Agenda

Enjoy 2 full days days of keynotes,
breakouts, and workshops at Apex.

Day 0 - September 6
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6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

The Manor
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Day 1

Day 1

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Day 1 - September 7
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7:30 AM-8:45 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast

Agave 6
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Keynote
Keynote
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Keynote
Day 1 - September 7
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9:15 AM-9:45 AM

The Next Iteration of the XRP Ledger

The Next Iteration of the XRP Ledger

Agave 1
Technical Level
Beginner
Topics
David
 
Schwartz
CTO, Ripple
Co-Creator, XRP Ledger
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Keynote
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Keynote
Day 1 - September 7
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9:45 AM-10:15 AM

The State of the XRP Ledger Foundation

The State of the XRP Ledger Foundation

Agave 1

An update on the last year and what is on the roadmap for the next, from the perspective of the XRP Ledger Foundation.

Technical Level
Topics
Thomas
 
Silkjaer
Head of Analytics and Compliance
XRP Ledger Foundation
Scott
 
Branson
Advisor – Education and Social Outreach
XRP Ledger Foundation
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Day 1 - September 7
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10:15 AM-10:45 AM

The Future of Identity Tokenization

The Future of Identity Tokenization

Agave 1

The founders of Heirloom, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup building tools that make it easy for enterprises to enter Web3, will discuss how they view the future potential of tokenized identity and credentials, while building on the XRPL with live use cases in the education and sports arenas.

Technical Level
Topics
Julian
 
Vergel de Dios
CTO
Heirloom
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Day 1 - September 7
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10:45 AM-11:00 AM

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

The Manor
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Breakout Session
Breakout Session
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Day 1 - September 7
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11:00 AM-11:30 AM

Sidechains 101

Sidechains 101

Agave 3

A sidechain is an independent ledger with its own consensus algorithm, transaction types and rules. It acts as its own blockchain. Sidechains enable developers to launch new features and innovative applications using the foundation of XRP Ledger technology. They can also customize the XRP Ledger protocol to the needs of a specific use case or project, and be run as its own blockchain. This talk will go over what a sidechain is and what it can be used for, going in-depth on the design for XRPL bridges which allow the transfer of value between different chains—such as between the XRPL mainnet and a custom sidechain that serves a specific purpose. There will also be a demo of the sidechain CLI and other sidechain-related tooling, which make it easy for developers to spin up, test, and monitor their own sidechains.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
‍Interoperability, ‍Programmability
Mayukha
 
Vadari
Software Engineer
Ripple
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Breakout Session
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Day 1 - September 7
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11:00 AM-11:30 AM

Music & Audio NFTs In The Metaverse

Music & Audio NFTs In The Metaverse

Agave 4

Styngr has partnered with Ripple to launch the first audio NFTs on the XRP Ledger, delivering the first-ever recorded music NFTs at scale. This talk will outline how recorded music operates within the metaverse, the music label perspective on NFTs, and how Styngr is bringing label-backed audio NFTs to the XRPL.

Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
NFTs, ‍Interoperability
Alex
 
Tarrand
Co-Founder & COO
Styngr
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Breakout Session
Breakout Session
Breakout Session
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Day 1 - September 7
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11:30 AM-12:00 PM

State of the Interledger

State of the Interledger

Agave 3

It's been a jam-packed year for the Interledger technology stack, which released a new version of Web Monetization. Rafiki got a massive overhaul with the new grant system, and the Open Payments standard has evolved into actual implementation.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
‍Interoperability
Alex
 
Lakatos
Technology Lead
Interledger Foundation
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Day 1 - September 7
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11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Applying DevOps to Blockchain Apps

Applying DevOps to Blockchain Apps

Agave 4

This session will explore how Ripple deploys applications that utilize the XRP Ledger protocol for enterprise customers.XRPL developers may have an app or service that connects to the XRPL. The talk will look at where developers run that service and how they maintain it?, as well as whether they have a continuous integration process. Other topics addressed in this session include how developers manage their infrastructure, any intricacies with hosting infrastructure in a cloud solution and connecting it to the XRPL nodes.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
Alec
 
Kleyer
Senior DevOps Engineer
Ripple
Moses
 
Marquez
Senior DevOps Engineer
Ripple
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Day 1 - September 7
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12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lunch

