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The Shape of Lightning

May 1, 2019 · Amsterdam, Netherlands

RSVP without a ticket doesn't guarantee you a spot. See "tickets" section for details.

There will be a limited number of early bird tickets available for those who RSVP early.



"Smart Money, Smart Contracts" by Alexander Chepurnoy

Alexander aka kushti is a Core Developer of Ergo, a new proof-of-work cryptocurrency scheduled for launch at the end of May 2019.


"The Shape of Lightning" by István András Seres

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


"Tezos: On-Chain Governance" by Arthur Breitman

Arthur is Co-Founder of Tezos and an authority on on-chain governance. Tezos raised $232 million during its crowd sale in 2017, one of the largest in the industry.


"Live Enterprise Key Management Demo" by Saul Schwartzbach

Saul is CTO of Prestige IT, maker of the FrostByte software for enterprise key management.


"Bitcoin SV: The Future of Digital Audits" by Craig Steven Wright

One of the most controversial speakers in the industry, Craig is the Chief Scientist at nChain and claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin.


"BSV: Bitcoin Without Limits" by Jimmy Nguyen

Jimmy is Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board for nChain Group which holds hundreds of blockchain-related patents for Bitcoin SV.


"Blockchain Identity" by Edmund Lowell, CEO of SelfKey

Edmund returns to Bitcoin Wednesday to demo the latest version of his decentralized identity solution. He'll also cover blockchain identity in the age of STOs and GDPR.


The complete lineup will be announced as soon as possible. Or check here for the full program as soon as it is available (updated daily):




1800 - 1900 Walk in and network reception with cash bar.

1900 - 2200 Program

2200 - 2300 Post-conference drinks with cash bar.



There are a limited number of advance tickets available. Please follow the instructions in this section carefully.

‣ Early Bird

10,- in advance with Bitcoin only:


17, in advance with euro via IDEAL:


Tickets will go up soon.

‣ They will be 20,- at the door.

Cash and Bitcoin only accepted at the door. No credit card. No PIN.

‣ Please present a valid ticket at the door for admission, not just a transaction ID.

Ticket questions? Mail tickets at BitcoinWednesday dot com

Sold out? Not yet. If so, we'll post it here first.

As with all events, the lineup is necessarily subject to change.


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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