From Thursday by way of Saturday, a throng of crypto devoted will collect on the Mana Wynwood Conference Heart in Miami for the Bitcoin 2021 convention.
Bitcoin 2021 maybe holds even higher significance than regular, as individuals can collect in a bodily location after COVID-19 restrictions pressured many different crypto conferences to go digital.
This yr’s convention boasts a stellar solid of members of Congress, celebrities, cryptographers, CEOs and different crypto proponents, with the full attendance anticipated to exceed 50,000 individuals.
A number of the personalities anticipated on the occasion embrace Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, Bitcoin (BTC) permabull and MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and the Winklevoss twins — Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss — among others.
Mayor Suarez recently revealed that he bought Bitcoin after the United States Senate passed its $1.9 trillion stimulus bill back in March.
Bitcoin 2021 will also see pro-crypto government officials like Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis as well as former heads of U.S. financial watchdogs like Chris Giancarlo and Brian Brooks. Giancarlo is a former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, while Brooks recently served as the acting comptroller of the currency.
Saylor, the Winklevoss twins and Anthony Pompliano will headline the two fireside chats on Friday, while Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz, Paxos CEO Charles Cascarilla, Square Crypto’s Steve Lee and freelance journalist Aaron van Wirdum will appear in fireside chats on Saturday.
On topics related to scalability, Zap CEO Jack Mallers will talk about businesses utilizing the Lightning Network, while the MIT Bitcoin Project’s Jeremy Rubin will appear in a panel titled “Bitcoin is DeFi.”
With the recent criticisms of Bitcoin mining, it is perhaps unsurprising to see a few panels dedicated to the subject, with titles like “The Moral Case for Bitcoin” and “Bitcoin Mining Fixes Our Energy Problems.”
Other panels planned for the event will explore topics concerning on-chain analytics, proof of reserves and banking the unbanked.