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UPCOMING LECTURESERIES

Decentralized Autonomous Organization and the Law

5 July 2022 / Hybrid

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (#DAOs) are one of the major products of Distributed Ledger Technology (#DLT). However, creating, participating in or contracting with a DAO raises new legal questions that are still to be answered. Join this lecture to explore the following questions:What is a DAO from a legal point of view? What is at stake in qualifying a DAO as a company? What is the law #governing a DAO?

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UPCOMING HACKATHON

#SBHACK2022

16 - 18. Sep 2022 / Hybrid

For the 3rd time, Trust Square is hosting the leading Swiss Blockchain Hackathon in Zurich supported by the Swiss Blockchain Federation. This year, SBHACK will partner with HackZurich, bringing Blockchain & Web3 to Europe's largest and most prestigious hackathon. Hackers will be on their quest to solve real-life cases. Don’t miss the weekend on 16-18 September 2022. Stay tuned for all news on the event here.

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UPCOMING DIGITALDAYS

Swiss Digital Days

5 September – 23 October 2022 / Hybrid

Trust Square is a partner of this year's Swiss Digital Days. Taking place over 7 weeks all over Switzerland and online, you can look forward to impactful events and meaningful interactions. We are especially excited about the GreenTech Startup Battle, a competition showcasing Swiss-made sustainable innovation to all of Switzerland. A total of 21 startups get the chance to pitch in 7 regions of Switzerland and one will be announced the winner of CHF 10'000.– in cash + one year of co-working space. Together we create the digital future.

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PASTEVENTS MEETUP CRYPTOMONDAYS

CryptoMondays: Back to the decentralization drawing board with Mike Hearn

20 June 2022 / Trust Square Rennweg

Trust Square is excited to be hosting CryptoMondays. This edition, renowned speaker, developer, visionary and an "institution" in the Bitcoin History: Mike Hearn will take the microphone. He could be called one of Bitcoin's "founding fathers" as he was one of the first humans to confirm a Bitcoin transaction and it's functionality in 2009. Join the event to hear Mike talk about the importance, current state, but also difficulties and opportunities of building truly decentralized applications.

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PASTEVENTS LECTURESERIES

Policies and Governance for Inclusive Crypto Protocols

14 June 2022 / Online

As blockchain protocols become increasingly mainstream economic infrastructure, it matters what kinds of policies are written into them. So far, most protocol design has focused on basic functionality, security, and stability. This lecture explores how these protocols might someday incorporate higher aspirations, from ensuring decentralisation of power to protecting human rights.

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PASTEVENTS WOMENINTECH

The Secrets of Successful Women in Tech

09 June 2022 / ETH Zürich

Learn directly from the experience of successful women. Join the discussion about finding the right employer, female leadership and more at this event hosted by Esther van Laarhoven-Smits, Associate Partner at EY, Anela Koldzic (Weiss), Partner at EY and Stacia Carr, VP Size & Fit at Zalando SE.

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PASTEVENTS PARTY NFT

Samstagsnachmittagsparty - SaNaPa & NFT's

04 June 2022 / House of Satoshi Zürich

House of Satoshi, Switzerland's first store for Bitcoin, Blockchain and Crypto, is hosting a party you don't want to miss. This event is a must for anyone who wants to learn more about NFTs and enjoys partying at the same time. From the basics to how to buy and sell NFTs, look forward to learning everything you need to know. Afterwards, DJs like Azmo and Ruben Coslada will keep the party going into the evening.

PASTEVENTS LECTURESERIES

Creating Digital Property Rights Using Blockchain

17 MAY 2022 / Hybrid

Blockchain promises to decentralize the control over public information but the real challenge is decentralizing control over private information. Public ledgers struggle with this, but new technologies make it possible today to envision an alternative information paradigm in which users can own their data. In this talk, I will outline how such a system can look like and how blockchain can be used to create digital property rights.

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PASTEVENTS MEETUP

Join NEAR in Building a Web3 World

9 May 2022 / Zürich

NEAR is a collective, a foundation, and a development platform built on a new layer-one blockchain with visionary plans to reimagine the web. Take the chance to meet the NEAR team at Trust Square in Zurich on May 9th to gain exciting updates on the Ecosystem. The NEAR team have special activation planned for attendees. Curious? You'll have to join the event to find out more.

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PASTEVENTS LECTURESERIES MEETUP

How can #DAOs help us achieve #zerocarbon in #architecture?

26 APR 2022 / Zurich

Join our next Lecture Series with Dr. Theodore Dounas, architect and learning excellence leader at Robert Gordon University. Lecture Series is an initiative by UZH Blockchain Center, TRUST SQUARE and Dezentrum Think & Do Tank and is sponsored by the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon. We are looking forward to welcoming you!

