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5-Year Anniversary with Keynotes by Amir Taaki and Silvio Micali

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PROGRAM: 4 - 5 July 2018

MIT's Silvio Micali: "Algorand"

Professor Micali is one of the world's authorities in cryptography, zero knowledge and distributed ledgers, a recipient of the Turing Award, the Gödel Prize, and the RSA prize.

Hacktivist Amir Taaki: "Bitcoin's 5-Year Plan"

Amir created the first alt Bitcoin implementation libbitcoin and served in the Kurdish People's Defense in Syria.

Paul Sztorc: "Bitcoin Prediction Markets"

Paul is an authority on prediction markets, drivechains and blind merge mining.

Kenichi Kurimoto: "IoT & Bitcoin"

Kenichi is CEO of Nayuta, a pioneer in combining IoT with the Lightning Network.

Liz Steininger: "What Privacy Means in Blockchain Tech"

Liz is CEO of Least Authority, which delivers software that protects privacy.

Neeraj Murarka: "Decentralized Databases"

Neeraj is CTO of Bluzelle Networks, and was previously an engineer in the video game industry.

Phil Zimmermann: "The Cypherpunk in 2018"

Phil Zimmermann is creator of PGP, a veteran of the Cryptowars and pioneer of the cypherpunk movement.

Stani Kulechov: "P2P Decentralized Lending"

Stani's ETHLend has done more than $55 million in loans in 6 months.

Marloes Pomp: "Blockchain, The Dutch Approach"

Marloes leads the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, representing 30 public sector pilot projects.

Cezary Dziemian: "Lightning Network"

Cezary created the first exchange to accept Lightning Network deposits and withdrawals.

Christian Shearer: "Fixing Climate Change"

Christian is co-founder of Regen Network, a blockchain designed to protect the planet against climate change.

Michael Terpin: "Big Business And The Token Economy"

Michael is CEO of Transform Group and general partner of the $300 million AlphaBit investment Fund.

Ilya Smagin: "Smart Contract Use Cases"

Ilya leads smart contract development for the Waves Platform.

Tomer Kantor: "Digital Money in Kenya"

Tomer is director of the short documentary that will premiere at this event.

Richard Kohl: "Bitcoin Wednesday at The Central Bank"

Richard is founder of Bitcoin Wednesday.

For the full program:


Includes lunch.

179,- with Bitcoin (until 915 on 4 July)

189,- with IDEAL (until 914 on 4 July)

At The Door
200,- No credit cards or PIN.


For the evening program (1830 - 2300) on both days:

Just 10,- per day with valid student ID, while supplies last.