What we're about

The Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in The Netherlands. ‣ For our next event we are proud to present:

‣ Quantum Resistant Blockchains

‣ "Solar-Powered Money" by Abraham Cambridge

Abraham is CEO of the cryptocurrency-based solar energy finance company, The Sun Exchange, which is based in South Africa.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/abraham-cambridge-ceo-solar-exchange/

‣ "Mobility: Blockchain Tech For Smart, Sustainable Cities" by Jochem Verheul

Jochem is CEO of VMC, a software company that has built a blockchain-based payment solution for the public transportation industry.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/jochem-verheul-founder-vmc-blockchain-mobility/

‣ Fraud Proofs: Maximizing Light Client Security by Mustafa Al-Bassam

Mustafa is a Security Researcher at University College London. His work covers the intersection between peer-to-peer systems, distributed ledgers and information security.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/m... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/mustafa-al-bassam-security-researcher-university-college-london/)

And much more!

Please see

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/ams... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/amsterdam-coinfest-edition/)

for the complete program as soon as it is available. Updated daily.

RSVP for this event here https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/events/lfncnnyzgbfb/ .

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‣ Check Out Our Youtube Channel

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An impression from Amsterdam's CoinFest 2016 (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/event/bitcoin-wednesday-34/):

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On 12 June 2018 we held a Special Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday at the headquarters of The Central Bank of The Netherlands. https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/spe... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/special-edition-7-central-bank-netherlands/)

On 6 March, 2019, the conference featured presentations by

- Martin Kuvandzhiev, Core Developer of Bitcoin Gold,
- Michael Pinkus, CFO of Bitbond,
- Aleksandar Kuzmanovic, CTO of bloXroute Labs,
- Jenna Pilgrim, Business Development Manager of Bloq,
- Frans Kempen, Blockchain Lead for Logistics and Supply Chain Services at IBM Netherlands
- Firat Sertgoz, Lead Blockchain Application Developer at IBM, and
- Galen Evans, Co-Founder of Konfidio.

See https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bit... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bitcoin-wednesday-69/) for the program.

And watch the 3-minute video at

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/videos/video-highlights-february-2019/ for the highlights of our event on 6 February 2019.

Bitcoin Wednesday's 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.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/5-year-anniversary-edition/

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Coming on 1 May, 2019:

Bitcoin Wednesday # 71: Decentralized Exchanges and Breaking Smart Contracts for Fun and Profit!

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bit... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bitcoin-wednesday-71/)

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Why Join?

Bitcoin Wednesday is one of the largest and longest-running monthly Meetup communities on digital currencies, blockchain and related technologies in the world.

It is a regular monthly conference dedicated to the digital currency revolution 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.

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‣ Be Inspired, Network, Learn and Earn

At every Bitcoin Wednesday meet a selection of the world's leading experts and pioneers from the world of cryptocurrencies and distributed ledgers.

‣ Ask Questions

In a series of highly interactive sessions, you'll have ample opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with some of the thought leaders and vanguards of the industry.

‣ Meet and Talk

Network with one of the largest and most diverse communities in the sector. Our audience includes both beginners and experts, investors, software engineers and those with business and legal backgrounds, and all of these facets of the topic are addressed.

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.

Bitcoin Wednesday is Nederlands' maandelijkse conferentie voor zowel beginners als gevorderden.

Upcoming events (5+)

CoinFest Amsterdam 2019: Quantum-Resistant Blockchains

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PROGRAM RSVP without a ticket doesn't guarantee you a spot. See "tickets" section for details. ‣ "Quantum Resistant Blockchains" ‣ "Mobility: Blockchains For Sustainable Cities" by Jochem Verheul Jochem is CEO of Singapore-based VMC, a software company dedicated to the application of blockchain tech to solving challenges in human mobility. http://bit.ly/JVerheul ‣ "Solar-Powered Money" by Abraham Cambridge Abraham is CEO of The Sun Exchange, a platform that combines cryptocurrency and solar energy. http://bit.ly/sunexchange ‣ "Fraud Proofs" by Mustafa Al-Bassam, Security Researcher Mustafa co-founded the sharded blockchain startup ChainSpace in 2018, which was acquired by Facebook in 2019. http://bit.ly/Al-Bassam The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Or check here for the full program as soon as it is available. There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. 10,- with Euro via IDEAL https://www.ticketkantoor.nl/shop/CoinFest 4,- with Bitcoin https://tickets.bitcoinwednesday.com/ They will be 20,- at the door. --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. Program starts at 1900. Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam

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Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Our check here for the full program as soon as it is available. There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. We start at 1900. Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

Atomic Swaps on Lightning

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Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Our check here for the full program as soon as it is available. There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. We start at 1900. Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

6-Year Anniversary Edition

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Join us for Bitcoin Wednesday's Six-Year Anniversary, a 3-day conference about cryptocurrencies, distributed ledgers and related technologies. The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Or check here for the full program as soon as it is available. https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/6-year-anniversary-edition/ There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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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