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The Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in The Netherlands.
The next Bitcoin Wednesday will be held on 5 December. For this event we are proud to present:
"Solar-Powered Money" by Abraham Cambridge
Abraham is CEO of The Sun Exchange, a sharing economy platform for solar panels. He has a Master's degree in climate change science and environmental economics from the University of East Anglia.
The Sun Exchange combines cryptocurrency and solar energy in order to create a solar-powered financial system that streams monetized sunshine across the world in Bitcoin. He will present a demo of The Sun Exchange's proof of concept during the conference. https://bit.ly/2RZeob3
"Calypso: Securely Sharing Private Data over Blockchains" by Lefteris Kokoris-Kogias
Lefteris is the lead developer and creator of Calypso, a solution to one of the greatest problems created by today's Internet: securely sharing personal data over blockchains is risky and still relies on centralized and semi-decentralized systems.
"Decentralized Solar Energy in Africa" by Samater Liban
Samater is CEO of Africa SunTec, which produces an off-grid solar power generator and a blockchain-based system for tokenizing solar energy.
This edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held at ABN Amro HQ, hosted by Circl, the bank's pavilion for sustainability.
And much more!
Frans Kempen, IBM's practice leader for the supply chain industry in The Netherlands and Belgium will be the session chair for this evening.
Please see https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bitcoin-wednesday-66/ for the complete program. Updated daily.
RSVP for this event here https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/events/lfncnnyxqbhb/ .
An impression from Amsterdam's CoinFest 2016 (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/event/bitcoin-wednesday-34/):
On 12 June, we held a Special Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/special-edition-7-central-bank-netherlands/) at the headquarters of The Central Bank of The Netherlands.
On 7 November, 2018, the conference was held at the Volkshotel with presentations by Martin Riedel, Product Manager of Civic, Eric Tang, CTO of Livepeer, Moritz Neto, Founder of Tenzorum, Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman of Z/Yen, Olga Feldmeier, CEO of Smart Valor and Founding Member of Switzerland's Crypto Valley Association, and Orfeas Litos of the University of Edinburgh, who is the creator of the Trust is Risk Bitcoin wallet.
Bitcoin Wednesday's 5-Year Anniversary Edition (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/5-year-anniversary-edition/) was a 2-day event on 4-5 July 2018 that featured:
Bitcoin Pioneer Amir Taaki, MIT's Silvio Micali, PGP creator Phil Zimmermann and the creator of drive chains and blind merge mining, Paul Sztorc, among many others.
Coming on 2 January, 2019:
Bitcoin Wednesday's New Year's Reception:
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.