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A DeFi Conference for Everyone

May 16-17, 2024
The Briger Family Digital Finance Lab at Columbia Business School
New York City

The Latest in DeFi Research (TLDR) Conference aims to bring together academics, engineers, and practitioners to advance the state of DeFi. The conference will showcase new theoretical results, empirical analyses, and software implementations related to the DeFi ecosystem. Call for papers have ended, but lightning talks will be considered.

Complete the TLDR Conference Attendance Application Form below.


Applications Open
Jan 15, 2024
Submission Deadline
Feb 16, 2024
Acceptance Notification
Mar 22, 2024
Conference dates
May 16-17, 2024

Organizing Commitees

conference chairs
Ciamac Moallemi
Columbia Business School
Tarun Chitra
Gauntlet, Robot Ventures
Infrastructure Track Chair
Theo Diamandis
PhD student at MIT and researcher at Bain Capital Crypto
DeFi Track
Xin Wan
Uniswap Labs
Governance Track
Sarah Allen
Flashbots, IC3
Program committee
Austin Adams
Uniswap Labs, Researcher
Guillermo Angeris
Head of research at Bain Capital Crypto
Applied PBS Researcher
Kevin Pang
Brad Bachu
Uniswap Labs, Researcher
Maryam Bahrani
A16z crypto, Researcher
Ben Chan
Cornell University, PhD
Tarun Chitra
Gauntlet, Robot Ventures
Will Cong
Cornell University, Professor
Davide Crapis
Ethereum Foundation, Researcher
Soubhik Deb
EigenLayer, Researcher
Theo Diamandis
MIT, PhD student and Bain Capital Crypto, researcher
Matheus Xavier Ferreira
Harvard University, Lecturer
Franck Gabriel
University Claude Bernard Lyon, Professor
Pranav Garimidi
A16z Crypto, Research Analyst
Arthur Gervais
University College London, Professor
Khaled Grira
Aave Labs, Quantitative Researcher
Ruizhe Jia
Columbia university,
PhD student
Assimakis (Aki) Kattis
New York University
Ariah Klages-Mundt
Superluminal Labs
Uri Klarman
Bloxroute, CEO
Gordon Liao
Circle, Chief Economist
Daniel Luo
HK Polytechnic, Professor
Sarit Markovich
Kellogg School of Management, Professor
Daniel Marzec
SUAVE, Research Engineer
Jason Milionis
Columbia University
Barnabe Monnot
Robust Incentives Group, Ethereum Foundation
Mike Neuder
Ethereum Foundation, Researcher
Alex Nezlobin
DEX Practitioner, Stealth Mode
Mallesh Pai
Rice University, Professor
julien prat
crest, economist
Anonymous trader
head of trading
Dan Robinson
Paradigm Ventures, Head of Research
Tim Roughgarden
Columbia University, Professor
Fahad Saleh
Wake Forest University, Professor
Raphaela Sapire
Uniswap Foundation
Manvir Schneider
Cardano, Researcher
Levi Sledd
Hyperoracle, ZK Circuit Engineer
Philipp Strack
Yale University, Professor
Danning Sui
Mark Toda
Uniswap Labs, Protocol Engineer
Gerry Tsoukalas
Boston University, Professor
Uniswap Foundation
Anthony Lee Zhang
Booth School of Business, Professor
Liyi Zhou
Decentralized Intelligence AG, Co-Founder
conference location
Columbia Business School
David Geffen Hall
665 W 130th St
New York, NY 10027
Sponsored By
The Uniswap Foundation has committed up to $3,000,000 over the next 3 years to DeFi Research.
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