Lunch

Agave 6
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Breakout Session
Breakout Session
Breakout Session
Breakout Session
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Day 1 - September 7
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1:00 PM-1:30 PM

Building a Land Registry System on the XRPL

Building a Land Registry System on the XRPL

Agave 4

In this session, Peersyst will show from scratch how the team builds a simple document notarization system by taking advantage of native XRPL functionalities and turning it into the XRPStamp solution.This technological base will be used to develop the land registry system for the Colombian government that was launched in July 2022 on the XRPL mainnet. The registry aims to provide the trust, security and transparency of blockchain technology while ensuring ease of use for all citizens through access with simple digital certificates and QR codes.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, ‍Security & Custody
Ferran
 
Prat
CEO & Founder
Peersyst Technology
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Day 1 - September 7
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1:00 PM-1:30 PM

IPFS: Interplanetary File Storage

IPFS: Interplanetary File Storage

Agave 3

You can mint NFTs using XLS-20 on the XRP Ledger, but where do you store the actual data your NFTs reference? IPFS is becoming the defacto standard for the decentralised storage of data in the world of Web3. In this talk, Matt Hamilton of Protocol Labs will look at what IPFS is, why decentralised data storage is important, and how you can use it to store your data securely. The session will also cover Filecoin and higher level services NFT.Storage and Web3.storage through an example of how to use IPFS to store XLS-20 NFT data.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, ‍Interoperability
Matt
 
Hamilton
Principal Developer Advocate
Protocol Labs
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Day 1 - September 7
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1:30 PM-2:00 PM

Private vs. Public Ledgers: Building for CBDCs

Private vs. Public Ledgers: Building for CBDCs

Agave 3

This session will look at how a CBDC private ledger differs from that of the public XRP Ledger—and why this creates opportunities for developers to leverage their work, publicly. The talk will look at some of the unique requirements for developing for CBDCs and what this might mean for the broader crypto ecosystem.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
CBDCs, ‍Programmability
Lauren
 
Berta
CBDC Product Manager
Ripple
Anthony
 
Ralphs
Lead CBDC Product Manager
Ripple
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Day 1 - September 7
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1:30 PM-2:00 PM

NFTs & Gaming on the XRPL

NFTs & Gaming on the XRPL

Agave 4

The session featuring Kaj Leroy will focus on gaming, NFTs, Ripple's Creator Fund and community building on the XRPL. The team behind XPUNKS & onXRP will share their journey from being broke and issuing a token on the XRPL called the XPUNK token—without development knowledge,—to building games on the XRPL and launching a curated NFT ecosystem called onXRP. Driven by the community. the team has built one of the most active and innovative platforms on the XRPL.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, ‍Interoperability
Kaj
 
Leroy
Founder & CEO
XPUNKS & onXRP
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Day 1 - September 7
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2:00 PM-2:15 PM

Introduction to Hooks Builder

Introduction to Hooks Builder

Agave 3

XRPL Hooks is a smart contract proposal for the XRP Ledger. With Hooks Builder you can develop, test, debug and deploy your own Hooks, currently on testnet. Hooks Builder has a suite of example Hooks to choose from, while giving the developer full freedom of building their own Hooks from scratch. Hooks Builder works similarly to an IDE—with code hinting and saving plus sharing with GitHub Gists built-in. Try it out at https://hooks.xrpl.org!

Technical Level
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Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure, ‍Programmability
Jani
 
Anttonen
Software Engineer
Equilibrium
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Day 1 - September 7
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2:00 PM-2:15 PM

Building Bridges on the XRPL

Building Bridges on the XRPL

Agave 4

This open-source demo will showcase an ERC-721 to XLS-20 NFT bridge that won a grand prize in the XRPL Hackathon: New Year, New NFTs. This presentation will involve a live presentation, technical dive and Q&A session into what is involved with bridging NFTs from EVM-based networks to the XRP Ledger with a developer introspective on considerations when creating interoperability tools such as decentralization, security, and tech stack concerns. This will also look at the tools and functions used on the XRPL to make this project work.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, ‍Interoperability
Adam
 
Kagy
Software Engineer, Open source creator
x33 Labs
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Day 1 - September 7
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2:15 PM-2:45 PM

European Crypto Regulation: Going Global?

European Crypto Regulation: Going Global?

