Real Life Security Threats and How to Avoid Them

March 15, 2021

Mark S. Miller will give a presentation on SES and how it can reduce a supply chain risk.

Fireside Chat: Figment + Agoric

February 18, 2021

Join us for the fireside chat with Gavin Birch of Figment to discuss how we're working to make DeFi more accessible, secure, and faster to build on.

COSMOS - Stargate Upgrade Launch Party

February 17, 2021

Dean Tribble will be speaking at 11 pm PST.

Pillar Series: Agoric and MetaMask on Securing Web3

January 21, 2021

Join Mark S. Miller (Chief Scientist at Agoric) and Dan Finlay (Lead Developer at MetaMask) in a conversation about securing Web3 infrastructure. The two will discuss the role of Agoric's SES technology in the MetaMask wallet and how it lays the groundwork for the extensible internet in a capability-first security architecture.

Cosmos UniFi DAO Demo Day

January 13, 2021

Demo Day to present Cosmos DeFi projects. Dean Tribble will be unveiling new, faster functionality of Agoric for developers and ecosystem participants.

Interchain Conversations II

December 12 - 13, 2020

The conversations fostered during this conference will become fodder for future innovations coming out of Cosmos and its extended ecosystems. Dean Tribble will speak about Agoric public chain and economy Dec 12 at 6 pm PT.

Hack the Orb: the Agoric and Chainlink Hackathon

November 6 - 21, 2020

Level up your JavaScript skills during a two-week online hackathon focused on the power of decentralized finance. Using Chainlink’s market-leading oracle solution and the Agoric smart contract platform, developers can Hack the Orb for a chance to win!

TC39 Meeting

November 16 - 19, 2020

TC39 is the committee maintaining and evolving the JavaScript standard. The committee includes developers, implementors, and more, both from industry and academia. Agoric's delegates include Mark S. Miller, Chip Morningstar, Kris Kowal and Dean Tribble.

Agoric Pillar Series: Agoric on Stablecoin Economics

November 18, 2020

Stablecoins - a Foundational DeFi Primitive. DeFi is exploding, fueled by the ease of composing financial primitives. Stablecoins sit as the foundation of the DeFi stack. This talk by our economist Bill Tulloh provides a gentle introduction to the economics behind stablecoins, and the role they play in fueling DeFi growth.

Behind the Chain: Decentralization, Privacy and Security

November 13, 2020

Join our Chief Scientist Mark S. Miller on the Sperax panel talk Friday, Nov 12 at 10 am PST / 1 pm EST.

HackAtom V

October 16 - 30, 2020

HackAtom V is the fifth online Cosmos hackathon to have been launched. With Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) just over the horizon, come and build your Interchain-composable concept right before IBC goes into production.

DeFi Workshop - Smart Contracts in JavaScript

October 16, 2020

This event hosted by Dean Tribble (CEO) will highlight how Agoric solves DeFi’s largest problems: user fund security and lack of true composability.

Dystopia Labs: Liquidity 2020

October 16, 2020

Dean Tribble will present at 8:30 PT 'Exploring Pre-Built, Reusable Governance Components'

Code With Us - Building a Composable DeFi Contract

September 11, 2020

Dive into DeFi on the Agoric smart contract platform. Kate Sills will walk you through building an “over-the-counter” market maker. The example introduces the key concepts of safe smart contracts on Agoric, and shows how to combine DeFi legos to rapidly produce a new DeFi dapp.

Smart Contract Summit #0

August 28 - 29, 2020

Smart Contract Virtual Summit #0 (SmartCon) is the premier conference dedicated to gathering decentralized finance (DeFi) developers, enterprises, dApp builders, node operators, researchers, and the community pioneering the furthest reaches of the wider smart contract and DeFi frontier. Dean Tribble will be presenting there.

Filecoin Ignite

July 6, 2020

A series of events gathering the community, to learn, show, and build together.


