Aiming to promote Bitcoin, the MIT Bitcoin Expo is going to be held on May 3rd at Stata Center 32-123 and according to the promoters of the event, it promises to be one of the most exciting Bitcoin events of the year. Organizers hope that the expo which is being hosted by HackMIT, the MIT Bitcoin Club, and the College Cryptocurrency Network, will attract a big audience.
In its release, the promoters HackMIT, the MIT Bitcoin Club, and the College Cryptocurrency Network revealed that they are proud to present a uniquely-MIT event which is going to shape the future of the digital currency. Though it is a comprehensive one-day event, the event will first cover the basics of what Bitcoin is and how it works.
Once fundamentals are covered, there will be discussions and debates on perspectives from leading academics and professionals, illuminating why Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies represent one of the most exciting developments in decades across the fields of cryptography, distributed computing, graph theory, finance, and economics.
Last but not least; the event will switch into workshop mode, where expert practitioners will introduce the audience to tools for interacting with the code that lies at the heart of Bitcoin.
One-Day Events to Have Industry Stalwarts as Presenters
Apart from Bitcoin stalwarts, several corporate honchos and policy makers have been invited to present their views. The event will begin at 11:00 wherein the College Cryptocurrency Network Meetup will be held. The one hour event will then proceed further and Jeremy Rubin and Dan Elitzer will give the welcome address.
Some major presenters include Gavin Andresen (Chief Scientist & Board Member, Bitcoin Foundation), Sean Neville (Co-Founder & CTO, Circle Internet Financial), Alan Reiner (Founder & CEO, Armory Technologies), James D’Angelo (Founder & Host, World Bitcoin Network), and Ryan X. Charles (Software Engineer, BitPay).
Most of these presenters have proven track record and have contributed heavily to the development of the digital currency and listening to them will definitely add to the student’s knowledge base. An unprecedented opportunity for students who wish to know about the latest innovation in financial market, The MIT Bitcoin Expo according to organizer is every bit.
However, due to capacity constraints, in-person attendance at this event is open to students only. The organizers are inviting the participants as registrations are still open. Interested parties can click this link for registration.
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