Agave 3

The European Union recently adopted comprehensive regulatory framework for the crypto industry to address crypto-assets and their service providers in the EU and provide a single licensing regime across all EU member states. Will this regulation become the global standard as we saw with the European regulation for personal data protection (GDPR)? GateHub Head of Compliance Peter Merc will explore:

  1. What are the future minimal standards for issuers of stablecoins and asset-backed tokens?
  2. How decentralized DeFi will remain once regulation is in full force?
  3. What new legal requirements are expected for providers of non-custodial wallets?
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi, NFTs
Peter
 
Merc
Head of Compliance
GateHub
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Day 1 - September 7
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2:15 PM-2:45 PM

Empowering Everyday Businesses with DeFi

Empowering Everyday Businesses with DeFi

Agave 4

Payments shouldn’t be complicated; they should be streamlined and straightforward. DeFi brings us closer to making financial services a fundamental human right. It provides businesses with tools that could make a difference in their economic survival. During this session, Stronghold Co-founder Sean Bennett will discuss how Stronghold uses DeFi to empower everyday businesses and regular people to take elements of the work done by banks, exchanges and insurers—such as lending, borrowing and trading—and put them into their own hands. This session will provide learnings around the benefits of DeFi and the XRP Ledger for enabling equitable and efficient payment systems, valuable tools for B2B finance, and developments and trends in high-tech payment systems.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi, ‍Interoperability
Sean
 
Bennett
Co-Founder
Stronghold
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Day 1 - September 7
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2:45 PM-3:00 PM

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

The Manor
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Breakout Session
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Day 1 - September 7
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3:00 PM-3:15 PM

Reducing Time to Market for Developer DApps

Reducing Time to Market for Developer DApps

Agave 4

Use-case-focused documentation not only drives developer adoption, it also accelerates the development and delivery of DApps. In this session, attendees will learn more about the RippleX documentation team’s proposal for xrpl.org, including:

  1. Updating XRP Ledger documentation to be use-case focused and developer-friendly.
  2. Migrating to a sustainable, viable and community-driven documentation toolchain.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
Amarantha
 
Kulkarni
Tech Writing
Ripple
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Day 1 - September 7
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3:00 PM-3:45 PM

How to Design a Custom Sidechain

How to Design a Custom Sidechain

Agave 3

Have an idea for a sidechain, but don’t know where to start? This session will go in-depth on how to build a new feature for an XRPL-based sidechain, and feature a workshop where you can think through how to build your own features into a custom blockchain. This session will be most useful for attendees who already have an idea for a feature that can be built on a sidechain. It is also recommended, but not necessary, to first attend the Sidechains 101 talk, which discusses the bridge design and walks through the tooling for working with sidechains.

Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
Interoperability, ‍Programmability
Mayukha
 
Vadari
Software Engineer
Ripple
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Day 1 - September 7
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3:15 PM-3:30 PM

Exploring AMMs and Introduction to Zeuswap

Exploring AMMs and Introduction to Zeuswap

Agave 4

The team at Zeuswap has built a working automated market maker on the XRP Ledger that allows users to provide liquidity to the overall XRPL ecosystem. This talk will share information about how to access the native XRPL DEX functions, issued currencies impacted by high-spreads, and how Zeuswap is enabling users to become liquidity providers. Join this talk for an understanding of how Zeuswap works and how it's building liquidity on the XRP Ledger while making issued currencies more tradable using Automated Market Making.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi
Bruce
 
Silvera II
Co-Founder
Zeuswap & XRPL Coins
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Day 1 - September 7
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3:30 PM-3:45 PM

X-Tokenize: An Issued Currency and NFT Management Tool

X-Tokenize: An Issued Currency and NFT Management Tool

Agave 4

Backed by the XRPL Grants program, X-Tokenize is a command line application with several features that are prominently needed among all XRPL projects. X-Tokenize facilitates the minting, management, distribution and sale of issued currencies and NFTs on the XRPL. The demo will showcase how to use X-Tokenize and will follow a typical workflow that a new project might follow to get started, including for:

  1. Issued Currencies: Create a new configuration for an issued currency, mint some tokens, set trustlines to the project with our test accounts, filter through trustlines to create a fine tuned distribution, perform a distribution and ultimately initialize liquidity on the XRPL DEX.
  2. NFTs: Create a new NFT project configuration, mass deploy a collection of metadata to AWS, then automatically retrieve the URIs for the metadata and will execute NFTokenMint transactions to mint the tokens followed by creating an offer to sell the NFTokens.
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
Michael
 
Szczech
Founder
X-Tokenize
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Day 1 - September 7
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3:45 PM-4:15 PM

Community Building 101: Host Your Own XRPL Meetup

Community Building 101: Host Your Own XRPL Meetup

Agave 3

The NYC/XRP meetup is the longest running and most active XRP Ledger group in the world. Events draw hundreds of attendees and have featured many notable guests from across the entire XRP Ledger ecosystem and beyond.But organizing efforts and hosting events is no easy feat, especially in the volatile landscape that is crypto. In this talk, Mo Morsi will share some tips and tricks behind running a successful local meetup and growing the community—including what does and doesn't work when it comes to the venue and catering, topic selection, hosting guests, attendee management, and more. This session is a must attend for everyone interested in growing the XRP Ledger community globally!

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure, ‍Interoperability
Mo
 
Morsi
Founder and CEO
Dev Null Productions
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Day 1 - September 7
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3:45 PM-4:15 PM

Proposing an Automated Market Maker on the XRPL

Proposing an Automated Market Maker on the XRPL

Agave 4

The XRPL decentralized exchange (DEX) currently provides liquidity exclusively by manual market making and order books. In this session, RippleX's Aanchal Malhotra will talk about a new proposal to add non-custodial automated market maker (AMM) as a native feature to the XRPL DEX.    The talk will discuss:

  1. How XRPL’s inherent design features makes it particularly suitable for an AMM that could provide more liquidity at lower prices
  2. The basic functionality and the key differentiating feature – the continuous auction mechanism - of the AMM proposal
  3. The new ledger objects and transactors to interact with AMM and integration of AMM with the native central-limit order book based DeX.
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi
Aanchal
 
Malhotra
Head of Research
Ripple
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Day 1 - September 7
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4:15 PM-4:30 PM

XRPL Payments Made Easy by Xumm

XRPL Payments Made Easy by Xumm

Agave 3

Brought to you by XRPL Labs, this demo will uncover how to:

  1. Receive and refund payments in any XRPL asset with the use of Xumm's nopCommerce plugin
  2. Configure your Application Credentials and use the "Sign in with Xumm" flow or manually enter the XRPL Address where you want to receive the payments.
  3. Select a token that you want to receive your payments in and optionally set payment or refund destination tags. You're now all set to receive XRPL payments in your nopCommerce webshop.
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi, ‍Programmability
Dominique
 
Blomsma
E-Commerce & POS
XRPL Labs
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Day 1 - September 7
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4:15 PM-4:30 PM

AMM-Based DEX

AMM-Based DEX

Agave 4

An automated market marker (AMM) is a protocol utilized in a decentralized exchange (DEX) that prices assets instead of using an order book like a traditional exchange. The XRP Ledger's DEX currently provides liquidity exclusively by manual market making and order books.

Therefore, a proposal (XLS-31) has been created to add non-custodial AMM as a native feature to the XRPL DEX in a way that provides increased returns to those who provide liquidity for the AMM and minimizes the risk of losses due to volatility. RippleX engineer Omar Khan will demo a proof-of-concept AMM-based DEX application built on the XRPL. This app will use the XRPL JavaScript library (xrpl.js) to implement it.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
Decentralized Finance, ‍Programmability
Omar
 
Khan
Senior Software Engineer
Ripple
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Day 1 - September 7
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4:30 PM-4:45 PM

Bringing the Internet Of Value to Music & Entertainment

Bringing the Internet Of Value to Music & Entertainment

Agave 3

Internet of Value is rapidly revolutionizing and innovating the music and entertainment industry. XRPL is on the forefront of this revolution with the release of it's XLS-20 native NFT tokens, escrow smart contracts, and tokenization capabilities. Feeturre is a global collaborative creator marketplace connecting artists, producers, influencers and their representation in commerce. Feeturre has a unique rewards and awards system for creators and collectors on the platform, utilizing its XRPL token, $FEE.

"Your Talent is Worth A FEE!"