May 28, 2020

Join some of the world’s most exciting elements of the Web 3 ecosystem, for a one-day virtual demo day and more - made up of pitches, talks, panels, and live Q&A. Mark S. Miller will be part of the panel on 'Building for Interoperability in Web3'

Game of Zones

April 25 - May 22, 2020

Cosmos team kicking off another series of adversarial testnet challenges designed to prepare the Cosmos ecosystem for the upcoming launch of the IBC module.

Gitcoin Virtual Cross-Chain Hackathon

April 20 - May 18, 2020

Build real-world applications with Agoric, Band Protocol, and Cosmos.

Consensus: Distributed

May 11 - 13, 2020

Agoric team will be attending remotely.                    

Ready Layer One

May 4 - 6, 2020

This is an interactive, immersive virtual event which contains talks, workshops and rants by everyone from well-known speakers to community-sourced contributors.

Internet Identity Workshop

April 28 - April 30, 2020

Agoric team will be attending remotely.

TC39 Meeting

March 31 - April 2, 2020 Cupertino, California

TC39 is the committee maintaining and evolving the Javascript standard. The committee includes developers, implementors, and more, both from industry and academia. Agoric's representatives include Mark S. Miller, Chip Morningstar, and Dean Tribble.

Developer Relations Conference

March 9 - 10, 2020 San Jose, California

Tatyana Roberts will be attending.

Hyperledger Global Forum

March 3 - 6, 2020 Phoenix, Arizona

Hyperledger’s annual conference gathers industry leaders from a myriad of industries and verticals to further the awareness, education, adoption and advancement of enterprise blockchain technologies. Agoric's economist Bill Tulloh is attending.

Qcon London 2020

March 2, 2020 London, UK

Kate Sills will discuss how to minimize the risks of running third-party JavaScript. She’ll go over POLA, the Principle of Least Authority, and how object capabilities can help to grant specific, limited resources to third-party code.

The Stanford Blockchain Conference 2020

February 19 - 21, 2020 Stanford University, California

This conference explores methods of security engineering and risk management in blockchain systems. Agoric team will be present.

Learn about Binance chain, TrustWallet, Tellor, Agoric, and Cosmos

December 12, 2019 San Francisco, California

Learn about the latest in Cosmos and see a presentation on IBC from Cosmos/Agoric.

CodeX Weekly Meeting at Stanford University

December 12, 2019 Stanford University, California

Kate Sills will discuss Zoe, Agoric's framework for building smart contracts, including building mechanisms such as auctions, swaps, and decentralized exchanges. Zoe guarantees that users of a smart contract will either get what they said they wanted or get a full refund, even if the smart contract is buggy or malicious.

Blockchain for Social Good: Women Leading The Blockchain Revolution

December 11, 2019 San Francisco, California

Tatyana Roberts will be part of the panel discussion on whether the blockchain technology can solve global social problems.

Making JavaScript Safe and Secure

December 5, 2019 San Francisco, California

It’s TC39 committee week at Salesforce and we decided to throw a little JavaScript party.

DeFi Hackathon

November 1 - 3, 2019 Terra Gallery, San Francisco

The DeFi Hackathon is a three-day event that leverages open source software and decentralized networks to transform traditional financial products into trustless and transparent solutions without intermediaries. Agoric and Cosmos will do a workshop on IBC protocol.

Composable Smart Contracts - Introducing the Agoric Contract Framework

November 1, 2019 Technical Stage, San Francisco Marriott Marquis

How do we build a vibrant decentralized economy? We must build a network of businesses and institutions in code. Agoric’s smart contract system supports the security and reuse needed for developers to create a cross-chain economy of digital assets. Don't miss Dean's talk at 10 am on the Technical Stage.

Protocol Battle: Enabling Rapid Application Development & Adoption

October 30, 2019 San Francisco, California

Hear Dash, Tezos and Kate Sills from Agoric discuss what makes a successful protocol and special tools they've built for developers.

Incrementally Smarter and Secure Contracts

October 29, 2019 San Francisco, California

Join the teams from Agoric and Protocol Labs as we dive deep into the world of Smart Contracts. Held in the Long Now Foundation’s stunning Interval space the educational evening will focus on increasing secure cooperation online.

