Bitcoin 2021 begins, the largest Bitcoin event in history with at least 12,000 sold in Miami, with some of the biggest players in the industry.

The conference will be one of the largest crypto groups since the COVID-19 pandemic, and organizers expect more than 50,000 people to attend. The informal part of the conference kicked off Thursday with Whale Day featuring Galaxy CEO Mike Novogratz and BitGO CEO Mike Belchi.

The event is marketed as “more like a music festival” with many scenes, including the main “Nakamoto Theatre”, as well as several scenes such as “Stacking Sats Stage” and “End Of Fiat Stage”.

Bitcoin 2021 Moves to Bitcoin Capital Miami’
The conference is hosted by Bitcoin Magazine, a crypto magazine founded in 2012 by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. Originally scheduled to take place in Los Angeles, California, Bitcoin 2021 was moved to Miami earlier this year when Mayor Francis Suarez launched. . Campaigns to turn Miami into a “global capital of cryptocurrency”.

“Mayor Francis Suarez is trying to make Miami a global bitcoin capital, so naturally he asked us to hold the largest bitcoin conference in the city’s history as soon as it is safe for visitors and residents,” the organizers said. in March.

Known speakers from day one
Mayor Suarez himself will be the first speaker on the first day of the conference, and the event begins with an opening speech on Nakamoto’s main stage at 9:00 ET.

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Several US government officials will attend the event, including Senator Cynthia Loomis and US pro-crypto representative Warren Davidson. Sword in the Senate in January demonstrated Loomis’ support for Bitcoin (BTC) earlier this year by taking a photo of laser eyes as part of a laser-eye flash mob on Twitter Davidson and Loomis will speak at the panel Bringing Bitcoin Innovation to America at 3:35 PM Eastern.

Bitcoin 2021 will also include former top US regulators, including Chris Giancarlo, the former chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Brian Brooks, the former Acting Currency Controller of the Commodity Controller and current Binance. Director General of the United States. Giancarlo and Brooks will discuss financial innovation at 1:45 pm.

Other notable speakers at the Nakamoto Stage include BitGold creator Nick Szabo, Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano, CEO of MicroStrategy, former presidential candidate and Congressman Ron Paul, and major investor in cryptocurrency and blockchain . Tim Draper.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will discuss the crypto industry’s ability to attract non-bank clients with Alex Gladstein, director of strategy for the Human Rights Foundation, at 12:25 a.m. ET.

Some of the biggest celebrities in the world didn’t miss out on the 2021 Bitcoin event. Paris Hilton announced her engagement in a tweet Thursday, saying that she would love to be part of this crypto community. Earlier this year, she took a big step in the crypto industry by saying that she was bullish on non-native tokens in her April article on NFT.

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