Alex D'Elia, aka "acme", of Dajie and CETRI-TIRES

Profile: Alex D’Elia aka “acme”, Co-founder of Dajie and Smart Grid Director at CETRI-TIRES

Alex D’Elia aka “acme” is the CTO and co-founder of Dajie where he develops its toolkit solution. He is a specialist in mesh networking, smart grids and the Internet of Things.  He is also an expert in the delivery of renewable energy supported by decentralized infrastructures. At Bitcoin Wednesday on 5 October 2016 Mr. D’Elia […]

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Mihail Mihaylov of NRGcoin

Profile: Dr. Mihail Mihaylov of NRGcoin

NRGcoin: A Blockchain-based Incentive for Renewable Energy During Bitcoin Wednesday on 5 October, 2016 Dr. Mihail Mihaylov will present his work on NRGcoin.  Dr. Mihaylov is a post-doctoral researcher at the Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.  His research is focussed on renewable energy, smart grids and blockchain technology. NRGcoin gives consumers an […]

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Jos Röling of IBM

The Future of Energy on the Blockchain

The Bitcoin Wednesday program on 5 October, 2016 will explore a number of ways that distributed ledger technology can be applied to the energy market.  All of the speakers will participate in a panel discussion about the future of energy on the Blockchain. The sessions will be chaired by Jos Röling, senior IT architect at […]

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Marco Sachy of Dajie, aka "Radium"

Marco Sachy of Dajie, aka “Radium”

DAJIE Blockchain Solutions: a Distributed Ledger for the Internet of Energy Bitcoin Wednesday on 5 October 2016 will feature Marco Sachy, aka “Radium”, the Blockchain designer for Dajie.  Marco will present Dajie’s distributed ledger solutions for the energy market which applies the Freecoin technology developed by the Dyne Foundation. Dajie is currently a participant in Rockstart’s Smart […]

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Martin Berger of ITP Innovative Technologie Projekte

Profile: Martin Berger of Our Solar Grid

OurSolarGrid.org Presented by Dr. Martin Berger During Bitcoin Wednesday on 5 October 2016, Dr. Martin Berger will present the award-winning blockchain solution for the energy sector, Our Solar Grid. Global warming is a fact and our conventional energy production is one of its major causes. However, photovoltaic energy as a renewable alternative energy source has […]

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Krijn Soeteman

Profile: Krijn Soeteman

Krijn Soeteman is a science and tech journalist living in Amsterdam and a frequent contributor to Bitcoin Wednesday. He studied architectural and urban history in Groningen and has always been interested in cutting edge technology. Part of his job is to stay informed about the latest scientific and technological insights, and he considers the recent […]

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Aron Fischer

Profile: Aron Fischer

During Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 September 2016, Aron Fischer will contribute to both the Swarm and Colony presentations. Aron received his PhD in mathematics from the City University of New York in 2015. His specialization was in Algebraic Topology and Homotopy theory. Since his graduation he has been studying homotopy type theory in his free […]

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Viktor Trón of Swarm

Viktor Trón of Swarm

Swarm: The Rise of the Third Web Viktor Trón is one of the core developers of Ethereum who has worked on all of its main components.  He is also the lead developer of Swarm, creating the foundational infrastructure of what may be the third web. The third web is a term increasingly applied to the […]

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Kumar Gaurav of Cashaa

Profile: Kumar Gaurav of Cashaa

Peer-to-Peer International Money Transfer with the Blockchain The global remittance market is worth $600 billion a year.  Almost half of this amount (about $250 billion a year) is hard cash, but commissions can run up to 20%. During Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 September, 2016, we’ll hear from Kumar Gaurav, CEO of the P2P marketplace for […]

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Henk Schepers of Philips

Profile: Henk Schepers

Private Arithmetic For all of the advantages offered by Blockchain technology, one of the user’s greatest concerns is to prevent sensitive data (i.e. a user’s private key) from being lost or compromised.  During Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 September 2016, Henk Schepers will explain how this data can still be secured even while it is in […]

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Sander van Loosbroek of Cegeka

Profile: Sander van Loosbroek

Ethereum Smart Contracts and The Blockchain’s Impact on Consumers For Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 September 2016, Sander van Loosbroek will talk about how blockchain technology will effect the consumer. Sander’s team at Cegeka has created an Ethereum-based smart contract application where the use of digital signatures gives consumers better contracts and benefits.  This solution paves […]

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Roberto Valenti of Sightcorp

Profile: Dr. Roberto Valenti

Debate: Ethereum Modern vs. Ethereum Classic By popular demand, on 3 August, 2016 Bitcoin Wednesday will host a dinner discussion led by Dr. Roberto Valenti on the controverial ETH – ETC fork.  Bring your own opinion! In July 2016 Ethereum conducted a “hard fork” to return $40 million of Ether that was taken out of […]

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Dominik Schiener of IOTA

Dominik Schiener of IOTA

IOTA: A Blockchain for the Internet of Things The Blockchain has had 7 years of progress.  Considering the remarkable pace at which this technology has developed, the race is already on to write the next chapter.  One of the many promising candidates vying to do just that is IOTA which focuses on the critical intersection […]

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Max Kordek of Lisk

Profile: Max Kordek of Lisk

The Lisk App SDK: A JavaScript Framework for Blockchain Applications On 3 August, 2016 Bitcoin Wednesday will feature a presentation on Lisk by its founder Max Kordek.  From its crowd sale in February 2016, which raised $5.8 million in just a few weeks, to its current position as one of the world’s ten largest cryptocurrencies, […]

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Andreas Antonopoulos

Video: Andreas M. Antonopoulos Demystifies Bitcoin Mining

“Bitcoin Mining Demystified” is a presentation given by Andreas M. Antonopoulos via video conference at Lab111’s Cinema to celebrate Coinfest during Bitcoin Wednesday on  6 April, 2016.  Mr. Antonopoulos is one of the world’s leading authorities on Bitcoin and the blockchain.  A detailled profile of Mr. Antonopoulos can be found here. In the marketplace there […]

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Stefan George of Gnosis

Profile: Stefan George of Gnosis

Prediction Markets: Use Cases and Components During Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3rd anniversary edition, Stefan George, technical co-founder of Gnosis, will give a presentation about decentralized prediction markets.  These services use the blockchain to address some of mankind’s greatest challenges.  For example, they allow participants to trade or bet against the outcome of future events, a technique that has […]

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Nikolas Guggenberger

Profile: Nikolas Guggenberger

The European Parliament’s Resolution of 3 May 2016 on Virtual Currencies and Blockchain Technology For Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3-year anniversary conference on 6 July, Nikolas Guggenberger will make a presentation and lead a discussion on the European Parliament’s Resolution of 3 May 2016 on virtual currencies and blockchain technology.  As policy advisor to Jakob von Weizsäcker, […]

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Thomas Bertani

Profile: Thomas Bertani of Oraclize

Oraclize.it – Providing Centralized Data to Decentralized Apps Trust is king.  Thomas Bertani is a founder of Oraclize.it, a service that cryptographically verifies the accuracy of data to be used by smart contracts on the Internet. During Bitcoin Wednesday on 6 July, 2016 Thomas will give a presentation about the challenges of providing such information to […]

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Bas Wisselink, Board Member of the NXT Foundation

Introducing The Ardor Blockchain Platform

New Solutions for Blockchain Scalability and Performance During Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 September 2016, Bas Wisselink, a board member of the NXT Foundation, will talk about new solutions for blockchain scalability and performance to be implemented in the upcoming “Ardor” Blockchain Platform. One of the biggest problems faced by any decentralized blockchain after it has […]

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