Overview

Blockchain, as a decentralized open ledger, has proven to be a phenomenal success. This ground-breaking technique holds a huge promise in various fields, digital identification, data marketing, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, etc. With the population of blockchain, the security, privacy and scalability of blockchain have received unprecedented attention. We are at such a point to solve these challenges to bring in a more promising blockchain economy.

This summer summit is positioned to be an opening platform, aiming to bring in state-of-the-art techniques in blockchain, where audience can both learn about the latest research in the academic and the cutting-edge development in the industry. We also desire to inspire insights to promote blockchain techniques.

Several world leading researchers in this area will be invited to give lectures and attend panels. Our lectures cover a comprehensive set of topics about blockchain technologies, including: Blockchain basics and security analysis in the cryptographic setting; Scalability; Alternative consensus; Incentives and security analysis in the rational setting; Permissioned blockchain and enterprise case studies; Smart contracts and security; Zero Knowledge in Blockchain Applications. The summer summit will also include two panels —- "Scalability and Proof of X" and "Blockchain in the Real World".

Host

Organizers

  • Jonathan Katz, University of Maryland, USA, and Fractal Platform
  • Cong Wang, City University of Hong Kong, HK
  • Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hong Kong, HK

Contact Us

blockchain2019summit@gmail.com

Sponsors

FRACTAL PLATFORM
Crypto BLK
Centre for Decentralized Trust Computing
CS Dept., CityU