Blockchain International Scientific Conference | 12 March 2019

ISC 2019




Scientific Conference

12 March 2019 

Why attend ISC 2019?


World's FIRST 'Scholars in Blockchain' Conference


INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION of your work by Blockchain Community


AWARDS for the Best Abstract Presentations

Connect with Enterprises & Institutions Looking for Blockchain Scholars

PUBLISH your work in Europe's First Peer Reviewed Blockchain Journal

(The JBBA)


NETWORK with some of the Most Eminent Blockchain Scholars

Pitch your ideas and research to Policy Makers and Entrepreneurs

Meeting point Conference of Blockchain Industry & Academia




The world's most Eminent blockchain academics, scientists, professors and scholars


Receive International Recognition and Exposure by presenting your work at the ISC 2019


Oral & Poster Presentations

Awards for best Abstract

Awards for best Project

Scholars in blockchain Award


Confirmed Speakers


See the list of ISC Conference Organisers, Strategic Partners, Academic partners &

Media Partners


Dr. Naseem Naqvi FRCP FHEA MAcadMedEd (Editor in Chief)

Professor Dr. John Domingue PhD (Artificial Intelligence/ Education)

Professor Dr. David Lee K Chuen PhD (Applied Blockchain)

Professor Dr. Bill Buchanan PhD (Cryptography/ Cybersecurity)

Professor Dr. Kevin Curran PhD (Cybersecurity)

Professor Dr. Wulf Kaal PhD (Blockchain & Law)

Professor Dr. Jason Potts PhD (Applied Blockchain)

Professor Dr. Chris Sier PhD (DLT in Finance/ Capital Markets)

Professor Dr. Anne Mention PhD (Blockchain & Economics)

Professor Dr. Shada Alsalamah PhD (Healthcare Informatics & Blockchain)

Professor Dr. Marc Pilkington PhD (Cryptocurrencies/ Digital Tech)

Professor Dr. Jim KS Liew PhD (Blockchain, Finance, AI)

Professor Dr. Eric Vermeulen PhD (Financial Law, Business, Economics)

Professor Dr. Jeff Daniels PhD (Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing)

Professor Dr. Mark Lennon PhD (Cryptocurrencies, Finance, Business)

Professor Dr. Walter Blocher PhD (Blockchain, Law, Smart Contracts)

Professor Dr. Clare Sullivan PhD (Cybersecurity / Digital Identity)

Professor Dr. Andrew Mangle PhD (Cryptocurrency, Smart contracts)

Dr. Marcella Atzori PhD (GovTech/ Smart Cities)

Dr. Mureed Hussain MD MSc (Blockchain Governance)

Dr. Maria Letizia Perugini PhD (Digital Forensics & Smart Contracts)

Dr. Stylianos Kampakis PhD (ICOs, Big Data, Token Economics)

Dr. Jane Thomason PhD (Blockchain for Social Good)

Dr. Phil Godsiff PhD (Cryptocurrencies)

Dr. Anish Mohammed MSc (Crypto-economics, Security)

Dr. Sean Manion PhD (Blockchain in Healthcare)

Dr. Stefan Meyer PhD (Blockchain in Food Supply Chain)

Dr. Duane Wilson PhD (Cybersecurity/ Computer Science)

Dr. Darcy Allen PhD (Economics/Innovation)

Dr. Christian Jaag PhD (Crypto-economics, Law)

Dr. Larissa Lee JD (Blockchain & Law)

Dr. Hossein Sharif PhD (Blockchain, AI, Cryptocurrencies)

Dr. Ifigenia Georgiou PhD (Crypto-economics)

Dr. Anish Mohammed MSc (Crypto-economics, Security)

Demelza Hays MSc (Cryptocurrencies)

Raf Ganseman (DLT in Trade & Music Industry)

Sebastian Cochinescu MSc (Blockchain in Culture Industry)

Jared Polites MSc (ICOs & Cryptocurrencies)

Alastair Marke FRSA MSc (Blockchain and Climate Finance)

Abstract Review Panel and JBBA Editorial Board

Authors, Institutions & Organisations that have contributed to, or published their work in the JBBA:

Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE

Rt. Hon. Eddie Hughes MP

Rt. Hon. Luke Graham MP

Rt. Hon. Lee Rowley MP

Professor Dr. Bill Buchanan OBE

Dr. David Hyland-Wood, ConsenSys

Dr. Shahan Khatchadourian, ConsenSys

Reshma Kamath, Blockchain Research Institute

Dr. Stylianos Kampakis, UCL

Simon Schwerin, Berlin School of Economics

Dr. Delton Chen,

Centre For Regenerative Community Solutions

Dr. Brendan Markey-Towler,

University of Queensland, Australia

Prof. Dr. Kevin Curran, Ulster University

Prof. Dr. Jason Potts, RMIT

Prof. Dr Wulf Kaal

Peter Robinson, PegaSys, ConsenSys


Conference Themes:

Researchers, academicians, technologists, blockchain developers, policy makers and other stakeholders will be presenting

their original research papers, pilot projects and case studies to ISC 2019 in one of the following disciplines:


Blockchain and Gov-tech                                                                               

Crypto-assets & Cryptocurrencies                                                  

Blockchain for Banking                                                                 

Blockchain in Healthcare                                                                                      

Blockchain in Supply Chain                                                          

Blockchain Governance

Blockchain & Law                                                                           

Blockchain & Economics                                                                   

Applied Blockchain

Initial Coin Offerings

Blockchain and Smart Cities                                                             

Theories of blockchain and its evolution                                      

Smart contracts                                                                                  

Blockchain and Bitcoin security

Lightweight protocols and blockchain algorithms                       

Blockchain based IoT security solutions                                   

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain in Social Networking                                                   

Blockchain for Public Good

Blockchain for Communication & Political Sciences                                                     

Enterprise & Consortium Blockchains

Decentralised Applications (DApps)                                               



Important Dates


Abstract submission deadline

25 October 2018

Notification of review outcome

30 November 2018


Revised submission deadline

15 December 2018

Speakers notified of Oral/ Poster presentation slots

12 January 2019

Conference Registration deadline for Speakers

15 January 2018

Blockchain Scientific Conference

12 March 2019

Confirmed Speakers

Matt Lucas, IBM

Professor Brigitte Anderson, Big Innovation Centre

Professor Dr. Andrew Mangle, Bowie State University, USA

Professor Dr. John Domingue, Open University, UK

Professor Dr. David Lee K Chuen, SUSS University

Professor Dr. Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University

Navroop K Sahdev, MIT

Dr. Stefan Meyers, Ambrosus Technologies

Maxwell Stanley, University of Essex

Petros Terzis, University of Winchester

Alex Cheema, University of Oxford


Prof Dr Jim KS Liu, Johns Hopkins University

Dr Marcella Atzori, UCL

Professor Dr Shadah Alsalamah, MIT

Dr Naseem Naqvi, BBA

Helen Disney, BBA

Mureed Hussain, BBA

Michelle Chivunga, University of Surrey

Gemma Milne

Jessica Warner

Alfio Puglisi, Kings college London


Conference Programme (tentative)

12 March 2019

08:00 - 08:45       Registration

08:45 - 09:00       Keynote & Chair's Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:45       Oral Presentations ( 4 speakers X 10 minutes slots)

09:45 - 10:30       Panel Discussion:

                           Scientific Publishing and Importance of Evidence Based Blockchain

10:30 - 10:45       Coffee Break & Poster evaluation by panel of Judges

                           NETWORKING: Academics & Entrepreneurs

10:45 - 11:15      Panel Discussion:

                          Role of Enterprises in supporting Blockchain Research

11:15 - 12:00      Oral Presentations (4 speakers X 10 minute slots)

12:00 - 12:40      Panel Discussion:

                          Proof of Impact: Governments & Blockchain Academics

                          Experimentation & Knowledge Transfers

12:40 - 13:30      Lunch & Poster Evaluation by panel of Judges

                          NETWORKING: Academics & Entrepreneurs

13:30 - 14:00      Awards Ceremony: 'Scholars in Blockchain'

14:00 - 15:00      Project Presentation (4 projects X 10 minutes slots)

15:00 - 15:20      BBA Student Forum

15:20 - 15:45      Coffee Break & Poster Evaluation by panel of Judges

                          NETWORKING: Academics & Entrepreneurs

15:45 - 16:10      Awards Ceremony:

                          Prizes: Best Oral Presentation, Poster, Project  

16:10 - 16:20      FBBA - Fellowship of the British Blockchain Association

16:20 - 17:00      Panel discussion:

                          Blockchain Research: The Road Ahead

17:00 - 17:15      Closing remarks



Event Partners & Organisers
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