Lightning Conference 2019

Here are notes and links to recommended sessions from the first global lightning network conference held in Berlin October 19-20 2019. About 500 people attended. Here’s a review of the conference from Bitcoin Magazine.

Day One October 19 Main Stage Video, 8 hours. Day Two October 20 Main Stage Video, 8 hours. Much more digestible single-session versions, ~20-40 minutes each. 

Here are some specific sessions recommended for executives and managers.

Some interesting conference statistics from @fulmolightning:

  • 66,79% of paid tickets (45,97% of ticket revenue) paid via $BTC/LN 
  • 987 beers paid via LN
  • 700 coffees paid via LN
  • 164 cocktails paid via LN
  • 377 ice cream/hot chocolate transactions paid via LN

No word on whether there will be a 2020 conference. Follow @flashstarts or @lnconf for updates.

Bolt-a-Thon Virtual Lightning Conference

Bolt-a-Thon Virtual Lightning Conference, 3-day online hackathon, December 6-8 2019. Here’s the YouTube Channel with recordings of many of the sessions. The first Bolt-A-Thon conference was held in April 2019. There are none currently scheduled for 2020.

Recommended sessions. Listed below are the top three hackathon winners with their timecodes. Though somewhat technical, they do provide an interesting range of possible lightning projects.

Litreon – 4:18; Lightning Search Ads – 17:11; SatsHunter – 1:04:23