Cole Petersen · 10 hours ago · 3 min read
Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu and Bitcoin(.com) CEO Roger Ver are set to discuss upcoming ecosystem developments, protocol upgrades and more during the first-ever World Digital Mining Summit, taking place Sept. 21-23, in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Bitmain Heads to Tbilisi
Bitmain Technologies and BitKan have teamed up to host the World Digital Mining Summit, according to an official press release.
The inaugural event will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept. 21-23, and will welcome 30-plus speakers and up to 1,000 attendees.
During the event, attendees will be able to hear about ecosystem developments as well as the November 2018 protocol upgrade from industry heavyweights like Jihan Wu, co-founder and co-CEO of Bitmain; Roger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com; and Amaury Séchet, Bitcoin ABC developer and lead developer of Bitcoin Cash.
There will also be discussions on the future of digital mining and cryptocurrency and the debut of key technological advancements for the ASIC cryptocurrency mining hardware.
In the press release, Gadi Glikberg, vice president of international sales at Bitmain, said:
“The World Digital Mining Summit brings together cryptocurrency miners and blockchain enthusiasts to connect, learn and build their network while exchanging face-to-face insights with industry leaders. We are excited for what is shaping up to be the leading crypto mining event of 2018, held in the history city of Tbilisi.”
Additional information regarding tickets, travel accommodations and sponsorships can be found at MiningConf.org.
Recent Updates from Bitmain
As previously reported by CryptoSlate, leaked financial data revealed that the company captured $1.2 billion in profits during the first quarter of 2018.
Additionally, Bitmain recently faced investor flak ahead of its upcoming IPO–courtesy of the company’s Bitcoin Cash stockpile, declining revenues from Bitcoin mining and top investors denying their rumored involvement in the mining giant’s last funding round.