BITCOIN, the future of virtual currency came to Dubai and it was inaugurated with a high profile conference on 12th and 13th December. This event took place at the Dubai International Financial Center and was attended by the big names in the open source and finance industry. The students from Middlesex University were given a chance to be a part of this conference as interns and they went through a competitive selection process. Zubair Wahhid, Mark Samuel and Arrash Afshon (BSc IT students from School of Science and technology) successfully contributed to this conference. They were mentored by Dr. Krishnadas Nanath, who believes in exposing students to emerging technologies for better learning and promoting active interface with the industry.