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5-Year Anniversary Edition
RSVP without a ticket doesn't guarantee you a place. See below for more info. PROGRAM: 4 - 5 July 2018 MIT's Silvio Micali: "Algorand" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/silvio-micali-mit-algorand/ Professor Micali is one of the world's foremost authorities in cryptography, zero knowledge and distributed ledgers. He is recipient of the Turing Award in computer science, the Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science, and the RSA prize in cryptography. Kenichi Kurimoto: "IoT & Cryptocurrency" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/kenichi-kurimoto-nayuta-iot-blockchain-lightning-network/ Kenichi is CEO of Nayuta, one of the pioneers in combining IoT with cryptocurrency, and an authority on integrating Internet connected devices with Bitcoin's layer 2 technology, the Lightning Network. Liz Steininger: "What Security and Privacy Means for Blockchain Tech" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/liz-steininger-ceo-least-authority-security-privacy/ Liz is CEO of Least Authority in Berlin, a company that supports the citizen's right to privacy through security consulting and solutions. Neeraj Murarka: "Decentralized Databases" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/neeraj-murarka-cto-decentralized-databases/ Neeraj is CTO of Bluzelle Networks. He previously worked as a senior engineer in the video game industry for Mattel interactive, Mindscape Entertainment, Zynga, and Sierra Online. Marloes Pomp: "Blockchain, The Dutch Approach" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/marloes-pomp-project-leader-dutch-blockchain-coalition-public-sector/ Marloes is program leader of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, representing 30 public sector pilot projects in The Netherlands. Cezary Dziemian: "Lightning, Calm Before The Storm" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/cezary-dziemian-lightning-network/ Cezary created the first Bitcoin-to-Fiat exchange in the world to accept Lightning Network deposits and withdrawals. Christian Shearer: "Fixing Climate Change" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/christian-shearer-regen-network-climate-change/ Christian is co-founder of Regen Network, a domain-specific blockchain built on the Tendermint consensus engine with a mission of protecting the planet against climate change. Michael Terpin: "Big Business Embraces The Token Economy" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/michael-terpin-ceo-transform-group/ Michael is CEO of Transform Group and general partner of the AlphaBit digital currency Fund which has $300 million in assets under management. Ilya Smagin: "Smart Contracts Types, Technologies and Use Cases" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/Ilya-Smagin-waves-smart-contracts/ Ilya leads smart contract development for the Waves Platform. Pierre Rochard: "Bitcoin's Investment Thesis" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/pierre-rochard-bitcoins-investment-thesis/ Pierre is founder of Bitcoin Advisory where he conducts research on Bitcoin's valuation for institutional investors. Tomer Kantor: "Digital Money in Kenya" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/tomer-kantor-coinscrum-proof-work/ Tomer is director of the short documentary on the above subject which will have its premiere at Bitcoin Wednesday. Richard Kohl: "Recap of BTC1W's Special Edition at The Central Bank" https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/richard-kohl-bitcoin-wednesday-stichting-bitcoin-nederland/ Richard is founder of Bitcoin Wednesday and will lead a discussion about our recent visit to the DNB. The complete 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/event/5-year-anniversary-edition/ --- TICKETS In advance CONFERENCE ONLY Early Bird: 99,- On Sale Now • On sale at https://tickets.bitcoinwednesday.com/ • Bitcoins only for advance tickets. At the door • 200,- (conference only) both euro and bitcoins accepted at the door. • No credit cards. No PIN.

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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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/silvio-micali-mit-algorand/

> "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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/l... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/liz-steininger-ceo-least-authority-security-privacy/)

> "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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/kenichi-kurimoto-nayuta-iot-blockchain-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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/neeraj-murarka-cto-decentralized-databases/

> "Lightning, Calm Before The Storm" by Cezary Dziemian

Cezary will lead an interactive demonstration with the audience to demonstrate how the Lightning Network works.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/cezary-dziemian-lightning-network/

> "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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/christian-shearer-regen-network-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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/m... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/michael-terpin-ceo-transform-group/)

> "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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/Ilya-Smagin-waves-smart-contracts/

> "Bitcoin's Investment Thesis" by Pierre Rochard

Pierre is founder of Bitcoin Advisory, which specializes in valuation of Bitcoin as an alternative asset for institutional investors.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/pierre-rochard-bitcoins-investment-thesis/

> "Digital Money in Kenya" by Tomer Kantor

Tomer is director of the short documentary which will have its premiere at Bitcoin Wednesday.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/tomer-kantor-coinscrum-proof-work/

> "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.
https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/richard-kohl-bitcoin-wednesday-stichting-bitcoin-nederland/

You can RSVP (https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/events/lfncnnyxkbgb/) for this event here.

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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.

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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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