Bitcoin 2021, the largest Bitcoin event in history with a capacity of at least 12,000 attendees in Miami, starts with some of the biggest players in the industry.
The conference will be one of the largest gatherings of cryptocurrencies after the COVID-19 pandemic. and the organizers expect more than 50,000 visitors. An unofficial part of the conference began on Thursday with a “Whale Day” with Galaxy CEO Mike Novogratz and BitGO CEO Mike Belshe..
The event is positioned as something “more like a music festival”, with multiple scenarios, including the main stage “Nakamoto” as well as side stages like “Stacking Sats Stage” and “End Of Fiat Stage”.
Bitcoin 2021 moves to the “Bitcoin capital”: Miami
The conference is organized by Bitcoin Magazine, a cryptocurrency publication co-founded by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin in 2012. Originally planned in Los Angeles, California, Bitcoin 2021 moved to Miami earlier this year when Mayor Francis Suárez began campaigning to make Miami the “crypto capital of the world.”
“Mayor Francis Suarez is taking a step to establish Miami as the Bitcoin capital of the world, so naturally he has asked us to bring the largest Bitcoin conference in history to his city as soon as it is safe for investors, assistants and residents. “This was announced by the organizers of the event in March.
Notable speakers on the first day
Mayor Suárez himself will be the opening speaker of the main conference on the first daywho opened the event at 9:00 am ET with an opening speech on the Nakamoto Stage.
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The event will be attended by a number of US government officials, including Senator Cynthia Lummis and US commissioner for cryptocurrencies, Warren Davidson. Lummis was sworn in in the Senate in January and showed her support for Bitcoin (BTC) earlier this year. to adopt The laser eye photo as part of a laser eye flash mob on Twitter. Davidson and Lummis will speak at a panel entitled “Bringing Bitcoin Innovation Home to America” at 3:35 pm ET.
Bitcoin 2021 will also see the presence of key former U.S. government agencies such as C. exhibithris Giancarlo, past President of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Brian Brooks, former Acting Comptroller of the Currency of the Office of the Comptroller of the United States Currency and current CEO of Binance US. Giancarlo and Brooks will discuss financial innovation at 1:45 p.m. ET.
Other notable Nakamoto stage speakers include the creator of BitGold, Nick Szabo, the founders of Gemini Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital Anthony Pompliano, the CEO of MicroStrategy Michael Saylor, the former presidential candidate and Congressman Ron Paul, and the main investor in crypto and blockchain Tim draper.
The Twitter boss Jack Dorsey will speak to Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer of the Human Rights Foundation, about the possibilities of the crypto industry, at 12:25 p.m. ET.
Some of the biggest celebrities in the world are not to be missed the big Bitcoin 2021 event. Paris Hilton announced her participation in a tweet on Thursday, stating that she loves being part of this cryptocurrency community.. He took a big step into the crypto industry earlier this year, stating in his April article on NFT that he was bullish on non-fungible tokens.
The #CryptoQueen has arrived #Miami to the @TheBitcoinConf! ✈️ So excited to go into that #Bitcoin conference to hear all the leaders in this room speak. I love being part of this great community. And can’t wait to perform tonight @ 11Miami! See you there! pic.twitter.com/m24f8WpeIV
– Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) June 3, 2021
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