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Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam
The next edition of Bitcoin Wednesday (#56!) will be held on 7 February 2017. RSVP without a ticket doesn't guarantee you a spot. PROGRAM Hans de Zwart of Bits of Freedom on State Surveillance The Executive Director of The Netherlands' leading digital civil rights organisation returns to Bitcoin Wednesday to talk about the upcoming national referendum on the mass surveillance law known as the Sleepwet. See Session Chair: Franciso van Jole This evening will be moderated by Internet journalist Franciso van Jole, editor of Joop, the news and opinion site of Dutch broadcaster BNN VARA. He was previously a presenter for VARA television programs De Wereld Draait Door and Is dat eigenlijk wel zo? The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Or check here for the full program as soon as it is available: --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. We start at 1900. --- TICKETS In advance • Early bird tickets are now 5, and on sale here: • Only while supplies last. (Tickets will go up to 20,-.) • We only accept bitcoins for advance tickets. • Please use your advance tickets by 19:15 at the very latest. At the door • Starting at 1700 on 3 January, 2018. • Both euro and bitcoins are accepted at the door. • No credit cards. No PIN. No other coins (yet) ! • Entrance and seating is first come, first served. Please arrive early as we often sell out. And more • Feel free to donate more if you like. Or volunteer to help us: hello AT BitcoinWednesday DOT com • No refunds. Your order is a non-refundable contribution to the non-profit Bitcoin Foundation of The Netherlands, and go 100% back into producing more events like these. Tickets Support • The new advance ticketing system is still a work in progress. • Please mail your support questions to tickets @ BitcoinWednesday DOT com, and don't post them here. • As long as you bring your confirmed transaction ID, email address and Meetup user name with you to the event before 19:15, you will always be admitted with this information. • Unfortunately, unconfirmed transaction IDs can't be accepted as proof of payment. • And, yes, we plan to accept some alt-coins. Sold out? • Not yet. If and when we do we'll post it here first. --- Bitcoin Wednesday One of the best and longest-running regular Bitcoin and Blockchain conferences in the Netherlands. Always held on the first Wednesday of every month. An open and informal program for anyone interested in digital currency and the blockchain. For Bitcoin novices and experts alike. Beginners, investors, entrepreneurs, developers, miners, traders, legal professionals -- all find value in this event. Brings together a diverse group of people from all levels and backgrounds without any barriers in order to give this important new technology a prominent role in Dutch society. One of the goals of Bitcoin Wednesday is to promote the industry, to spread the word about Bitcoin (and related technology) in the Netherlands by raising the overall level of awareness and knowledge.

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The Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in the Netherlands --

-- is held in Amsterdam on the first Wednesday of the month.

Bitcoin Wednesday's next conference will take place on 3 January 2018.

A limited number of advance tickets will go on sale soon. Please RSVP now if you plan to attend:


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Coming on 7 February, 2018: The 56th edition of Bitcoin Wednesday.


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 monthly event 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, Ethereum Classic, DAO, smart contracts, Litecoin, Ripple, NXT, Stellar, Counterparty, Zcash, Zcoin, Dash, Lisk, Etherparty, Blockstream, IOTA, Monero, Open Bazaar, Credits, Dogecoin, MaidSafe, Zerocoin, Mining, Trading, Omni, Namecoin, Bitshares, OpenCoin, Peercoin, Primecoin, Bitcoin wallets like Airbitz, Breadwallet and Mycelium, Bitmessage, Bitmask, BitCloud, Bitcoinproof and much more.

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