The Swiss Blockchain Winter School

Welcome to the website of the Swiss Blockchain Winter School 2019

This event is the follow-up to the highly successful Swiss Blockchain Summer School 2017 and an IACR Cryptology School
We aim
 to bring together students (Bachelor, Master, PhD), academic researchers, industry professionals,
 and government employees for an in-depth exchange on the latest trends and developments around
cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and decentralized applications.

The school takes place at the Interlaken Congress Center, Switzerland, on February 11th to 14th , 2019, and 
is jointly organized by EPFL, ETHZand The Initiative for CryptoCurrencies & Contracts (IC3).

The school is furthermore co-located with the IC3 Winter Retreat on February 14th and 15th , 2019.

Registration

Registration now open for everyone.

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Students

Bachelor, Master, PhD

 500 CHF
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Academics

Postdocs, fellows, lecturers, professors

1’000 CHF
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Non-academics

 

2’000 CHF

Program

Note: Schedule is still subject to change.

  • 11.02.19 - Monday
  • Morning: Arrival
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00: Welcome
  • 15:00 - 16:00: TBA
  • 16:00 - 16:30: Coffee break
  • 16:30 - 17:00: TBA
  • 17:00 - 18:00: Silvio Micali
  • 18:00 - 19:00: Silvio Micali
  • Evening: Welcome Dinner
  • 12.02.19 - Tuesday
  • Morning: Free
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00: Jan Camenisch
  • 15:00 - 16:00: Ewa Syta
  • 16:00 - 16:30: Coffee break
  • 16:30 - 17:00: TBA
  • 17:00 - 18:00: Rainer Böhme
  • 18:00 - 19:00: Peter Van Valkenburgh
  • Evening: Free
  • 13.02.19 - Wednesday
  • 09:00 - 10:00: Dahlia Malkhi
  • 10:00 - 11:00: Rafael Pass
  • 11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Prateek Saxena
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00: Andrew Miller
  • 15:00 - 16:00: Matteo Maffei
  • 16:00 - 16:30: Coffee break
  • 16:30 - 17:00: TBA
  • 17:00 - 18:00: Roger Wattenhofer
  • 18:00 - 19:00: Bryan Ford
  • Evening: Swiss Dinner Event
  • 14.02.19 - Thursday
  • Morning: Free
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00: David Mazieres
  • 15:00 - 16:00: Vassilis Zikas
  • 16:00 - 16:30: Coffee Break
  • 16:30 - 17:00: TBA
  • 17:00 - 18:00: TBA
  • 18:00 - 19:00: TBA
  • Evening: Free
  • 15.02.19 - Friday
  • 09:00 - 12:30: IC3 Winter Retreat
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 - 16:00: IC3 Winter Retreat
  • End

Speakers

Organizers

Venue & Accommodation

This year’s location is the picturesque Interlaken Congress Center in Interlaken, Switzerland. 

You can book your accommodation directly on the hotel portal by using the booking button below.
This will take you to a platform with a choice of rooms in neighboring hotels close to the venue.

Please note that you have to indicate a credit card as guarantee of the booking.

Venue

Interlaken Congress & Events AG

Strandbadstrasse 44
CH-3800 Interlaken
Phone: +41 33 827 62 00

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Sponsors

We are very grateful for the generous support of our sponsors who made this event possible.

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