Rio de Janeiro

Othon Palace Hotel

6, 7 December

40 Speakers

Language: english (live portuguese translation).

700 Seats

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Registration

Early bird (until 15th October): USD 150.

  • Until 15th November: USD 180.
  • Until 5th December: USD 200.
  • On site: USD 220.

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Sponsors

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Speakers

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Jeff Garzik

Jeff Garzik

Jeff Garzik

Senior Software Engineer at BitPay. Bitcoin core developer, involved with Bitcoin since July 2010. Jeff has spent almost two decades engineering open source software, including GNOME, Linux kernel and now Bitcoin. He is the author of picocoin, pynode, cpuminer, and many other Bitcoin related software.
Tony Gallippi

Tony Gallippi

Tony Gallippi

Co-founder and CEO of BitPay, an automated payment processing system for Bitcoin. It enables online merchants to accept bitcoins, as a form of payment, just as easily they accept payments from credit cards, debit cards, or Paypal. Tony is past District Sales Manager at Aerotech, Regional Sales Manager at Industrial Devices Corporation, and a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Nicolas Cary

Nicolas Cary

Nicolas Cary

CEO at Blockchain.info. Nicolas loves the free-market spirit behind Bitcoin and has been a believer in it since the beginning. Nicolas brings inspired insight and a unique skill set of creative passion and ethical, pragmatic, thought leadership to his role at Blockchain.info.
Anthony DiIorio

Anthony Di Iorio

Anthony Di Iorio

Co-founder of the Ethereum Project and KryptoKit, a founding member, Executive Director & Board member of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada (BAC), founder of Toronto Bitcoin Meetup, and founder of Decentral, a 5500 square foot co-working space and accelerator for decentralized / blockchain technologies located in the heart of down-town Toronto, Canada.
Eddy Travia

Eddy Travia

Eddy Travia

Co-founder & Chief Startup Officer at Seedcoin a Bitcoin startup incubator. Global cryptocurrency advocate. Founder of Bitcoin Institute, Eddy has lived in China for eight years where he has managed private equity funds and advised funds and corporations on international M&A deals in retail, FMCG and new media.
Trace Mayer

Trace Mayer

Trace Mayer

Trace is an entrepreneur, investor, journalist and monetary scientist who is a leading expert on Bitcoin and gold with regular media appearances. He has presented on Bitcoin to a wide variety of audiences including members of the Federal Reserve, Bundesbank, major financial institutions, the IRS, FBI, FTC, HNWIs, conferences and many others on the topics of Bitcoin, cyber security, financial cryptography, digital currency and entrepreneurship.
Celso Pitta

Celso Pitta

Celso Pitta

CEO/CTO at BTCJam, the first global peer-to-peer lending network powered by Bitcoin. Before developing BTCJam and landing in Silicon Valley to prove the disruptive potential of Bitcoin, Celso built cryptographic systems for Visa and Citibank EDI platforms.
Juan Llanos

Juan Llanos

Juan Llanos

Chief Transparecy Officer at Bitreserve. Certified anti-money laundering specialist since 2003, Juan has over a decade's experience of building and managing AML/CFT and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions.
Sarah Blincoe

Sarah Blincoe

Sarah Blincoe

Project Manager at The Bit Drop, which will send Bitcoin via SMS texting to every resident on Dominica, a Caribbean commonwealth island with a population of over 70,000, thus creating the world’s largest and highest density Bitcoin community. Sarah has combined her love for bitcoin, photography & freedom and founded Bitcoin Beauties.
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Bruce Fenton

Bruce Fenton

President at Atlantic Financial Inc. and Bitcoin Association founder. Prior to founding Atlantic Financial, Bruce worked for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (formerly Dean Witter) starting in 1992. At Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, he was a specialist in managed accounts and one of the youngest stockbrokers ever to work for the company.
Connie Gallippi

Connie Gallippi

Connie Gallippi

Connie has a background in strategic consulting, policy, funding assistance, and program management for non-profit organisations in California. Ms. Gallippi founded the BitGive Foundation after learning about Bitcoin in its early years, recognizing the potential for significant value increase and capital formation, and having a desire to direct some of the gains towards charitable causes worldwide.
Matthew Roszak

Matthew Roszak

Matthew Roszak

Matthew is co-founder, vice chairman and president of SilkRoad Equity, a global private investment firm. He is also co-founder of SilkRoad technology, a leading cloud-based human capital management software company, and served as its CFO for its first five years of operation.
Sergio Lerner

