From Steem Center
Jump to: navigation, search

Following the succes of first Steemfest, Steemit's first meet-up conference which took place in Amsterdam on 11, 12 and 13 November 2016, the software developer and event organizer Roeland Landegent (@roelandp) on May, 30th, 2017, he announced the second edition of the event.[1]

Planned to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, Steemfest 2 would happen from 1st to 5th of November 2017. In July, [Steemian|steemian] @gtg announced an agreement with airline company TAP Portugal to offer special conditions for the travels of the participants that are coming to the event.[2]

Crowdfunding and Contests for the Trip

Like the first edition, many steemians lauched contests, crowdfunding campaigns and giveaways to help other users paying plane tickets and hotel reservations. People like @ausbitbank, @richardcrill, @theprophet0, @scooter77, @aggroed and @joseph sponsored some of the main initiatives. See more links in Steemfest 2:Crowdfunding and Contests

Speakers and attendees

In August 17th, 2017, Roeland Landegent (@roelandp) annouced the first speakers: Ned Scott (@ned USA) - CEO Steemit; Alla (@allasyummyfood UK) - Youtuber, chef and steemian; William Mougayar (@wmougayar USA) - Author, The Business Blockchain, investor, blockchain startups; Charle Shrem (@charlieshrem USA) - CTO @; @sneak - Steemit, Inc's CTO; Nolan Jacobson (@theprophet0 USA) - SteemSports General Manager, witness in DPoS, @hansikhouse; USA - Cultural Development Strategist, Co-Founder Base 15 Studio and Sndbox. The presentations, workshops and performances will generally last about 20 minutes max, unless more in-depth time is required. The event will be livestreamed like the previous year.[3]

Bitfilm Contest 2017 award ceremony

In August 29th, 2017, Aaron Koenig (@aaronkoenig) annouced that the award ceremony of the Bitfilm Contest 2017, an online film contest with the topic "The Crypto Future", would happen at SteemFest². With planned live screenings in Berlin and Lisbon, the films may be about cryptography, cryptocurrencies or any other cryptic, futuristic issue. The films should not be longer than 10 minutes.[4]


  1. (save the date) SteemFest 2017 - Creamy & Delicious - 1/2/3 (+4/5) November - Lisbon Written by Roeland Landegent (@roelandp) on Steemit in May 30th, 2017
  2. SteemFest has an Official Carrier (code for discounts) Written by @gtg on Steemit in July 8th, 2017
  3. SteemFest² Updates - First names announced - Ticketshop open - First locations revealed - New site is live! Written by Roeland Landegent (@roelandp) on Steemit in August 17th, 2017
  4. Submit Your Film to the Bitfilm Contest! Written by Aaron Koenig (@aaronkoenig) on Steemit in August 29th, 2017


Related articles

External links

In other languages

Help keep this wiki page updated. Register, click in edit, add or modify the text and save.
If you're already a steemian you can be rewarded with STEEM, see how in @steemcenterwiki.