Important Dates

February 15, 2018

Workshop Proposal Due

April 15, 2018

Paper Submission Deadline

May 22, 2018

Author Notification:

June 17, 2018

Final Manuscript Due

July 30 - August 3, 2018

Conference Date


Call For Papers

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The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Blockchain (Blockchain-2018) will provide a high-profile, leading-edge forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners to present latest advances and innovations in key theories, infrastructure, schemes, and significant applications for the blockchain, as well as to identify emerging research topics and define the future.

The emergence and popularity of blockchain techniques will significantly change the way of digital system operation and management. In the meantime, the application of blockchain will exhibit a variety of complicated problems and new requirements, which brings more open issues and challenges for research communities.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Theories of blockchain and its evolution
  • Smart contract and distributed ledger
  • Blockchain and Bitcoin security
  • Distributed consensus and fault tolerance mechanisms
  • Blockchain schemes for decentralization
  • Security, privacy and trust of blockchain and decentralized schemes
  • Performance optimization of blockchain and decentralized schemes
  • Applications with blockchain technique
  • Lightweight protocols and algorithms based on blockchain
  • Blockchain based lightweight data structures for IoT data
  • Blockchain based IoT security solutions
  • Blockchain in cyber physical systems
  • Blockchain in social networking
  • Bolckchain in crowdsourcing and crowdsensing
  • Blockchain in 5G
  • Blockchain in edge and cloud computing
  • ┬čBlockchain and trust managements
  • Attacks on blockchain based systems



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