Advancing Bitcoin
Developer
Conference 2024

Advancing Bitcoin
Developer
Conference 2024

Advancing Bitcoin
Developer
Conference 2024

6 Alie St, London, E1 8QT

14 - 15 March 2024

6 Alie St, London, E1 8QT

14 - 15 March 2024

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The Format

The Format

The Format


Talks
Experienced Bitcoin developers will share their knowledge through 25 minute talks and panel discussions. This is an opportunity to hear their thoughts, live, and ask them questions.


Workshops
Select which workshops you want to attend and spend a day learning from Bitcoin experts. Bring your laptop as these sessions are designed to get you building.


Networking
Meet the people that make Bitcoin happen! Share ideas and make new friends/business connections. After the conference, dinners, drinks, and social events will take place close to the venue.


Networking
Meet the people that make Bitcoin happen! Share ideas and make new friends/business connections. After the conference, dinners, drinks, and social events will take place close to the venue.
Let’s take Bitcoin development to the next level.
Let’s take Bitcoin development to the next level.
Let’s take Bitcoin development to the next level.
Speakers will share with you what they've been working on and some of their lessons learnt. These talks will both inform and inspire you.
Speakers will share with you what they've been working on and some of their lessons learnt. These talks will both inform and inspire you.
Speakers will share with you what they've been working on and some of their lessons learnt. These talks will both inform and inspire you.
Talks
Workshops
Hangout zones
After party
Lightning gaming competitions
Meetups (in the flesh!)
Our Speakers.
Our Speakers.
Our Speakers.

Supertestnet

BitVM
Super Testnet is a freelance software developer focused on bitcoin, the lightning network, and, most recently, bitvm. He is also the chairman of free and open source software at Pleblab in Austin, Texas.

Angie Jones

TBD - Part of Block
Angie Jones is the Global Vice President of Developer Relations for TBD, Block’s new business unit focused on decentralized technologies. She is an award-winning teacher and international keynote speaker who shares her wealth of knowledge at software companies and conferences all over the world.

Jimmy Song

Author
Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin Core Contributor, educator and entrepreneur. He is the author of Programming Bitcoin and his mission is to bring sound money to the world.

Sjors Provoost

Bitcoin Core contributor
Sjors is a software developer based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He has been working in the Bitcoin industry since 2014 and became a Bitcoin Core contributor in 2017. He is the author of Bitcoin: A Work in Progress and co-host the Bitcoin, Explained podcast.

Kody Low

Fedi
Joe is a Bitcoin journalist, filmmaker, and presenter. By day, he writes, reports and makes Bitcoin content for Cointelegraph. By night, he finds ways to demonstrate Bitcoin to noobies. Joe will be our MC at the conference.

Joe Nakamoto

Cointelegraph
Joe is a Bitcoin journalist, filmmaker, and presenter. By day, he writes, reports and makes Bitcoin content for Cointelegraph. By night, he finds ways to demonstrate Bitcoin to noobies. Joe will be our MC at the conference.

Steven Roose

Ark
Bitcoin developer for over 10 years, currently working on Ark and formerly in the Liquid team at Blockstream. Covenant proponent and author of TXHASH proposal.

Salvatore Ingala

Engineer at Ledger
Became passionate about bitcoin while finishing his PhD in Algorithms in 2017. Working at Ledger to pave the way for next-generation bitcoin wallets, by bringing native support for miniscript and other advanced signing policies in hardware signers. Researching how to do smart contracts the bitcoin way.

Tom Trevethan

CTO at Commerceblock
Tom Trevethan has been CTO at Commerceblock since 2018, developing second layer bitcoin technologies, including the mainstay proof system and mercury layer statechain

Andrew Poelstra

Director of Research at Blockstream
Andrew Poelstra is the director of research at Blockstream, and has helped in the development of Confidential Transactions and scriptless scripts. He is currently working on the development of Simplicity.

Erik De Smedt

Blockstream
Erik De Smedt is a Bitcoin enthusiast and data science expert, currently making strides as a developer for Greenlight.

Oscar Lafarga

Fedi
Oscar is a mobile lead engineer at Fedi and a founder of setlife.network. Oscar enjoys operating on a #bitcoin standard. Beyond FOSS development other interests include information theory, thermoeconomics, and construction.

Robin Linus

BitVM
Robin is the creator of BitVM - a proposal to bring more expressive off-chain smart contracts to Bitcoin without needing a soft fork. Robin will give a workshop on BitVM!
The first LDK hackathon is happening on March 13–15 at Advancing Bitcoin
The first LDK hackathon is happening on March 13–15 at Advancing Bitcoin
Availability is limited
Availability is limited

◆ Build Lightning applications with LDK Node

◆ Build Lightning applications with LDK Node

◆ Attend talks and network with developers

◆ Attend talks and network with developers

◆ Hack solo or form a team

◆ Hack solo or form a team

◆ Win prize money Tickets and information: https://ldk-hack-at-advancing-bitcoin.devpost.com/

◆ Win prize money Tickets and information: https://ldk-hack-at-advancing-bitcoin.devpost.com/

The Agenda
The Agenda
The Agenda

Day 0

Day 0

Wednesday 13th March

LDK Hackathon ⚡️ co-hosted with Spiral

LDK Hackathon ⚡️ co-hosted with Spiral

Day 1

Day 1

Thursday 14th March 10:00 - 10:10

Thursday 14th March

10:00 - 10:10

Welcome remarks

Leon Johnson

Leon Johnson

10:10-10:35

Supertestnet

BitVM

BitVM

10:35 - 11:00

Steven Roose

State of the Ark

State of the Ark

11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-11:45

Tom Trevethan

Blinded statechains, ecash, and lightning

Blinded statechains, ecash, and lightning

11:45-11:50

Break

11:50-12:30

Andrew Poelstra

OP_CAT and script expressivity

OP_CAT and script expressivity

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 14:10

Jimmy Song

TBC

TBC

14:10-14:15

Break

14:15-14:45

Angie Jones

TBDEX: A liquidity protocol

TBDEX: A liquidity protocol

14:45-14:50

Break

14:50-15:10

Salvatore Ingala

How to not trust your hardware wallet

How to not trust your hardware wallet

15:10-15:15

Break

15:15-15:45

Erik De Smedt

15:45-15:50

Break

15:50-16:30

Talk 2

Day 2

Day 2

10:00-16:00

Workshops

Titles and timings TBC.

Titles and timings TBC.

16:00

Hackathon prize announcements.

Hackathon prize

announcements

Sponsors
Sponsors
Sponsors
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Tickets

Tickets

Student

£99

Buy a ticket

Early Bird

£299

SOLD OUT

General

£399

Buy a ticket

Last Minute

£499

Coming soon

Refunds? Just let us know up to 3 days before the event and we will give you a full refund. No questions asked.
Refunds? Just let us know up to 3 days before the event and we will give you a full refund. No questions asked.

General

£399

Coming soon

Last Minute

£499

Coming soon

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