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Bitcoin South – New Zealand’s Bitcoin conference

Bitcoin South – New Zealand’s Bitcoin conference

As Bitcoin gains interest and popularity worldwide, many people in New Zealand are also embracing the potential of this new type of money as well as the technology behind it.

BitcoinSouth, New Zealand’s inaugural Bitcoin Conference is intended to educate and drive Bitcoin adoption in New Zealand by bringing together a wide range of thought leaders, innovators and businesses.

Join us for a two day conference which will take attendees on ‘A journey around the Block(chain)’ covering the full spectrum of this disruptive and fascinating new technology. The organizers encourage anyone to attend, whether you’re new to Bitcoin and curious about its potential or already involved and looking to network, further your understanding or share your ideas.

The event will be held at the Millennium Hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand. The adventure capital was chosen as a destination to complement the innovative and adventurous spirit inherent in Bitcoin. Queenstown's activities will act as a networking tool for those who wish to spend an extra day or two cutting deals or building relationships with other attendees.

The conference has secured a speaker line-up consisting of the biggest names in Bitcoin globally and is set mark NZ as a Bitcoin destination. The lineup includes renowned international speakers such as Andreas Antonopoulos and Jeffery Tucker who will be joined by several local specialists including Simon Jensen and Jonathon Ewing

The two day agenda is designed to give a fascinating & empowering overview from ‘What is Bitcoin?’ through to detailed information around the technology, regulation and the various markets it is already disrupting.
Bitcoin is a fundamental change in how we store and transmit value as well as track assets in this technological age and is rivalling the 1994-1995 .com tech-boom in terms of global interest and investment. Bitcoin or the Technology behind it (the blockchain) is already disrupting industries ranging from property & law to accountancy & remittance and is set to be a household name within the next couple of years.
We invite you to attend and gain an early understanding of this exciting new technology.
Attendees: 450-500
When: 29th - 30th November 2014
Where: Millennium Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand
Website& Registration:


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