Call for Papers

Topic and Scope of the Conference


ICBTA2019 is soliciting original, previously unpublished and high quality research papers addressing research challenges and advances in the tracks mentioned below. The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to: 
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?

The outcome of the review process is scheduled to be announced on August 5, 2019.