Bitcoin Wednesday : Coinfest Edition -- #34

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Join us for a celebration of the birthday of Satoshi Nakamoto

The creator of the world's first blockchain.

CoinFest starts at 17.00 and run all evening long with reception and dinner. Admission to Coinfest is free, with cash bar and restaurant. Bitcoin will be accepted.

Bitcoin Wednesday itself begins at 1900 and will feature:

A keynote presentation on decentralized databases on the blockchain by AI researcher Trent McConaghy (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/trent-mcconaghy-on-decentralized-databases/).

Paul Mahone (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/profile-paul-mahone/) from Switzerland, one of the creators of FreeMarket an uncensored, decentralized online marketplace for physical goods.

Chris Speed (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/profile-chris-speed/) chair of Design Informatics at the University of Edinburgh where they investigate the role of cryptocurrencies and the blockchain on new product design.

David Pearce (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/profile-david-pearce-nxt-foundation/), a co-founder and board member of the NXT Foundation will give a brief introduction to NXT.

Andreas M. Antonopoulos, one of the world's most respected visionaries on the subject of digital currencies will join us for a live video conference at the end of the evening.

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The best and longest-running regular Bitcoin Meetup in the Netherlands takes place on the first Wednesday of every month.

An open and low-key gathering for anyone interested in Bitcoin.

Always held on the first Wednesday of every month.

For Bitcoin novices and experts alike.

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 spread the word about Bitcoin (and related technology) in the Netherlands by raising the overall level of awareness and knowledge.