Bitcoin 2022 Conference

Day 1 Updates!

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Bartleman's company commissioned an 11-foot (3-meter) robot-like statue of a bull meant to emulate Wall Street's ``Charging Bull.'' Suarez unveiled the artwork Wednesday to a joyful crowd kicking off the conference in Miami Beach.

Ross Ulbricht, founder of darknet bitcoin marketplace Silk Road, auctioned a series of art created while serving his life sentence. The collection is hanging in the Bitcoin 2022 art gallery.

A panel of experts took the Bitcoin 2022 stage to discuss Lightning Network. More companies are developing services to make the Lightning Network more accessible for users, such as providing liquidity and operating nodes.

The bitcoin market truly never stops. With this in mind, a panel assembled at Bitcoin 2022 discussed “Markets That Never Sleep.”A fundamental aspect of Bitcoin is the market's constant operation and global accessibility.

MicroBT, a Bitcoin mining rig manufacturer, discussed details on its forthcoming M50 series of Whatsminer machines.

Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank"started his speech by discussing the need for regulatory clarity and policy around bitcoin. He predicted that, “In ten years, crypto, blockchain and all of these types of assets will be the 12th sector of the S&P.”

Four major players in the ASIC space,  Namely Nishant Sharma, Johnny Yao, Mike Francis, Chris Manzano and Kristy-Leigh Minehan discussed the state of the application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) market and future outlooks.

“The Financialization Of Bitcoin Mining” a panel featuring top industry leaders Discussed on Bitcoin mining that is increasingly done on a large scale by corporations which operate very differently compared to small miners.

The Top Panelist also discussed the various implications of the Biden infrastructure bill. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was received with resistance from Bitcoiners, but still passed. During Bitcoin 2022, a group of legislative experts revisited the bill.