ICBTA 2018

Call for Papers

The 2018 ICBTA Conference on Blockchain Technology and aims to unite interested scholars as well as industrial members from all relevant disciplines who study and work in the space of blockchain technology. Suggested contribution topics include (but are not limited to) empirical and theoretical studies of:

Anonymity and privacy issues and measures to enhance them
New applications using or built on top of blockchains
Atomic Swapping Big Data and blockchain technology
Cryptography, scripting/smart contract language etc.
Case studies (e.g., of adoption, attacks, forks, etc.)
Consensus protocols for blockchains
Cryptocurrency adoption and economic impacts
Decentralized Applications (Exchanges, Mining Pools, Trading Platforms) Economics and game theory of mining
Forensics and monitoring
Formal Verification of Blockchain Protocols, Smart Contracts
Fraud detection and financial crime prevention Identity, Identification and trust in blockchain systems
Intermediates in different industries and their future
Internet of things (IoT) and blockchain technology
Off-chain payment/state channels
Peer-to-peer networks
Permissioned and permissionless blockchains
Privacy and anonymity-enhancing technologies
Proof-of-work, -stake, -burn, and virtual mining
Real-world measurements and metrics
Scalability and scalable services for blockchain systems
Smart Contract Programming Languages and VM's
Transaction graph analysis Usability and user studies
Security of Blockchain Protocols
Where does a blockchain makes sense?