@feeturre

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure, ‍Programmability
Ty
 
Schell
CTO
Feeturre
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Day 1 - September 7
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4:45 PM-5:00 PM

Analyzing NFT Data on the XRPL

Analyzing NFT Data on the XRPL

Agave 4

In this session, XRPL Grants recipient Peerkat will present their approach to analyzing NFT data on the XRP Ledger. The talk will explore how NFT data is stored on the XRP Ledger, how to build your own reports using on-chain data, and common issues and errors. The session will take a look at how you could enhance and enrich the data by using other sources, such as social media, in order to get the most value and best insights from your reporting and data analysis.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs
Ike
 
Iwumene
Lead Developer
Vivid IoV Labs
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Day 1 - September 7
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7:30 PM-11:00 PM

Apex After Hours (Official Apex Party)

Apex After Hours (Official Apex Party)

24 Oxford
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Day 2

Day 2

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Day 2 - September 8
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7:30 AM-8:45 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast

Agave 6
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Day 2 - September 8
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9:00 - 9:15 AM

New Ways to Build on Xumm

New Ways to Build on Xumm

Agave 1

You want to build your app, game, platform & interact with the majority of the XRPL users. You don't want to worry about key security. Good news: Xumm is not (just) a wallet. It's a platform, making it really easy for devs & users to interact.

Technical Level
Topics
Wietse
 
Wind
BDFL
XRPL Labs
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Day 2 - September 8
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9:15 AM-9:45 AM

Blockchain - Law as an Enabler and a Stumbling Block

Blockchain - Law as an Enabler and a Stumbling Block

Agave 1

Technology evolves organically and faster when unfettered. There however comes a tipping point when law could either enable or block further and faster development of tech. The session will apply the legal lens on the two sides of this construct.

Technical Level
Topics
N. S.
 
Nappinai
Advisor
XRP Ledger Foundation
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Day 2 - September 8
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9:45 AM-10:15 AM

The Intersection of Art and Technology

The Intersection of Art and Technology

Agave 1
Technical Level
Topics
Ragzy
 
X
Artist
Ragzy Art
David
 
Schwartz
CTO, Ripple
Co-Creator, XRP Ledger
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Day 2 - September 8
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10:15 AM-10:30 AM

CBDC Innovate Challenge: Meet the Finalists

CBDC Innovate Challenge: Meet the Finalists

Agave 1
Technical Level
Topics
David
 
Fuelling
Director of Software Engineering
Ripple
Anthony
 
Ralphs
Lead CBDC Product Manager
Ripple
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Day 2 - September 8
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10:45 AM-11:00 AM

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

The Manor
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Day 2 - September 8
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11:00 AM-11:30 AM

Cross-Chain Transactions with the XRPL

Cross-Chain Transactions with the XRPL

Agave 3

Discussing problems and solutions with integrating XRPL with other blockchains, how to pass information, prevent double-spending and other issues. While XRPL has a lot of strengths it also lacks support for traditional smart contracts, which are required to program new transaction logic and store additional data on-chain. To work around this limitation we will discuss using additional fields of the standard XRPL transactions and also introduce the concept of intermediary smart contracts. This session is a compilation of issues and the ways we resolved them when building XRPL support in Allbridge.

Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
‍Interoperability, ‍Programmability
Yuriy
 
Savchenko
CTO
Allbridge.io
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Day 2 - September 8
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11:00 AM-11:30 AM

The DeFi Landscape and Risk Management

The DeFi Landscape and Risk Management

Agave 4

The term DeFi refers to the financial applications run by smart contracts on a blockchain, typically on a permissionless or public chain. This session aims to provide a high-level overview of the Decentralized Finance landscape, including a basic intro, popular protocols and type of incentives associated with DeFi protocols. The second half of the session will focus on recent insolvent events, analyze the underlying reason and propose a few risk pillars that need to be paid attention to when interacting with DeFi protocols.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi
Chandler
 
Fang
Senior Product Manager
Ripple
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Day 2 - September 8
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11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Ziggurat: Ensuring Peer-to-Peer Network Stability

Ziggurat: Ensuring Peer-to-Peer Network Stability

Agave 3

Ziggurat is a stepped tower that uses precise measurements to ensure that each foundation can support the layers above. This talk covers Ziggurat, a network test suite created by Equilibrium that solidifies the foundation you need for your Web3 Network. The talk will cover the history of the project, enumerate public findings from other blockchains, and talk about its current work on the XRPL Ledger.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
Mark
 
Henderson
VP Engineering
Equilibrium.co
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Day 2 - September 8
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11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Workshop: XRPL Grants

Workshop: XRPL Grants

Looking to apply for funding for your XRP Ledger (XRPL) software development projects?  Learn more about the XRPL Grants program and receive hands-on application support for applying for project funding.  We’ll provide an overview of the XRPL Grants program and share best practices for applying. You’ll also hear from current XRPL Grant recipients and technical reviewers before enjoying a working session to work on your applications and ask questions.  

