• Arnhem,

    The Netherlands


    June 30 - July 1, 2017


    The Future of Bitcoin Conference 2017

  • Discovering Bitcoin's Future

    The Future of Bitcoin Conference 2017

    Bitcoin’s disruptive technology is decentralised, global, and permissionless.

    Today's research and development community reflects these qualities.

    Competing and collaborating, Individuals and teams all over the world are working on new and innovative technology.

    The Future of Bitcoin is very bright indeed.


    Watch the video's of the presentations here

  • What is happening in Arnhem June 29-July 1

    Coming together to discuss the Future of Bitcoin

    Join us for 2 days of presentations, panels, meeting people from all over the world, enjoying good food, relaxed environment and productive discussions.


    This open and inclusive conference offers developers, researchers, industry and enthusiasts an opportunity to meet in person and present and discuss Bitcoin's issues of today and tomorrow.


    The Bitcoin friendly city of Arnhem is located on the banks of the river Rhine, a short train ride east of Amsterdam and offers over one hundred Bitcoin accepting merchants, a lively historic center with a number of comfortable hotels. In walking distance next to the train station, the WTC-Arnhem has great food, fantastic view, modern facilities, friendly staff and very fast internet.


    The conference starts late afternoon, Thursday with a welcoming social event, where attendees meet each other, register, receive conference packages and directions, while enjoying drinks and snacks.


    Friday and Saturday start with breakfast, followed by presentations and discussions. During lunch and breaks there is ample opportunity to speak one-on-one. The location offers many possibilities during the conference. For those that want to use this opportunity to collaborate on projects, there is high quality wifi and many places to work.


    Friday ends with a dinner event at the WTC-Arnhem. On Saturday the conference wraps up with a relaxed BBQ party within walking distance.


    Tickets are $250 USD



    Conference Admission Tickets




  • Speakers

    More information about Speakers and Presentations click here

    Marek Kotewicz​

    Marek Kotewicz​

    Jihan Wu

    Jihan Wu

    Ryan X. Charles

    Ryan X. Charles

    Jameson Lopp​

    Jameson Lopp​

    Andrew Stone

    Andrew Stone​

    Juan Garavaglia

    Juan Garavaglia​

    Nikita Zhavoronkov



    Dagur Valberg Johannsson

    Dagur Valberg Johannsson

    Tomas van der Wansem​

    Tomas van der Wansem​

    Piotr Narewski

    Piotr Narewski

    Amaury Sechet

    Amaury Sechet

    Dr. Peter Rizun

    Dr. Peter Rizun

    John Swingle

    John Swingle

    Dr. Nicola Dimitri

    Antony Zegers

    Antony Zegers

    Antony Zegers

    Rob Mitchell

    Master of Ceremonies

  • Conference Information

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    The city of Arnhem is located in the Dutch province Gelderland, The Netherlands, a one hour train ride from Amsterdam Airport. Arnhem has over one hundred Bitcoin accepting merchants and is also known as Arnhem Bitcoin City, the perfect backdrop for a conference on The Future of Bitcoin.  Visit...
    ​Two days of presentations, a panel, meeting people from all over the world, enjoying good food, relaxed environment and productive discussions with developers, researchers, industry and enthusiasts. June 29th International speakers and attendees will start to arrive. At 3:00 p.m....
    We are pleased to provide this list of international speakers and presenters at this first, The Future of Bitcoin Conference, being held in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Researchers, developers and representatives from the development community will share knowledge, research and showcase multiple...
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  • Conference Admission Tickets


    There are no more Admission tickets available



    Admission Ticket includes: reception Thursday June 29th, all meals,

    all presentations and all social events.

    Admission ticket Price $250.00 USD (payable in Bitcoin)



    Admission Ticket & 3 Night Hotel Accommodation Package:

    Holiday Inn Express, as available

    $250 + $300 = $550.00 USD (payable in Bitcoin)

    Prices subject to change


    If you have purchased a ticket and want to add hotel accommodation or have any other questions contact info@thefutureofbitcoin.com


    If you would like to book your hotel separately please follow these links.

    Holiday Inn Express 

    Best Western Hotel Haarhuis

    And for B&Bs and Hotels in Arnhem that accept Bitcoin - ArnhemBitcoinCity

  • Bitcoin Level Sponsors

  • Gold Level Sponsors

  • Bronze Level Sponsor

  • Supporters

  • Media Partners

  • Call for Proposals

    Closed on May 15


    Members of the Bitcoin community are invited to submit proposals for presentations at the upcoming Future of Bitcoin Conference being held 30 June - 01 July 2017 in Arnhem, The Netherlands.


    Submissions should include a 1-page abstract describing the topic to be presented. Presenters should aim for 20-30 minute presentations, to be followed by questions from the audience.


    Topics may include (but are not limited to): Bitcoin scaling, privacy, fungibility, protocol upgrades, governance, economics, and social aspects. Submissions may be based on an academic-style paper, analytical studies, or more practitioner-oriented material such as implemented or proposed software and other developments in the ecosystem.


    Please email proposals to: presentations@thefutureofbitcoin.com


    Presentations will be chosen by a selection committee made up of individuals representing a wide range of interests.


    The Future of Bitcoin Conference 2017 aims to be open and inclusive of all Bitcoin stakeholders. Submissions are welcome from individuals representing all projects and implementations.


    Submission deadline for Proposals is extended to May 15, 2017


    Proposals and information: presentations@thefutureofbitcoin.com


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