Coronavirus Outbreak Affects Two Major U.S. Crypto Conferences

News / 08.03.2020

The coronavirus outbreak has affected a lot of businesses worldwide and the crypto industry has not been left out. Two major crypto conferences that were going to be held in the United States have so far been affected by the outbreak. The two conferences are ‘Bitcoin 2020’ and ‘The DC Blockchain Summit 2020’.

The Bitcoin 2020 conference which was initially scheduled for March 27 and 28 in San Francisco has now been moved to Q3 of 2020. The DC Blockchain Summit which was scheduled for next week has also been postponed. In the meantime, the rescheduled dates are not confirmed yet, according to the announcement.

The Bitcoin 2020 organizers have assured all attendees that their tickets for the conference will still be valid for the rescheduled event. They have also asked all registered participants not to request for a refund until further details are announced.

The DC Blockchain Summit 2020 was going to feature both government officials and blockchain industry influencers as keynote speakers. The conference is organized by the Chamber of Digital Commerce which is an organization that promotes the adoption of digital assets and blockchain-powered technologies.

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Debasish Das is from India, an engineering graduate and holds a postgraduate degree in management. He has 10 years of experience in the financial sector, having worked for one of the biggest MNC banking groups in the country. Currently he has business in e-commerce, insurance and consultancy. As an avid blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts he believes in investing in the future of technology, and feels this is going to make the world a single marketplace and also give the power from centralized banks and governments back to people.