Bitcoin luminaries Gavin Andresen, Andreas Antonopoulos, Matt Corallo, Jeff Garzik, Charlie Lee, Greg Maxwell, and Michael Perklin are among the speakers appearing at this Friday’s DevCore conference at Draper University in San Mateo, California.
Organized by the Bitcoin Foundation, the conference is principally designed to be a learning and development experience for new developers in the space. Those developers who are interested can also receive accreditation as a Certified Bitcoin Professional from the CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4).
“It’s very important to increase knowledge about development in Bitcoin, now more than ever,” Executive Director Bruce Fenton told Bitcoin Magazine, “The aim of DevCore is to help develop developers and to increase overall knowledge about Bitcoin Core and the important work that is being done.”
Education and development aside, its hard to imagine that the blocksize debate won’t come up or even dominate some of the conference discussions.
The Bitcoin block size debate about how the Bitcoin network can support increased transactions without compromising the original values of decentralization and democratic control, has dominated forums, chat rooms and social media for months now.
“Given the timing and importance of the blocksize discussion we will discuss that as