Event Details

Date & Time


Saturday, Nov 02, 2024

10:00AM- 5:00PM


Fort De Soto Park, Shelter #14

3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde, Florida, 33715

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About the Event

The Florida Beef Initiative, in collaboration with the Bitcoin Bay Foundation, is excited to announce the Florida Beef Summit 2024, scheduled for November 2, 2024 at Fort De Soto Park, Tierra Verde. This groundbreaking event will unite experts in sustainable agriculture, Bitcoin, and health to explore innovative approaches to food sovereignty and local economies.



Sunday, February 4, 2024 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

Venue: Le Méridien Tampa, The Courthouse, 4th Floor Ballroom

Address: 601 N Florida Ave · Tampa, FL
Parking info:
On-Site Parking: Daily: $20

Valet: Daily: $40

Day Time Only Valet Parking $20.

Cattleman's Dinner + Fireside Chat with Cedric Youngelman from Bitcoin Matrix:

Date: Sunday, February 4

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location (10-minute drive from Le Meridian):
Terra Gaucha, South Tampa
1108 South Dale Mabry Highway

Tampa, FL 33629

Ticket Information:

Combo Ticket (Feb 4 Talks + Dinner + Fireside Chat + Nov 2 event): $200.00

Feb 4 (Talks + Cattleman's Dinner + Fireside Chat w Texas Slim and the Beef Initiative): $150.00 


Sunday February 4 Speaker Series Schedule: 

10:00 - 10:15 welcome coffee


Start 9 Labs: Take control of your data with your own home server. Explore innovative solutions in Bitcoin self-sovereignty and decentralized computing from Start 9 Labs, the age of requiring Big Tech to store your data is over.

10:45 - 11:15

Seed Signer: Discover the latest advancements in secure Bitcoin hardware wallets with Seed Signer, a safe and accessible way of storing your Bitcoin.


Privkey: Specializes in providing expert consulting and development services for businesses and organizations looking to leverage the benefits of blockchain technology, including smart contract development, multisig wallet management, and compliance with regulatory standards.


Mining Panel: Gain insights from industry experts on the Mining Panel, discussing the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the Bitcoin mining ecosystem.

Lunch 12:15-12:30


Beef Initiative: Join Texas Slim, TBIAC, Florida Beef Initiative, and Circle 6 Farm as they discuss the state of the cattle industry. A key focus will be on Micro Processing Centers.


BeQuest: Sarasota based Asset Management firm focused on Real Estate and Energy. Their main focus is acquiring & managing assets that provide predictable monthly passive income without compromise. Currently implementing their knowledge of the industry into the Bitcoin Mining world.


Holistic Health Panel: Learn from Dr. Phillip Ovadia and Dr. Robert Kiltz as they expose the biggest drivers of disease and solutions for living a healthy life

3:30-4 Q&A

If you have any questions please contact: floridabeefinitiative@gmail.com

Summit Themes

  1. The Role of the Micro-Processing Center in Local Food Sovereignty: Exploring how micro-processing centers can empower communities, enhance food security, and support local agriculture.
  2. The Role of Bitcoin in Peer-to-Peer, Circular Economies: Understanding Bitcoin's potential to create decentralized, community-driven economic systems.
  3. The Role of Beef as Central to Good Health: Discussing the nutritional benefits of beef and its place in a healthy diet.
  4. The Role of the "Modern-Day Cattleman": A cultural discussion on reclaiming the pride and hustle of local beef sales and supporting local ranchers, including the historical significance of the cattleman's brand.
  5. The Voice of the Great American Rancher: Celebrating and amplifying the stories, experiences, and wisdom of America's ranchers. 

About the Organizers

Florida Beef Initiative (in partnership with the Beef Initiative) is committed to providing market access to local beef, while the Bitcoin Bay Foundation is focused on using Bitcoin to enhance the Tampa Bay economy.

Ticketing and Accommodation Information for Florida Beef Summit 2024

To buy your ticket for the Florida Beef Micro Summit 2024 visit http://beefsummits.com

Florida Cattleman's Feast

with The Dinner with Dan

An extraordinary highlight of the summit is the Florida Cattleman's Feast. This unique event will feature a butcher demonstration and an exclusive culinary experience curated by Chef Dan from The Dinner with Dan.

Guests will have the opportunity to explore various cuts of the cow, learn about their preparation, and indulge in a tasting menu that showcases the diversity and richness of flavors that beef has to offer. This feast not only celebrates Florida's cattle heritage but also provides a platform for culinary innovation and appreciation of sustainable, locally-sourced beef.


Dr. Phillip Ovadia

Founder, Ovadia Heart Health and Best Selling Author of Stay Off My Operating Table

Website: ifixhearts.com

Twitter: @ifixhearts

A cardiothoracic surgery specialist and best selling author of Stay Off My Operating Table, advocating for preventing heart disease through diet and lifestyle modifications. His insights align with the summit's emphasis on beef in a healthy diet.

Dr. Robert Kiltz

Founder, CNY Fertility, CNY Healing Arts, Molecular Fertility

Website: doctorkiltz.com

Instagram: @doctorkiltz

Founder of CNY Fertility and a proponent of the keto carnivore diet. His perspectives on fertility and wellness underscore the nutritional importance of an animal-based diet. 

Ruffshot June

Founder, Florida Beef Initaitive, Texas Slim's Cuts

Website: floridabeefinitaitive.com

Founder of the Florida Beef Initiative and co-founder of Texas Slim's Cuts. June is dedicated to direct-to-consumer beef industry innovations and cultural discussions around the modern-day cattleman.

Texas Slim

Founder, The Beef Initiative, Texas Slim's Cuts

Website: beefinitiative.com

Twitter: @modernTman

The Modern-Day cattleman from West Texas leading the Beef Initiative, focusing on the revitalization of small-town economies through microprocessing plants and local beef sales.

Leonard Horak

Owner, Circle 6 Farm; Co-Founder, Florida Beef Initiative

Website: circle6farm.com

Intagram: @circle6farm

Visionary grass farmer and rancher behind Circle 6 Farm in Duette, Florida. Leonard's sustainable farming practices are a model for leveraging natural resources in cattle farming.

Justin Trammell

Owner, Tir Bluen Ranch, Panhandle Meat Processing, Ranchers Storefront

Website: tirbluen.com

twitter: @tirbluen

A leader in sustainable ranching and agricultural innovation, integrating modern technology with traditional methods at Tir Bluen Farm. He's a key advocate for micro-processing centers, fostering local economies and environmental sustainability, and co-founder of TBIAC.org, which exemplifies the transformative potential of these centers in community resilience.

Bitcoin Bay Foundation

Local Bitcoin Community Revitalization

Website: bitcoinbay.live

Twitter: @bitcoinbaytpa

Wesley Schlemmer and other representatives from the Bitcoin Bay Foundation will provide insights into Bitcoin's role in Tampa Bay and the local circlular economy. 

Event Schedule


Registration, Welcome and Coffee from Isabella's Coffee

11:00AM- 12:00PM

Texas Slim, The Beef Initiative and TBIAC

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Florida Beef Initiative and Cirlce 6 Farm

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Lunch and Sponsorships


Dr. Philip Ovadia and Dr. Robert Kiltz


Bitcoin Bay Foundation



Location & Accommodations

Address for the Event: 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Shelter #14. Tierra Verde FL 33715

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