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Special sessions are very small and specialized events to be held during the conference as a set of oral and poster presentations that are highly specialized in some particular theme or consisting of the works of some particular international project. The goal of special sessions (minimum 4 papers; maximum 9) is to provide a focused discussion on innovative topics. All accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book, under an ISBN reference, and on digital support. All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library. SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier). The proceedings are submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.


BTACR 2019Special Session on Blockchain Technology Acceptance Challenges and Risks
Chair(s): Hamed Taherdoost

Special Session on Blockchain Technology Acceptance Challenges and Risks - BTACR 2019

Paper Submission: May 28, 2019
Authors Notification: June 12, 2019
Camera Ready and Registration: June 21, 2019


Hamed Taherdoost
Research Club, Hamta Group | Hamta Business Solution Sdn Bhd

Blockchains evolution has been compared to the early rising of the internet with comments and arguments of the technology’s potential to disrupt multiple industries including Healthcare, Public Sector, Energy, Manufacturing and particularly Financial Services, where it is predicted to be the beating heart of finance and the ultimate provider of a new industry fabric. So what about blockchain? Will the technology be a cyber-security help or hindrance? What are the blockchain use-cases? What are the risks applying blockchain?

Topics: Blockchain Development Smart contracts scripting Blockchain technologies Blockchain & Risks Blockchain & Privacy Issues Blockchain Security Future of Blockchain Security of Blockchain Protocols Decentralized Applications Use-cases of blockchain Identity, Identification and trust in blockchain systems Blockchain Acceptance