Crypto-market innovators are today expanding the perception and adoption of some of the key elements set to illuminate tomorrow’s financial landscape. The North American Bitcoin Conference, in particular, projects a wide-angle lens view of the transition to a blockchain powered economy, with potential to significantly impact finance for decades to come.
The scale of this year’s conference, which will take place on 16th to 18th January 2019, will be extraordinary.
The 2019 chapter, is expected to attract enthusiasts from across the broad spectrum of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency market. This includes innovators, thought leaders, and decision makers. The show will not only provide a large networking pool for participants but also host the best and brightest speakers from the world of innovation.
So far, much attention and praise have been given to the former conference, the same is to be expected of the latter. The North American Bitcoin Conference 2019 team has done a remarkable job at creating a balanced seminar programme that represents the entire market. This year, TNABC will shine the spotlight on a number of keynote speakers, fresh on the heels of the success experienced last year, when blockchain grew in adoption worldwide.
Charlie Shrem, Brock Pierce, Jake Yocom-Piatt, Marlon E. Yarde, and David Chaum, among other speakers, will take the stage to share their visions on Blockchain technology as a driver of tomorrow’s financial landscape.
Charlie Shrem is a Bitcoin Pioneer, CTO of Intellisys.ai/Mainstreet.ky, and Founder of the Bitcoin Foundation. While he was the CEO of BitInstant, the company grew to become one of the earliest and largest Bitcoin companies, processing 30% of all Bitcoin/USD volume. Mr. Shrem has been actively involved in bridging the gap between traditional finance and Bitcoin through ventures such as Payza.com. His current venture is a capital management firm issuing tokenized securitized assets on the Blockchain. Talk: Fireside chat.
Brock Pierce is a renowned Blockchain pioneer. He is the chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, co-founder of Blockchain Capital, co-founder and Head of Strategy at Block.one, founding board member of Mastercoin (Inventor of the ICO), and an advisor to Bancor. Block.one was created in 2017 and has since sold over $300 million in tokens during the first month of EOS crowdsale, the largest ever. Bancor sold $150 million tokens in June of 2017. He has founded and co-founded a number of blockchain based firms, including IGE, the pioneer of digital currency in online games with revenues exceeding $100 million in 2006. Talk: Blockchain Pioneer.
Jake Yocom-Piatt is project lead for Decred, and co-creator of zkc, a high-security asynchronous chat system. He has been using, funding and directing the creation of open-source software for 10+ years, as well as acting as an expert source for various industry publications. Talk: Application of Blockchain timestamping.
Marlon E. Yarde is currently the Managing Director of the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc. (BSE) and its subsidiary, the Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc. (BCSDI) since March 31, 2016. His current position is establishing the BSE as the traditional exchange of choice for the listing and trading of Digital Financial Assets on a well-regulated market with international best practice rules within a jurisdiction with a reputation for a robust regulatory framework. Talk: Investment panel.
David Chaum is widely recognized as the inventor of digital cash. Mr. Chaum is a well-known fundamental innovator in cryptography, including privacy technology and secure election systems. He is the founder of the International Association for Cryptologic Research — the cryptography group at the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam, DigiCash — the voting system institute and Perspectiva Fund. Talk: Crossing the Charm- the Next 100 million Crypto Users.
The North American Bitcoin Conference 2019 marks an important turning point in the future of Blockchain technology and traditional financial markets. Industry experts, innovators, and market analysts will come together to inform, educate and inspire the eager audience. For smart investors, this Bitcoin conference will offer a unique setting to examine the risks and clearly appreciate the opportunities in the multi-billion dollar crypto-market.