ASIA’S IMMERSIVE WEB3 FESTIVAL
Coinfest Asia 📍 Bali, 24-25 August 2023 | Explore real-world insights and valuable connections in Web2.5 where web2 and web3 industries converge through an immersive festival experience.
Prototyping Green Hydrogen Micro-Grids on the Blockchain
- Time: Wednesday, August 23⋅15:00 – 17:30
- Location: FabLab Bali, at Jimbaran Hub. The exact location on google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/zcfPEuG6ueBqkEbv6
- Ticket: Free Entrance
What if the next wave of clean energy was fully decentralised? Hydrogen is the universe most abundant element and recent developments suggest that combining solar power to the electrolysis of seawater could make green hydrogen a very scalable and attractive solution for coastal communities. Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic country with 5.8 million Km2 of territorial water and abundant solar exposure - a huge untapped potential. In this workshop you will get your hands dirty, producing actual solar hydrogen, storing and using it to power diverse devices. We will then set up a testnet DAO, custom tokens and co-create speculative scenari of what a fully decentralised green energy would look like, operate, transact and self-govern. Be ready to roll up your sleeves for lab experiments, blockchain project designs, and imagining how we build inclusive resilient futures during the ongoing climate crisis.
Cesar Jung-Harada is a Singapore-based French-Japanese designer, environmentalist, educator and entrepreneur currently Resident at the Fab Lab Bali. With ongoing research and development into renewable energy sources and environmentally sustainable sea transport, he regularly delivers workshops for organisations such as the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) and National Geographic. He has delivered keynotes at international conferences by the United Nations, Harvard University and TED. Cesar is currently an Associate Professor of Design at the Singapore Institute of Technology and a candidate PhD in Design and Ocean Innovation at the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers) (France). Cesar is also the current inaugural ArtScience Resident at ArtScience Museum in Singapore with an exhibition starting Sep 2, 2023.
Alvaro Cassinelli was born in Montevideo (Uruguay) in 1972. In 1990 he earns both a French and Uruguayan B.Sc., and a grant to pursue his studies in France. He obtains a Graduate Engineering diploma in 1996 from the Télécom ParisTech (a French Ivy League), completing the same year a Doctoral Qualifying Degree (DEA/Master) in Physics (Laser & Matter Interaction) from the University of Paris-XI, Télécom and Ecole Polytechnique. In 2000 he receives a PhD degree from the University of Paris-XI Orsay.
Alvaro has been invited as keynote or visionary speaker at international conferences related to related HCI, AR/VR and the relation between Sciences and the Arts. He has been Visiting Professor/Researcher at renowned institutions such as KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), NAIST (Nara Advanced Institute of Technology, Japan), ESPCI and LANGEVIN INSTITUTE (Paris), CEIBAL (OLPC Uruguay & IT R&D center). He has presented at MICROSOFT RESEARCH (Seattle), SAMSUNG THINK TANK (Mountain View), SCHOOL OF CREATIVE MEDIA (H.K.), WIRED NEXTFEST (N.Y.), as well as the MIT MEDIA LAB among other research centers and universities.
His research interests spans physics, fundamental aspects of computing, high/slow-speed & swarming robots, augmented and virtual reality, cognitive sciences, artificial intelligence, wearables, augmented perception, prosthetics & rehabilitation, and in general human-machine interfaces using novel principles and custom technology—areas in which he holds five patents and one trademark. Independently experimenting in the field of Media Arts, he has been awarded important international prizes, including the Panasonic Prize , an Honorary Mention at Ars Electronica , the Grand Prize [Art Division] at the 9th Japan Media Art Festival , the Excellence Prize [Entertainment Division] at the 13th Japan Media Art Festival , the NISSAN Innovative Concept Award , the Jury Grand Prize at Laval Virtual , the Digital Content EXPO Prize at SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies , among others.
The Fab Lab Bali Team
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