SOURCE: Triple Zero Media

January 08, 2014 14:48 ET

North American Bitcoin Conference Coming to Miami

Debut Event Will Draw Bitcoin Experts From Around the World; Merchants Admitted Free

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2014) - Triple Zero Media today announced that the first-ever North American Bitcoin Conference (http://btcmiami.com/) will be occurring in Miami, Jan. 24 through 26, 2014. The event will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The NABC follows the successful European Bitcoin Conference in Amsterdam in September 2013.

More than 500 members of the Bitcoin international community will be attending to discuss and make plans involving this radically new digital currency that operates without governments or banks. As part of its mission to encourage Bitcoin use and growth, merchants will be admitted for free on Saturday, Jan. 25, and be able to take part in full-day educational workshops.

A pre-conference networking party will take place at 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24, at the Clevelander South Beach Hotel & Bar, which will be accepting Bitcoins for payment throughout the property via BitPay. (If out-of-town attendees wish, they may also use Bitcoin to pay for their flights via BTCTrip.com.)

Five panels will address issues of interest to startups, venture capitalists and angel investors, and businesses, and there will be two dozen speakers, including:

Charles Shrem, BitInstant
Michael Terpin, BitAngels
Marc van der Chijs, CrossPacific Capital
Carol van Cleef, Patton Boggs
Matthew Roszak, SilkRoad Equity
Jeffrey Tucker, Liberty.me
Jacob S. Farber, Perkins Coie
Jason King, Sean's Outpost
Gabriel Caballero, Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart
Tony Gallippi, Bitpay
Roger Ver, Memorydealers/bitcoinstore
Elizabeth Ploshay, Bitcoin Magazine
Chris Odom, OpenTransactions
Alan Safahi, ZipZap
Charlie Lee, Litecoin
Charles Evans, Bitcountant
George Papageorgiou, Neo & Bee, Neo Easycoin
David Aylor, Silk Road lawyer
Ryan Charleston, Bitcorati
Vitalik Buterin, Bitcoin Magazine
Eric Spano, Bylls
Kennth Metral, CoinGig
Wendell Davis, Hive
Joseph Vaughnperling, New Liberty Dollar

For more information and ticket pricing, please visit Bitcoin Miami's website, http://btcmiami.com/.