working on digital transformation from legacy to cloud infrastructure for Financial institutions in Canada. Kris also helps companies that want to build time to market application on serverless infrastructure on firebase/GCP and AWS.

Liqing Pan

Senior Consultant & Lead Mobile Developer at CGI

Co-Founder of Norchain

Liqing is a software engineer, now serving a top Canadian IT consulting firm as an enterprise mobile app lead developer and architect. He also watches closely to the emerging technologies. Liqing holds the machine learning certifications from Stanford and deeplearning.io. his team won top awards in several global blockchain dev competitions.

Max Weinberg

Senior Business Analyst at BMO

Max is highly experienced in building Mobile and Web software applications and working in an Agile development environment. Before working in the technology sector, I explored many aspects of the finance industry (sales, analytics, risk). Max excelled in all these positions, but was always driven to feel more involved in the customer's experience.

Moderator:

Li Lu

Managing Director, LL BrandLab.

Marketing Lead, VOYO Consulting

Li Lu is a seasoned executive and marketing professional with an entrepreneurial spirit. She had a wide range of experience in management consulting, marketing, technology and creative direction. Before starting LL BrandLab, she was the Marketing Director of an award-winning hedge fund in Toronto. Prior to that, she consulted for F500 companies in various industries including financial services, health care, technology and travel. Li has an MSc in Management degree from Ivey Business School and a BA in International Business Management degree from University of Nottingham.

Everyone is welcomed to attend. You must claim a valid Free ticket prior to the event. The event organizing team is finalizing the details of logistics. Please sign-up now and get updates in your email.

Organizers of Solid Toronto Meetup:

LL BrandLab:

LL BrandLab is a Toronto based brand management consultancy and marketing agency, providing full service in branding and marketing to small and medium-size businesses.

Website: llbrandlab.com

BitCoin Bay:

BitCoint Bay is the leading developer community for blockchain enthusiasts.

Website: bitcoinbay.ca

Inrupt:

Inrupt was founded by Tim and his partner, John Bruce, to provide the required resources to take Solid from the vision of a few to the reality of many.

Website: inrupt.com

If you have questions, or are interested in sponsoring the Blockfest community, please contact us at blockfest@llbrandlab.com.

Stay Connected

Our official chat group is on Gitter: https://gitter.im/SolidToronto/community

Twitter: @TorontoSolid

Email: solidtoronto@llbrandlab.com

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