Latin American Bitcoin Conference Sneak Peek: Who’s Who?

Latin American Bitcoin Conference Sneak Peek: Who’s Who?

The third annual Latin American Bitcoin Conference — or LABitConf — will be held in Mexico City on December 4th and 5th, 2015. Forty speakers have confirmed thus far, scheduled to discuss technical analysis, startup advice, global Bitcoin adoption, merchant tools, nation state-related compliance, and more. Who’s who in the lineup? Bitcoin.com has done the homework for you.

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Circuit Regulars

andreas antonopoulos latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnson.pngAndreas Antonopoulos
— author of Mastering Bitcoin, security consultant, entrepreneur, and lecturer

erik voorhees latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonErik Voorhees
— founder of SatoshiDice, Coinapult, and ShapeShift; promoter of pledge site Please Protect Consumers

trace mayer latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnson.pngTrace Mayer
— Bitcoin and gold investment advisor; host of Bitcoin Knowledge podcast

nicolas cary latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonNicolas Cary
— co-founder of Bitcoin wallet and block explorer Blockchain.info

Past Latin American Bitcoin Conference event
Past Latin American Bitcoin Conference event

Research/Development

evan duffield latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonEvan Duffield
— lead developer of Dash; designed first blockchain protocol layer which pays cryptocurrency full nodes in addition to miners

tuur demeester latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonTuur Demeester
— economist, investor, and Editor-in-Chief of Adamant Research

ira miller latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonIra Miller
— lead developer of Deginner, a complement to the Swagger API framework

 


Security

sergio lerner latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonSergio Lerner
— security consultant, cryptocurrency designer, advocate of Bitcoin smart contract protocol layer RootStock

pamela morgan latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonPamela Morgan
— CEO of Third Key Solutions, a firm which assists in key management for acceptance, processing, and storing of high volume cryptocurrency sales

thomas france latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonThomas France
— co-founder of Ledger, a security company specializing in smartcard-embedded hardware wallets and HSM/TEE integration

Friendly, musical Bitcoin during break
Friendly, musical Bitcoin during break

Finance

diego gutierrez zaldivar latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonDiego Gutierrez Zaldivar
— CEO of cryptocurrency investment fund Koibanx

hugo cuevas-mohr latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonHugo Cuevas-Mohr
— Lead consultant of money transfer consulting firm Mohr World

christian aguirre latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonChristian Aguirre
— senior analyst at venture capital firm Alta Ventures

paul veradittakit latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonPaul Veradittakit
— venture capitalist at Pantera Capital.

agustin aramburu sierra latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonAgustin Aramburu Sierra
— representative of AXA, an investment bank, insurance provider, and IT services provider

gabriel kurman latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonGabriel Kurman
— COO of the cryptocurrency investment fund Koibanx

michael terpin latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonMichael Terpin
— co-founder of BitAngels, the first cryptocurrency-specific angel investment fund

juan carlos arroyo latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonJuan Carlos Arroyo Torres
— Innovation and Entrepreneurship Director of digital banking at BBVA Bancomer, a fiat bank


Business

justin blincoe latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonJustin Blincoe
— COO at email/SMS Bitcoin transferrer, payment processor, and exchange Coinapult

matias bari latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonMatias Bari
— CEO of SatoshiTango, the Argentinian Bitcoin exchange and debit card provider

marcus dantus latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonMarcus Dantus
— founder at Startup Mexico, a meeting hub for entrepreneurs

joel cano latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonJoel Cano
— COO of meXBT exchange, which accepts both U.S. dollars and pesos for Bitcoin

tomas alvarez melis latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonTomas Alvarez Melabit
— co-founder and CEO of Volabit, a peso-to-Bitcoin exchange and Mexico-to-Argentina money transmitter

Tuur Demeester's previous presentation
Tuur Demeester’s previous presentation

alberto vega latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonAlberto Vega
— regional manager for Latin American at BitPay, a Bitcoin payment processor

safiri felix latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonSafiri Felix
— CEO of coinBR, an exchange and operator of a Paraguayan mining plant

sebastian serrano latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonSebastian Serrano
— CEO of BitPagos, a merchant Bitcoin payment processor

jose rodriguez latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonJose Rodriguez
— vice president of payments at Bitso, a pesos to Bitcoin exchange

franco amati latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonFranco Amati
— co-founder of BitCourt, which assists individuals and businesses in justice alternatives through embedding contracts in blockchain and creating multisignature addresses for arbitration

juan francisco salviolo latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonJuan Francisco Salviolo
— founder of Wayniloans, Latin America’s first peer-to-peer Bitcoin lending service


Outreach

rodolfo andragnes latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonRodolfo Andragnes
— member of Bitcoin Argentina and co-founder of the Argentinean Bitcoin Foundation, the Buenos Aires Bitcoin Center, Latin American Bitcoin Conferences and the Global Bitcoin Alliance

connie gallippi latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonConnie Gallippi
— founder of BitGive, a charitable foundation

alexandre linhares latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonAlexandre Linhares
— director of the Brazilian chapter of Club of Rome, a think tank

pablo prieto latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonPablo Prieto
— director of operations at Catapulta, a Mexican festival and satellite conference for innovators

Past attendees drink from coconuts
Past attendees drink from coconuts

Nation State-Related Compliance

juan llanos latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonJuan Llanos
compliance advisor and writer at Contrarian Compliance

marco santori latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonMarco Santorian
lead attorney at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman legal firm

andrew ittleman latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonAndrew Ittleman
founder and partner at Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph legal firm

manuel hintze latin american bitcoin conference 2015 bitcoin.com amanda b johnsonManuel Hintze
— compliance advisor at Bitso, a peso-to-Bitcoin exchange and payment processor

 

The two day conference will take place on the campus of EBC Dinamarca in the heart of Mexico City. The Bitcoin Comic Book “Multisig Project” — hand-signed by over 80 crypto pioneers — will be auctioned during the conference. The auction money will be bestowed to BitGive for distribution.

What other interesting crypto-projects in Latin America aren’t mentioned here? Share below!


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