An O’Reilly Radar Summit Bitcoin & the Blockchain

Realities, Risks, Rewards

January 27, 2015 San Francisco, CA

Bitcoin & the Blockchain was the first in a series of O’Reilly Radar Summits that explored the new business models, complex challenges, and unrecognized opportunities that bitcoin—and the blockchain behind it—are creating.

Get the latest news, offers, and more on the topic of finance.


The brightest minds in bitcoin and the blockchain are lined up to share their expertise, unveil their secrets, and give you a glimpse of the future. Program chairs Kieren James-Lubin, founding director of the Cryptocurrency Research Group, and Lorne Lantz, bitcoin entrepreneur and educator, are creating a leading-edge agenda that includes:

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“An opportunity for us to rewrite the financial system.”


Bitcoin & the Blockchain is the first of a series of O’Reilly Radar Summits, one-day events on disruptive technologies that are on the cusp of commercial viability.

O’Reilly Radar offers insight, analysis, and research about emerging and game-changing technologies, through the Radar blog and events.

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Bitcoin & the Blockchain: An O’Reilly Radar Summit will be held in the Herbst Pavilion at Fort Mason, a unique art, performance, and meeting space on San Francisco’s waterfront in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Boulevard (at Buchanan Street)
San Francisco, CA 94123 (map)
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