︎︎︎ Upcoming events

Unfortunately, Schelling Point is on hiatus at the moment. We are hoping to return by DevCon 2024 in November. Stay tuned!

︎︎︎ Past events

Schelling Point Sessions Denver

Mar 2 2024

︎︎︎ Event details

Gitcoin House


1:00pm - 1:30pm — Check in (Coffee, tea & snacks will be served)

1:30pm - 1:45pm — Welcome

1:45pm - 2:30pm — Panel: The State of Web3 Impact Funding with:

  • Mashal at Golem Foundation
  • Rodrigo from the Ethereum Foundation
  • Megan from Filecoin Foundation
  • Robbie from Endaoment
  • Moderated by Raymond  from Open Source Observer

2:30pm - 3:30pm — Breakout sessions: Practitioners’ perspectives in specific domains

Track 1: International Development & SDGs: Why isn’t blockchain a go-to tool for international development

Moderator: Ed from Impact Plus
  • Sam (Web3 for good)
  • Abeera (Unicef)
  • Nick (Highly Artistic)

Track 2: Open Source Software: Building the people’s data warehouse for tracking open source impact

Moderator: Carl from Open Source Observer

Lightning talks:
  • Ways of contributing to OSO
  • Impact calculators for RetroPGF
  • Gitcoin Grants and regendata.xyz
  • Grow the Pie
  • Dependency funding graphs with drips v2
  • Decentralized AI and OSS

Track 3: ReFi & Climate Solutions: Proving impact on climate change and biodiversity loss

Moderator: Alan from Devonian
  • Marcus (Klima)
  • Thomas (Basin)
  • Jessica (Blockscience/MycoFi)

Track 4: DAOs & IRL Events: What's the ROI on IRL events? Transitioning from conventional meet-up models to remote

Moderator: Sejal from Greenpill Network
  • Lauren (Giveth)
  • Zakku (Coordinape)
  • Spencer (Hats)

3:30pm - 3:45pm — Break

3:45pm - 4:15pm — Talk: Maximizing Impact Between Grant Rounds

Moderator: Kevin Owocki
  • Zach Herring & Kevin Seagraves from NiftyApes

4:15pm - 4:45pm — Panel: The state of web3 impact tracking: 
how do we cross the chasm of where we are today and where we’d like to be

  • Moderator: Eduard Peris from Impact Plus
  • Speakers include Feems from ArbitrumDAO, Devansh of VoiceDeck, LauNaMu at Optimism, Eugene from MetaGov

4:30pm - 5:30pm — Closing & happy hour

All must be registered and accepted prior to the event before gaining entry. No door tickets will be available.

Sessions will not be live streamed.

Get your ticket here.

Schelling Point Sessions Istanbul

Nov 16 2023

︎︎︎ Event details

Minoa Pera - Evliya Çelebi, Meşrutiyet Cd. No:99, 34430 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Türkiye


11:30pm - 2:00pm — Check in (Coffee, tea & snacks will be served)

2:00pm - 2:15pm — Special grants round intro

2:15pm - 3:00pm — State of Web3 Grants

Session 1: Why Grants Are Such An Important Part Of Web3: Research Overview with Eugene Levanthal and Mashal Waqar

3:00pm - 4:00pm — Grants & Funding Breakouts

Session 2: An Exploration of Grants Funding Mechanisms with Eugene Leventhal of Metagov

Session 3: How Can Communities Be More Resiliently Funded? with Mashal Waqar

Session 4: Impact Reporting: From International Aid to the Blockchain Space with Impact Plus

Session 5: Survey of Grant and Incentive Mechanisms for Blockchain Ecosystem Growth with Daljeet S of OpenBlock Labs

4:00pm - 4:15pm — Break

4:15pm - 5:00pm — Grants Landscape Survey

Session 6: A Fireside Chat on Grants History & Grants Governance with Kevin Owocki (Gitcoin) and Ben Jones (Optimism)

5:00pm - 6:00pm - Closing & happy hour


Schelling Point Sessions Berlin

Sept 13 2023

︎︎︎ Event details

Moos, Moosdorfstraße 7-9, 12435


1:30pm - 2:00pm — Check in

2:00pm - 2:45pm — Future of Work & Web3

Session 1: Decentralized Orgs & Governance Design with Abbey Titcomb & Shelby Steidl of Radworks

Session 2: Identity & The DAO Contributor: Exploring the Role of Reputation in the Future of Work with Evin McMullen of Disco & Madvi of Newforum

2:45pm - 3:00pm — Break

3:00pm - 5:00pm — Life & Death of DAOs

Session 3: A DAO Death Ritual: Releasing & Remembering with Other Internet

We will reflect, mourn and celebrate the life and death of DAOs no longer with us. There will be spells, sharing. and hopefully a cathartic release for us all. Followed by drinks.

5:00pm - 6:00pm - Closing & happy hour 


Schelling Point .edu /Singapore

Sept 11 2023

︎︎︎ Event details

A celebration of all things public goods in web3 where open source technology, impact, and sustainability converge. Join us for a day full of talks, workshops, and everything good vibes.

The Event Square, SMU Connexion



Featuring speakers from Gitcoin, Ethereum Climate Platform, Alchemy Pay, VitaDAO, and more


Schelling Point Sessions Paris

July 17-19 2023

Gitcoin introduces Schelling Point Sessions: community led conversations on technology, culture and positive change for people and planet.

While in the spirit of the Schelling Point conference that people have come to know and love, these sessions are for smaller groups to come together for participatory discussion around a topic of shared interest. 

︎︎︎ Event details

Gitcoin House (14e arrondissement)

DAY 01

Foundations for Public Goods: Funding & Security by Gitcoin x Drips x Salus x GoPlus

DAY 02

Culture of Public Goods: Media & Design by Gitcoin x Broadcast x Livepeer

DAY 03

Future of Public Goods: Regenerative Solutions & Society by Gitcoin x Celo x Golem Foundation

DAY 04

Special evening-only event:
Gitcoin Presents: "Between Narratives" Film Premiere + Director Q&A

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