The community is growing and evolving, making Bitcoin conferences and gatherings an excellent opportunity for members to meet one another, learn about developments in the space, and exchange ideas.
If you’re interested in attending any of these conferences, we’ve made a 2023 Bitcoin conference schedule just for you.
The biggest Bitcoin conferences announced (so far)
Nigeria Bitcoin Conference
When: March 24-25, 2023
Where: The Bitcoin Village, Itomu-Epe, Local Government Area, Lagos State, Nigeria (Day 1); “Hall of Odin,” Elegushi Royal Beach, Lekki Phase 1 Lagos, Lagos City, Nigeria (Day 2)
The Nigeria Bitcoin Conference is all about teaching everyone how they can use Bitcoin to their advantage, connecting the people of Nigeria and Africa with the rest of the world via Bitcoin in the process. It’ll be the first-ever Bitcoin conference to be held in a school that was built with Bitcoin from the ground up—showcasing the good it can do for communities all over the world.
Paxful CEO Ray Youssef is also speaking at this conference so if you want an opportunity to get his thoughts and say hi, their website has everything you need (from hotel and accommodations to useful links for visa applications) to get your tickets today.
When: May 18-20, 2023
Where: Miami Beach
Bringing together the world’s biggest speakers, companies, sponsors, and enthusiasts, Bitcoin 2023 is one of the largest Bitcoin conferences of the year. Similar to last year, it’ll be held in Miami Beach and will include educational content, discussions, and workshops over three days.
This year’s lineup of speakers is still being finalized at the time of writing, but we can expect to see some of the industry’s most prominent leaders.
Bitcoin Mining Conference
When: June 7, 2023
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
Taking place in a modern theatre in the heart of Prague’s Old Town, Bitcoin Mining Conference is a small and exclusive Bitcoin conference that focuses solely on Bitcoin mining—making it a hotspot for some of the mining industry’s most influential businesses and individuals.
When: June 8-10, 2023
Where: PVA Expo Prague
Also held in Prague a day after the Bitcoin Mining Conference, BTC Prague is a Bitcoin conference with educational content focused on Bitcoin as a strong community, a tool of freedom, open-source technology, and as sound money. The goal of the event is to connect Bitcoin communities and help broader worldwide adoption.
This event is tailored for all types of Bitcoiners: those who have heard of it, want to get introduced or are slowly getting into it—giving everyone full service at the event like the information and testing of new Bitcoin products and services.
Oslo Freedom Forum
When: June 13-15, 2023
Where: Oslo, Norway
Organized by the Human Rights Foundation, The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a Bitcoin conference that aims to not only shine a spotlight on the struggle for freedom around the world but also to provide potential solutions. Last year, the theme was “Champion of Change,” which celebrated activists and their causes—representing a strong and scalable call to action.
This year’s edition continues in Oslo, Norway, and will showcase that everyone has the potential to affect change as a champion, individual, or part of a larger movement.
When: August 24-27, 2023
Where: Austin, Texas
Featuring chats with attendees and everyday users to complex technical discussions about cryptography, the BitBlockBoom! is an event for everyone. The event is inclusive as attendees range from people trying BItcoin for the first time to long-time developers.
The Atlanta Bitcoin Conference
When: September 6-9, 2023
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
The Atlanta Bitcoin Conference, also known as TABConf, is a conference focused on educating new users, building communities, and giving support to both newcomers and long-time developers.
Workshops, talks, and other activities at this conference give many opportunities to the attendees. One example is Builder Day, which is a program focused on contributing to open-source Bitcoin projects. Another is Capture the Bitcoin, a fun scavenger hunt for the attendees. However, the main event is the actual Bitcoin conference itself. Influential speakers, panel discussions, and more take center stage in this fun-filled event.
When: September 14-17, 2023
Where: Congress Innsbruck
BTC23 is an all-out, three-day Bitcoin conference dedicated to everything related to Bitcoin. First held in 2022, it has become the biggest German-speaking conference and promotes educational content and debates for the wider community. Everyone is welcome to attend, no matter how much you know about Bitcoin.
Plan ₿ Forum
When: October 20-21, 2023
Where: Lugano, Switzerland
The Plan ₿ Forum is a Bitcoin conference focused on bringing influential speakers—world leaders, entrepreneurs, and technologies—together to talk about everything Bitcoin, including financial freedom, freedom of speech, and the state of adoption.
Paxful CEO Ray Youssef will also be speaking at this conference, so if you want an opportunity to meet him, you can buy your pre-sale tickets now on their website.
When: November 7, 2023 (subject to change)
Where: Crowne Plaza, Hoteles Y Servicios Turisticos S.A, 89 Ave. Norte Y, 11 Calle Pte, San Salvador, El Salvador (subject to change)
Adopting Bitcoin is a Bitcoin conference that celebrates the Bitcoin Law—the milestone that saw the number one cryptocurrency as a legal tender in El Salvador. The event showcases how the Bitcoin Law levels the playing field for Salvadorans, going from a 70% unbanked population to having the option of using Bitcoin as an everyday currency.
Although the time and location are subject to change at the time of writing, you can now buy your Early Innovator Tickets for this year’s Adopting Bitcoin conference.
African Bitcoin Conference
When: December 4-6, 2023 (subject to change)
Where: Accra, Ghana
The Africa Bitcoin Conference is all about “designing Africa for tomorrow” as some of the most influential Bitcoin investors, entrepreneurs, advocates, activists, policymakers, artists, athletes, students, creatives, builders, developers, and educators come together and exchange ideas.
Last year, Paxful CEO Ray Youssef gave the event’s opening fireside chat to discuss Bitcoin adoption in Africa.
LABITCONF is a deep-dive into the Bitcoin and blockchain revolution. Since 2013, this Bitcoin conference has brought together high-quality speakers and networking opportunities for people all over the world—making it one of the most important events in the region and one of the longest-running in the world.
It will feature conferences, workshops, hackathons, and more. Details are yet to be announced so stay tuned for more information.
Baltic HoneyBadger 2023
The Baltic HoneyBadger conference is a Bitcoin-only conference that invites key players in the industry to talk about the most important topics in the world of Bitcoin. Last year’s event featured Riga Bitcoin Week 2022—an entire week of meetups, workshops, and social gatherings with and for Bitcoiners all over the world.
The details of this year’s edition are still yet to be announced, but if you want to be part of one of the biggest European Bitcoin-only conferences this year, we recommend keeping an eye out.
Satsconf is an event that focuses on freedom, individual sovereignty, and the Internet of money. Educational content, lectures, workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities will be available in this all-day conference—open to beginners and experts alike.
The details of this year’s event are still yet to be announced, but you can sign your email up on their website to be informed as soon as they come out.
Meet the community
If you’re looking to meet your fellow Bitcoiners and share ideas, this 2023 Bitcoin conference schedule should give you a good head start.
Mark your calendars and get ready for everything Bitcoin and its communities have to offer!