Thursday, April 28, 2022

Lisk at the Paris Blockchain Week Summit


The most accessible blockchain application platform was in France on April 12th to 14th for the Paris Blockchain Week Summit. Joining a long list of heavyweight blockchain projects, several key Lisk figures were present at the event to showcase its latest developments in Lisk's thriving ecosystem.

With over 3,000 attendees and more than 250 confirmed speakers, PBWS was a resounding success, and Lisk certainly benefited from that.

The project's Community Lead, Miguel, took part in a panel discussion at the Junior stage of the event, and was later interviewed by David Lin, for Kitco News.
Additionally, the Marketing team at Lisk took up residence in a booth, very close to the entrance of the Palais Brongniart, making it easy to get noticed, and ultimately resulting in two days of mingling, interviews, and brand awareness.

If you missed the event, here is the recap from Lisk at the Paris Blockchain Week Summit.

Sponsoring PBWS: Tech Track by Lisk
Lisk is honored to have taken part in this exclusive event and thankful for the opportunity to sponsor the conference's tech talks, featuring highly renowned developers, startups and researchers in the blockchain industry, covering topics such as the metaverse, DAOs, NFTs and, of course, Interoperability.

Miguel discusses with the panel
Lisk is happy to report that this exposure led to productive and successful talks with numerous acclaimed companies, investors, and developers, who showed great interest in the project.

Building Awareness: Conference Booth
In Retrospect
The marketing team at Lisk made more than 100 contacts in the industry, opening up new avenues for potential partnerships, as well as educating potential future users and developers about the platform and its vision. The team is confident that sponsoring a booth was vital for that purpose.

The marketing team at the PBWS
Lisk booth at PBWS
Representing one of Lisk's USPs, the illustration below was the main attraction of the project's booth, featuring two high fiving characters dressed as Lisk and JavaScript respectively.

Miguel and David Lin after the interview
In speaking to developers, they were pleased to find out that with Lisk one can build a blockchain application, fully customizable, soon interoperable, written entirely in JavaScript and TypeScript, removing the hassle of having to learn a new programming language, and/or having to code in an unfriendly tool-kit.

Building Interest: Media Opportunities
Kitco News
Invited by David Lin, Kitco News' anchor, Lisk's Community Lead Miguel discussed a number of blockchain-related topics including:

The state of the cryptocurrency industry
The current and potential use cases for NFTs
How GameFI can contribute to mainstream adoption
How Lisk approaches Interoperability
New Lisk Illustration representing the project's USP.
New Lisk Illustration representing the project's USP.
Throughout the interview, Miguel also shared some light on his career path leading onto his current role, motivating aspiring blockchain enthusiasts to get involved regardless of their professional background.  

The full interview is now available on Kitco News' channel on YouTube.

Panel Discussion: Junior Stage
Moderated by Orian Tal from Market Across, Lisk's Community Lead, Miguel, provided his insights into "how to land a job in Blockchain".

Together with Jeremy Wauquier, Alyra's President, Miguel discussed a number of topics including:

How to find a job
Valuable skills to have
Work environment
Pro's and con's
Trends in the space
Miguel speaks with the panel on stage
"At the end of the day, having an interest in the industry will set you apart." - Miguel.

Do you want to land a job in blockchain? Click here to watch the full discussion, and don't forget to check out Lightcurve's latest openings.

Marek Stiller, Kryptowaluty
The last highlight is Marek Stiller's interview with Lisk's Marketing Manager, Michal, where the latter took the opportunity to reflect on Lisk's development. In Polish, both discussed a number of topics including the vision for the project, the importance of interoperability as well as other upcoming milestones. Here is the full interview in Polish, with English subtitles.

Michal gets interviewed at the Lisk booth
Building Conversion: Online Activity
Lisk was also active throughout the whole event on social media, live tweeting from the conference with photos and videos, which received great support and engagement from the project's community. As a result, the team intends to continue this trend at future events.

If you are curious as to Lisk's main takeaway's from the conference's talks check out this thread.

A la prochaine fois, Paris
Lisk is thrilled about its successful attendance and participation in PBWS, one of Europe's biggest blockchain events.

The venue of the PBWS on the last day
Finally, as a result of the great support and engagement received from the community during the week, the team at Lisk has revealed that it has other exciting plans throughout the year, and will announce all upcoming events on its socials in due course.

The getaway to blockchain is coming to you. Stay tuned.

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