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when?Saturday & Sunday June
20 & 21
De War Amersfoort route (http://www.esculpe.com/icons/FabLab-Amersfoort-route-680x527.png) from Amersfoort Railway Station
De War (https://bitcoinmeetup.nl/De-War.html)
)(43 minutes by train from
Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schiphol_railway_station)
, which has a
to Amersfoort by train 2 times per hour (takes 43 mins at €9,70).
connects many places in Europe with a bus service to Utrecht, from which a quarterly train service connects to Amersfoort (takes 15 mins at €4,40)
International train connections can be found
De War - Amersfoort
Amersfoort Railway Station main entrance
Onze-lieve-vrouwetoren "Tower of Our Lady"
Grote Spui entrance Koppelpoort
Saturday & Sunday June 20 & 21st
Lunch, drinks & Dinner at your own expense!
Attending the Bitcoin Development Workshop
discount if paid in
We offer a discount of 25% if you want to pay in Bitcoin. Just send us an email with the message that you want to pay in Bitcoin. Then we will send you the Bitcoin address to which you can send the bitcoins.
Students get a 50% discount on top of this. Tickets can also be paid through Paypal. Send us a message if you want to know more about how to register at the address mentioned
. Registrations are final after payment has been received!
Early Bird Tickets will have to be bought before Saturday June
th. Regular Bird Tickets will have to be bought before Friday June
th. After this you can only buy Door Tickets.
Speaker & Subjects
This workshop will cover the internal details of the Bitcoin core system and network protocol. We will start by discussing some of the technologies that comprise Bitcoin, including:
1. Hashing (Including cryptographic hashing)
2. Elliptic Curve Cryptography
3. Base 58 check encoding
4. Bloom Filters
5. Merkle Trees
We will then proceed to discuss how the bitcoin system works, including:
2. The Bitcoin script language
3. The structure of the Blockchain
4. Bitcoin ID's
5. The bitcoin proof of work algorithm.
6. The bitcoin network protocol.
7. Bitcoin API's including Vitalik Buterin's pybitcointools python based API.
Finally, the students will decide upon and code a small project using the API's and the knowledge gained in the course.
The general timeline will be Day 1: Lecture. Day 2: Coding.
About Braun Brelin:
I am a veteran of the IT industry with over 20 years in the field, including work at Sun Microsystems, Network Appliance, and other major Silicon Valley companies. I have also worked for government institutions around the world as well as a trainer for large financial firms including Citibank, NYSE, The Chicago Mercantile Association and others. My current passion is spreading the word about cryptocurrencies as the future (present?) of money.