To get the most out of the session workshop, it’s recommended that attendees:

  1. Bring your own computer
  2. Visit xrplgrants.org and set up your Submittable account
  3. Review the XRPL Grants Application Guidelines

Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure, ‍Interoperability
Julia
 
Heitner
Program Manager XRPL Grants
Ripple
Emmaline
 
Theobald
Program Manager XRPL Grants
Ripple
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Day 2 - September 8
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12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lunch

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Day 2 - September 8
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1:00 PM-1:30 PM

Clio: Next-Gen XRP Ledger APIs

Clio: Next-Gen XRP Ledger APIs

Agave 3

This session will explore the high-level goals of Project Clio, an XRP Ledger API server designed to serve as an RPC Gateway to the XRP Ledger. This enables better performance and scalability, more efficient full history storage, and the ability to add new RPC calls that aren’t supported by rippled. Nate Nichols will discuss how Clio works, why extending RPCs in Clio is easier than in rippled, and the Data API.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
CJ
 
Cobb
Staff Software Engineer
Ripple
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Day 2 - September 8
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1:00 PM-1:15 PM

Blockly2Hooks: Developing Visual XRPL Hooks

Blockly2Hooks: Developing Visual XRPL Hooks

Agave 4

Recently, the concept of smart contracts arrived on the XRPL Ledger—opening the door for users to bring business logic to their financial transactions. However, it is not a smooth experience for developers, even advanced ones, to learn quickly smart contract programming and understand their limitations. Therefore, Wazen Shbair built a platform for developing visually XRPL Hooks smart contracts using a Visual Programming Language (VPL): Blockly2Hooks. This demo of the platform will show how it helps users to develop XRPL Hooks using visual drag-and-drop blocks and giving more focus on the logical design of the business logic.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure, ‍Programmability
Wazen
 
Shbair
Senior Blockchain Architect
VNX
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Day 2 - September 8
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1:15 PM-1:30 PM

Bringing NFTs to Life on the XRP Ledger

Bringing NFTs to Life on the XRP Ledger

Agave 4

Whirled Labs co-founders Ryan Molley and Pablo Padillo will demo their incubator for developing XRPL-related applications & platforms that launched after creating various platforms and applications as byproducts of recent XRPL hackathons. With the highly anticipated XLS-20d network merge, a very special and exciting NFT onboarding presentation has been prepared—for the community by the community. For this demo, members will:

  1. Scan a QR code to download an xApp on their phone’s Xumm wallet.
  2. Follow the app’s step-by-step guidelines to set up their wallet & claim their first NFT on a testnet.
  3. View the NFTs being minted in real time with a random wallet selected for a prize.
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi, NFTs
Ryan
 
Molley
Founder
Whirledlabs
Pablo
 
Padillo-Anthemides
Co-Founder
Whirledlabs
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Day 2 - September 8
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1:30 PM-1:45 PM

CFTs: A Fungible Token Proposal for the XRP Ledger

CFTs: A Fungible Token Proposal for the XRP Ledger

Agave 3

Trustlines are a fundamental building block for a variety of XRP Ledger tokenization features, including CBDCs and fiat-collateralized stablecoins. However, as more and more token issuers embrace the XRP Ledger, the current size of each trustline will become an impediment to ledger stability and accessibility.This session gives an overview of CFTs - a proposed extension to the XRP Ledger to support a more compact fungible token (i.e., CFT) type, along with operations to enumerate, purchase, sell and hold such tokens.Unlike Trustlines, CFTs do not represent a bidirectional debt relationship, but instead can be thought of as something like a unidirectional trustline. However, CFTs can be easily used beyond debt positions, such as for tracking reputation points in an online game.Perhaps most importantly, CFTs require significantly less space than trustlines: ~40 bytes for each CFT held by a token holder, as compared to at least 234 bytes for every new trustline.

Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
CBDCs, XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
David
 
Fuelling
Director of Software Engineering
Ripple
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Day 2 - September 8
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1:30 PM-1:45 PM

Integrating XRPL to Cloud-Based Invoice Accounting Platforms

Integrating XRPL to Cloud-Based Invoice Accounting Platforms

Agave 4

Learn about XRPhone, an invoice accounting bridge for the XRP Ledger that enables merchants using platforms like Quickbooks Online, Freshbooks and Xero to accept XRP as a payment method from their customers over the phone. XRPhone is an interactive voice response (IVR) system behaving as a virtual concierge that sends payment requests to customers' Xumm wallets, and then automatically applies payment to merchants' invoices in real time while maintaining synchronized customer account balances.

Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
‍Interoperability
Jeremy
 
Bursky
Lead Developer
XRPhone
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Day 2 - September 8
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1:45 PM-2:15 PM

DAOs: Building Global Entities for Virtual Communities

DAOs: Building Global Entities for Virtual Communities

Agave 3

This talk explores the emerging trend around virtual communities where individuals organize around an idea or initiative and work as a collective to achieve some common goal. The demo will investigate what happens when you try to convert a digital network—oftentimes grown out of something like a Twitter hashtag where members have never met before—and attempt to mature that into a global non-profit organization through DAOs.

Technical Level
Beginner
Topics
Interoperability
Nathaniel
 
Rose
Senior Software Engineer
Ripple
Mark
 
Scott
Sr. Staff Partner Engineer
Ripple
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Day 2 - September 8
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1:45 PM-2:15 PM

XRPL Apps: How to Manage Risk

XRPL Apps: How to Manage Risk

Agave 4

From DeFi to NFTs and passing through DAOs, the last few years have seen an explosion of innovations and use cases in the blockchain field. While hundreds of startups work to make these new applications reach mass adoption, bad actors are taking advantage of them. It is estimated that around $ 8.6 billion was laundered through cryptocurrencies in 2021 alone—a 30% increase from 2020. AnChain.AI has created and opened up for every developer on the XRP Ledger a free version of the BEI API (Blockchain Ecosystem Intelligence), its AI-based risk engine used to conduct wallet screening and transaction monitoring. BEI enables each project and XRPL developer to build in best-practice risk management from day 1. This session will describe how BEI works and how you can integrate it in your XRPL application in 7 simple lines of code.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
‍Security & Custody
Clayton
 
Leslie
Head of Business Operations
AnChain.AI
Francesco
 
Piccoli
Director of Product
AnChain.AI
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Day 2 - September 8
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2:15 PM-2:45 PM

ESG Digital Assets on XRPL

ESG Digital Assets on XRPL

Agave 4

Featuring Carbonland DAO, this demonstration will analyse how Carbonland DAO & Trust are using the XRP Ledger for forest conservation and carbon credits.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi, NFTs
Boone
 
Bergsma
Founder and CEO
Blockchain Laboratories
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Day 2 - September 8
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2:15 PM-2:45 PM

Transacting in Low-Tech Environments

Transacting in Low-Tech Environments

Agave 3

What options do users in low-tech environments (i.e. without smartphones or reliable connectivity) have to transact via digital assets when they do not have devices that can perform secure key management? In this talk, Julian Kanjere of the University of Cape Town will demonstrate how XRPL-based assets can be exchanged using feature phones via SMS. The solution makes use of a centralised server, tracks user balances using a unique XRP memo and makes use of an online SMS gateway. Although this wanders from core tenets of Web3 such as decentralization, this compromise may be necessary in emerging economies where access to high tech smarthones and internet are not guaranteed. There is utility in using such a service to to provide cheap and quick distribution of relief aid or social welfare, remittances, and financial inclusion.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
CBDCs, ‍Security & Custody
Julian
 
Kanjere
PhD in Economics (Candidate)
University of Cape Town
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Day 2 - September 8
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2:45 PM-3:15 PM

Designing an EVM Sidechain

Designing an EVM Sidechain

Agave 3

This session hosted by Peersyst explores how to design and develop a compatible EVM sidechain and federated bridge to transfer tokens between chains. Adrià Carrera Mas will talk about how to solve the most important keys, including:

