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Workshop on Blockchain Technology and Theory


The schedule includes time for questions and discussions.

9:00 Welcome
  Maria Potop-Butucaru, Sorbonne University, LIP6, Paris, France
Christian Cachin, University of Bern, Switzerland
9:00-9:40 Algorand: A Secure, Scalable and Decentralized Blockchain
  Jing Chen, Stony Brook University and Algorand
9:40-10:20 Crime and Punishment in Tendermint
  Zarko Milosevic, Interchain Foundation, Switzerland
10:20-10:50 Break
10:50-11:30 Toward a Partially Synchronous Nakamoto-Style Blockchain
  Christian Matt, Concordium
11:30-12:10 Adapting to Evolving Threats against BFT Systems with Weighted and Diverse Replication
  Alysson Bessani, University of Lisbon
12:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Bitcoin-like blockchains from efficient proof systems
  Krzysztof Pietrzak, IST Austria
14:40-15:20 Layer-1 Scalability of Eventual-Consensus Blockchain Protocols
  Peter Gaži, Input Output - IOHK
15:20-16:00 The consensus number of a cryptocurrency
  Petr Kuznetsov
16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-17:15 Discussion and Brainstorming