|By Marketwired .||
|May 13, 2014 09:17 AM EDT||
DUBLIN, IRELAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/14 -- Twenty of the most innovative and influential leaders in the Bitcoin, payments and financial services worlds will be among the featured speakers at the inaugural Bitcoin Finance Conference and Expo (Bitfin 2014) in Dublin on July 3 and 4 at the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin.
Over two days, Bitcoin Finance 2014 will bring together international financial, technical, regulatory, political and economic experts from Circle, Stripe, Realex, Bitpay, Blockchain,info, and a host of other forward-thinkers to consider how digital currency will shape the future of payments, banking and finance.
"There are still usability problems to be addressed, and international regulatory uncertainty, but the ecosystem is maturing rapidly. Bitcoin Finance will provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of digital currencies," said Fergal Murray, founder of Bitfin. "Attendees will leave with a unique understanding of the opportunities and risks that digital currency presents to payments networks, financial institutions, corporations, and regulatory authorities."
Among the scheduled speakers are:
Jeremy Allaire, CEO, Circle
Colm Lyon, CEO, Realax Payments
Greg Brockman, CTO, Stripe
Nicolas Cary, CEO, Blockchain.info
Moe Levin, VP Europe, Bitpay
Bobby Lee, CEO, BTC China
David Irvine, CEO, MaidSafe
Sam Cole, co-founder, KnC Miner
Karl Grey - founder, StartJoin
Sean Neville - CTO, Circle
Elizabeth Rosseillo, CEO, Bitpesa
Jonathan Levin, co-founder - Coinmetrics
Christian Papathanasiou - CEO, Global Coin FX
Simon Dixon, CEO, BankToTheFuture.com
John Beccia - General Counsel, Circle
Damian Crowe, CEO, Obillex
Rainey Reitman, activism director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Brett Myers, CEO, CurrencyFair
Brandon Goldman - CEO Freshpay
David Johnston, managing director, BitAngels Fund I
Christina Gorlick, CAO, CloudHashing
"Bitcoin's protocol and mechanism for moving information -- and money as information -- is a breakthrough as significant as the development of the Web was to moving documents," said Jeremy Allaire, one of the featured speakers.
Registration costs EUR 599, but limited early-bird tickets are available now at EUR 399. For more information, please visit http://bitfin.com.
The event and its related citywide social events are being produced by Bitcoin Ireland, WhitePeak and Triple Zero Media.