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University of Stirling

Room 4B96 Cottrell building

Stirling

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Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies

Opportunities, open problems and research challenges

31st August 2016

Cottrell building 4B96 -University of Stirling



An international one-day of study, brainstorming and networking opportunities for interested researchers and stakeholders.

Keynote speaker:

Prof. Bud Mishra From spamhaus to our house: Block chains in finance

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and School of Medicine, New York University,

Mt Sinai School of Medicine

Beyond the keynote talk, the day will comprise short introductions by the participants on ongoing research, initiatives, and groups focussing on BTC/BC. Networking opportunities and discussion on possible grants and projects will also be part of the day. We will be targeting H2020 and other EU initiatives, as well as UK funders and US-EU possible partnerships.

Participants are encouraged to give a short summary of their research interests and activities in the field. Please, contact Massimo Bartoletti at bart@unica.it if you are available to give a short talk.

Participation is free, but registration required for organisational purposes. Please register preferably not later than 28th August!

The preliminary programme of the day is HERE.



Accommodation can be booked on campus or in nearby structures. Please see

http://www.cs.stir.ac.uk/events/cibb2016/venue.html

for useful information about traveling to and staying in Stirling, as well as on-campus accommodation (please note that the event precedes the CIBB2016 conference, which is an independent event, but you can enquire for accommodation through the conference channels).


Organisers:

Andrea Bracciali, University of Stirling - abb@cs.stir.ac.uk, +44 (0)1786 467446

Massimo Bartoletti, University of Cagliari - bart@unica.it +39 (0) 70 6758540

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