The London Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Speaker Series aims to cover the recent BCH ecosystem development and to nurture the local BCH community for merchants, users, and enthusiasts in the United Kingdom. This is a follow-up to the London Bitcoin Cash Meetup group and Conference early this year. This event is organised by Cryptartica and sponsored by Voltaire Cash and Bitcoin Cash Fund.
We are pleased to host several speakers and live webcasts from leading Bitcoin Cash companies and projects.
Date and Time
Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST
Elvin Hall, University College London – Institute of Education (IOE)
20 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0AL, United Kingdom
Event Schedule & Speaker Bio:
6.15PM: Igniting Growth of Bitcoin Cash: What’s Next? – Q&A with Dr. Craig Wright and Jimmy Nguyen
Dr. Craig Wright – Chief Scientist, nChain
Dr. Craig Wright is Chief Scientist for nChain – the global leader in research and development of blockchain technologies, with a focus on igniting massive growth and adoption of Bitcoin Cash. Dr. Wright has been involved with Bitcoin since 2009 and is one of the earliest minds working with Bitcoin.
Jimmy Nguyen – CEO, nChain Group
Jimmy is CEO for the nChain Group of companies. He joined nChain after a 21-year career as an intellectual property and digital technology lawyer, during which he was as partner at three major U.S. law firms. In 2008, Lawdragon named him (at only age 36) one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America”.
7.45PM: Bitcoin Cash Upgrade & OP_CODE
Semyon Germanovich – Founder, Voltaire.cash
Voltaire is a cryptocurrency exchange using Bitcoin Cash as its base pair. Voltaire’s goal is to encourage adoption and build utility, while heavily reinvesting back into the Bitcoin Cash community by partnering with exciting projects to promote BCH as a global store of value and the realisation of Satoshi’s vision for daily, peer to peer cryptocurrency transactions.
8.00PM: Bitcoin Cash Fund Development & Future Projects
Paul Wasensteiner – Founder & Executive Director, Bitcoin Cash Fund
Paul Wasensteiner is the founder and Director of the Bitcoin Cash Fund, a community-driven organisation created solely to drive adoption of Bitcoin Cash through marketing initiatives. He got involved in Bitcoin in 2011 and has been pushing for its success since.
8.15PM: Introduction to the bComm Association
Kenneth Haugaard/Petter Ikekhua – Bitcoin Cash Consultant, AyreMedia & CoinGeek.com
Michael Hudson – CEO, Bitstocks
Michael has enjoyed a successful career spanning both the technological and financial fields. This – combined with his deep passion for cryptocurrencies, politics, modern money mechanics and an inherent entrepreneurial spirit – culminated in the formation of Bitstocks. He’s been featured in Thomson Reuters’ Framework, The Financial Times, The Yacht Investor, SquareMile as well as on IGTV UK,The London Square’s Shareviews and The Financial Fox.
8.45PM: Closing Speech