Abu Qadim Haqq
Abu Qadim Haqq also known as Haqq, is an American visual artist born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He is Detroit's number one creative ambassador for its world renowned techno music artists, serving the community since 1989. Haqq's artwork is seen all across the land, masterfully accompanying seminal releases by several Detroit Techno record labels, Juan Atkins, Metroplex, Derrick May, Transmat, Underground Resistance (such as Drexciya).
Andy Milenius' interests include the integration of new environments where new types of living are possible which combines his love of ecology to passion projects of mutual aid. He is co-founder of Build Soil, an initiative to plant one million new edible chestnut trees. He was previously the CTO of MakerDAO, the organization that invented the DAI stablecoin for the Ethereum ecosystem.
Anja Blaj is a lawyer pioneering in space and crypto law and a Chief Strategy Officer of the Future Law Institute. She co-founded Ljubljana Legal Hackers Chapter and co-organized the first Distributed Governance Council (DGov 2019), and is a member of the Coalition of Automated Legal Applications (COALA).
Chris Dews is the creator of Casita Verde, a project that has developed over thirty years from being a small Ibizan farmholding into what is now an educational centre showcasing sustainable living, offering workshops, courses and volunteer opportunities. Chris arrived in Ibiza in 1985 after spending 13 years travelling the world as a radio officer in the British Merchant Navy.
Courtney Alexander is a sound & music therapist with an extensive background in design. Originally from Danvers, Massachusetts, she began her research early, sparked by an intrigue for the profound effect that sound has upon on human consciousness. After years of study abroad, with labs throughout the US as well as in England and Germany, Courtney is now committed to joining her two true passions — by introducing her therapeutic knowledge into the virtual world.
Giulio Prisco worked as a scientist in European research centers including CERN, then as a space system analyst at the European Space Agency. In 2005, Giulio left the public sector and founded a virtual reality development and consulting company, which he ran until 2011. More recently, he has been covering developments and trends in science and technology for the specialized press.
Kara Joslyn received her BFA from California College of the Arts, San Francisco, with a post-baccalaureate in Painting at Columbia University, New York. She holds an MFA from University of California, San Diego (2016). Her work is part of public and private collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and The Barrick Museum Las Vegas.
As a product and marketing leader, Maly has accelerated growth, brand awareness and customer acquisition for 18+ years at industry leading startup, blockchain, aerospace, and interactive entertainment companies including Akash Network, Eventbrite, AdRoll, Relativity Space, Sojern, YouCaring / GoFundMe, Lucasfilm / Disney, Eidos / Square Enix, Ubisoft, and Nintendo.
Maria Mishurenko is an award-winning virtual and augmented reality developer, artist, and game designer from Brooklyn, New York. She is also a co-founder of the XR design studio Synesthetic Echo.
Rick Dudley is the President and CEO of Vulcanize, Inc. He has over fifteen years of experience as a software architect and consultant, and has implemented several established blockchain architectures since 2014. He specializes in mechanism design with a focus on federated proof of stake consensus systems.
Robin Hanson is the Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and research associate at Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University and received his Ph.D in 1997 in social sciences from Caltech. He completed his Physics M.S. and Philosophy M.A. at the University of Chicago. Robin has nine years experience as A.I. research programmer, both at Lockheed Martin and NASA.
Sebnem is Founding Researcher at Freeelio, a free innovation collective to understand the paradigm shift of tokenizing real world assets such as decentralized energy resources. Freeelio is a founding member of German Blockchain Association, and directed many adventures in tokenizing energy. Current projects are Impact Pirates, and the crowdsourced crowdfunded book “A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Token Engineering”.
Suzi Bianco is a Space Architect and co-founder of Space Decentral and Space Cooperative. She is passionate about enabling sustainable human space exploration. She leverages 8 years of industrial and infrastructure Architecture experience, an MBA in project management and a MS in Space Architecture. Born and raised in Brazil, she believes in making space studies/exploration accessible to all who wish to be part of it.
Sylvia Makario is an expert in Geospatial engineering and Space technology. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Engineering and Space Technology and a Master of Science in Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon University. Representing Hepta Analytics as an attendee and speaker, Sylvia was able to connect to a few African presidents at the World Economic Forum for Africa gathering, regarding their respective investment strategies in the space technology sector in the African Continent.
The Galactic Federation
An alliance of human and non-human species of the Milky Way, united for the purpose of making the universe a better place.
The Zentai Collective
The Zentai Blockchain Collective is a pseudonymous group of blockchain governance scholars. The collective was founded after the creation of bitcoin with a view to develop a theory of blockchain governance by investigating institutional and extitutional dynamics in blockchain communities. The collective operates in a distributed permissionless manner setting the intention for the emergence of rhizomatic collaborative jams.
Tieho Mochebelele is an alternative investment management professional with a keen interest to organically evolve alternative finance through knowledge graphs and institutional coordination. Tieho is also an official advisor to governments and higher education under mandate of a United Nations space agenda.
Tom Mansfield's vision "is a healed planet generating abundant living for all." With fifteen years of direct experience from environmental design and fabrication, to co-designing with communities for low-carbon and low-embodied energy solutions, Tom is advocating for participatory local projects that are regenerative in design.