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This event will bring together experts, leaders, and advocates from a broad set of relevant disciplines (including distributed computation, cryptography, social sciences, and crypto-currencies) to discuss recent exciting progress and current open problems in this area.

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August 17, 2018 - August 18, 2018

Blockchain technologies, including cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, are emerging as an innovative approach to achieve societal functions (such as fiat money) that have so far required the backing of governments and institutions. Blockchain technologies crucially depend on distributed algorithms and cryptographic mechanisms to ensure their efficiency and security properties. This event will bring together experts, leaders, and advocates from a broad set of relevant disciplines (including distributed computation, cryptography, social sciences, and crypto-currencies) to discuss recent exciting progress and current open problems in this area.

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Start:
August 17, 2018
End:
August 18, 2018
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University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara,CA93106United States+ Google Map