Loading…
This event has ended. Create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
The Bitcoin Foundation’s DevCore Roundtables are a series of developer events aimed at building knowledge, widening understanding and deepening technical expertise to support the future development of Bitcoin Core. Join us in London for our first European DevCore event, sponsored by our Title Sponsor, Blockchain, and Supporting Sponsor, Bitnet; and in association with our media partners Coinscrum, UKDCA, Coindesk, Inside Bitcoins News, C4, Liquidity Summit and the College Cryptocurrency Network (CCN). The event will open with a keynote address by Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist, Gavin Andresen followed by a feature presentation from Blockchain’s CEO, Peter Smith and Lead Developer, Matt Tuzzolo. Sessions at DevCore qualify for Digital Currency Council Continuing Education Credits.

BUY TICKETS: https://everyeventgives.com/event/devcore-london
View analytic

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Wednesday, April 15
 

8:30am

Registration opens
Wednesday April 15, 2015 8:30am - 9:00am
Syndicate Room Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

9:00am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks: Moving to the Mainstream
Speakers
avatar for Patrick Murck

Patrick Murck

Bitcoin Foundation
Patrick is a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. He was formerly General Counsel and interim Executive Director. His expertise extends across the legal and regulatory issues governing the use of bitcoin, decentralized financial systems, virtual economies, alternative payment systems, and social loyalty and reward programs. He is a member of the bar in Virginia and Washington D.C. Patrick has held executive roles in a number of digital... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 9:00am - 9:10am
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

9:10am

Keynote speech: Gavin Andresen "Why We Need A Bigger Chain"
Speakers
avatar for Gavin Andresen

Gavin Andresen

Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation
Gavin Andresen is Chief Scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation and is one of the original developers of the Bitcoin protocol. He is a leading contributor to the Bitcoin SourceForge project. Since Satoshi Nakamoto’s disappearance, Gavin has been an informal ambassador for the network. At the Bitcoin Foundation, Gavin heads a team of programmers who work to improve and standardize the existing code. Before joining the Bitcoin movement, Gavin was... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 9:10am - 9:45am
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

9:45am

In-depth: Q&A session with Gavin Andresen
Speakers
avatar for Gavin Andresen

Gavin Andresen

Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation
Gavin Andresen is Chief Scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation and is one of the original developers of the Bitcoin protocol. He is a leading contributor to the Bitcoin SourceForge project. Since Satoshi Nakamoto’s disappearance, Gavin has been an informal ambassador for the network. At the Bitcoin Foundation, Gavin heads a team of programmers who work to improve and standardize the existing code. Before joining the Bitcoin movement, Gavin was... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 9:45am - 10:15am
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

10:15am

Coffee Break
Wednesday April 15, 2015 10:15am - 10:45am
Syndicate Room Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

10:45am

Feature Presentation: Becoming a Developer at a Bitcoin Company
Speakers
avatar for Peter Smith

Peter Smith

CEO and Co-Founder, Blockchain
Peter Smith is the CEO and Co-Founder of Blockchain. He is focused on making Bitcoin easy, safe and available to everyone on the planet. He is excited about leading Blockchain’s as it grows from 3 million users to 200 million users. He has a relentless drive and passion for cutting complexity and managing rapid expansion. Before joining Blockchain, he was an active investor in the space. Peter has lived, studied and worked in the US... Read More →
avatar for Matt Tuzzolo

Matt Tuzzolo

Lead Developer, Blockchain
Matt Tuzzolo is Lead Developer at Blockchain.


Wednesday April 15, 2015 10:45am - 11:45am
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

11:45am

Open Discussion - R&D Goals & Challenges
Your chance to quiz our technical team and learn from the experts on what's happening right now with Bitcoin Core and what still needs to be built

Moderators
avatar for Patrick Murck

Patrick Murck

Bitcoin Foundation
Patrick is a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. He was formerly General Counsel and interim Executive Director. His expertise extends across the legal and regulatory issues governing the use of bitcoin, decentralized financial systems, virtual economies, alternative payment systems, and social loyalty and reward programs. He is a member of the bar in Virginia and Washington D.C. Patrick has held executive roles in a number of digital... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Gavin Andresen

Gavin Andresen

Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation
Gavin Andresen is Chief Scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation and is one of the original developers of the Bitcoin protocol. He is a leading contributor to the Bitcoin SourceForge project. Since Satoshi Nakamoto’s disappearance, Gavin has been an informal ambassador for the network. At the Bitcoin Foundation, Gavin heads a team of programmers who work to improve and standardize the existing code. Before joining the Bitcoin movement, Gavin was... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 11:45am - 12:45pm
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

