What we're about

The Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in The Netherlands. ‣ For our next event we are proud to present:

‣ Smart Contracts, Smart Money by Alexander Chepurnoy

Cryptocurrency pioneer Alexander, aka kushti, is a Core Developer of Ergo, which plans to launch its new proof-of-work blockchain with more scalable smart contracts at the end of May.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/a... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/alexander-chepurnoy-core-developer-ergo-platform/)

‣ The Shape of Lightning by István András Seres

István is a security researcher who studies the topological features of Bitcoin's Lightning Network at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/istvan-andras-seres-topology-lightning-network/

‣ Live Enterprise Key Management Demo by Saul Schwartzbach

Saul is CTO of Prestige IT and an authority on cybersecurity. He will give a live demo of FrostByte, an enterprise key management solution.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/saul-schwartzbach-cto-prestige-FrostByte/

‣ Bitcoin SV: The Future of Digital Audit Tech by Craig Steven Wright

The Chief Scientist at nChain, Craig is one of the most controversial people in the industry. He claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/craig-steven-wright-chief-scientist-nchain-bitcoin-satoshis-vision/

‣ Bitcoin SV: Bitcoin Without Limits by Jimmy Nguyen

Jimmy is Founding President of the Bitcoin Association, a relatively new organization that backs Bitcoin SV and promotes the controversial idea of massive on-chain scaling.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/speakers/jimmy-nguyen-chair-strategic-advisory-board-nchain-bitcoin-sv/

And much more!

Please see

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bitcoin-wednesday-71/

for the complete program as soon as it is available. Updated daily.

RSVP for this event here https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/events/lfncnnyzgbfb/ .

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‣ Check Out Our Youtube Channel

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An impression from Amsterdam's CoinFest 2016 (http://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/event/bitcoin-wednesday-34/):

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On 12 June 2018 we held a Special Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday at the headquarters of The Central Bank of The Netherlands. https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/special-edition-7-central-bank-netherlands/

On , 2019, the conference featured presentations by

- Jin Lui of ABC Mint on Quantum-Resistant Blockchains;

- Maarten Geerlings and Adrijan Šćekić of CryptoTag on Safely Storing Your Private Keys;

- Mustafa Al-Bassam of University College London on Maximizing Light Client Security; and

- Jochem Verheul of VMC on Mobility via Blockchain Tech for Sustainable Cities.

See https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/amsterdam-coinfest-edition/ for the program.

And watch the 3-minute video at

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/videos/vid... (https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/videos/video-highlights-march-2019/)

for the highlights of our event held on 6 March 2019.

Bitcoin Wednesday's 5-Year Anniversary Edition was a 2-day event on 4-5 July 2018 that featured:

Bitcoin Pioneer Amir Taaki, MIT's Silvio Micali, PGP creator Phil Zimmermann and the creator of drive chains and blind merge mining, Paul Sztorc, among many others.

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/5-year-anniversary-edition/

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Coming on 5 June, 2019:

Atomic Swaps on Lightning:

https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/bitcoin-wednesday-72/

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Why Join?

Bitcoin Wednesday is one of the largest and longest-running monthly Meetup communities on digital currencies, blockchain and related technologies in the world.

It is a regular monthly conference dedicated to the digital currency revolution always held in Amsterdam on the first Wednesday of every month.

It is organized by and for the Dutch community by some of the Bitcoin pioneers of the Netherlands and is the longest continuously running monthly event of its kind.

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‣ Be Inspired, Network, Learn and Earn

At every Bitcoin Wednesday meet a selection of the world's leading experts and pioneers from the world of cryptocurrencies and distributed ledgers.

‣ Ask Questions

In a series of highly interactive sessions, you'll have ample opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with some of the thought leaders and vanguards of the industry.

‣ Meet and Talk

Network with one of the largest and most diverse communities in the sector. Our audience includes both beginners and experts, investors, software engineers and those with business and legal backgrounds, and all of these facets of the topic are addressed.

There is something for everyone at Bitcoin Wednesday. Whether you're an expert or just getting started, these meetings are for you.

The first Bitcoin Wednesday was held on 3 July 2013 by a few of The Netherlands' earliest Bitcoin pioneers.

Bitcoin Wednesday is Nederlands' maandelijkse conferentie voor zowel beginners als gevorderden.

Upcoming events (5+)

Atomic Swaps on Lightning

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Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Our check here for the full program as soon as it is available. There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. We start at 1900. Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

6-Year Anniversary Edition

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Join us for Bitcoin Wednesday's Six-Year Anniversary, a 3-day conference about cryptocurrencies, distributed ledgers and related technologies. The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Or check here for the full program as soon as it is available. https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/events/6-year-anniversary-edition/ There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam

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Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Our check here for the full program as soon as it is available. There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. We start at 1900. Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam

Location visible to members

Bitcoin Wednesday Amsterdam The lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Our check here for the full program as soon as it is available. There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early. --- Walk-in from 1800 on, including drinks and networking. We start at 1900. Tickets: Entrance and seating is first come, first served. --- 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.

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Smart Money, Smart Contracts

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