Let’s take Bitcoin development to the next level.

You've mastered the basics, now learn about the latest technical developments in depth. Be inspired by talks from leaders in this amazing field.

Bitcoin needs people like you. Come and network, learn from industry leaders, and hear amazing stories.

There will be no ICOs here.

Advancing Bitcoin is a new 2 day conference where developers can listen to, learn from, and be inspired by the latest technical developments in the Bitcoin ecosystem.



image of the speaker Jameson Lopp, Bitcoin developer

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Jameson Lopp

(via Skype) CTO at CASA
image of the speaker Jimmy Song. Jimmy is a Bitcoin educator and runs Programming Blockchain.

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Jimmy Song

Bitcoin Educator at Programming Blockchain
image of the speaker Nicolas Dorier. Nicolas is the main contributer to BTCPay Server and Open Sourse Bitcoin payments platform.

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Nicolas Dorier

Creator of BTCPay Server
image of the speaker Elaine Ou the Bitcoin developer

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Elaine Ou

Blockchain engineer at Global Financial Access
image of the speaker Jeremy Welch

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Jeremy Welch

Founder of CASA
image of the speaker Patrick McCorry

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Patrick McCorry

Assistant Professor at King's College London
image of the speaker Kalle Alm - the Bitcoin Core contributer

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Kalle Alm

Bitcoin Core contributer and engineer at DG Lab
image of the speaker Matt Corallo the Bitcoin developer

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Matt Corallo

Bitcoin developer at Chaincode Labs
image of the speaker Patrícia Estevão - Bitcoin UX designer

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Patrícia Estevão

UX designer and consultant
image of the speaker Justin Moon the Bitcoin developer

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Justin Moon

image of the speaker and developer Philip Glazman

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Philip Glazman

Software engineer at Bitmain
image of the speaker Sjors Provoost - Bitcoin Core contributer

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Sjors Provoost

Bitcoin Core contributer
image of the speaker Stepan Snigirev

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Stepan Snigirev

CTO Crypto Advance
image of the speaker Adam Fiscor

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Adam Fiscor

Creator of Wasabi Wallet
image of the speaker Fabrice Drouin - CTO of ACINQ the Bitcoin and French Lightning company

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Fabrice Drouin


The call for speakers is now closed.


What people are saying



  • Day 1
  • 09:15 - 09:45
  • 09:45 - 09:55
    Opening Remarks
  • 09:55 - 10:25
    Hardware Wallets - General Attack Analysis
    Stepan Snigrev
  • 10:25 - 10:55
    The Lightning Network: a fast, instant, high performance payment network built on top of Bitcoin
    Fabrice Drouin
  • 10:55 - 11:25
    What I've Learnt From Lightning Development
    Elaine Ou

11:25 - 11:40 BREAK

  • 11:40 - 12:10
    Lightning Development in Rust
    Matt Corallo
  • 12:10 - 12:40
    The Difficulties in Designing Protocols: Bitcoin vs Ethereum
    Patrick McCorry

12:40 - 13:30 LUNCH (Provided)

  • 13:30 - 14:05
    Panel Discussion
  • 14:05 - 14:50
    Danger! Bitcoin Threat Models
    Kalle Alm
  • 14:50 - 15:20
    Exploring Neutrino
    Jimmy Song

15:20 - 15:40 BREAK

  • 15:40 - 16:10
    Bitcoin Engineering Lessons Learned
    Jameson Lopp
  • 16:10 - 16:55
    BTCPay Server Architecture: How to pick your trust level
    Nicolas Dorier
  • 16:55 - 17:00
    Closing remarks

After conference drinks!

  • Day 2
  • 09:15 - 11:15
    Workshop 1A: How to Build Your Own Hardware Wallet
    Stepan Snigrev
  • 09:15 - 11:15
    Workshop 1B: Setting up and securing a Lightning node
    Fabrice Drouin and Elaine Ou

11:15 - 11:30 BREAK

  • 11:30 - 13:30
    Workshop 2A: Crawling the Bitcoin network
    Justin Moon
  • 11:30 - 13:30
    Workshop 2B: Security analysis
    Kalle Alm

13:30 - 14:15 LUNCH (Provided)

  • 14:15 - 14:45
    Bitcoin and The Fourth Computing Wave
    Jeremey Welch
  • 14:45 - 15:15
    Technical Principles of Bitcoin Wallets
    Phil Glazman
  • 15:15 - 15:40
    Using your hardware wallet with Bitcoin Core
    Sjors Provoost
  • 15:40 - 16:10
    Advancing the Bitcoin User Experience: Designing for developers and end users
    Patrícia Estevão
  • 16:10 - 16:20
    Open mic
    You! In the audience
  • 16:20 - 16:50
    The current state of Bitcoin fungibility
    Adam Fiscor
  • 16:50 - 17:00
    Closing remarks

End of Conference


The Venue

Code Node:
10 South Place London, United Kingdom EC2M 7EB

125 people

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CodeNode is the UK's largest venue dedicated to Technology events. It welcomes thousands of engineers each year.

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The Experience


Meet with Bitcoin developers from around the world. Spend two days exchanging ideas, making new contacts, and connecting with like-minded people.


You've mastered the basics. Now take your knowledge to the next level. Attending our workshops and talks will give you essential knowledge and tips from industry leaders about new Bitcoin developments and how to take your Bitcoin development to the next level.

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Be Inspired

Hear stories from industry leaders about the projects they're working on and the journey they've been through. Learn how you can contribute to the Bitcoin ecosystem.




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Leon Johnson