Global Bitcoin Summit (GBS) 2014, an event billed as China's first global bitcoin conference, will be held from 10th-11th May in Beijing at the China National Convention Center.
the goal of GBS is to shed light on bitcoin's future in China and to promote digital currency innovation in the Asian market and abroad.
BitFund.PE has provided funding to such notable bitcoin projects as BitShares, a decentralized cryptocurrency and derivatives trading system.
The initial event announcement indicates the first day will feature a keynote address, panel discussions, an investment and cooperation workshop and a VIP banquet.
Day two will host content related to bitcoin applications and digital currency mining.
The official website lists a number of topics that will be discussed further at the conference, including trading platforms, distributed autonomous systems, application development and more.
Event organiser Hitters Xu told CoinDesk the event will include both Chinese-language and English-language speakers:
More to come
BitFund.PE said that while the event is scheduled for May, there is more work it needs to complete before the May run date. In particular, a finalized agenda has yet to be released.
More speakers are also expected to be added to the current lineup, which organisers estimate is "90% complete".
Event tickets are now on sale, and those who register before 25th March will receive discounted admission.
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