SF Blockchain Week 2019

October 28 - November 3, 2019 San Francisco & Berkeley, California

We are excited to participate and sponsor SFBW19 this year. We will be attending CESC, presenting at Epicenter and supporting DeFi Hackathon. Check out the full list of all the events we are participating at and attending during SFBW19.

A Chain Reaction: Launching the Interchain Interoperability Standard (IBC)

October 21, 2019 Berlin, Germany

Join Agoric, Cosmos and others for an overview of one of the most important developments in blockchain, an interoperability standard.


October 19 - 20, 2019 Berlin, Germany

Our CEO Dean Tribble will be participating at the hackathon and will do a technical presentation on Agoric stack. Don't miss Agoric & Cosmos workshop on blockchain interoperability using IBC on Saturday 19th Oct at 3 pm.

Interdisciplinary Workshop on Smart Contracts

October 11, 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Bill Tulloh will be participating at this workshop. It will be a closed-door conference on smart contracts, which will mix attendees from industry, faculty in law and computer science, and practicing lawyers.


October 8 - 11, 2019 Osaka, Japan

Our software engineer Kate Sills will be speaking as part of a panel on State of Blockchain Governance Oct 11, 9 am - 12 pm Room B10

Cryptoeconomic Systems Field Building Summit

October 5 - 6, 2019 MIT Media Lab

The goal of the event is to bring together the technical areas of cryptography, protocol engineering and distributed systems research with insights from the domains of economics, law, complex systems and philosophy to crystallize a mature communal scholarly ecosystem. Our economist Bill Tulloh will be attending.

Build on Cosmos - Learn about Agoric, Lino Network and more

September 11, 2019 San Francisco, California

In this meetup Cosmos will share several teams building on the Cosmos. Mark Miller will present the work we do at Agoric and how we integrate with Cosmos.

ActivityPub Conference

September 7-8, 2019 Prague, Czech Republic

A conference about the present and future of ActivityPub, the world’s leading federated social web standard. Mark Miller will speak about ocaps and erights, with an emphasis on building cooperative social worlds.

Can Blockchains Provide Rule of Law?

September 5, 2019 San Francisco, California

Join us at our next Speaker Series event with Protocol Labs. Learn about the history of smart contracts and whether blockchains can provide the rule of law.

Distributed Programming for a Decentralized World

July 15, 2019 San Francisco

This talk is part of the Speaker Series presented by Agoric and Protocol Labs to bring in-depth understanding on secure distributed programming practices. We will be organizing these educational events monthly, so follow us for updates on future events. Our goal is to increase secure cooperation online: to allow the trade of digital assets, make agreements, form smart contracts and interact safely.

Qcon New York 2019

June 26, 2019 New York City

As part of their 21st Century Languages track, our engineer Kate Sills will present JavaScript Object Capabilities.

There’s a JavaScript package for everything. But installing a random package is a security nightmare: the installed package can access your data and send it over the network without anyone ever knowing.

But there’s hope! This talk will discuss how to minimize the risks of running third-party JavaScript. We’ll go over POLA, the Principle of Least Authority,and how object capabilities can help us grant specific, limited resources to third-party code. We’ll also cover the current efforts to enforce security boundaries in JavaScript: SES (Secure ECMAScript) and Realms.


June 23, 2019, Split, Croatia

Dean Tribble will speak on "Agoric, Smart Contracts, and Confidentiality"

HackAtom: Berlin

June 15-16, 2019, Berlin

We demoed our integration with Cosmos, running “Swingset” on a Cosmos chain. In order to show our full stack, we built a simple pixel marketplace that uses our Electronic Rights Protocol and provides the ability to color, buy, and sell pixels as well as create further abstractions.

Interchain Conversations

June 13-14 2019, Berlin

Dean Tribble and Brian Warner gave a talk on the Agoric “Swingset” Platform.

