Experienced Bitcoin developers from Blockstream, Chaincode Labs, and many more will be sharing their knowledge through 25 minute talks and panel discussions. This is an opportunity to hear their thoughts, live, and ask them questions.
This is where you'll learn the most. 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. At the last conference participants installed and configured Lightning nodes, built hardware wallets and Bitcoin node crawlers. For this conference expect even more workshops.
Meet the people that make Bitcoin happen! Share ideas, swap contact details, and make new friends/business connections. After the conference dinners, drinks, and social events will take place close to the venue.
Andrew Poelstra is a Mathematician and Director of Research at Blockstream. He became involved in Bitcoin in late 2011, and joined Blockstream cofounders Greg Maxwell and Pieter Wuille in developing the high-performance cryptography library libsecp256k1.
Andrew is a Bitcoin Core contributor who has recently been working on Hardware Wallet Interface(HWI) and Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions (PSBT).
Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin Core Contributor and former VP of Engineering for Armory. He caught the Bitcoin bug back in 2011 and started contributing to Bitcoin open source projects since 2013. He’s a contributor to CoinDesk and has a popular Bitcoin blog. He is the author of Programming Bitcoin.
Quantum physicist, hacker, paranoic. CTO of CryptoAdvance, startup focusing on secure key storage. Working on a new lightning-compatible hardware wallet and dreaming about different kinds of Bitcoin-powered embedded devices.
Gleb works on improvements to the peer-to-peer layer of Bitcoin at Chaincode Labs. He primarily focuses on high-level challenges such as security and efficiency of the protocols used in the Bitcoin network. While working on Masters degree at UBC, he designed Erlay and mitigated couple vulnerabilities in the peer-to-peer layer.
Fabian was part of the Chaincode Residency in the Summer of 2019. Fabian's interests lay in both Lightning and Bitcoin.
Selene is the founding designer of Blockstream. She believes design is the bridge between technology and humanity, and strives to inspire people with design thinking to push boundaries and to empower Bitcoin.
Sergi Delgado is co-founder & Bitcoin lead at PISA Research. He has a PhD in Bitcoin and Distributed Systems from Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He has worked in the blockchain laboratories at both UCL and UIUC. His recent research has focused on measuring (and inferring) the Bitcoin peer-to-peer network which was presented at Financial Cryptography (18 & 19) and Scaling Bitcoin (18 & 19).
Creator of Wasabi Wallet, co-Author of the Bitcoin C# Book, and one of the most active GitHub contributors in the world! Adam has spent recent months researching privacy improvements to Bitcoin, he will share some of this work at the conference
Stephan will be the MC for the conference, he hosts the Stephan Livera podcast which focuses on bitcoin and austrian economics.
Valentine is a bitcoin and lightning developer at Square crypto. Valentine was previously at Lightning Labs where she worked on LND, lndmon, the Lightning wallet and much more.
Developer who fell in the rabbit hole in 2014, main contributor behind the .NET library "NBitcoin". Co-author of free e-book "Programming the Blockchain in C#". Main maintainer of the open source payment processor for Bitcoin "BTCPay Server". He is based in Tokyo and works as a developer at Metaco and DG Lab.
Protocol engineer working on core parts of lnd. Notable contributions are the introduction of hodl invoices and probability-based payment routing. Recently started to explore instant messaging over Lightning. Totally convinced of Lightning as the world's next step in the evolution of money.
Bitcoin Core Contributor, Manager at DG Lab. Swedish developer who graduated from Keio University in 2016 with a MCS in the field of AI. Joined the blockchain team at Digital Garage as a manager. Bitcoin Core Contributor since 2016. Author of BIPs 325, 154, 178 and 322. Kalle will speak about Signet - a proposed new test network for the Bitcon.
Bitcoin Core & Rust-Lightning contributor at Chaincode Labs. He is interested by contract protocol research, architecture of the bitcoin open source stack and advanced testing for critical software.
James is an open-source contributor to both Bitcoin Core and Libbitcoin implementations and was a Chaincode resident last summer (2019). His current research interests include formal verification of protocols. He has recently developed a novel method to automate contract verification at signing time and will introduce this research and its implications for 2nd layer protocol development at Advancing Bitcoin.
You don't need a designer, practicing tips and tricks - Selene Jin
How to use Miniscript - Andrew Poelstra
Create your own Signet with Taproot and Schnorr signatures - Kalle Alm
RaspiBlitz - Rootzoll and Openoms
Build a hardware wallet from scratch with MicroPython - Stepan Snigrev
How to prototype your bitcoin app - James Prestwich
Debugging Bitcoin Core - Fabian Jahr
Building a Lightning-powered in-protocol dead man's button - Joost Jager
Hack the Specter - tune a DIY hardware wallet to fit YOUR security model - Stepan Snigrev
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