  • EVM source code chosen
  • Key points in the design of the network parameters
  • Support and distribution of tokens on the sidechain
  • Distribution and shape of accounts for bridge with federated model
  • Secure management of bridge private keys and signing process
  • Availability and uptime
Technical Level
Advanced
Topics
‍Interoperability, ‍Security & Custody
Adrià
 
Carrera Mas
Peersyst Technology
CTO
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Day 2 - September 8
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2:45 PM-3:15 PM

The Infinite Game: Leveraging the XRP Ledger to Build a More Livable World

The Infinite Game: Leveraging the XRP Ledger to Build a More Livable World

Agave 4

The Center for Collaborative Economics, an XRPL Grants recipient, will give a demonstration of Give XRP—a Xumm xApp built for charitable donations on the XRPL. Certain features of the XRPL make it ideally suited to playing a key role in the new paradigm; specifically its low environmental impact, high degree of scalability via federated sidechains, and its integration with supra/governmental institutions. The session will discuss "crypto for social good" and the role DLT will play in an era where legacy systems are being rendered obsolete and the human race is searching for new paradigms.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
CBDCs, NFTs
Evan
 
Hudson
Founder
Center for Collaborative Economics
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Day 2 - September 8
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3:15 PM-3:30 PM

Introducing NFTMASTER for XRPL NFTs

Introducing NFTMASTER for XRPL NFTs

Agave 4

NFTMASTER—an XRPL Grant recipient)—is the first marketplace operating on XLS-20d and processing transactions live on the devnet. The demo will showcase the new technology bring built on top of the XRP Ledger, current and future use cases of NFTs and how and where Hooks can fit into a greater vision for a software product.  This presentation brought to you by NFTMASTER will also explore:

  • History of payments for software products.
  • How the combination of NFTs and XRPL's payment channel can be the next stepping stone.
  • How software companies can replace traditional monthly subscription models with a model where users only have to pay for what they use.
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
NFTs, XRPL Core Development and Infrastructure
Andrew
 
Kaskaniotis
CEO
NFTMASTER
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Day 2 - September 8
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3:15 PM-3:45 PM

Private Markets on the XRP Ledger

Private Markets on the XRP Ledger

Agave 3

Linqto issues security tokens that represent shares in private companies on the XRP Ledger and allows qualified investors to purchase and trade these securities using native XRPL features. This session features two speakers exploring 1) how asset-backed stablecoins and other EVM-based (Ethereum Virtual Machine) tokens on the Flare/Songbird Network can be tokenized on the XRP Ledger via the Solaris bridge protocol developed by Trustline and 2) Linqto’s new alternative trading system (ATS) for private equity built on top of the XRP Ledger’s decentralized exchange.

Technical Level
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Topics
DeFi, ‍Interoperability
Javier
 
Romero
Software Engineer
Linqto
Matthew
 
Rosendin
VP of Ledger
Linqto
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Day 2 - September 8
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3:30 PM-3:45 PM

Aesthetes: Bridging Fine Art and Blockchain

Aesthetes: Bridging Fine Art and Blockchain

Agave 4

Aesthetes aims to merge fine art and blockchain, creating the first Phygital NFTs—NFTs based on physical artworks. Users will own the 100% of a licensed digital artwork based on a physical one and the fractional ownership of that physical one, managed by Aesthetes, according to the best safety standards.Aesthetes works as a technological art curator and art gallery. Through the XRPL and the incoming XLS20d standard, we intend to let to everyone around the world to transfer the ownership of a physical artwork through few clicks and with a limited amount of money.

Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
‍Non-Fungible Tokens
Luca
 
Bertolani
Co-Founder and CEO
Aesthetes
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Day 2 - September 8
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3:45 PM-4:00 PM

How to Design Tokenomics for Your Project

How to Design Tokenomics for Your Project

Agave 4
Technical Level
Appropriate for all levels
Topics
DeFi, NFTs
Artur
 
Kirjakulov
CEO & Co-founder
XPmarket.io
Audrius
 
Vrubliauskas
CMO & Co-founder
XPmarket.io
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Join us September 6-8 at the Virgin Hotel Las Vegas to celebrate all things XRP Ledger.

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