CMU Secure Blockchain Summit

Location:
In Person - Simmons Auditorium, Tepper Building


CMU Secure Blockchain Summit

Despite advances, many research questions still need to be answered to ensure blockchain protocols and applications are ready for widespread use. As the industry continues to see more consumer applications, such as decentralized finance (DeFi), securing the fundamental research elements of the technology, especially from a security, privacy, ethics, and societal impact perspective, is of utmost importance. Now in its second year, Carnegie Mellon University's Secure Blockchain Summit will convene leading researchers and experts from across academia and industry to discuss the future of blockchain research, technology, and applications, focusing on a variety of topics, including crypto-economics, applied cryptography, programming languages, security and privacy, policy and usability, ethics, equity, and more. Among the speakers
  • Bolton Bailey — Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Francesca Carapella — Principal Economist, Federal Reserve Board
  • Ethan Cecchetti — Assistant Professor, Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Nicolas Christin — Co-director, CMU Secure Blockchain Initiative
  • Hao Chung — Ph.D. Student, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Sauvik Das — Assistant Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Sourav Das — Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Kartik Nayak — Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Duke University
  • Elaine Shi — Co-director, CMU Secure Blockchain Initiative, Associate Professor, Computer Science Department and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Matt Weinberg — Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
  • Ariel Zetlin-Jones — Co-director, CMU Secure Blockchain Initiative, Associate Professor of Economics, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Mingxun Zhou — Ph.D. Student, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University
Watch for scheduling updates.

Event Website:
https://www.cylab.cmu.edu/research/blockchain/secure-blockchain-summit/index.html


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