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The Future of Decentralized Identity

The 65th Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Amsterdam on 7 November, 2018.

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 and updated regularly.

Panel discussion: A Self-Sovereign Decentralized Identity Ecosystem Built with Blockchain IDs and Zero Knowledge Data Stores that are Universally Discoverable

The following presentations and speakers are already confirmed.

PUBLISHED : March 4, 2018
Olga Feldmeier, CEO of Smart Valor
Olga Feldmeier

Olga Feldmeier is CEO of Smart Valor, a Swiss-based decentralized marketplace for alternative investments. She is a founding member of the Crypto Valley community and producer of Switzerland's ICO Summit event series. She was previously Managing Partner at Xapo, a Silicon Valley-based wallet provider and has also worked for Barclays Capital, UBS Wealth Management and Boston Consulting Group. She has spoken at the World Economic Forum, Money2020 and Consensus.

Martin Riedel, Product Manager of Civic
Civic

Martin Riedel is the Product Manager of Civic, an Ethereum-based identity management solution that reached a market cap of nearly $47 million in October 2018. His presentation will draw from his experience leading the development of Civic's decentralized platform for secure identity verification that gives the individual control over their own information.

Moritz Neto. Co-Founder of Tenzorum
Tenzorum

Moritz Neto is the founder of Tenzorum, a key management protocol for the decentralized web.  It provides the infrastructure that enables users to interact with decentralized applications across multiple chains, a potential cornerstone for solutions that require user authentication and identity.

Eric Tang, CTO of Livepeer
Livepeer

Eric Tang is CTO and Co-Founder of Livepeer, an Ethereum-based video streaming network that empowers developers to create video applications.

Orfeas Stefanos Thyfronitis Litos, Blockchain Lab, University of Edinburgh
Trust is Risk

Orfeas Stefanos Thyfronitis Litos is a contributor to the bcoin client, a Bitcoin client written in Javascript, and the lead developer of a new wallet built on top of bcoin, which he calls "Trust is Risk". He is also a researcher at the Blockchain Lab of The University of Edinburgh.

Michael Mainelli, Chairman of ZYen
Michael Mainelli

Michael Mainelli is Executive Chairman of the London-based consultancy and think-tank Z/Yen Group which has done research for the Cardano Foundation, Bloomberg, The London Stock Exchange and Barclays Capital. Z/Yen produces the Distributed Futures research program which is focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

Rik Esselink
Session Chair

Rik Esselink will serve as Session Chair for Bitcoin Wednesday on 7 November 2018. He has already been moderator for Bitcoin Wednesday several times, including during the CoinFest edition this past April as well as in 2017. He has been an active member of the Amsterdam blockchain community for many years, and is currently MD Europe for one of the world's fastest growing connected home startups, Ring.com.