The Digital Currency Summit is just around the corner. This year’s edition of the summit is set to take place in Madrid, Spain on April 23, 2015. Digital Currency Summit is a forum that brings together bankers, investors, entrepreneurs, corporates, lawyers, politicians and digital currency enthusiasts from around the world. The main objective of this forum is to understand digital currency, its benefits and impact on the world economy.
The event creates a platform for debate on the implications of digital currency for stakeholders of economy, viz. governments, banks, corporates and the investor community. The very first edition of the Digital Currency Summit was held last year from September 17th to 19th, 2014 in Andorra. This year, the summit is hosted at Complejo Duques de Pastrana in Madrid. The focus of this year’s summit includes:
- How Bitcoin works
- Financial system integration
- Identity, Privacy, Security and AML
- New opportunities for investors
- Financial instruments for investors
- Legal frameworks for digital currency
The event has something to offer for everyone. Even those who don’t have any experience with Bitcoin can attend it to understand Bitcoin and other digital currencies. According to the event website, some of the speakers at the event include Jan Kees de Jager – Former finance minister of Netherlands, Erik Meierhoff from Rakuten, Nicolas Cary of Blockchain and many more.
While the previous edition of Digital Currency Summit was focused on the introduction to digital currencies and the future of digital currency, This year, the summit’s agenda seems to focus more on the legal, regulatory and security aspects related to Bitcoin.
It might be a good opportunity for bureaucrats and government representatives from across the world to interact with people directly involved in Bitcoin related businesses to understand the nuances of Bitcoin sector. It will help them in creating regulatory a framework for Bitcoin in their respective nations.