Bitcoin's Role in the Monetary System

Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam
Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam
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Walk In: 18:00, including drinks and networking (cash bar).

Program Begins: 19:00


Volkshotel, Wibautstraat 150, zaal Riet

The former headquarters of the Volkskrant newspaper


"The Role of Bitcoin in the Monetary System" by Willem Middelkoop

Willem is the author of the best-selling book, "The Big Reset", about an expected financial crisis. He is an outspoken critic of fiat currencies and is also the founder of the Commodity Discovery Fund that invests in natural resources like gold, silver, uranium, nickel and rare earth elements.

"Lightning Integration in the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet" by Thomas Voegtlin

Thomas is the creator of Electrum, among the first and best-known Bitcoin wallets, estimated to handle 10% of all Bitcoin transactions.

"Principles of Democracy by Design" by Jeremy Pitt

Jeremy is Professor of Intelligent and Self-Organizing Systems at Imperial College London. He is an authority on self-organizing autonomous networks and decentralized governance.

"WINGS: The DAO Platform for Crowd Sale Evaluation and Funding" by Dominik Zynis

Dominink is a co-founder of Wings, who has previously appeared at Bitcoin Wednesday in 2016 and early 2017. They raised $2 million in Ether when their own crowd sale closed at the end of 2016.

"The Failure of the Altcoin Market and What It Says About Bitcoin" by
Tone Vays

Tone is a notorious Bitcoin maximalist, expert trader and risk analyst. He is also a former Wall Street insider who worked at Bear Stearns where two subprime hedge funds imploded during the crisis of 2008.

"Statebox: The Advantage of a Visual Process Language" by
Jelle Herold

Jelle is the creator of Statebox, a new visual programming language for smart contracts that can be deployed across blockchains. He studied artificial intelligence at the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands, and has extensive experience working in the fields of electronics and mathematics.

Session Chair: Frans Kempen

Frans currently leads IBM's Blockchain Practice for the supply chain industry in The Netherlands and Belgium.

The rest of the lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Or check here for the full program as soon as it is available.



In advance

20,- with Bitcoin only


There will be tickets available at the door for

20,- with both cash and Bitcoin. No credit cards, no PIN.

All early bird tickets are now sold out!

Entrance and seating is first come, first served. Please arrive early if you want to buy a ticket at the door.


SOLD OUT? Not yet. When we do we'll announce it here first.

Student tickets have all been given out.

For those who missed the early bird tickets, they are already on sale for only 6,- and 4,- for the upcoming 7 November and 5 December dates.



Just 7 minutes from Amsterdam CS with metro 51, 53 or 54 with trains leaving every 3-4 minutes. Or 30-35 minutes from Schiphol Airport. The Volkshotel is at metro station "Wibautstraat".