Monday – September 28, 2020

09:30 – 10:45   Technical Session 1: Fundamentals of blockchain

Session Chair: TBA

  • DMix: decentralized mixer for unlinkability

Fadi Barbara (University of Turin, Italy); Claudio Schifanella (Università di Torino, Italy)

  • E-IOTA: an efficient and fast metamorphism for IOTA

Gewu Bu, Wassim Hana and Maria Potop-Butucaru (Sorbonne University, France)

  • The Best of Both Worlds: A New Composite Framework Leveraging PoS and PoW for Blockchain Security and Governance

Matthias Baudlet (Nara Institute of Science and Technology & Telecom Sudpairs, Japan); Doudou Fall, Youki Kadobayashi and Yuzo Taenaka (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

10:45 – 11:15   Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15   Short Papers 1: Blockchain based finance and cryptocurrencies

Session Chair: TBA

  • Financial Instruments Generation via Tokenization into Commodity

Viacheslav Davydov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia); Yury Yanovich (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia)

  • Facilitating the Decentralised Exchange of Cryptocurrencies in an Order-Driven Market

Moritz Platt and Francesco Pierangeli (King’s College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Giacomo Livan and Simone Righi (University College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

  • Taxonomy and Universal Success Parameters of Token Models in Distributed Ledger Systems

Philip Toepffer (Deutsche Telekom, Germany); Dirk Thatmann (Deutsche Telekom & Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Germany)

  • A Generic Blockchain-based Exchange Place

Salma Bradai (National School of Engineering of Sfax & ReDCAD, Tunisia); Amal Gassara (ReDCAD, University of Sfax, Tunisia); Ahmed Ben Ali (Sofrecom, Tunisia); Philipe Genestier and Michell Giordani (Orange Labs, France)

12:30 – 13:30   Break

13:30 – 14:30   Keynote and Industrial session

14:30 – 14:45   Coffee Break

14:45 – 16:15   Industrial session

16:15 – 16:45   Coffee Break

16:45 – 18:15   Posters session 1

  • 3BI-ECC: A Decentralized Identity Framework Based on Blockchain Technology and Elliptic Curve Cryptography

Daniel A Maldonado-Ruiz (Escuela Politécnica Nacional & ISEP, Ecuador); Jenny Torres (Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador); Nour El Madhoun (ISEP Engineering School, France)

  • A Blockchain-based auditability model for SDN architectures

Nicolas Herbaut (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne & CRI, France); Camilo Correa (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France); Jacques Robin (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil); Raúl Mazo (Lab-STICC, France)

  • An Evaluation of Gas Consumption Prediction on Ethereum based on Transaction History Summarization

Sarah Bouraga (University of Namur, Belgium)

  • Blockchain brings confidence to facilitate the flow of data in the agricultural field

Laurent Topart, Philipe Genestier and Yvan Picaud (Orange Labs, France)

  • Peer-to-Peer Energy Market Place Powered by Blockchain and Vehicle-to-Grid Technology

Kei-Léo Brousmiche (The Blockchain Xdev, France); Pascal Menegazzi (Valeo, France); Olivier Boudeville (EDF R&D, France); Eric Fantino (Izivia, France)

  • MovER: Stabilize Decentralized Finance System with Practical Risk Management

Qiushan Liu, Lang Yu and Chang Jia (Bytom Foundation, China)

  • Proof of Experience: empowering Proof of Work protocol with miner previous work

Samuel Masseport (Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM) & Pikcio, France); Benoit Darties (Université de Montpellier, France); Rodolphe Giroudeau (université de montpellier II, France); Jorick Lartigau (Pikcio AG, France)

  • Risk Analysis Methodology to Blockchain-based Solutions – RAMBlock – Use Case: FINID Self-sovereign Identity Solution

Sérgio L Ribeiro and Ingrid Barbosa (CPQD, Brazil)

  • RNBFT: Scaling Byzantine Consensus Using Random Network Topology And Multi-Signatures Over Informed Gossip

Parth A Shukla and Saeed Samet (University of Windsor, Canada)



