The Cathedral and the Mevzaar

Five years after the original Flashboys 2.0 paper where the concept of MEV was defined, what is the state of MEV in 2024? How has the original Endgame thesis evolved since the 2021 in the modular ecosystem? In an increasingly modular world we are seeing market forces redraw the entity boundaries towards [re]integration., 2024, London, where tradfi meets defi. We are viewing MEV from the lens of global markets, and bringing decentralization to the nexus of commerce, innovation, and ideas that have shaped the global economic landscape for centuries.

Join us for a one-day event where we brace for a deep dive into the realms of MEV, Order Flow, PBS, SUAVE, and more.

When? Tuesday, March 12 10:00am to 6:00pm (GMT), ahead of EthGlobal London
Where? London, UK - venue will be release upon registration approval at invite
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Chapter 1 State of MEV 2024

10:00-10:20 Everything is MEV (slides) - by Nathan Worsley
10:20-10:40 A History of MEV Discourse (slides) - by Apriori
10:40-11:00 From Talking about MEV to Building the Markets for the Next Millennia (slides) - by Tomasz K. Stańczak
11:05-11:50 Panel | Block building in 2024 and beyond
Moderator: Robert Miller
Panelists: Kubi Mensah, Kevin Pang, Joe Plaza, Nathan Worsley

Chapter 2 The Cathedral and the Mevzaar

12:00-12:20 The Endgame: 3 Years Later (slides) - by Vitalik Buterin
12:20-13:00 Panel | Big & Small Node: Balancing Performance and Decentralization
Moderator: Quintus Kilbourn
Panelists: Mustafa Al-Bassam, Joe Andrews, Josh Bowen, Vitalik Buterin, Lev Livnev, Ye Zhang

Chapter 3 The Sequencing Arena

Section 1 The Proposer

14:00-14:20 United Chains of Ethereum (slides) - by Justin Drake
14:20-14:40 Execution Tickets and MEV Distribution in Based Sequencing (slides) - by Ellie Davidson
14:40-15:00 L2 Proposer and Builder Election Mechanisms (slides) - by Conor McMenamin
15:00-15:20 Economics of Shared Sequencing and Separate Sequencing (slides) - by Jan Christoph Schlegel
15:45-17:00 The Great Sequencing Debate (slides)
Moderator: Ellie Davidson
Round 1 Shared vs. Non-shared: Justin Drake p.k. Dankrad Feist - POLL


Round 2 Based vs. Non-based: Justin Drake p.k. Josh Bowen - POLL


Section 2 The Composer

17:10-17:25 The CAKE Framework (slides) - by Ankit Chiplunkar & Stephane Gosselin
17:25-17:40 SUAVE: a Big Node Framework? (slides) - by Dmarz & Quintus Kilbourn
17:45-18:15 Panel | Application Specific Sequencing
Moderator: Justin Drake
Panelists: Apriori, Stephane Gosselin, Hart Lambur, Robert Miller

Stay tuned for more MEV events this week in London:

Tuesday, Mar 12 19:00-22:00

MEV Roast at (Location)

Thursday, Mar 14

COprocessing LOndon - NextGen Dex Design Re-searchathon

Friday, Mar 15

Flashbots Prizes @EthGlobal London

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