The Bitcoin Event
The Future of Cryptocurrency
Workshop, 9:00 AM
Standards Association in partnership
with LaGuardia Community
College presents a provoking
half-day workshop. Gain expert
insight. Get up to date on
the latest developments. Share
insight with experts and
entrepreneurs. It’s an academic workshop
in Queens NY.
Community College hosts over 48,000 students from more than
150 countries each year. Adult and continuing education
programs are strong with 70% of students enrolled in
business and professional programs.
Our mission is
to educate and graduate the most diverse student population
in the country—to become critical thinkers and socially
responsible citizens, helping to shape a rapidly evolving
The Cryptocurrency Standards
Association member-driven community brings
safety and security to new age currency.
voluntary, but verifiable layer of safety protocols,
compliant parties and transactions will enjoy the same
privileges and protections associated with a credit card,
check or other bank-brokered transaction.
Bitcoin needn’t be just for geeks, charlatans or the very
brave. CRYPSA makes Bitcoin safe for the rest of us.
Register in Advance
The Bitcoin Event at LaGuardia is free and open to the
public. Seating is limited. Register soon:
Scroll down for workshop agenda. Presenters have credentials and background
that cover the gamut:
|• Legislative Climate
||• Social & Political Change
||• Banking & Commerce
|• Criminal Activity
LaGuardia Community College
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Bitcoin Adoption: A Series of Events
||Philip is CEO of CRYPSA, founder
of Vanquish Labs and co-chair for The Bitcoin
As workshop host, he maps bitcoin
into Aristotle’s traits of a functional currency and
sets forth a vision of market adoption as a series
of domino events.
Silk Road Equity
Filipowski is executive chairman of Silk Road
Equity. A software pioneer in the days before
Microsoft, Andrew managed Culinet. He founded a
dozen spin offs and high tech ventures, including
DBMS, SolidSpace, House of Blues and InterAct 911.
One of his ventures, Platinum Technologies, was sold
to Computer Associates for $3.5 billion US dollars.
Details on Andrew’s
presentation will be added soon.
Andreas M. Antonopoulos, »
||More than anyone else, Andreas
is the face of Bitcoin.
He has founded
businesses and launched community open-source
projects, advised governments and crypto-currency
companies. He is instantly recognized and widely
published. Andreas is host of Let’s Talk Bitcoin and
a frequent speaker at technology and security
Fresh from the MIT
Bitcoin conference, Andreas will Skype
into The Bitcoin Event at LaGuardia and take
questions from the audience.
Coining It! — Banking & Commerce
||Aidan is CEO of Bellwether
New York was the first US
region to issue regulatory proposals for cryptocurrency (a “bit license)”. Aidan
gave the first ever trading
seminar at The Bitcoin Center. That presentation
is becoming a staple of broadcast media...
Are you interested in trading digital currencies?
Governments treat personal p2p transactions very
differently than ATM or 3rd party assisted trades! Aidan will
expand on his popular presentation and
take questions from the audience.
Bitcoin EmBassy, Tel-Aviv
||Our plenary speaker is cofounder
and managing partner of Israel’s Bitcoin emBassy. He
is an attorney and board member of the Israeli
Bitcoin Association with a keen interest in
blockchain based investments.
Gitai is in the air— literally! If his flight lands
during the workshop, he will Skype and take
questions from the audience.
Different approach to
Alex is Business
Developer of the Bitcoin Center in New York, the nexus
of cryptocurrency intellect and capital.
Austrian School of Economics offers a different
approach to decentralization. Bitcoin is a wonderful
technology but the decentralized nature of language
and currency is an ancient component of
civilization. Bitcoin and the rest of the
decentralized, capped crypto-currencies can be a
great option to those who have a low time
Building 100 Million Hardware Wallets
||Steven Sprague is CEO of Rivetz
Corp. He served as president and CEO of Wave Systems
for 14 years. Steven is a leading voice in trusted
computing. He brings a passion and expertise in
cyber security to the cryptocurrency.
provides the opportunity to enable state-of-the-art
hardware security for mobile e-commerce. Steven will
outline the key ingredients in modern chipsets
Digital Currency; A Global Vision
Manuel Perez is founder of the Cryptocurrency
Standards Association and co-chair of The
In closing the workshop, he will
lay out a global vision for cryptocurrency.