New York-based daily financial services newspaper American Banker has announced that it will hold a one-day conference this July aimed at bringing the traditional financial services industry up to speed with developments in the bitcoin and digital currency ecosystem.
has been one of the more vocal mainstream publications on the subject of bitcoin, with Executive Editor Marc Hochstein even serving as MC and panel speaker at April's Inside Bitcoins NY conference.
The event, to be held on 29th July in New York City, will focus on how bitcoin and digital currencies are impacting a diverse array of industries, including foreign exchange, remittances, online payments and more.
Hochstein, who will serve as conference chairman, said that the conference will also take aim at the distorted ways that bitcoin is often portrayed by mainstream news publications, saying:
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