BiTA Symposium Spring 2019

May 9, 2019, Atlanta, GA

CEO Dean Tribble presented on Smart Contracts at the Blockchain in Transport Alliance Spring Symposium.

The Association of Private Enterprise Education: 44th Annual Meetings

April 8, 2019, Nassau, Bahamas

Bill Tulloh presented on Crypto-Commerce - From Currencies to Contracts on The Prospects for Sound Money and Private Governance panel

Alchemist Blockchain Techstars Accelerator

February 5, 2019, New York City

We're pleased to share that our very own Michael Jablon will be a mentor at the Alchemist Blockchain Techstars Accelerator program in New York City starting this week. The Accelerator program will grow and support ten hand-picked companies whose founders are passionate about building a more open internet and financial system.

Stanford Blockchain Conference 2019 (formerly BPASE)

January 30 - February 1, 2019, Stanford University

Dean Tribble presented a solution to the train-hotel problem at the Stanford Blockchain Conference. The train-hotel problem comes from Andrew Miller and demonstrates a difficulty with cross-shard communication. In the problem, we want to get a train ticket AND a hotel reservation - if we don’t get both, we want neither. The talk is up on Youtube and slides can be found here (slides in pdf).</p>

OCAP 2018 : Object-Capability Languages, Systems, and Applications

During SPLASH, November 4-9, Boston

Mark Miller and Bill Tulloh organized a workshop on object-capabilities. Marc Stiegler gave the keynote speech on the "Lost Wisdom of the Ancients", the patterns that have historically been helpful for user interface security. JF Paradis from SalesForce presented on Salesforce’s use of a JavaScript ocap security kernel in its Locker Service in an ecosystem of over 5 million developers.

Research and Practice on Blockchain

October 27, Fargo, ND

Our resident economist, Bill Tulloh, spoke on "A Principal-Agent Approach to Securing Smart Contracts". Professor Jason Potts live tweeted it here, here, and here.

Web3 Summit

October 23 14:15 – 14:45, Berlin

Dean Tribble spoke on "The Duality of Smart Contracts and Electronic Rights". Watch the official video here

Blockchain Governance, Law and Policy Panel

October 11 6pm, San Francisco

Kate Sills discussed governance on a panel with Vlad Zamfir, Professor Oliver Goodenough, and Tony Lai.

SFBW - Agoric at SF Cryptocurrency Devs

October 10 7pm, San Francisco

Mark Miller spoke about the Agoric approach to smart contracts. SF Cryptocurrency Devs is an engineers-only developer meetup for blockchain engineers seeking to learn about the innovation surrounding new and emerging applications of cryptography to digital currencies. Watch the official video.

SFBW Epicenter - Authority in Smart Contracts

October 8th 2:20PM - 2:45PM, Stage - Titans of Tech

Dean Tribble (CEO) spoke about the problems with identity-based access control and how to handle authority in smart contracts.


September 25-27, NYC

Our Chief Scientist Mark Miller attended the regular meeting of the JavaScript standards committee.

Rebooting the Web of Trust

September 26-28, Toronto

Kate Sills, our Community Lead, attended the premier event for decentralized identity.


September 7-9, Berlin

Agoric sponsored ETHBerlin, an Ethereum hackathon. Dean Tribble and Kate Sills had a blast meeting more of the Ethereum community and learning about upcoming projects.

SecurEth Smart Contract Security Unconference

September 6, Berlin

Dean Tribble attended this meeting on smart contract security.

Centre for Independent Studies Consilium

August 9-11, Australia

Kate Sills spoke about smart contracts at this annual gathering of Australian politicians and heads of industry.

Decentralized Web Summit

July 31-August 2, San Francisco

Brian Warner spoke on “Fearless Cooperation: Giving eval() to your worst enemy for fun and profit.” (Video, Slides)


July 24-27, Redmond, WA

At the TC39 meeting, Mark Miller presented on the results of the Realms shim security review. Realms is a standards track proposal for JavaScript that SES builds on.


June 26-28, Montreal

Dean Tribble and Mark Miller led a workshop on smart contracts.