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Bitcoin 2020 is postponed until Q3 2020
POSTPONED: Bitcoin 2020 Is Moving to Q3 2020

Following the rapid escalation of COVID-19 in California and worldwide, Bitcoin 2020 has been postponed from March 27 and 28, 2020, to Q3 of 2020.

Welcome to Bitcoin 2020!

Welcome to Bitcoin 2020, a one-of-a-kind festival celebrating the dawn of a new technological paradigm and the counterculture behind it.

Trace Mayer launched Proof of Keys to emphasize sovereignty, privacy and Bitcoin’s cypherpunk ethos — ideals he expanded on in a detailed interview.
Video: Trace Mayer on Proof of Keys, Sovereignty and Bitcoin Privacy

“If you have rights but never flex them, your muscles will get weak.”

The second Bolt-A-Thon will take place via livestream in December 2019. Presentations and a hackathon are expected to boost the Lightning Network.
The Bolt-A-Thon Sequel to Spark Lightning Innovation

The second Bolt-A-Thon will take place via livestream in December 2019. Presentations and a hackathon are expected to boost the Lightning Network.

Cutting Edge Ideas Converge at Money20/20

Sponsored: Among the topics discussed at Money20/20, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology were two of the most exciting.

‘Scam’ or Iteration — in Berlin, Bitcoin Diehards Still Believe in Lightning
‘Scam’ or Iteration — in Berlin, Bitcoin Diehards Still Believe in Lightning

At the Lightning Conference in Berlin, attendees and presenters were ready to tackle obstacles to Lightning adoption and celebrate its progress.

Bitcoin News Week in Review
Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review – October 19th, 2019

10/19/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news stories affecting Bitcoin this week.

Pivoting to a focus on Bitcoin, Transylvania Crypto Conference 2019 offered a wide range of Bitcoin explanation, exploration and debate.
Transylvania Crypto Conference 2019: The Transition to Bitcoin-Only

Pivoting to a focus on Bitcoin, Transylvania Crypto Conference 2019 offered a wide range of Bitcoin explanation, exploration and debate.

In late October 2019, The Lightning Conference will gather together developers, investors and community members who love Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.
The Lightning Conference Preview in Six Stories

In late October 2019, The Lightning Conference will gather together developers, investors and community members who love Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.

bitcoin white paper
At Bitcoin 2019, Scientists Cited in White Paper Weigh In on the Future

During the Bitcoin 2019 conference, Adam Back and Scott Stornetta discussed their role in Bitcoin’s white paper and BTC’s future.

Adoption & community - Bitcoin 2019 Gears Up to Bring Bitcoin Back Into the Conference Spotlight
Bitcoin 2019 Gears Up to Bring Bitcoin Back Into the Conference Spotlight

“Bitcoin 2019 is about realigning our collective focus toward what really matters — innovation, community, inclusivity and memes. It’s about bringing together the industry to build relationships as well as partnerships.”

Events - Understanding Bitcoin
Understanding Bitcoin, the Demos: How to Become a Bitcoin Power User

The Understanding Bitcoin conference held in Malta from April 5 to April 7, 2019, was all about turning regular Bitcoin users into power users. Spread throughout the conference were 18 demos by leading Bitcoin developers and experts illustrating how to make the most out of available Bitcoin tools.

Events - Bolt-A-Thon
Bolt-A-Thon, a Virtual Lightning Network Event, Invites Borderless Progress

Bolt-A-Thon, a virtual Lightning Network hackathon and conference kicks off today to help gather contributors from all over the world and propel Bitcoin’s vital Layer 2 solution.

Events - Bitcoin 2019: A Peer-to-Peer Conference for the Whole Bitcoin Community
Bitcoin 2019: A Peer-to-Peer Conference for the Whole Bitcoin Community

Billed as “A Peer-to-Peer Conference,” Bitcoin 2019 will be held at SVN West in San Francisco, California, hosted by BTC Inc., from June 25–26, 2019.

Events - Get Ready for a New Print Edition of Bitcoin Magazine!
Get Ready for a New Print Edition of Bitcoin Magazine!

For the first time in 5 years, Bitcoin Magazine will be publishing a brand new print edition this summer.

Events - David Chaum on Digital Privacy: “The Cat Is Out of the Bag”
David Chaum on Digital Privacy: “The Cat Is Out of the Bag”

“Consumers are starting to lose faith in online services and privacy protections they hoped were in place,” David Chaum told the audience at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas on October 23, 2018.

Events - Distributed Dialogues: Crypto Reporters Look in the Mirror
Distributed Dialogues: Crypto Reporters Look in the Mirror

Interviews with crypto and blockchain journalists Laura Shin and Aaron van Wirdum, held at Distributed 2018.

Events - New Decentral Project Brings Gamification
New Decentral Project Brings Gamification, Rewards to Jaxx User Experience

Canadian blockchain venture Decentral Inc. and its multi-currency digital wallet Jaxx announced the upcoming release…

Events - CDX Brings Inaugural Blockchain Summit to New York
CDX Brings Inaugural Blockchain Summit to New York

The Chief Digital Officer Global Forum (CDX) summit series is gearing up for its next…

Events - Breaking Bitcoin Conference Heading for Lisbon This Summer as “Building on Bitcoin”
Breaking Bitcoin Conference Heading for Lisbon This Summer as “Building on Bitcoin”

The Breaking Bitcoin conference, first organized last summer in Paris, is returning for its second…

Events - Blockchain Takes the Stage at Flagship Cryptography Conference in Israel
Blockchain Takes the Stage at Flagship Cryptography Conference in Israel

Five blockchain papers were presented on the second day Eurocrypt in Tel Aviv, and one of those received a “best paper” award.

Events - Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon Call Out Craig Wright at Deconomy 2018
Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon Call Out Craig Wright at Deconomy 2018

Deconomy, an international blockchain forum, is taking place in Seoul, South Korea, from April 3…

- Scaling Bitcoin 2017: Science Is Central in Stanford (and the Politics Ignored)
Scaling Bitcoin 2017: Science Is Central in Stanford (and the Politics Ignored)

Stanford University hosted the fourth edition of the Scaling Bitcoin conference over the weekend of…

Events - Feature Interview: North American Bitcoin Conference Organizer Moe Levin
Feature Interview: North American Bitcoin Conference Organizer Moe Levin

On January 17 and 18, 2017, in downtown Miami, a worldwide audience of innovators, enthusiasts,…