Delft Blockchain Lab Launch
01 February 2018 13:00 till 18:00
Blockchain is a unique technology in its combination of potentially very wide applicability and its foundation in fundamental concepts of computer science. There is seemingly no limit to the set of applications proposed for the blockchain, ranging from fintech through passports to humanitarian aid. On the other hand, blockchain technology is closely tied to such fields as consensus in distributed systems, cryptography, and programming and verifying smart contracts.
With this event TUDelft launches the Delft Blockchain Lab (DBL), which is partly funded by the board of Delft University of Technology. The lab brings together all blockchain-related research at TU Delft, and has it origin in many years of research in peer-to-peer, reputation and accounting systems. Rather than focusing purely on the blockchain, its research target is digitizing trust for society and the economy. In addition to its focus on core technology and application-oriented aspects, DBL considers ethical and societal issues of blockchain technology. It takes a unique systems approach—its research roadmap calls for the design of a complete stack from the highest level of Decentralized Markets and Event-Based Contracts through scalable consensus and alternatives for the standard blockchain, all the way down to the hardware enabling the required security.
Highlights of the Program:
- Keynot speaker: Marko Vukolić (IBM Zürich):
Hyperledger Fabric: a Distributed Operating System for Permissioned Blockchains
- Johan Pouwelse (TU Delft): The roadmap of the Delft Blockchain Lab
- Jaco van de Pol (University Twente, chairman National Advisory Committee on Blockchain): Towards a national roadmap for blockchain research
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