Upcoming Conferences & Events

Here’s where you’ll find us speaking and demonstrating Moonbeam.
Have an event that’s not on our radar? Drop us a line.

Jan 12, 2022
Moonbeam Lights Up
Speaker: Derek Yoo
Jan. 13, 2022
Moonbuilders Workshop: Programmable Democracy
Speaker: Kevin Neilson

Monthly Recurring Events

We run educational events every month to keep you up-to-date on the latest updates from Moonbeam and the projects building on top of the platform. Subscribe to Moonbuilders (technical) and Moonbeam Universe (non-technical) on Crowdcast channels to be alerted for our next event!

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Talks You May Have Missed

Gotta catch ’em all. Check out some of the demos, presentations, and other videos from past events. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel!


Interoperability & DeFi: How Bridging will Create a Multi-Chain World

Learn how bridging will facilitate a multi-chain world and disrupt several multi-billion dollar sectors. Featuring Derek Yoo, CEO of Moonbeam (Polkadot Ecosystem), Scott Smiley, Head of Strategy at ICON, Renee Leibler, Founder of Harmonic Chain, and more!


MEXC Global: 26 Questions with Moonbeam & Moonriver

On this episode of 26 Questions, the MEXC team invited Derek Yoo, CEO of Purestake, to share more about GLMR/MOVR and the networks. He will be debunking and answering 20 questions from the MEXC Twitter channel.


Ivan on Tech: What is Moonbeam? Ethereum Smart Contracts on Polkadot

Popular YouTuber, Ivan on Tech interviewed Derek Yoo, CEO and founder of Purestake this month. Listen in to learn about Moonbeam and Derek’s vision for the Moonbeam future.


Coin Talk: Multichain Bridges and Parachain Auctions

This Month, Derek Yoo, CEO and founder of Purestake partook in a panel for Celcius Network’s Coin Talk. Listen in as the panel discusses multichain bridges and parachain auctions.


Moonbeam Crowdloan: Rewards & Participation Details

Derek Yoo, Moonbeam Founder & Aaron Evans, Moonbeam Foundation Director, joined Katie from the Moonbeam team in a conversation about the new information released about the Moonbeam crowdloan. In this talk, you will learn more about Moonbeam crowdloan rewards and how to participate.


Sub0 Conference: Building Parachains with Substrate

This month, Alan Sapéde from the Moonbeam Team took part in a panel to discuss building parachains with Substrate at this year’s Sub0 conference.


Sub0 Conference: Ethereum Compatible Substrate Chains

This month, Joshy Orndorff from the Moonbeam led a discussion on Ethereum Compatible Substrate Chains at this year’s Sub0 conference.


Token 2049: Bootstrapping an Interoperable Ecosystem on Polkadot

This month, Derek Yoo (Moonbeam founder) led a discussion at the Token 2049 conference in London on how Moonbeam has been able to attract such a concentration of DeFi projects in “Bootstrapping the Interoperable Ecosystem on Polkadot.”


Moonbeam Universe: Meet the Zoombies Team

In this session, join Ryan from the Zoombies team and Chris, Moonbeam Senior Ambassador, in a conversation about Zoombies, NFT collectible trading cards that provide a unique gamified NFT experience!


Moonbuilders Workshop: Rapid DApp Development on Moonbeam with UseDApp

Marek, from Ethworks, & Kevin, from the Moonbeam team, are the hosts of a new episode of the Moonbuilders Workshop. Learn more about useDApp, a framework for rapid DApp development. UseDApp takes away all of the burdens so that you can focus on building your dApp instead of complexities.


How to Set Up a Local Moonbeam Node to Interact with your Ethereum Smart Contracts

This tutorial will show you how to set up a local (development) Moonbeam node using both Docker and Compiling Binary methods. Once your local node is running, we’ll show you how to connect it to Polkadot.JS Apps. You can then use your local Moonbeam node to test your Ethereum smart contract locally, or integrate with Metamask, Remix, Truffle, and more.


Moonbuilders Workshop: Secure Development and Operations With OpenZeppelin & Moonbeam

In this session, learn how to ship faster with lower risk using OpenZeppelin Contracts and OpenZeppelin Defender. JA & Santiago from the OpenZeppelin team showcased the OpenZeppelin Contracts Wizard, Defender, and share security best practices.


AMA: Collator AMA with Derek Yoo & The Moonbeam Team

Derek Yoo, Moonbeam Founder, the Moonbeam team & our collators came together to answer questions regarding collating on the Moonbeam Network!

JULY 2021

EthCC: Enhancing Ethereum Smart Contracts with Precompiles: Pooled Staking in A Smart Contract

This week Kevin Neilson (Developer Relations Engineer) and Antoinne Estienne (Full Stack Blockchain Engineer) from Moonbeam presented at EthCC in Paris France to showcase Moonbeam’s initiatives of enhancing Ethereum smart contracts with precompiles!

JULY 2021

Moonbuilders Workshop: How to Interact with Ocean Protocol using Ocean.js

Learn more about how to use Ocean Protocol and how to interact with it using Ocean.js with Alberto from the Moonbeam team and Jamie from Ocean. Additionally, you’ll learn how to transfer data tokens between users, set pricing for your dataset, and consume data via the blockchain.