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Club3 meetup: Web3 privacy (powered by ChainSecurity)

5 APR 2022 / Zurich

Emilie Raffo, founding partner and sales director of ChainSecurity will introduce this meetup followed by a speech of Dr. David Sommer on the topic "Privacy 101", Alain Brenzikofer will talk about Integritee and last but not least Sebastian Bürgel will share insights about Hopr.

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PASTEVENTS LECTURESERIES

Cyber Circle #3 Why do key business initiatives fail - using cyber security as an example

24 March 2022 - Zurich

Many organizations are built in silos and only selectively empower teams to act horizontally. But there are initiatives that simply cannot follow these rules. Cyber security is not a task of a job or a department. It is culture, a mandate for action and a "key success factor" all in one. Therefore, senior leadership, management, risk dashboards, business units and individuals alike must be picked up to make security even possible. In this third Cyber Circle, Speaker Simon Merki and Kristina Tanasic put this challenge under the microscope. The big questions were: Is this even possible? Where do we start and what can we say? Read more about this topic in our blog!

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PASTEVENTS LECTURESERIES

Transaction Dynamics of Blockchain and Predictable Bitcoin Bubbles

29 March 2022 / online

Prof. Sornette will talk about Bitcoin Blockchain transaction dynamics and predictable Bitcoin bubbles as innovation accelerators. You will learn about bubble dynamics and what can be concluded from them. The social bubble hypothesis applied to Bitcoin will be discussed. Last but not least, Prof. Sornette will discuss the question of whether cryptocurrencies will replace fiat money.

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PASTEVENTS MEETUP

Polkadot Meetup for Developers

31 March 2022 - Hybrid

Are you a developer interested in Polkadot? Join us for our fifth hybrid setup on Thursday 31 March 2022 at Trust Square’s Rennweg hub and remote! Participate in the discussion, share your ideas, and find like minded peers. The speakers will be: Radha Dasari from Web3 Foundation and William Freudenberger from BOTLabs GmbH / KILT Protocol. We are looking forward to seeing you offline and online!

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PASTEVENTS NFT

How to Start your Own NFT Project

28 March 2022 - Zurich

Join Trustsquares resident experts in this first-ever NFT session! This is for you if you ever wanted to start your own NFT project but don't know where to start. Our resident NFT experts will first provide you with an overview of how to get started before being available for discussions over drinks to dive deeper into any issues.

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PASTEVENTS HACKATHON

#SBHACK21

29-31 OCT 2021 / Zurich, Lugano, Geneva & online

Project teams, both on site and remote will have 60 hours to develop innovative blockchain prototypes. The most promising ideas across the different verticals will move on to the next stage and go through the corporate acceleration phase.

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LECTURESERIES MEETUP PASTEVENTS

Smart Contracts: Comparative Analysis of Regulatory Frameworks

21 SEP 2021 / online

Smart contracts increasingly gain importance, for DLT-transactions in financial markets (DLT securities), for supply chain businesses or for the acquisition of art (NFT). Since international legal instruments governing smart contracts do not exist, national law is applicable. The three presentations analyse the legal frameworks in different jurisdictions: Switzerland, Europe, Turkey, USA and United Kingdom.

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Supply Chain Think Tank

16 SEP 2021 / Zurich

Here’s the agenda for the upcoming Supply Chain Think Tank session: We're going to dive into the topic of Supply Chain Resilience by starting off with an inspiring Lightning Talk by Hilti. They'll share insights into a model that guides them and their teams on their journey to becoming resilient and making the supply chain organization at Hilti fit for the next disruptive events – especially for those that still lie beyond the horizon of what we can imagine. We will also focus on Digital in Supply Chains. Miebach will present key insights into what we Supply Chain Executives need to know when it comes to a topic that is most likely on all our agendas but difficult to fully grasp. We’ll also try to get our heads around the question regarding which specific “Technologies & Solutions” can support Supply Chains in becoming more resilient and what we need to do to embark on the journey of “Digital Transformation”.

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MEETUP PASTEVENTS

Polkadot Meetup for Developers

31 AUG 2021, Zurich

Are you a developer interested in Polkadot? Join us for our first hybrid meetup on 31 August 2021, 16.00-18.30, at Trust Square’s Rennweg hub and remote!Participate in the discussion, share your ideas, and find like minded peers.This meetup is split in 3 parts, we’ll start with a “behind the Polkadot scene” introduction, setting the tone for the following breakout sessions, after which we’ll come together again to share the findings.Apply to host a breakout session: you can submit your challenges or ideas and become the host of one of the breakout sessions - and have other devs help you drive your project forward.In the third part, you will share your findings with all attendees - and those who join us at Trust Square, enjoy some drinks!

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