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July 2018

5-Year Anniversary Edition

This event is our 5-year anniversary and will be held in Amsterdam from 4 – 6 July, 2018. The complete program will be published here as soon as possible.

February 2018
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Video: Highlights from 7 February 2018

Here are some of the impressions from the Bitcoin Wednesday conference held in Amsterdam on 7 February, 2018. Special thanks to: Chris DeRose Find his profile here Gabriel Kurman, co-founder […]

Bitcoin Wednesday 56

The 56th Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Amsterdam on 7 February, 2018. Please RSVP as soon as possible if you want to attend. The complete program for this event will […]

Bitcoin Uncensored

Chris DeRose is the irreverent host of the podcast Bitcoin Uncensored. He is an avid writer, podcaster and political commentator, he has been involved with cryptocurrency ever since reading Bitcoin’s earliest announcement on Slashdot back in 2010.

Smart Contracts with Bitcoin

Gabriel Kurman is a co-founder of RSK Labs, also known as Rootstock, one of the world’s first, Turing-complete blockchains that enables smart contracts secured by the Bitcoin network. Gabriel is an economist who studied with at the University of Buenos Aires and has a decade of experience with corporate and private equity and M&A.

Fighting The State

Lotte Houwingis a file coordinator for the Sleepwet at the Public Interest Litigation Project, a five-year project of The Jurists’ Commission for Human Rights in The Netherlands. She will talk about fighting mass surveillance through strategic litigation.

Amnesty International

Nine de Vries is a project officer for Amnesty International’s Security and Human Rights Program in the Netherlands. In this role she concentrates on the subject of state-sponsored communications surveillance and what her organization considers the flaws in the Dutch Intelligence and Security Services Act of 2017.

Ian Grigg

Ian Grigg is one of the pioneers of financial cryptography. He is the creator of the Ricardian Contract, a secure approach to registering the intent of a legal agreement in a system like a work a work of software. He also co-invented triple-entry accounting, an early form of shared ledger like that used in today’s blockchains.

January 2018

Teun van Dongen

Teun van Dongen is a lecturer at Leiden University and an expert on terrorism. He previously worked as a policy analyst at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), a think tank in The Netherlands, and has served the Dutch National Coordinator for Security and Counter Terrorism.