Breakthroughs in Computing
About Breakthroughs in Computing
Several events in this series will be live-streamed talks, with speakers and guests joining us both virtually and in-person. Participants gathering in Lisbon are invited to attend the in-person only events, as well, with speakers joining us in Lisbon to discuss and answer questions. Please check the details for each speaker and join us as we learn together!
Breakthroughs in Computing is a series of talks on major developments and trends in computing technology. Hosted by Protocol Labs, this series runs each day from Oct 24-28 featuring industry experts. It’s designed to bring people together, sharing convivial drinks, thoughtful discussions, and new connections.
Schedule + Speakers
Gaming the Future
Digital Minds and AI
Cryptographic Privacy and Transparency & Combatting Orwellian Systems
Convergent Research on Brain-Computer Interfaces
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Protocol Labs Network?
Protocol Labs is an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more. We aim to make human existence orders of magnitude better through technology.
The Protocol Labs Network includes over 150 independent teams, working together to drive breakthroughs in computing. Our work spans the entire innovation pipeline, from the earliest research ideation to deploying end-user products. We invite like-minded teams and individuals to collaborate with us.
Where is the event held?
The Breakthroughs in Computing Series will be held virtually and in-person in Lisbon. We welcome anyone in Lisbon or attending Lab Week to join us at Convento do Beato or SUD Lisboa for the speaker series, drinks, and light bites. The event will also be live-streamed so that participants can join from anywhere in the world and have the opportunity to listen, ask questions, and connect.
What is LabWeek22?
LabWeek22 is Protocol Labs' first-ever decentralized conference. Teams in the network will spin up dozens of events over a 10-day period, including research-focused seminars, engineering workshops, summits, unconferences and happy hours. These events will span a wide array of topics, including decentralized storage, public goods funding, cryptoeconomics, DeSci, and more. Learn more and register at labweek22.io.