Raleigh is going to organize the Carolinas first-ever Bitcoin Expo on August 15 and 16, 2014. According to the organizers of the event more than 500 new faces of the Bitcoin community are expected to attend. Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo is the right event for Bitcoin businesses to network and discuss the opportunities and potential available in the digital currency ecosystem.
The two-day event will provide exclusive opportunities for people to know about Bitcoin technologies that are transforming the money is being perceived today. Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo is expected to provide a great opportunity for startups, crowdfunding, venture capitalists and angel investors to search new avenues.
Lawyers and the people in regulatory bodies in government can participate to understand issues related to regulation of digital currencies which are going to be discussed throughout the action packed weekend. More than two dozen speakers will be putting their views on various topics to provide broad view that concerns the stakeholders in digital currency.
Edmund C. Moy, the 38th Director of the United States Mint, as the keynote speaker
The venue has been fixed strategically at the Research Triangle region, Downtown Raleigh which according to the organizers is home to Red Hat’s Worldwide headquarters. To be held at the Raleigh Convention Center, the event will have Edmund C. Moy, the 38th Director of the United States Mint, as the keynote speaker.
In a press release the organizers of Cryptolina say that inviting Edmund C. Moy is a game-changer as he is widely respected among the finance and exchange industry, and is among the highest level officials yet to recognize both the future and inevitability of cryptocurrency. The Carolinas are thrilled to be hosting Mr. Moy’s first appearance at a Bitcoin conference.
With the luminaries like Edmund C. Moy associating themselves with Bitcoin and Bitcoin events, the support and legitimacy is going to expand further for digital currencies. Moy has been voicing his support for digital currencies quite often. One such moment came when in a response to Credit Suisse tax evasion he tweeted that it’s time banks got competition.
He had then advocated for cryptocurrencies. On the invitation to become keynote speaker at Cryptolina, Moy responded that Bitcoin, and the ideas behind it, will be a disruptor to the traditional notions of currency. In the end, currency will be better for it.
Faruk Okcetin, an event organizer and entrepreneur elaborated that Campbell Harvey, PhD Professor of Finance at Duke University, and Elizabeth Ploshay of the Bitcoin Foundation and BitPay will be some other renowned personalities to attend.
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