An annual event traditionally aimed at giving cryptocurrency movers and shakers a chance to hash out industry problems (as well as relax) has opened wide its doors to the larger financial community.
In a post detailing the third annual Satoshi Roundtable, event organizer and Atlantic Financial CEO Bruce Fenton rattled off a list of attendees, including familiar names such as Blockstream CEO Adam Back, Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees and Bitcoin Core developers Peter Todd and Eric Lombrozo.
Also included are some members of the broader financial community, such as Fidelity Investments and the World Bank, both of which are returning for their second year.
In the article published to Fenton's LinkedIn followers, he explained that the list of invited attendees was curated to increase the potential insights achieved between events.
The gathering slated for a discrete location in Mexico later this month also includes Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne, the president of t0, Jonathan Johnson and Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver.
According to Fenton's post, event participants include developers, executives and other "influencers" working to develop products on a number of blockchain technologies, including bitcoin, ethereum, Hyperledger and more.
In 2015, the Roundtable was hosted in the in the Dominican Republic, followed by an event in the Port St Lucie Florida last year.
The event has become a venue where leaders building a wide-range of applications on blockchain gather to discuss obstacles facing the industry.
This year, the two-day long event will consist of roundtable sessions, coffee meetings cocktail parties and time for breakaway discussions.
Mexican beach image via Shutterstock
The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups. As part of their compensation, certain CoinDesk employees, including editorial employees, may receive exposure to DCG equity in the form of stock appreciation rights, which vest over a multi-year period. CoinDesk journalists are not allowed to purchase stock outright in DCG.
Learn more about Consensus 2023, CoinDesk’s longest-running and most influential event that brings together all sides of crypto, blockchain and Web3. Head to consensus.coindesk.com to register and buy your pass now.