HIGHLIGHTS

World Crypto Network

Mad Bitcoins & Crew
** LIVECAST **

WORKSHOPS

Bitcoin Basics
Bitcoin Mining
Bitcoin for Business
Lightning Node #BUILDL Workshop
Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Developer Training

MC

Thomas Hunt [Mad Bitcoins]

Since April 2013 Thomas Hunt [@MadBitcoins] has been all about #Bitcoin, writing, producing, performing and inspiring more than 1,200 shows and hundreds of thousands of hours of cryptocurrency related news, education and entertainment on YouTube with his Mad Bitcoins show, The Bitcoin Group, Bitcoin Talk Show and the World Crypto Network [@WorldCryptoNet]. BitBrum will feature a LIVE World Crypto Network broadcast

Speakers

Rhian Lewis

Rhian is a software engineer who is the co-developer of altcoin portfolio tracker CountMyCrypto. She is also the co-host of London Bitcoin Women, which she founded with a friend in 2014. She has a BSc in Economics from UCL and is a former digital journalist at @thetimes.co.uk. She is a regular conference speaker and educator on blockchain technology, cryptocurrency and cryptoassets, and writes about blockchain technology at medium.com/@rhian_is. She also runs training courses aimed at test engineers on blockchain projects and is an instructor on the B9Lab Ethereum QA Engineer course.

Joe Ratheram

Joe @inspiringcouk is a fully paid up Brummie and former Land Rover engineer with 30 years experience in automotive embedded systems. He fell down the bitcoin rabbit hole in 2013 and has since been researching the application of decentralised consensus in connected & autonomous mobility networks. Joe has delivered talks and training on Bitcoin blockchain at several universities, DETC, meet-up groups, CoinFestUK & @BitBrum.

Greg Walker

Greg @in3rsha from Learn Me A Bitcoin is a Blockchain expert and educator. He has been working on projects and creating tools for bitcoin since 2014. His work includes a blockchain explorer powered by a graph database & extensive beginner-friendly articles on a wide range of technical bitcoin topics.

Esky33 Junglelab

Esky @lab_jungle is a DJ/audio engineer turned coder, founder of BTCPayJungle.com and all round end-to-end BTCPayServer guru. His focus is encouraging others to start running, the now legendary, @BtcpayServer. Representing underground coding. Self-taught dev. & cypherpunk.

Educators

Ben Arc

Ben Arc @BTCSocialist (github.com/arcbtc) is a teacher, bitcoiner, regular World Crypto Network (BTCIOT) contributor and lightning network enthusiast who creates free and open-source projects and tutorials to help educate and inspire the bitcoin community to take control of software and hardware. Ben also tries to encourage the larger hacker/maker community to utilise and experiment with bitcoin sending value between IoT devices.

Greg Walker

Greg @in3rsha from Learn Me A Bitcoin is a Blockchain expert and educator. He has been working on projects and creating tools for bitcoin since 2014. His work includes a blockchain explorer powered by a graph database & extensive beginner-friendly articles on a wide range of technical bitcoin topics.

Dr Victoria Jones

Victoria @Victoriadentist is a qualified dentist who has worked in the industry for over 20 years. She has had a range of involvement in different markets from public sector to private sector, from small family owned to large corporate chains, from local co-operatives to international institutions. She also spent 10 years starting up and building her own dental establishment into a profitable enterprise in the private sector and successfully sold it in 2017. As a result she has extensive experience in varied business environments. Her familiarisation with Bitcoin came in 2016 when she introduced Bitcoin as a payment method into her own business. Also qualified with an MBA, Victoria is interested in the world of commerce and economics, including new payment methods and the ways in which these will influence and profoundly affect our future.

Laurence Kirk

After a successful career writing low latency financial applications in the City of London Laurence @Extropy moved to Oxford and set up Extropy.io, a consultancy working with start-ups in the UK and overseas, developing blockchain solutions. Laurence has a BSc in Physics from Durham University, and is currently taking his MSc in Software Engineering at Oxford University. Laurence teaches a blockchain module at the University of Innsbruck Business Management School and also gives talks, mentors at hackathons, runs blockchain technology groups and organises an Artificial Intelligence group in Oxford.

Matt Baldock

In January 2015 Matt @PortsmouthBTC created Portsmouth Crypto to provide education & infrastructure to the local community and has become a long standing bitcoin educator running numerous private and public workshops up and down the UK, giving people the information & knowledge they need to get started in the crypto ecosystem with confidence.

Just five minutes walk from Grand Central Station.

"How did Birmingham's first ever Bitcoin crypto conference go? In a word... Brilliantly!" [BitBrum 2017]
"Great conference! Was a pleasure to attend." [BitBrum 2017]