The Future of Decentralized Identity

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Every 1st Wednesday of the month

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Doors Open: 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 Cambrian Explosion of Digital Assets" by Olga Feldmeier

Olga is CEO of Smart Valor, a decentralized marketplace for tokenized assets. She has spoken at the World Economic Forum, Money2020 and Consensus and is a founding member of the Crypto Valley Association in Switzerland.

"The Future of Decentralized Identity" by Martin Riedel

Martin is Product Manager of Civic, an Ethereum-based identity management solution that reached a market cap of nearly $47 million in October 2018.

"Trust is Risk: A Wallet for the Web of Trust" by Orfeas Litos

Orfeas is a contributor to the Javascript Bitcoin client and the creator of the new wallet which will be used on OpenBazaar as an alternative rating measure. He'll talk about identity and reputation via Bitcoin multi-signature web of trust.

"Governance for Decentralized Smart Ledgers" by Michael Mainelli

Michael is Chairman of Z/Yen, a London-based think-tank and venture firm that produces the Distributed Futures research program and conducts research for the Cardano Foundation, among many others.

"Key Management & Identity" by Moritz Neto

Moritz is the founder of Tenzorum, a decentralized key management solution. None of the solutions for handling identity will work without an easy way for users to manage their keys. Moritz will tell us how we can deploy those applications to hundreds of millions of users.

"Decentralized Video at Scale" by Eric Tang

Eric is CTO of Livepeer, an Ethereum-based video-streaming network that has grappled as much as most with approaches to making decentralized applications scalable.

Panel Discussion:

"A Self-Sovereign Decentralized Identity Ecosystem Built with Blockchain IDs and Zero Knowledge Data Stores that are Universally Discoverable"

Session Chair: Rik Esselink

Rik has been an active member of the Amsterdam blockchain community for many years, and is currently MD Europe for one of the world's fastest growing connected home startups,

The complete 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

At the door:

Both Euro and Bitcoin accepted.

(All early bird tickets are sold out.)

Entrance and seating is first come, first served.


Not yet. When we do, we'll announce it here first.


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.