Third International Symposium on Foundations and Applications of Blockchain 2020

University of California, Santa Cruz

May 1, 2020

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Virtual Event Information

See you at the virtual event soon!
We sent an email to all attendees with the zoom webinar link to attend the virtual event. (New registrations will have the zoom link in the confirmation email).
The zoom webinar link is also available in the event's slack channel, where we will also hold discussions among attendees, presenters, and keynote speakers: FAB 2020 slack channel

Updates in Relation to COVID-19

UPDATE (April 17): The FAB 2020 program will be streamed online. We will use Zoom for streaming the presentations and asking questions live. We will also have a slack channel for further discussions between the attendees and the authors. The links to both Zoom and Slack for FAB 2020 will be posted soon.

Due to the circumstances related to the COVID-19 outbreak, FAB 2020 is going to be a fully virtual event on May 1, 2020. Authors were asked to prepare videos of their presentations that will be uploaded to be viewed online on May 1st. A discussion platform will be used for Questions and Answers sessions and general discussions related to the presented papers and keynotes. We will post updates about the program in we approach the symposium day. Please register if you plan to participate in the event to get the most recent updates. Registration will be open soon free of charge.

Third International Symposium on Foundations and Applications of Blockchain 2020 (FAB '20)

Blockchain - the technology behind Bitcoin and Ethereum - is flourishing into an impressive spectrum of research projects and initiatives, corporate alliances, and startup companies. This multidisciplinary effort spans diverse disciplines ranging from Computer Science and Engineering to Communications, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Banking and Finance, Journalism, and Political Sciences to name a few. This one day event strives to bring researchers and practitioners of blockchain together to share and exchange results. We are interested in papers and presentations on a broad range of topics including:

  • Application use cases of blockchain
  • Secure smart contracts
  • Blockchain for social networking
  • Distributed systems for blockchain
  • Blockchain consensus protocols
  • Governance and blockchain
  • Partitioned and replicated data stores for blockchain
  • Transactions and blockchain
  • Software engineering practices and life cycle management of blockchain
  • Social aspects of blockchain
  • Game theory and its applications to blockchain
  • Blockchain protocol analysis and security
  • Algorithm design, complexity analysis, implementation for blockchain
  • Experience papers with blockchain