Bitcoin Wednesday is always held on the first Wednesday of every month at a location in Amsterdam. It is a multi-disciplinary conference that revolves around building tomorrow’s world with decentralized digital currency technology, of which Bitcoin is the first and best known.
Conference presentations are only a small piece of Bitcoin Wednesday: It brings together the country’s early digital currency pioneers, its software developers, technologists, investors, digital currency startups, and the business community. It encourages interactive conversations, Q&A and debate.
Blockchain engineer Roelof Reineman has worked for 5 years at Eneco, a producer and supplier of gas, electricity and heat for more than 2 million business and residential customers in The Netherlands. He will talk about applying blockchain use cases in the energy market from a corporate perspective.
Paul Puey is CEO of Edge, producer of the Edge and Airbitz mobile cryptocurrency wallets. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s computer science and electrical engineering programs, he previously worked as a lead software engineer for chip manufacturers Nvidia Corporation and Chromatic Research. He will be giving away free alt-coins throughout the evening.
Alice: Blockchain For Social Impact
Raphaël Mazet is a co-founder of Alice.si, an Ethereum app for social impact. Before Alice, he served for ten years in corporate relations and digital advocacy in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. He became fascinated with blockchain technology in 2015 when he discovered the potential for smart contracts to increase funding in the non-profit sector by improving transparency and accountability.