Funding the
Commons

LabWeek22

October 26th 2022
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Image credit: Binhai library by Wikipedia user Muzzleflash
Funding the Commons, Lisbon featured engaging keynote sessions, collaborative workshops and opportunities to network and build relationships with other members of the community who were driven to find solutions to public goods funding.
October 26 2022In-person Event
A special Funding the Commons that was hosted in Lisbon. We are individuals and organizations building new models of sustainable public goods funding and value alignment in open source networks. Our goal with Funding the Commons is to bridge the public goods community across Web2, Web3, research, philanthropy and industry.
Image credit: Edwin-Andrade, Palacio Fronteira - Lisbon, Portugal
Funding the Commons, Lisbon featured engaging keynote sessions, collaborative workshops and opportunities to network and build relationships with other members of the community who are driven to find solutions to public goods funding.

Lab Week Speakers

Schedule
October 26, 2022 - Coming Soon
10:00
Welcome to Funding the Commons!
Main Room
  • Ben Illies, Protocol Labs
10:00
Funding the Commons - A Look Ahead
Main Room
  • Ben Illies, Protocol Labs
10:15
Network Goods- Purpose, Brief History, Looking Ahead
Main Room
  • Evan Miyazono, Protocol Labs
10:30
Network Funding Updates
Main Room
  • Matt Frehlich, Protocol Labs
11:00
Network Research Updates
Main Room
  • Karola Kirsanow, Protocol Labs
11:30
Protocols: Foundations of Resilient Democracies
Main Room
  • Cathy Mulligan, University of Lisbon
12:00
Funding DAOS with SuperPACs
Main Room
  • Vaughn McKenzie-Landell
12:30
Lunch Break
Main Room
1:30
Funding the Commons Q&A
Main Room
  • Juan Benet
2:00
Fireside: DataDAO primitives and a discussion on governance
Breakout Room
  • Deep Kapur & Ariana Fowler
2:30
A ‘Governance Layer’ for the Decentralised Web
Main Room
  • Kelsie Nabben
3:00
A Regenerative VC Alternative
Main Room
  • Oliver Sauter
3:00
Impact evaluators over Ceramic data
Breakout Room
  • Joel Thorstensson
3:30
Hijacking Speculative Dynamics to Preserve Our Planet
Main Room
  • Primavera De Filippi
3:30
Active Inference for Common Good Valuation, and Other Legos of Collective Action
Breakout Room
  • Rafael Kaufman
4:00
Regenerative Value
Main Room
  • Jonathan Dotan
4:00
Workshop
Breakout Room
  • Vaughn McKenzie-Landell
4:30
Panel: Blue Funds and Private Retrieval
Main Room
  • Will Scott, Addie Wagenknecht, & Karola Kirsanow
4:30
An Innovation Engine for Science
Breakout Room
  • John Fletcher
5:00
Hypercert Scenarios: Presentation and Workshop
Main Room
  • Holke Brammer
6:00
Closing + Social hour

Event
Information

Events took place at Convento Do Beato in Lisbon, Portugal.
Convento do Beato
Alameda do Beato 40, 1950-042 Lisbon, Portugal.
COVID Info
All venue Covid safety and vaccination requirements, where in place, are set by local authorities and cannot be altered by Protocol Labs. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing you in Lisbon!
Location
Alameda do Beato
1950-042 Lisboa
Venue Access
Access to venue begins at 9am

Previous Speakers

Previous speakers included public goods thought leaders such as Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum), Kevin Owocki (Gitcoin), Karl Floersch (Optimism), Jaan Taalin (Future of Life Institute & CSER). See our list of growing speakers below.
Speaker Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Buterin
Founder, Ethereum
Speaker Juan<br>Benet
Juan
Benet
Protocol Labs
Speaker Sara<br>Horowitz
Sara
Horowitz
Freelancers Union
Speaker Tim<br>Roughgarden
Tim
Roughgarden
a16z
Speaker Tom Kalil
Tom Kalil
CIO, Schmidt Futures
Speaker Ela<br>Madej
Ela
Madej
Fifty Years
Speaker Katrin<br>Tinn
Katrin
Tinn
McGill University
Speaker Kevin Owocki
Kevin Owocki
Founder, Gitcoin
Speaker Karl Floersch
Karl Floersch
CTO, Optimism
Speaker Jaan Tallinn
Jaan Tallinn
Founder, Future of Life
Institute & CSER
And many more

Previous Talks

Funding the Commons is an ongoing series. Previous speakers have included Juan Benet (Protocol Labs), Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum), Karl Floersch (Optimism), Jaan Taalin (Future of Life Institute & CSER), Tom Kalil (Schmidt Ventures) and many others.
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