Bitcoin Policy Summit 2023: Panels, Video, Highlights

Bitcoin Policy Summit was a single day, invite-only event exploring Bitcoin as strategic opportunity for the United States. The event took place on April 26, 2023 in Washington, DC.

Bitcoin Policy Summit 2023: Panels, Video, Highlights

Notable talks on the event include panels by Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation, Senator Ted Cruz, Strike's Jack Mallers, Senator Cynthia Lummis, and more.

Timestamps for specific panels:

  • 00:04:10 Opening remarks by David Zell and Grant McCarty co-founders of Bitcoin Policy Institute
  • 00:10:10 Panel: What Makes Bitcoin Unique Among Cryptocurrencies
  • 00:46:43 Panel: Bitcoin Mining: Separating Fact From Fiction
  • 01:24:30 Coffee and Networking
  • 01:57:37 Panel: How Bitcoin Protects Human Rights
  • 02:40:00 Panel: Assessing Bitcoin's Impact on US National Security
  • 03:19:57 Special Announcement By Former Congressman Tim Ryan, Former Congressman David McIntosh and Grant McCarthy
  • 03:24:30 Lunch
  • 04:15:05 Perspectives on Central Bank Digital Currencies
    - 04:17:00 Video: Representative Tom Emmer on CBDCs

  • - 04:20:20 Video: Natalie Smolenski, Founder and Exec. Director of Texas Bitcoin Foundation
    - 04:30:25 Presentation by Laurence White, Professor at George Mason University
    - 04:47:21 Fireside Chat with Senator Ted Cruz
  • 05:02:00 Jack Mallers on the Lightning Network
  • 05:38:10 Panel: Bitcoin and Public Policy: Legislation
  • 06:11:50 Coffee and Networking
  • 06:25:45 Panel: Bitcoin and Public Policy: Regulation
  • 07:10:27 Panel: Bitcoin and Financial Inclusion
  • 07:50:15 Fireside chat with Elijah Bowdre, Chairman at Miami-Dade Cryptocurrency Task Force
  • 08:09:00 Fireside chat with Senator Cynthia Lummis

Watch the full recording on the event here:

Event Recording