Practical info

Sequence of events

In 2023, Le Paradigme Bitcoin is surrounding itself with other events. Here is the schedule:

- Pre-events

- June 27th to 30th, The University's Computer Science Institute is organizing DEBS 2023, the 17th ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems.

Program and registration on their Website

Location : University of Neuchâtel, Faculty of Science

 

Thursday evening, June 29th, from 6:30PM, the famous Beer-to-Beer of Neuchâtel  will be held in La Chaux-de-Fonds. This is an informal get-together for Bitcoiners. Free admission

Location : Amuse-Bar, at l’Ancien Manège, rue du Manège 19, La Chaux-de-Fonds

- Le Paradigme Bitcoin

– Friday, June 30th, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., if you're interested in Bitcoin, you can take part in Le Paradigme Bitcoin. It consists of conferences and round tables given by recognized Bitcoin specialists, and includes a cocktail reception at midday. Chargeable event.
Link to full program
Tickets in CHF at the Billetterie de la Ville de La Chaux-de-Fonds

BTC tickets on our website
Location : Le théâtre L'Heure Bleue, Avenue Léopold-Robert 27, La Chaux-de-Fonds (OpenStreetMap Link)

- Friday, June 30th, 7 to 9 p.m.The latest "Bitcoin and Energy" conference is open to the public (subject to availability). Free admission

- The Privacy Reunion

– Le samedi 1er juillet, de 9h à 17h30, you can attend technical conferences on the use of cryptography and IT to protect your privacy. Free admission
Link to full program

Location: University of Neuchâtel, Faculty of Science

- The Jura P2P Festival

– From Saturday July 1st, 2pm, to Sunday July 2nd, 5pm, nous avons le plaisir de vous convier à un événement transfrontalier et festif. Nous vous proposerons des ateliers et des démonstrations techniques et        artistiques dans une ambiance bon-enfant. Entrée libre Attention, pour les consommations, nous n’acceptons pas les carte de crédit. Bitcoin and cash only. Pour des raisons de protection de la vie privée, photographier et filmer des personnes seront interdits.
Link to full program
Location: Fondation Sully-Lambelet, Les Verrières (OpenStreetMap Link)

Transportation

As a general rule, we recommend that you use public transport. All events are served by public transport. Here are the nearest stops:

- Le Paradigme Bitcoin : La Chaux-de-Fonds, train station

- Privacy Reunion: Neuchâtel, train station

- The Jura p2p festival : Les Verrières, Croix-Blanche

Special buses

To facilitate access to the Jura P2P Festival, we have scheduled a bus for July 1 that will make the following journeys. Places are limited, and the place or means of registration is noted in brackets.

– 13h : La Chaux-de-Fonds – Les Verrières (Le Paradigme Bitcoin)
– 15h : Neuchâtel – Les Verrières (Privacy Reunion)
– 17h45 : Neuchâtel – Les Verrières (Privacy Reunion)
– 20h : Les Verrières – Yverdon (Festival p2p du Jura)
– 21h : Yverdon – Les Verrières (annoncez vous à contact@leparadigmebitcoin.ch)
– 22h : Les Verrières – Pontarlier (Festival p2p du Jura)
– 22h30 : Pontarlier – Les Verrières (annoncez vous à contact@leparadigmebitcoin.ch)
– 23h : Les Verrières – Fleurier, gare (Festival p2p du Jura)
– 23h30 : Fleurier, gare – Les Verrières (annoncez vous à contact@leparadigmebitcoin.ch)
– 24h : Les Verrières – Yverdon (1h) – Neuchâtel (1h45) – La Chaux-de-Fonds (2h15) (Festival p2p du Jura)

Parking

Numerous public parking lots are available in La Chaux-de-Fonds and Neuchâtel.

In Les Verrières, it will not be possible to park next to the building, and we ask you not to park just anywhere. Below lists the different places where you can park your car:

P1 – https://goo.gl/maps/GLUXCykEAB4GDY6W7

P2 –  https://goo.gl/maps/xeJJFvrR4ige2ykn8

P3 – https://goo.gl/maps/euXPDmavqZAUCFyQ9

P4 –  https://goo.gl/maps/t4y51QLTtSDYcAN98

P5 –  https://goo.gl/maps/a459RZ1vhtNhLZtp8

P6 –  https://goo.gl/maps/vJY8KbwdseWfkrKs7

Hosting

To simplify organization, we let participants arrange their own accommodation.

Nevertheless, here are a few recommendations:

- From June 29th to July 1st, most activities and evenings will take place in La Chaux-de-Fonds

- From July 1st to July 2nd, we recommend that you find accommodation near Les Verrières or in an area served by the special bus (Pontarlier, Yverdon, Neuchâtel, La Chaux-de-Fonds).

Camping from Saturday to Sunday

 It is possible to set up a tent on site. If this is your intention, please inform us by e-mail (contact@leparadigmebitcoin.ch). 

Recommended hotels

These addresses are recommendations only:

- Hotel de France in La Chaux-de-Fonds https://www.hoteldefrance.ch/

– Hôtel de Ville in Les Verrières https://hoteldeville-suisse.ch/

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