The Polish parliament held a first-of-its-kind open discussion on Bitcoin, on October 3rd, 2016. The meeting, broadcast live, gave attendees a chance to hear cryptocurrency experts voice their concerns and discuss the country’s current climate for cryptocurrency innovation.
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Parliament member and economist Mirosław Suchoń organized the meeting, the first of its kind in Poland, together with the Polish Bitcoin Society. Everyone from local Bitcoin community members to academics, lawyers, economists, and government officials joined in.
Lecturers included academics Dr. Konrad Zacharzewski, Dr. Krzysztof Piech and Prof. Marian Srebrny; legal experts Jacek Czarnecki and Dr. Krzysztof Korus; Maciej Jędrzejczyk from IBM, business advisor Tomasz Kibil, and Polish Bitcoin