We're running the first summer school on blockchains and cryptocurrencies. We welcome students, researchers and professionals with an interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchains to join us.
We have a great program lined up for 2016. We're excited to welcome the leading experts on blockchains from industry and academia.
Boston University, USA
University of Innsbruck, AT
Stanford University, USA
Coin Center, USA
IBM Research, CH
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
University College London, UK
University of Edinburgh, UK
University College London, UK
ETH Zurich, CH
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Foteini is a postdoctoral researcher in the BU Security group at Boston University.
Aggelos is a Professor at the University of Edinburgh.
Sarah is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Computer Science and Security and Crime Science at UCL.
Bitcoin school is not-for-profit. We are accepting donations in bitcoin to help us run the school.1FXoHAMZKzS2xnoPC582wYutkSyaorhWJ6
Thank you for your generosity!
We welcome diversity and are striving to offer equal opportunities to all students. We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion.
All stipends are now allocated. Thanks to NSF, IOHK and INTEL for their sponsorship.
|09.30||-||10.30||Bitcoin overview (Joe)|
|11.00||-||12.30||Scaling Bitcoin securely (Aggelos)|
|09.30||-||11.00||Decentralization as a privacy-enhancing technology (George)|
|11.30||-||12.30||Bitcoin de-anonymization in practice (Adam)|
Breakout sessionsMain hall: IOHK session
Scorex: A Modular Toolbox for Cryptocurrency Research. A Haskell Implementation of RSCoinAlkinoos room: Corfucoin session
Corfucoin: How to implement your own cryptocurrency
The school will be hosted at the Corfu Imperial Hotel.
Participants that wish to stay at the school venue can book their rooms using the code SUMSCH at the discounted rate of €150/night for double- and €130/night for single-occupancy (taxes and breakfast included).Alternative options Hotel Nefeli (20' walking from the venue) offers rooms in discounted rate of €42/night for double- and €34/night for single-occupancy (taxes and breakfast included). To reserve a room email them directly and mention that you are attending the cryptocurrencies event. For more options please check on booking.com.
The best way to reach Corfu is by plane. Aegean Airlines has daily service between Athens and Corfu (3-4 flights per day) and Ryanair flies between Athens and Corfu every Sunday and Friday. Astra-airlines flies from Thessaloniki to Corfu 4 times a week.
By bus and ferry
You could also reach Corfu by bus and boat. The KTEL bus service provides 3 daily connections to Corfu from Athens. The total trip will be around 8 hours.
Corfucoin is the cryptocurrency of the summer school for attendees to play around with, mine and share!
Getting the Corfucoin wallet
- Download Mac wallet
- Download Ubuntu wallet
Download Android wallet from the Play Store
- Get the source code
If you would like to share your Corfucoin address with the other attendees, you may use the address registry.
Corfucoin is a fork of Litecoin, which uses a scrypt proof-of-work scheme. Corfucoins can be mined by using cpuminer.