Own your keys. Own your bitcoin. Own the future.

Casa welcomes you to Keyfest, a virtual festival celebrating the past, present, and future of personal keys. Join the brightest minds in Bitcoin for conversations and workshops as we unlock a future where everyone owns their wealth, identity, and data.

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#KEYFEST2021

Welcome to Keyfest

Beginning with the early cypherpunks and PGP, through the creation of Bitcoin, cryptographic “personal keys” have quietly seeped into every aspect of our digital lives. Control of these keys by individuals promises a shockwave of change in the coming years - transforming the future of money, free speech, digital surveillance, and even the nature of government itself.
 
Join us January 5-7th to gain actionable insights about Bitcoin, personal keys and digital security directly from Casa and friends in the Bitcoin community.

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#Keyfest2021 Virtual Event Programming

Adam Back

Co-Founder & CEO
Blockstream

Alex Gladstein

Chief Strategy Officer
Human Rights Foundation

Amiti Uttarwar

Bitcoin Core Developer

Balaji Srinivasan

Angel Investor & Entrepreneur

Caitlin Long

Founder & CTO
Avanti Financial

Jameson Lopp

Co-Founder & CTO
Casa

Alyse Killeen

Founding Managing Partner
StillMark Co.

Nick Neuman

Co-Founder + CEO
Casa

Matt Odell

Bitcoin Entrepreneur, Privacy Advocate

Peter McCormack

Podcast Host
What Bitcoin Did Podcast

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#Keyfest2021 Virtual Event Programming

Tuesday
Origins of the Cypherpunk: How Bitcoin’s cypherpunk beginnings compare to Bitcoin development today
1:00PM EST

Join Casa CTO Jameson Lopp as he chats with longtime cypherpunk Adam Back (CEO of Blockstream) and Amiti Uttarwar (Bitcoin Core Developer) about how Bitcoin’s cypherpunk roots have evolved into how Bitcoin Core is developed today.

PRESENTERS

Jameson Lopp

Adam Back

Amiti Uttarwar

Workshop: How do public/private keys work in Bitcoin?
3:00PM EST

Engineer Stacie Waleyko (Casa) and security expert Ron Stoner (Casa), walk you through nuances of the end-to-end encryption underpinning your Bitcoin transactions and security. In this session, you will take away a deeper, conceptual understanding of public and private key functionality, as well as how to ensure that the handling of your own keys is done in the safest, most secure manner.

PRESENTERS

Stacie Waleyko

Ron Stoner

Wednesday
The Bull Run for Custody: How the many options for custody have changed the game for Bitcoin investors large and small
1:00PM EST

Body: Nick Neuman (Casa CEO) and Caitlin Long (Avanti Financial CEO) discuss how the growth in options for Bitcoin custody - from approachable self-custody to regulated institutional custody - will make the upcoming bull run just as much about adoption as about price.

PRESENTERS

Nick Neuman

Caitlin Long

Alyse Killeen

Workshop: Best practices for securing large amounts of bitcoin using multisig
2:30PM EST

Learn from Casa’s Client Service experts Hector Rosekrans and Jesse Bookspan, as they cover the more detailed security questions we typically discuss 1:1 with our clients.In what types of locations should I store multiple keys? How do I diversify my key security for maximum protection and accessibility? We’ll cover these questions and more, including audience Q&A, during this practical and accessible workshop.

PRESENTERS

Hector Rosekrarns

Jesse Bookspan

Tutorial: How to set up Casa Gold
4:00PM EST

Nick Foley and Andrew Yang from the Casa Client Service and Support team will walk through setting up a Casa Gold account from start to finish.Have you always wanted to try multisig, but you’ve been worried it might be too difficult for you? Sign up for a free Casa Gold trial account and join this session to follow along and get things set up the right way, with help from the experts.

PRESENTERS

Nick Foley

Andrew Yang

Alyse Killeen

Thursday
Fortune or Tragedy: From escaping corrupt nation-states to creating a digital utopia, can private keys enable humanity’s sovereign future?
12:00PM EST

"What Bitcoin Did" Podcast Host Peter McCormack will join Balaji Srinivasan and Alex Gladstein (Human Rights Foundation) to discuss visions of our potential digital future enabled by Bitcoin and personal keys.

PRESENTERS

Peter McCormack

Balaji Srinivasan

Alex Gladstein

Workshop: Staying safe in the bull market: from digital privacy 101 to extreme Lopp-Sec
2:00PM EST

Join security expert Jameson Lopp and privacy advocate Matt Odell as they walk you through the good, bad, and ugly of personal security in the age of private keys.
What are the best ways to keep your funds (and yourself) safe as bitcoin’s price continues to soar?
Hosted by Michael Haley (Product at Casa), this talk walks through the best practices all Bitcoiners need to know, as well as a handful of tools that might even help protect your life.

PRESENTERS

Jameson Lopp

Matt Odell

Michael Haley

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FAQs

How long will each program be?

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Each event program will be between 30-60 minutes long. 

What type of programming will each event cover?

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The event programming will include fireside chats, engaging conversations, and actionable attendee workshops. 

Will I be able to view the programs on demand? 

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We will have each event program available on the Casa YouTube channel at the end of each day.

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About Casa

Casa is the secure home for your Bitcoin. We build tools at the forefront of Bitcoin self-custody, enabling individuals to take control of their wealth by holding their own Bitcoin private keys in an easy and secure manner. Casa is building for a future where self-custody is default, and every individual, family, and business can freely manage their own wealth and personal data.