Check back soon for the full program for Bitcoin Wednesday, on 6 April, 2016.
The program for 6 April, 2016 will include:
Trent McConaghy, co-founder of ascribe.io, a blockchain-based service for registering property on the Internet, and co-inventor of BigchainDB, a decentralized, scalable blockchain database. Trent will talk about how his decentralized database solution works with platforms like Ethereum and the decentralized file system, IPFS.
Paul Mahone from Switzerland will give a live demo of FreeMarket, the uncensored, decentralized marketplace he created for physical goods.
Chris Speed, Chair of Design Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, will talk about the blockchain in new product design. Chris’ Design Informatics Research Centre brings together interaction design, temporal design, anthropology, software engineering and cryptocurrencies.
David Pearce, a board member and co-founder of the NXT Foundation, will give a brief introduction to NXT.
Speculations on Currency and Trust, 13 works about digital currency by 30 students of the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague will be presented in a full-screen cinema with short introductions by the artists.
The official Amsterdam celebration of Coinfest, the global Bitcoin festival held in April each year. Bitcoin Wednesday’s Coinfest marks the alleged birthday of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of the world’s first blockchain. It is a free networking event that runs parallel to the Bitcoin Wednesday conference. It marks the alleged birthday of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of the world’s first blockchain.
Andreas M. Antonopoulos, one of the most respected visionairies on the subject of digital currencies will join us for a live video conference projected to the big screen at the cinema of Lab111. Mr. Antonopoulos will shares his thoughts on the future of money, including his opinion on next generation cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum.
You are invited to join us once again on 6 April, 2016 for Bitcoin Wednesday, including another program revolving around the important recurring theme of cryptocurrencies in Dutch society. As you’ve come to expect, networking will be at the heart of this event: run into your old, familiar Bitcoin Wednesday friends and colleagues and tell stories about the early days; meet the newcomers and share your ideas about the future. After a number of thought-provoking conference presentations, there will be ample opportunity for networking at the bar.
Mark your calendar for the first Wednesday of April so that we can raise a toast together to the increasing role of Bitcoin in Dutch society.
So that the digital currency revolution leaves no one behind, please bring colleagues, friends, family and neighbors with you.
Bitcoin Wednesday is an accessible event for anyone who has interest in digital currencies or the related technologies, a great chance to meet other like-minded professionals, and exchange ideas in an informal atmosphere.
Mark it down in your agenda; join us on Wednesday, 6 April at 17:00. The conference itself begins at 19:00, but we gather earlier at the LAB Cafe for networking and dinner.
Like most Bitcoin Wednesday conferences this event is free, but space is limited and advance registration is required.