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Dr. Saifedean Ammous (@saifedean) will give a talk and have Q&A on bitcoin, centralization, monetary theory and history, and a bunch more. Saifedean is the author of The Bitcoin Standard, a Professor of Economics at the Lebanese American University, and a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University's Center on Capitalism and Society. He holds a PhD (2011) in Sustainable Development, an M.Phil (2007) and a Masters in Sustainable Development (2006), and an MSc in Development Mangaement (2004), and a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering (2003).
Saifedean is one of the most important people in the Bitcoin / cryptocurrency space that can field questions from anyone and deliver coherent answers for all levels of understanding. His grasp of this subject is incredible, so bring your toughest questions.
Please donate $5 by Bitcoin or cash if you would like some food and craft beer.
Please update your RSVP if there are any changes, and upon arriving to the 9th floor, sign in at the WeWork front desk.
1. The Bitcoin Standard (https://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Standard-Decentralized-Alternative-Central/dp/1119473861) - $11.99 on Kindle
2. Saifedean Ammous Bio - (http://capitalism.columbia.edu/saifedean-h-ammous)
3. The Saif House blog - (https://thesaifhouse.wordpress.com/)
4. Saifedean Ammous - Twitter **(https://twitter.com/saifedean)**
5. Saifedean's Personal Website - (http://saifedean.com/)
(Parking instructions below)
Option 1) The easiest option for parking is the Westin Hotel parking garage. The best way to access this garage is to pull into the main entrance of the Westin Hotel, the garage will be on the right. Ride the elevator up to the lobby, this brings you directly into the Westin. Take the first left off of the elevators through the doors and walk to the stonewall building which is on the left. Once in the lobby of the stonewall building, walk pass the security desk and press floor 9. You will be charged to park in the Westin Hotel parking garage.
Option 2) Take the light rail to Stonewall station. Once in the lobby of the stonewall building, walk pass the security desk and press floor 9.
Option 3) Park at 907 S Tryon St, 112 E. Morehead St, or 1109 S Tryon St. Walk to the Stonewall building. Once in the lobby of the Stonewall Building, walk pass the security desk and press floor 9. You will be charged to park in these lots.
(This is the building you are going to: http://www.615southcollege.com/ )
If you have any questions, please call or email Kurt Meadows ([masked]).