Atlanta-based BitPay, a digital currency payment processor, announced on Tuesday plans to exhibit at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, which begins on March 7th and ends on the 15th.
“BitPay’s involvement in SXSW will give valuable insight into the future of payments and will allow us to provide an interactive and in-person bitcoin experience,” said VP of Marketing at BitPay Stephanie Wargo. “We are very excited to be part of the festival.”
The company’s CEO, Tony Gallippi, is expected to speak on March 8th (Saturday) in a panel entitled “Bitcoin and Math Based Currencies: The Road to $100 Billion.”
Gallippi will also be speaking on Monday the 10th in a panel entitled “The Future of Money” led by Aaron Task of Yahoo! Finance and Bob McCooey of NASDAQ.
BitPay will be located at booth number 1417 at SXSW Interactive (running from March 7-11), for those interested in visiting. On March 6th, Gallippi will also be speaking at the Texas Bitcoin Conference, an expo put together by The Texas Bitcoin Association.