The conference Surfin’Bitcoin, focused on the democratization of Bitcoin and its ecosystem, will take place on August 26 and 27, 2021 at the Casino de Biarritz.

“During the two days of the conference,“ keynote ”presentations and round tables will follow on the main stage with the best French speakers on Bitcoin. At the same time, there will be workshops to deepen certain subjects. This format is much more interactive because the participants will be able to interact with the speakers more directly. The content of Thursday August 26 is aimed more at experts who have been interested in Bitcoin for several years while that of Friday August 27 is more aimed at a beginner or neophyte audience. »

Thursday August 26

1:00 p.m.Reception of participants at the Casino de Biarritz

2:00 p.m.Opening speech – Jonathan Herscovici (Stackinsat), Maider Arosteguy (Mayor of Biarritz)

2:30 p.m.Introduction to Bitcoin: Technical history, fork & the «bitcoin war» – Nicolas Dorier (BTCpayServer)

3:15 p.m.Presentation and explanation of Layers 2, Layers 3 and ongoing improvements on Bitcoin – Julien Guitton (

3:45 p.m.The Different Lightning Network implementations: Which one to choose and why? – Romain Rouphael (LN Market), Bastien Teinturier (Acinq), Antoine Poinsot (Revault). Moderator: Gregory Guitard (Journal du Coin)

4:30 p.m. Are decentralized apps possible on Bitcoin? Why is nobody talking about it? – Laurent Weisman (, Marc Zeller (Aave), Sosthène ( Moderator: Valentin Demé (Cryptoast)

5:15 p.m. The attack vectors: Bitcoin is it indestructible? – Gilles Cadignan (Woleet)

5:45 p.m.Bitcoin price: to the moon? Explanation of price formation and correlation with other asset classes – Nicolas Chéron (Zonebourse), Mathieu Jamar (DCY), Vincent Boy (IG Markets). Moderator: Raphael Bloch …