What we're about
The Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in the Netherlands.
Bitcoin Wednesday's 5-Year Anniversary Edition (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/5-year-anniversary-edition/) will be held on 4-5 July 2018 and will feature:
> "Algorand: An Alternative, Democratic and Efficient Distributed Ledger" by MIT's Silvio Micali
Professor Micali is one of the world's authorities on cryptography, distributed ledgers and zero knowledge.
> "The Cyperpunk in 2018" by Phil Zimmermann
Phil is the creator of PGP and a pioneer of the Cyperpunk movement.
> "A 5-Year Plan for Bitcoin Worldwide" by Amir Taaki
Amir created the first alt Bitcoin implementation libbitcoin and served in the Kurdish People's Defense in Syria.
> "Bitcoin Prediction Markets" by Paul Sztorc
Paul is a leading expert in prediction markets, drive chains and blind merge mining.
> "What Security and Privacy Means for Blockchain Tech" by Liz Steininger
Liz is CEO of Berlin-based Least Authority, the company established by Zcash founder Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn.
> "IoT & Cryptocurrency" by Kenichi Kurimoto
Kenichi is CEO of Nayuta. He is one of the pioneers in combining IoT with cryptocurrency, and an authority on connected devices that make use of Bitcoin's layer 2 technology, the Lightning Network.
> "Decentralized Databases" by Neeraj Murarka
Neeraj is CTO and co-founder of Bluezelle Networks. He previously worked for Mattel interactive, Mindscape Entertainment, Zynga, and Sierra Online.
> "Lightning, Calm Before The Storm" by Cezary Dziemian
Cezary will lead an interactive demonstration with the audience to demonstrate how the Lightning Network works.
> "ETHLend: Decentralized Lending" by Stani Kulechov
Stani is CEO of P2P lending platform ETHLend which raised $18 million in its crowdsale in November 2017, and has done more than 12000 ETH worth of loans (nearly $55 million as of June 2018) with a total value of over $10 million.
> "Fixing Climate Change" by Christian Shearer
Christian is co-founder of Regen Network, a domain-specific blockchain on top of the Tendermint consensus engine with a mission of protecting the planet against climate change.
> "Big Business Accepts The Token Economy" by Michael Terpin
Michael is founder and CEO of the Transform Group, and general partner of the $300 million Alphabit Fund.
> "Smart Contracts Types, Technologies and Use Cases" by Ilya Smagin
Ilya is head of smart contract development for Waves, a platform with a market cap of about $344 million.
> "Digital Money in Kenya" by Tomer Kantor
Tomer is director of the short documentary which will have its premiere at Bitcoin Wednesday.
> "Blockchain: The Dutch Approach" by Marloes Pomp
Marloes manages international strategy for the Dutch Blockchain Coalition.
> "Recap of BTC1W's Special Edition at The Central Bank" by Richard Kohl
Richard will lead a discussion on what happened during Bitcoin Wednesday's visit to the DNB.
You can RSVP (https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/events/lfncnnyxkbgb/) for this event here.
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.
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.