The Crypto Asset Lab Conference

The Crypto Asset Lab Conference

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We are glad to announce the 3nd Crypto Asset Lab Conference, that will take place on November 4-5, 2021.

The international conference, also known as CAL2021, is promoted by Crypto Asset Lab, Università Milano Bicocca and European Commission-Joint Research Centre.

CAL2021 focuses on all aspects of bitcoin and crypto-assets, with a special interest in investment, banking, finance, financial services, monetary theory, and regulation.

CAL2021: Investments, Economics, and Regulation for Bitcoin and Crypto-Assets

Attendance and Program

The Conference will be held online in Milan - Italy and in web streaming.

Attending the conference is free.

 

Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted using the dedicated web form.

Abstract submissions must include titles, authors, abstracts, topics, etc. (everything except the final PDF of the paper). The program selection criteria include the nature of the research topic, the economic implications of the research, and the academic quality of the research design. Authors may submit only work that does not substantially overlap with work that is currently submitted or has been accepted for publication to any other peer-reviewed conference/workshop with proceedings or a journal. Note that it is acceptable for papers to appear in non-peer-reviewed formats (for example, as technical reports or in online archives such as ePrint). In case of doubt contact the program chair for any clarifications at cryptoassetlab+conf2021-chairs@unimib.it

 

Relevant dates

  • Abstract submission: June 30, 2021
  • Abstract acceptance: July 30, 2021
  • Paper submission: September 3, 2021
  • Paper acceptance: October 1, 2021


Theme and Topics

The conference focuses on all aspects of bitcoin and crypto-assets, with a special interest in investment, banking, finance, financial services, monetary theory, and regulation.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptocurrency adoption and transition dynamics
  • Relation of cryptocurrencies to other payment systems
  • Digital cash and payment systems
  • Stablecoins
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies
  • The Bitcoin protocol and extensions
  • Proof-of-work, -stake, -burn
  • Second layer application
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Distributed consensus protocols
  • Permissioned and permissionless distributed ledgers
  • Blockchain and cryptography applications
  • Economics and/or game theoretic analysis of cryptocurrency protocols
  • Economic and monetary aspects of cryptocurrencies
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Legal, ethical, and societal aspects of (decentralized) cryptocurrencies
  • Security and utility tokens
  • Smart contracts and financial instruments
  • Forensics and monitoring
  • Financial services for crypto-assets

Organizing Committee

  • Program Chairs
    • Ferdinando M. Ametrano, Digital Gold Institute and University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Paola A. Bongini, University of Milano-Bicocca
  • General Chair
    • Lucia Mandelli, Digital Gold Institute
    • Paolo Mazzocchi, Digital Gold Institute
  • Program Committee - Academic Perspective
    • Lucia Alessi, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
    • Gianna Figà-Talamanca, University of Perugia
    • Gianfranco Forte, University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Paolo Giudici, University of Pavia
    • Daniele Marazzina, Politecnico di Milano
    • Francesca Mattassoglio, University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Marco Petracco, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
    • Angela Walch, St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • Program Committee - Business and Technical Perspective
    • Paolo Gianturco, Deloitte Consulting
    • Diego Giubertoni, CheckSig
    • Elaine Ou, Global Financial Access

Enquires

 

Conference Sponsor

CheckSig
 

To sponsor the conference please contact the general chair at cryptoassetlab+conf2021-chairs@unimib.it

 

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