Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam Message Board › Science & Tech Behind Bitcoin: Symposium on 12 February
The Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in the Netherlands --
-- is held in Amsterdam on the first Wednesday of the month.
The next conference on 7 September will feature:
Jack du Rose on Colony: An Ethereum Platform for Decentralized Teams
Jack is a co-founder of Colony a platform for self-governance and decentralized, autonomous team management. Before this he built a company specialized in the design and manufacture of high-end jewelry, including Damien Hirst's $100 million diamond skull. In his talk Jack will explain what Colony is and describe some of its most important features.
Sander van Loosbroek on The Blockchain's Impact on the Consumer
Sander is director of Distributed Ledger Technology for Cegeka. He will give a walk through of his team's latest Ethereum-based smart contract app which is designed to give customers better sales agreements and benefits.
Bas Wisselink on New Solutions for Blockchain Scalability and Performance
Bas is a board member of the NXT Foundation, which promotes the development and use of the Nxt cryptocurrency from its headquarters in Amsterdam. As of August 2016, Nxt is one of the 10 largest digital currencies in the world with a market cap of more than $28 million.
Kumar Gaurav on Peer-to-Peer Global Money Transfer with the Blockchain
Kumar is CEO of the P2P marketplace for cash transfer, Cashaa. The global remittance market is worth $600 billion a year, $250 billion of which is cash. Cashaa, which has already exchanged $1 million in a 3-month beta test, is on track to claim a substantial piece of this business.
Henk Schepers of Philips Security Technologies on Private Arithmetic
One of the most critical concerns for users of Blockchain applications is how to keep sensitive data (i.e. private keys) secure. Henk's solution protects data not only when it is in transit and when it is being stored, but also when it is actually being used.
And much more ...
The complete program will be announced as soon as possible.
More details are coming soon.
A limited number of free tickets are available if you RSVP early.
Check back soon for more information about the program.
At our previous event on 3 August, we proudly presented:
• Dominik Schiener of IOTA on IOTA: A Blockchain for the Internet of Things
• Dr. Roberto Valenti of PROFΞTH on• Ethereum Modern vs. Ethereum Classic
• Nathalie Drost from Bitcoin Wednesday on Bitcoin and Blockchain Education in The Netherlands
An impression of April's conference:
Coming 5 October:
The 40th edition of Bitcoin Wednesday. Stay tuned for more information.
Bitcoin Wednesday is Nederlands' maandelijkse conferentie voor zowel beginners als gevorderden.
Bitcoin Wednesday is a regular conference dedicated to the digital currency revolution that is always held in Amsterdam on the first Wednesday of every month.
It is organized by and for the Dutch community by some of the Bitcoin pioneers of the Netherlands and is the longest continuously running meetup of its kind.
There is something for everyone at Bitcoin Wednesday. Whether you're an expert or just getting started, these meetings are for you.
The first Bitcoin Wednesday was held on 3 July 2013 by a few of The Netherlands' earliest Bitcoin pioneers.
Some of the many subjects discussed:
Getting Started, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, DAO, smart contracts, Litecoin, Ripple, NXT, Stellar, Counterparty, Dash, Etherparty, Blockstream, Open Bazaar, Credits, Dogecoin, MaidSafe, Zerocoin, Mining, Trading, Omni, Namecoin, Bitshares, OpenCoin, Peercoin, Primecoin, Bitcoin wallets like Electrum and the Dark Wallet, Bitmessage, Bitmask, BitCloud and Bitcoinproof.