12:45pm

Certification Workshop
Limited Capacity filling up

Join Michael Perklin and Joshua McDougall of C4 to hear more about Bitcoin Certification and take the test to become a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) or Certified Bitcoin Expert (CBX)

Speakers
avatar for Joshua McDougall

Joshua McDougall

Director, CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4)
Joshua McDougall is a Director of the CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4) and has worked to build the personnel certifications and security standards maintained by the organization, as well as the organization itself. Joshua has a background in information security and has spent most of his career working within an advisory role in the Canadian legal industry. Outside of his professional accomplishments, he is better known for his... Read More →
avatar for Michael Perklin

Michael Perklin

President, CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4)
Michael Perklin is President of CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4), which recently published a draft security standard to help businesses meet the security challenges our industry faces. With a background in digital forensics and information security, Michael is a recognized expert in cryptocurrencies and cybersecurity who conducts cybersecurity audits and consultations. His expertise has been called upon by law firms, telecoms, and... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 12:45pm - 3:45pm
TBA

1:15pm

Lunch
Wednesday April 15, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

2:00pm

Bitcoin & Security: with Michael Perklin, Kristov Atlas, Jean-Pierre Rupp & Igor Kruiper
Moderators
avatar for Patrick Murck

Patrick Murck

Bitcoin Foundation
Patrick is a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. He was formerly General Counsel and interim Executive Director. His expertise extends across the legal and regulatory issues governing the use of bitcoin, decentralized financial systems, virtual economies, alternative payment systems, and social loyalty and reward programs. He is a member of the bar in Virginia and Washington D.C. Patrick has held executive roles in a number of digital... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kristov Atlas

Kristov Atlas

Security Engineer, Blockchain
Security Engineer at Blockchain.
avatar for Igor Kruiper

Igor Kruiper

Crypto Solutions Architect, Bitnet
Igor Kruiper is a Crypto Solutions Architect at Bitnet. He has focused his considerable software engineering chops (specializing in performance and security within complex N-tier and distributed systems) for 14 years on Things That Matter: Airline security and eCommerce in the financial/payments market. He played a key role in the establishment of the CyberSource Product Development Center.
avatar for Michael Perklin

Michael Perklin

President, CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4)
Michael Perklin is President of CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4), which recently published a draft security standard to help businesses meet the security challenges our industry faces. With a background in digital forensics and information security, Michael is a recognized expert in cryptocurrencies and cybersecurity who conducts cybersecurity audits and consultations. His expertise has been called upon by law firms, telecoms, and... Read More →
JR

Jean-Pierre Rupp

Jean Pierre Rupp is a passionate software developer and the Co-Founder of HasKoin, a startup building a free Bitcoin implementation in Haskell. He has dedicated his career to using and actively promoting good technology like Linux, Haskell, and Bitcoin, and corresponding fundamental ideas such as free software, functional programming, and distributed networks. Since 2011 he has dedicated most of his energy to Bitcoin, seeing it as the most... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

2:45pm

Feature presentation by Mike Hearn: "Building contracts-based applications"
Come and hear Mike Hearn

Speakers
avatar for Mike Hearn

Mike Hearn

CEO, Vinumeris
Mike Hearn is the Founder of Lighthouse and CEO of Vinumeris GmbH, a Swiss company focused on research and development of cryptographic software solutions. Its first product is Lighthouse, an open source, decentralised application that implements all-or-nothing crowdfunding for Bitcoin, fully on the block chain. Vinumeris is experimenting with crowdfunding the development of decentralised and cryptographic software via Lighthouse and... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 2:45pm - 3:15pm
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

3:15pm

Coffee Break
Wednesday April 15, 2015 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Syndicate Room Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

3:30pm

Smart Contracts Workshop led by Mike Hearn
Speakers
avatar for Mike Hearn

Mike Hearn

CEO, Vinumeris
Mike Hearn is the Founder of Lighthouse and CEO of Vinumeris GmbH, a Swiss company focused on research and development of cryptographic software solutions. Its first product is Lighthouse, an open source, decentralised application that implements all-or-nothing crowdfunding for Bitcoin, fully on the block chain. Vinumeris is experimenting with crowdfunding the development of decentralised and cryptographic software via Lighthouse and... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N

5:30pm

Closing remarks
Speakers
avatar for Patrick Murck

Patrick Murck

Bitcoin Foundation
Patrick is a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. He was formerly General Counsel and interim Executive Director. His expertise extends across the legal and regulatory issues governing the use of bitcoin, decentralized financial systems, virtual economies, alternative payment systems, and social loyalty and reward programs. He is a member of the bar in Virginia and Washington D.C. Patrick has held executive roles in a number of digital... Read More →


Wednesday April 15, 2015 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Sovereign Suite Dexter House, 2 Royal Mint Court, London EC3N