Swiss Symposium Blockchain Research

Details

A full-day scientific programme, with the widest representation of Swiss institutions. Our goal is to connect practitioners with cutting edge researchers from the fields of Economics, Law, Technology and their interface.

Time

May 14th 2019
10:00 -17:00

UZH RAA-G01

Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich

Speakers

Prof. Dr Aleksander Berentsen

Economic Theory, University of Basel

Prof. Dr Roger Wattenhoffer

Information Technology, ETH Zurich

Prof. Dr Rolf H. Weber

Chair for Private, Economic and European Law, University of Zurich

Dr Paolo Tasca

UCL Blockchain Center, University College London

Prof. Dr Arthur Gervais

Hoschschule Luzern and Imperial College London

Jörn
Erbguth

Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, University of Geneva

Michael Lustenberger

ZHAW School of Management and Law

DR MASSIMO
MORINI

Università della Svizzera Italiana

Timeline

TimeSpeakerTitle
10:00-10:10Prof. Dr Claudio J. Tessone
Universität Zürich
Introduction And Welcome
10:10-10:40Dr Paolo Tasca
University College London
TBA
10:40-11:10Coffe Break
11:10-11:50Prof. Dr Aleksander Berentsen
University Of Basel
A Game-Theoretic Model of Proof of Stake
11:50-12:30Prof. Dr Rolf H. Weber
Universität Zürich
On the Regulatory Framework of Switzerland
12:30-13:10Prof. Dr Bryan Ford
EPFL
Decentralized Data Protection and Next-Generation Blockchains
13:10-13:55Lunch Break
13:55-14:35Prof. Dr Roger Wattenhofer
ETHZ
Does a Blockchain Need Altruism?
14:35-15:05Dr Arthur Gervais
Hochschule Luzern /Imperial College
Off The Chain Transactions
15:05-15:35Coffee Break
15:35-16:05Michael Lustenberger
Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
Overcoming Current Supply Chain Challenges with Blockchain
16:05-16:35Jörn Erbguth
Université de Genève
Is GDPR a Roadblock to Blockchain?
16:35-17:05Massimo Morini
Università della Svizzera Italiana
TBA

Event Organisation:

Prof. Dr Claudio Tessone
Assistant Professor Of Network Science
University Of Zurich
Event Lead

Jan Bühlmann
Teaching Assistant
University Of Zurich
Event Support

Video Recordings:

Sponsors

Trust Square


UZH BLOCKCHAIN CENTER

This Competence Center was established in 2019. Its purposes are: coordination and fostering of research activities; developing educational offerings to students and professionals; and serve as a single point of contact between UZH and other stakeholders.