Tuesday – September 29, 2020

09:30 – 10:45   Technical Session 2: Application and services of DLT

Session Chair: TBA

  • Integration, Execution and Monitoring of Business Processes with Chaincode

Markus Schinle (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany); Christina Erler (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany); Philip Nicolai Andris (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany); Wilhelm Stork (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)

  • Distributed-Ledger-based Authentication with Decentralized Identifiers and Verifiable Credentials

Sebastian Zickau (Technische Universität Berlin & Service-centric Networking, Germany); Dirk Thatmann (Deutsche Telekom & Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Germany); Zoltan Lux and Felix Beierle (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

  • Authentication and Access Control based on Distributed Ledger Technology: A survey

Fariba Ghaffari and Emmanuel Bertin (Orange Labs, France); Julien Hatin (Orange/IMT/OLPS/ASE/SEC, France); Noel Crespi (Institut Mines-Télécom, Télécom SudParis, France)

10:45 – 11:15   Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15   Short Papers 2: Access control, security and identity managament

Session Chair: TBA

  • IOTA-Based Access Control Framework for the Internet of Things

Ruka Nakanishi, Yuanyu Zhang, Masahiro Sasabe and Shoji Kasahara (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

  • An analysis of blockchain-based identity management systems

Jianwei Liu and Adam J Hodges (ShipChain, Inc., USA); Lucas Clay (ShipChain, USA); John C. Monarch (ShipChain Inc., USA)

  • A Survey on Blockchain-based Identity Management and Decentralized Privacy for Personal Data

Komal Gilani (Telecom Institut, Telecom SudParis & Orange LABS, France); Emmanuel Bertin (Orange Labs, France); Julien Hatin (Orange/IMT/OLPS/ASE/SEC, France); Noel Crespi (Institut Mines-Télécom, Télécom SudParis, France)

  • A secure, distributed and scalable infrastructure for remote generation and use of cryptographic keys

Claudio Bareato (Independent researcher, Switzerland); Paolo Palmieri (University College Cork, Ireland); Francesco Regazzoni (University of Lugano, Switzerland); Oreste Venier (Independent researcher, Switzerland)

  • Vyper: A Security comparison with Solidity Based on Common Vulnerabilities

Mudabbir Kaleem (University of Houston, USA); Anastasia Mavridou (Vanderbilt University, USA); Aron Laszka (University of Houston, USA)

12:30 – 13:30   Break

13:30 – 14:30   Keynote: Blockchain Mining Game in Hierarchical Blockchain Mining Offloading Prof. Jie Wu

14:30 – 15:00   Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:15   Technical Session 3: Blockchain and security

Session Chair: TBA

  • DefenseChain: Consortium Blockchain for Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing and Defense

Soumya Purohit, Prasad Calyam, Songjie Wang, Rajani Kanth Yempalla and Justin Ebby Varghese (University of Missouri-Columbia, USA)

  • Detecting Malicious Ethereum Entities via Application of Machine Learning Classification

Farimah Poursafaei, Ghaith Bany Hamad and Zeljko Zilic (McGill University, Canada)

  • A Truth-Inducing Sybil Resistant Decentralized Blockchain Oracle

Yuxi Cai (University of Toronto, Canada); Georgios Fragkos and Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou (University of New Mexico, USA); Andreas Veneris (University of Toronto, Canada)

16:15 – 16:45   Coffee Break

16:45 – 18:30   Technical Session 4: Blockchain and economics

Session Chair: TBA

  • Generative Adversarial Networks for Bitcoin Data Augmentation

Francesco Zola, Jan Bruse and Xabier Etxeberria Barrio (Vicomtech, Spain); Mikel Galar (Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain); Raul Orduna Urrutia (Vicomtech, Spain)

  • A Descriptive Analysis of US Initial Coin Offerings

Aparna Gupta, Jyothsna Harithsa and Oshani Seneviratne (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)

  • DeCoCo: Blockchain-based Decentralized Compensation of Digital Content Purchases

Marcel Müller (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Peter Ruppel (CODE University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Jacek Aleksander Janczura (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

  • Engineering Economics in the Conflux Network

Yuxi Cai, Fan Long, Andreas Park and Andreas Veneris (University of Toronto, Canada)