Sergio Lerner

Sergio Lerner

Cryptographer and computer security specialist from Argentina. In the last years Sergio also became a Bitcoin security researcher and reporter of several Bitcoin vulnerabilities. He is founder of Certimix, which provides gambling and online games technology.
Andrew Ittleman

Andrew Ittleman

Andrew Ittleman

Founder and Partner of Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph. Andrew concentrates his practice in the areas of White Collar Criminal Defense, Anti-Money Laundering compliance, and Food and Drug Law. Mr. Ittleman litigates extensively against the United States government in civil and criminal matters.
Sebastian Serrano

Sebastian Serrano

Sebastian Serrano

Co-founder and CEO of BitPagos, Bitcoin merchant processor. Entrepreneur and developer. BitPagos emerged out of the Boost VC accelerator in 2013 and has funding from a list of investors that includes Pantera Capital, venture capitalist Tim Draper, SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert and the Boost Bitcoin Fund, among others.
Aaron Koenig

Aaron Koenig

Aaron Koenig

Organiser of the Bitcoin Exchange Berlin (BXB), film producer and director, Aaron has been active in the Internet industry since 1994. He is the managing director of Bitfilm, a film production and distribution company for moving images on the web and mobile devices, and the head of marketing of Bits of Proof, a company that develops software solutions for Bitcoin enterprises.
Hugo Cuevas Mohr

Hugo Cuevas-Mohr

Hugo Cuevas-Mohr

Director at Mohr World Consulting. Hugo Cuevas-Mohr, a native of Guatemala, has over 20 years in the money transfer industry. He built one of the largest money transfer companies in Latin America which he sold in 2007. He also worked with several Money Transfer Companies in the US.
Alexandre Linhares

Alexandre Linhares

Alexandre Linhares

Director-General of the Brazilian Chapter of the Club of Rome. In 2000 Alexandre joined the Brazilian School of Business & Public Administration. In 2002, he was selected by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, as the representative for Brazil at the Kyoto debates on international terrorism (meeting with representatives of 35 countries). In 2004, he joined the tt30, the young Think Tank of the Club of Rome.
Johann Gevers

Johann Gevers

Johann Gevers

Co-founder and CEO of Monetas, decentralised system for financial and legal transactions. Johann is an entrepreneur with twenty years’ experience in business, finance, and technology. He is founder and chairman of several industry associations, including the Digital Finance Compliance Association, and the visionary and driving force behind the Crypto Valley project.
Jorge Arias

Jorge Arias

Jorge Arias

MundoBitcoin cofounder, providing education in technical analysis for individuals and companies looking to trade with Bitcoin. Jorge is a Forex trader with over 8 years of experience.
Fernando Ulrich

Fernando Ulrich

Fernando Ulrich

Austrian economist, liberty practitioner, monetary theory scholar and cryptocurrency enthusiast. Fernando has written the first book in portuguese about Bitcoin called "Bitcoin, a moeda na era digital".
Rodrigo Batista

Rodrigo Batista

Rodrigo Batista

CEO at Mercado Bitcoin, Brazil's Bitcoin exchange. Rodrigo has long experience both in financial markets and technology. Was responsible for the electronic trading of shares of Santander and developer of trading robots in Morgan Stanley.
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Tatiana Moroz

Tatiana Moroz

Tatiana is a guitarist and songwriter who sings about the theme of human liberty. She will be performing at the conference.

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The Venue

Enjoying a superb position overlooking the white sands of Copacabana Beach, The Rio Othon Palace is a modern, luxury hotel ideally placed just a few minutes from downtown Rio.

Rio Othon Palace

Towering above the surrounding buildings, the hotel’s views are unrivalled. Arranged over 30 floors, the 572 rooms and suites all have vast picture windows and balconies giving spectacular views over the sea, Copacabana Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain. The hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment program with all 150 Deluxe Rooms totally renovated. Spend your leisure time relaxing on the beach or soaking up the sun on the hotel’s spectacular rooftop terrace. Here you can take a dip in the outdoor heated pool, submit to a relaxing massage, or just take in the amazing view with a sunset cocktail from the rooftop bar.

Rio Othon Palace
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About Rio de Janeiro

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About Us

Bitcoin Argentina and Fundação Bitcoin Brasil are non-profit organisations that educate, promote and research about digital currencies in their respective local communities.

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Last year's edition of laBITconf was organized by Bitcoin Argentina and it was the first Latin American Bitcoin conference. It was celebrated in Buenos Aires and it was a big success, with mayor speakers and more than 400 attendees. Now, together with Fundação Bitcoin Brasil, we are committed to outdoing 2013 and making laBITconf RIO the most memorable Bitcoin event of 2014.

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