JUNE 2021

Tutorial: How to Deploy Contracts on Moonbeam with OpenZeppelin Wizard

Kevin from the Moonbeam team will show you how to get started with OpenZeppelin Wizard, the easiest way to get started building smart contracts. Follow along as Kevin deploys an ERC-20 token on Moonbase Alpha.

JUNE 2021

Parachains ✅​ Siguiente Nivel: Las Subastas en Kusama

La primera subasta de espacios en Kusama ha comenzado. Las famosas “parachains” están actualmente participando en las subastas para poder obtener un espacio en la cadena de relevos de Kusama.

JUNE 2021

Moonbuilders Workshop: Building an API on The Graph with Moonbeam

Join Nader (Dev Relations Engineer) from The Graph team and learn how to build a subgraph that indexes data from a smart contract deployed to Moonbase Alpha (our TestNet). The Graph was recently integrated into the Moonbeam portfolio of integrations.

MAY 2021

Polkadot Decoded 2021: A Dispatch From the Front Lines of Multi-Chain Deployment

Join Derek Yoo, CEO, and founder of PureSake, and Peter Mauric, Head of Public Affairs at Parity Technologies to discuss the reality of muli-chain deployments. Polkadot Decoded is a virtual conference for the Polkadot community, featuring talks and workshops on all things Polkadot.

MAY 2021

Let’s Talk About Moonriver and the Crowdloan

The Moonriver Crowdloan is officially open for Pre-Registration. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what it means to participate in Moonriver’s crowdlaon and what it is!

MAY 2021

Moonbuilders Workshop: Querying the Moonbeam Network With the Covalent API

Covalent provides a Unified API to pull balances, positions, and historical transaction activity for the Moonbeam network. Ganesh, Covalent’s co-founder, walks you through the process of building your first wallet and portfolio tracking application in just a few lines of code.

MAY 2021

Illuminate/21 Series

On April 27, we celebrated one year since announcing the Moonbeam project by showcasing the incredible projects that are already building on it. This condensed, rapid-fire virtual format allowed attendees to get a feel for the activity and integrations they can expect when Moonriver and Moonbeam launch later this year.

APRIL 2021

Moonbuilders Workshop: Using ChainSafe’s ChainBridge on Moonbeam

Greg Markou, CTO at ChainSafe, gives a short talk on understanding and utilizing ChainBridge on the Moonbeam Platform. This is a great opportunity to learn more about ChainBridge’s features and how developers can leverage them to bridge their value, information, and assets across multiple chains.

MARCH 2021

How to Get Started in Moonbeam and Use Chainlink Oracles

Learn how to get started on Moonbeam and use the Chainlink integration. This presentation will also walk you through how to create a local Moonbeam node for testing, connecting to MetaMask, how to use Web3.js, Ethers.js, and, and deploy contracts with Truffle and Hardhat.

MARCH 2021

Polkadot Ecosystem Panel by Injective Protocol

Derek Yoo, Moonbeam Founder, participated in an exclusive panel about the Polkadot ecosystem with the Acala, Parity, and Injective teams!

MARCH 2021

Polka DeFiance | Panel: Polkadot As A Solution to Scalability

Derek Yoo, Moonbeam Founder, participated in the panel discussing Polkadot as a solution to scalability, organized by Equilibrium, CoinTelegraph, and the Polkadot DeFi Alliance.

MARCH 2021

Moonbeam: La Manera Más Sencilla de Empezar en Polkadot

Conoce más acerca de Moonbeam, el proyecto que está haciendo el futuro multicadena, una realidad. Moonbeam es el proyecto que está construyendo la plataforma de contrato inteligente con una poderosa compatibilidad con Ethereum.

MARCH 2021

DeFi Demo Day | Demo: SushiSwap Integration on Moonbeam

The SushiSwap team showcases the deployment of SushiSwap in Moonbase Alpha, Moonbeam’s TestNet.

MARCH 2021

DeFi Demo Day | Demo: Balancer Integration on Moonbeam

See a quick overview of the Moonbeam project and its powerful Ethereum compatibility by showcasing a Proof of Concept of the Balancer integration.

MARCH 2021

Moonbuilders Workshop: Getting Started with Moonbeam

See a technical overview of the platform and its Ethereum compatibility features.


Using Solidity Smart Contracts with Chainlink Oracles on Moonbeam

Overview and demo of the Moonbeam smart contract platform and how to use it with Chainlink oracles.


Polkadot Decoded 2020

Derek Yoo Compares the History of Computing & Blockchain


Virtual Polkadot Ecosystem Meetup

Our CEO, Derek Yoo, talked about Moonbeam and the success of the project.


TruffleCon 2020

Making a dApp Multi-Chain: Deploying a Solidity Smart Contract to Moonbeam.


Web3 Forum China

Derek Yoo Talks About a Smart Contract Parachain with Ethereum Compatibility.


Substrate Seminar #9

A Technical Walkthrough of Moonbeam’s Ethereum Compatibility.

JULY 2020

Spaghetti Sauce and Moonbeams

Building Blockchains on the Substrate Framework.

JULY 2020

Web3 Builders

Moonbeam, an Ethereum-Compatible Smart Contract Parachain on Polkadot.

MAY 2020

Sub0 Online

Introducing Moonbeam, an Ethereum-Compatible Smart Contract Platform.