The 2018 Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology (CVCBT) 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:

Research Topics
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?
Publication Formats
Format: IEEE Conference Proceedings Format Word Template / LaTex Template
Extended Abstracts 2 - 4 pages (IEEE 2-column format)
Full Paper 10 pages (IEEE 2-column format)
Disclaimer The authors’ names and affiliations, postal addresses, telephones, fax numbers and e-mail addresses must be omitted from the submitted manuscripts. Each manuscript must contain an abstract of about 150 word
Deadlines
Submission deadline for extended abstracts & full papers: 15.02.2018 Extended: 1.3.2018
Acceptance notification and registration: 1.04.2018 Extended: 13.4.2018
Early registration deadline: 1.05.2018
Camera ready version deadline: 1.06.2018
Next Deadline: Extended abstracts & full papers:

Technology Program Committee

Program Committee Chairs

Program Committee Members