Welcome from the Chairs of BRAINS 2021
It is with great pleasure to welcome you to 3rd Conference on Blockchain Research & Applications for Innovative Networks and Services, that will be held on September 27-30, 2021 in Paris, France, one of the most cosmopolitan capitals in the world.
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) make global headlines daily electrifying the world by disrupting the techno-socio-economic fabric of our society including the coordination among autonomous resources. Other areas include finance and payments (e.g., Facebook Libra), but also networks (e.g., power grids or telecom networks), computing (e.g., brokering of edge resources), IoT (e.g., supply chain or industry 4.0) or service platforms (e.g., identity management). BRAINS conference series is dedicated to these new advances that could make the world of networks and services more secure, while enabling new distributed business models.
BRAINS 2021 will address the challenges and issues raised in the design of future networks in all their dimensions, offering to its attendees a variety of state-of-the-art sessions, including technical presentations, keynotes, demonstrations and panel discussions.
The conference aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners from all over the world to explore the opportunities and cross-disciplinary challenges of blockchains and Distributed ledger technologies for industry, academia, governments and enterprises. With this vision, the conference will look beyond the current state of the art and promote the advances of these disruptive technologies. The single-track structure of the conference guarantees appropriate presentation of the technical papers and demos.
We are honored to organize BRAINS 2021 in Paris, France and we are looking forward to your contributions to the continued success of the conference!
(University of Toronto, Canada)
(University of Lorraine, France)