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MIT Bitcoin Expo 2016

MIT Bitcoin Expo March 2016-

MIT Bitcoin Expo 2016

This premiere student-run event, hosted by the MIT Bitcoin Club, features two days of panels and presentations from leading professionals and academics in the cryptocurrency space. You’ll hear from engineers who maintain and develop the core Bitcoin protocol, academics on the cutting edge of cryptocurrency research, and founders and executives of some of the hottest million-dollar startups in bitcoin.

Join hundreds of students and professionals as we learn about the most recent and upcoming legal and technical developments in Bitcoin. Both Days will examine the current state of Bitcoin and how it's sparked new fields of research and development. Day Two will move into higher level discussion of new markets and fields of research that Bitcoin and its component technologies will penetrate.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Peter Todd and Cory Fields, Core Developers for Bitcoin
  • Pindar Wong, Chairman of VeriFi (Hong Kong)
  • Shaul Kfir, CTO, Digital Asset Holdings
  • Melanie Shapiro, CEO and Founder of Case(Digital hardware wallet)
  • Jonas Schnelli, one of the five Bitcoin Core Developers with code merge rights
  • Michael Gord, Founder of Bitcoin Canada

and many more.

The MIT Bitcoin EXpo 2016 will be held this weekend, starting Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EST). each days activities begin at 10 AM. Tickets are $250 USD and are payable in Visa, MC, Amex and Discover (Not payable in Bitcoin). Seats are limited and there are less than 20 remaining, as of this writing. Click here to purchase tickets.

It will be held at MIT’s Samberg Center, located at 50 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02142

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