Special Issue on Blockchain in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems

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The Journal of the Association for Information Systems, one of the most prestigious journals in the Information Systems field, has issued a call-for-papers for a Special Issue on “Opportunities and Challenges of Blockchain Technology”. The submission deadline is March 1st, 2018. ITU Professor Roman Beck (Head of the European Blockchain Center) is one of the Guest Editors. More information: http://aisel.aisnet.org/jais/cfp_blockchain.pdf

There will also be a pre-ICIS workshop in Seoul where paper ideas can be presented and discussed. The submission deadline is October 1st, 2017. More information: http://aisel.aisnet.org/jais/cfp_pre-icis_workshop_blockchain.pdf

Hyperledger workshop

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Are you a student interested in blockchain? Then sign up for the Hyperledger workshop hosted by the European Blockchain Center and IBM, by sending an email to chmy@itu.dk. Places are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Sign up now!

Date and location:

September 20, from 12:30pm-4:30pm, at IT University (2A08)

Research funding for workshop on blockchain and FinTech

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ITU Professor Roman Beck, who also leads the newly founded European Blockchain Center, has secured a small grant of 88.000 Danish kroner from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The grant will fund a two-day workshop of researchers from Danish universities and research institutions as well as researchers from the German-speaking countries, in collaboration with industry. The planned workshop aims for creating a blockchain research and education roadmap and prioritized agenda for the international scientific community concerned with investigating the new set of research challenges that emerge in the context of blockchain developments, in particular in the financial services industry. The workshop will be held in Frankfurt later this year.

The second Blockchain Summer School is on!

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The second Blockchain Summer School started this morning. During the week, 70+ participants will learn everything they need to know about this groundbreaking technology. On Friday, the summer school will conclude with the Nordic Blockchain Summit – 340 attendees already registered. Watch a video of last year’s summer school below.

Sign up now for the second Nordic Blockchain Summit

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Join us for the 2nd Nordic Blockchain Summit, where decision makers and business leaders from different backgrounds and industries come together to look beyond the hype, discussing opportunities and challenges that arise through Blockchain.
 
If you would like to learn why firms are massively investing in Blockchain, and if you would like to hear more about Blockchain in innovation from different perspectives, this is the right event for you.
 
The Nordic Blockchain Summit is an event by the European Blockchain Center, organized in collaboration between ITU, University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School. 
 
The event will take place in the Lundbeckfond Auditorium at University of Copenhagen.
 
Registration: Please sign up by 10 August 2017:
 
This event is linked to the preceding Blockchain Summer School 2017: http://blockchainschool.eu

European Blockchain Center Hosting Copenhagen Ethereum Meetup

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We are very pleased to announce that we will be hosting the next Copenhagen Ethereum Meetup. The event will take place in the Auditorium 2 (please note this has been changed) of the IT University of Copenhagen on July 26 from 7pm-10pm .

Please find more information below:

Trustlines Network, MakerDAO and Raiden Network

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017, 7:00 PM

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaardsvej 7 Copenhagen, DK

71 Eth Heads Attending

Hello fellow Eth heads.We’re very pleased to announce our next Copenhagen Ethereum Meetup.This meetup will have the most exciting line-up so far with three different Ethereum based projects that has Danish people working on them.The event will be hosted at the European Blockchain Center (http://ebccenter.eu/) at the IT University of Copenhagen….

Check out this Meetup →

Harvard Business School Case on Blockchain Published

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Over the last months, Roman Beck (Center Leader) and Christoph Müller-Bloch (Research Assistant) have been working on a teaching case study together with Lynda Applegate, Professor at Harvard Business School. The case study discusses how Deutsche Bank engaged with blockchain technology, aiming for eventually creating value from the technology. The case study is an important step towards creating a body of blockchain teaching material, which is crucial for educating future blockchain experts. The case can be found here.

Apply now for the 2017 Blockchain Summer School

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Last year, the Blockchain Summer School, a key initiative of the European Blockchain Center, was held for the first time. It was the first ever summer school on blockchain worldwide. The summer school was organized by the IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, and the University of Copenhagen and held in August 2016 at the IT University of Copenhagen. This year, we will have the second Blockchain Summer School, hosted by the University of Copenhagen in collaboration with the IT University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School. Students can apply now here. Application deadline is June 15.