Rise and Build: Teachings from Toronto

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Alphabeta Building 18 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AH, United Kingdom · London

How to find us

Enter the Alphabeta Building from Finsbury Square, the meetup will be downstairs in the Huckletree event space.

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Hot off the press from the Coingeek conference in Toronto, the leading development teams in the world of Bitcoin are bringing the newly revealed tools and techniques back with them to share with the bustling array of developers here in London.

This is an- absolute - must - attend - for developers and technical entrepreneurs in the UK (and our neighbours in wider Europe) who want a masterclass to help them understand the strategic advantages and technical specifics of building your business on the original Bitcoin protocol.


6pm: Refreshment Reception

6:30pm: Coingeek conference updates from developer day- Steve Shadders, Lead Developer and Author at nChain. (20 Min)

6:50pm: The Power of Simple with nChain: with Wei Zhang, Senior Researcher at nChain.

Familiarise yourself with the raw power and beauty of the Bitcoin protocol in this code-along session with the nChain's team. Bring your laptop and your brain. Learn by doing, with guidance from experts.

This session will also include a Bitcoin Script workshop, introducing various types of scripts and what you can do with them today, and in the future. This will involve going through the script debugger and will be interactive. We will start with simple scripts and move towards more complex ones.

The session will also include a demonstration of how you can build an App.

8:20pm: Ideas Born in the Hackathon: Discover what can be achieved over the course of a few days developing on Bitcoin. This session is a recap of some of the entries from the hackathon. An inspiration to start your project now.

Includes Announcement about upcoming Hackathon and the Next Coingeek conference!

9:10pm - 10:30: Networking at the BitcoinSV Bar (TBC) - Meet your future business partners, and discuss the ideas generated from the evening’s activities.

Sponsored by Bitcoin Association.