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WHO WE ARE and what we do

Blockchain Infrastructure Research is an independent research company specializing in cryptocurrency mining infrastructure. BIR provides clear, up-to-date information for major institutional investors, developers, and government organizations in support of: facilities location and design, energy management, hardware selection, supply and value chain management, regulation compliance, operations security, and understanding market and price trends.
With its team of clean energy engineers, the firm has significant expertise in identifying power solutions for medium and large scale mining operations.
BIR’s research method is investigative and comprehensive. The firm’s proprietary models, data sources, and extensive network allows its team of analysts to distill practical knowledge in a dynamic industry.
BIR is headquartered on the Sunshine Coast in Western Canada, serving clients around the globe. The firm has significant experience in the North American market.

Company vision

We envision a thriving blockchain driven global economy that operates inclusively and freely.

company mission

To enhance blockchain and cryptocurrency development in a cost-effective and responsible manner while acting as a reliable and trusted source of information on blockchain infrastructure through quality, independent knowledge.

 Diversity & Inclusion

MPWR 2019, aims to be a safe and respectful event for everyone involved regardless of age, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, nationality, marital status, military status, veteran status, religious beliefs, dietary requirements, and child-birth and pregnancy related medical conditions. We also respect any other status protected by Canada’s laws – the country in which MPWR 2019 is being hosted.

The central aim of MPWR 2019 is to provide a safe and respectful space for open and critical dialogue and idea sharing. Blockchain Infrastructure Research is committed to providing a harassment-free, accessible and pleasant experience at MPWR 2019. We want every participant to feel welcome, included, and safe.


Blockchain Infrastructure Research is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.

Questions about this policy should be sent to [email protected] 

We expect participants to follow these rules at all conference venues and conference-related social events.


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