Wherever you are in the world right now, as a CryptoNewspeople reader, you are almost certainly aware that Bitcoin’s third halving event is now less than 8 hours away.

It is also highly possible that some level of lockdown, due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, is seriously curtailing your plans to celebrate the most-anticipated crypto event of 2020.

But never fear. CryptoNewspeople is here to get the party started, with a lockdown-friendly livestream event on our YouTube channel, featuring the biggest names in cryptocurrency today.

Join CryptoNewspeople’s Bitcoin halving party from 10am ET

The fun kicks off at 10am ET with a look at “Crypto Around the World” featuring input from the Managing Editors of CryptoNewspeople’s International Editions, with Kristina Lucrezia Corner moderating the panel.

At 11am we take an in-depth look into how the halving may affect the mining industry, with representatives from Genesis Mining, OKex Pool and Binance.

12pm sees an exploration of Bitcoin’s fundamentals as the halving approaches, with Ballet’s Bobby Lee and Emin Gün Sirer of Ava Labs.

At 1.15pm venture capitalist and renowned Bitcoin bull Tim Draper joins the party, for an interview with Rachel Wolfson and an AMA session after that.

This is followed by a discussion on how the halving could impact Bitcoin dominance at 2pm. Roger Ver, author and investor, Alex Tapscot, and Fundstrat’s Tom Lee will join to share their views.

The conversation turns to Venture Capital in crypto at 3pm, as Bloq’s Matthew Roszak and Meltem Demirors from Coinshares will respond to the question of “Where is the Big Money Going?”

Finally, at 4pm we talk to the crypto influencers, as a whole host of podcasters, journalists and YouTubers join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion to round things off.

Buzz builds as halving draws nearer

Over the past 24 hours the buzz around the halving event has been building on social media.

While nobody can predict the exact time that block 630,000 will be mined, and the Bitcoin block reward will drop from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC, you can be sure that CryptoNewspeople will be here with commentary and reaction to guide you through.