Wednesday – September 30, 2020

09:30 – 11:15   Technical Session 5: Blockchain verification and Trust

Session Chair: TBA

  • Veritaa – The Graph of Trust

Jakob Schaerer (University of Bern, Switzerland); Severin Zumbrunn (Uni Bern, Switzerland); Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland)

  • TrustVote: On Elections We Trust With Distributed Ledgers And Smart Contracts

Majd Soud, Sigurður Helgason and Mohammad Hamdaqa (Reykjavik University, Iceland)

  • Process Scheduling of Personal Identity Verification on Decentralized Trust

Koki Inoue, Dai Suzuki, Toshihiko Kurita and Satoshi Imai (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan)

  • Blockchain Ecosystem for Verifiable Qualifications

Diogo Serranito, André Vasconcelos and Sérgio Guerreiro (INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal); Miguel Correia (INESC-ID & Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal)

11:15 – 11:30   Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30   Posters session 2

  • A Fundamental Analysis of Caching Data Protection Scheme using Light-weight Blockchain and Hashchain for Information-centric WSNs

Shintaro Mori (Fukuoka University, Japan)

  • A Competent and Accurate BlockChain based E-Voting System on Liquid Democracy

Samika Kashyap and A. Jeyasekar (SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, India)

  • AI pedigree verification platform using blochchain

Yasutaka Kawamoto and Akihiro Kobayashi (Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Japan)

  • Blockchain and Collaborative Intelligence based next generation Smart Toll Application

Misha Abraham (Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited, India); Himajit Aithal (Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited Bangalore, India); Krishnan Mohan (Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd., India)

  • Exploring the Characteristics of Hyperledger Fabric in Resource Consumption

Jeongsu Kim, Kyungwoon Lee, Gyeongsik Yang, Kwanhoon Lee, Jaemin Im and Chuck Yoo (Korea University, Korea (South))

  • Performance Diagnosis and Optimization for Hyperledger Fabric

Shenbin Zhang, Bingfeng Pi, Jun Sun and Song Hua (Fujitsu Research & Development Center, China); Kazuhiro Yamashita and Yashihide Nomura (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan)

12:30 – 13:30   Break

13:30 – 14:30   Short Papers 3: Blockchain applications

Session Chair: TBA

  • Is the blockchain a relevant technology for the industry 4.0?

Christine Hennebert and Florian Barrois (CEA-LETI, France)

  • Blockchain framework for realtime streaming data generated in image sensor networks for smart monitoring

Daiki Masuda, Ryoichi Shinkuma, Yuichi Inagaki and Eiji Oki (Kyoto University, Japan)

  • A New Blockchain Digital MRV (Measurement, Reporting, and Verification) Architecture for Existing Building Energy Performance

Junghoon Woo, Charles Kibert and Richard E. Newman (University of Florida, USA); Alireza Shojaei (Mississippi State University, USA); Ridah Fatima and Yifeng Tian (University of Florida, USA)

  • Equilibrium of Blockchain Miners with Dynamic Asset Allocation

Go Yamamoto (NTT Research Inc., USA); Aron Laszka (University of Houston, USA); Fuhito Kojima (NTT Research Inc., USA)

14:30 – 15:00   Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:00   Keynote: Forthcoming challenges for the Blockchain research community Prof. Jing Chen

16:00 – 16:30   Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:45   Technical Session 6: Ethereum Smart contracts

Session Chair: TBA

  • Characteristics of Wallet Contracts on Ethereum

Monika di Angelo (TU Wien, Austria); Gernot Salzer (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)

  • Characterizing relationships between primary miners in Ethereum by analyzing on-chain transactions

Daniel Rincon Silva (UC Berkeley, USA)

  • Fitting and Regression for Distributions of Ethereum Smart Contracts

Maher Alharby (Newcastle University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Aad van Moorsel (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

17:45 – 18:15   Closing Acknowledgments, Best paper awards

  • Important dates

    • Paper Submission Due
      March 31, 2020 (Extended)
    • Paper Review Feedback
      May 24, 2020
    • Final Papers Due
      June 07, 2020
    • Conference Date
      September 28 - 30, 2020
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