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CoinSummit Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

08:30 – 9:15
Registration and coffee.

9:30 – 9:45
Opening remarks and greetings,
Pamir Gelenbe, CoinSummit.

09:45 – 10:30
Fireside chat with Marc Andreessen and Balaji Srinivasan, Andreessen Horowitz.
Moderated by Kashmir Hill, Forbes. [Video]

10:30 – 11:15
VC panel – investment opportunities in the Bitcoin space.
Micky Malka, Ribbit Capital, Jeremy Liew, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Hemant Taneja, General Catalyst.
Moderated by Jeff Clavier, SoftTech VC. [Video]

11:15 – 11:35
Coffee and networking.

11:35 – 12:15
Decentralized Applications – the future of Bitcoin and virtual currencies?
Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum.org, David Johnston, Mastercoin Foundation, Brian Snyder, NXT.
Moderated by Adam Levine, Let’s talk Bitcoin. [Video]

12:15-13:15
Networking and lunch.

13:15 – 14:00
Panel session: regulatory and legal challenges.
Constance Choi, General Counsel, Payward, Patrick Murck, General Counsel, Bitcoin Foundation, Brian Klein, Baker Marquart LLP.
Moderated by Marco Santori, Nesenoff & Miltenberg. [Video]

14:00 – 15:00
Start-up Showcase Part 1. [Video]

15:00 – 15:45
Panel session: angel investing in the virtual currency ecosystem.
Ben Davenport, Angel Investor, Naval Ravikant, Angellist.
Moderated by Shakil Khan, CoinDesk. [Video]

15:45 – 16:15
Coffee and networking.

16:15 – 17:15
Panel Discussion: The rising stars of the Bitcoin start-up ecosystem.
Brian Armstrong, Coinbase, Nic Cary, Blockchain.info, Tony Gallippi, Bitpay, Chris Larsen, Ripple Labs.
Moderated by Nick Shalek, Investor, Ribbit Capital. [Video]

17:15 – 18:00
Panel discussion – what’s next for Bitcoin mining?
Emmanuel Abiodun, Cloudhashing, Jez San, Investor, Naveed Sherwani, HighBitcoin.
Moderated by Tuur Demeester. [Video]

18:00 – 20:00
Cocktail Party.

CoinSummit Day 2 – Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

09:00-09:45
Is Bitcoin a flash in the pan?
Professor Susan Athey, Stanford, Andreas Antonopoulos, Blockchain, Jonathan Levin, Coinometrics.
Moderated by Nathaniel Popper, The New York Times. [Video]

09:45-10:30
Bitcoin exchanges post Mt Gox – a new era.
Nejc Kodric, Bitstamp, Bobby Lee, BTCChina, Jesse Powell, Kraken.
Moderated by Steven Waterhouse, Pantera Capital Management. [Video]

10:30-11:00
Fireside Chat with Chamath Palihapitiya.
Moderated by Brad Stone. [Video]

11.00-11:30
Networking and coffee break.

11:30-12:15
Altcoins – a fad or here to stay?
Charlie Lee, Litecoin, Jackson Palmer, Dogecoin, Paul Vernon, Cryptsy.
Moderated by Michael Terpin, Social Radius. [Video]

12.15-13:15
Networking and lunch break.

13:15-14:00
Bitcoin for the masses – how to get Bitcoin in the hands of millions of people.
Alan Safahi, Zipzap, Zach Harvey, Lamassu, Brock Pierce, Clearstone Venture Partners.
Moderated by David Lee, SV Angel. [Video]

14.00-14:45
Start-up Showcase Part 2. [Video]

14:45 – 15:15
Networking and coffee break.

15:15 – 15:35
State of Bitcoin 2014.
Garrick Hileman, CoinDesk/London School of Economics.

15:35 – 16:20
Developing Bitcoin industry security standards in a post GOX world.
Trace Mayer, Angel Investor, Will O’Brien, BitGo, Anthony Di Iorio, Kryptokit.
Moderated by Dan Morehead, Pantera Capital Management.

16:20 – 17:00
Bitcoin transactions – what are the barriers for merchant and consumer adoption?
Vinny Lingham, Gyft, Tom Longson, Gogocoin.
Moderated by Luke Sully, PwC.

17:00
Closing Remarks.
Pamir Gelenbe, CoinSummit.

All videos of the event will be available to view on the CoinSummit YouTube channel.

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