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The 50th Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Amsterdam on 2 August, 2017.

Please RSVP as soon as possible if you want to attend.

The complete program for this event will be published here as soon as possible.

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You are invited to join us once again for this upcoming edition of Bitcoin Wednesday, including another program revolving around the important recurring theme of blockchains and 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 the month so that we can raise a toast together to the increasing role of Bitcoin in Dutch society. Please take note:

  • 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 blockchains, digital currencies or 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 the first Wednesday of every month. The conference itself usually begins at 19:00, but we gather earlier at the bar for networking.

For all Bitcoin Wednesday conferences, space is limited and advance registration is always required.

Sign up now for Bitcoin Wednesday.

Jelle Herold CEO of Statebox
Jelle Herold, CEO of Statebox

Jelle Herold is the author of Statebox, a new visual programming language for smart contracts that can be deployed across blockchains. He has a decade of experience leading open-source software development and a degree in Artificial Intelligence from The University of Utrecht in The Netherlands.

Zach Harvey, CEO of Bitcoin ATM producer Lamassu
Zach Harvey, CEO of Lamassu

Zach Harvey is the CEO of Lamassu, a pioneer of Bitcoin ATMs, a leading case study for user experience in the sector. Zach and his brother Josh began working with Bitcoin in 2011.  At the time the two of them had decided to start accepting Bitcoin payments at their Tel-Aviv-based online guitar shop.  In 2013, obsessed with the problem of making Bitcoin more accessible, they created the prototype for one of the world's first Bitcoin ATMs which they initially designed to bring to Bitcoin Meetups in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Domen Ursic of Hive Project
Domen Ursic, Chief Marketing Officer at Hive Project

Domen Ursic is Chief Marketing Officer at Hive Project. Prior to joining Hive, he worked as the ICO adviser for ICONOMI and provided PR and marketing consultancy services to several domestic and international companies.  He also has a reputation in Slovenia as an adviser to successful political campaigns and elections in the region.

James Blasko, Bitcoin Talk Radio, Aspire Crypto
Jim Blasko, Co-founder and Chief Cryptographer at CryptoMarket

Jim Blasko of Bitcoin Talk Radio will serve as Session Chair for Bitcoin Wednesday on 2 August, 2017. Jim is co-founder and chief cryptographer at CryptoMarket, a cryptocurrency-based e-bay; bCommerce Labs, an incubator for blockchain projects; and Aspire, his solution for blockchain asset creation. He was previously the lead developer for Unbreakable Coin, which was recently one of the most profitable coins in the world to mine.

Tom Kysar, Product Manager, Augur
Tom Kysar, Product Manager at Augur

Tom Kysar is the Product Manager for Augur, the world's first decentralized prediction market. He was previously head of marketing for blockchain startups Koinify and Tierion. As head of marketing for Koinify, Tom helped raise about $800,000 for GetGems and $580,000 for Factom during their respective crowd sales.

Henk van Arkel CEO of Social Trade Organization
Henk van Arkel, CEO of Social Trade Organization (STRO)

Henk van Arkel is the CEO of Social Trade Organization, which is dedicated to creating alternatives for the monetary system. Under Mr. van Arkel's leadership for the last 30 years, STRO launched the award-wnning Cyclos software used by millions of people and various fintech companies.