Blockchain Security and Risk related topics are the prime focus of Stanford Blockchain Conference, 2019
The third edition of Stanford Blockchain Conference at Stanford University will focus on security and systematic risk, reveals an official announcement. The conference will be held from January 30 to February 1, 2019.
This three-day event will be divided into various discussions on numerous technical issues. It’ll be chaired by the professors from Stanford and multiple other institutes, along with the participants from crypto related businesses. Some famous like Polychain Capital, ConsenSys and Blockstream are also associated with the event.
Talks from businesses like Stellar-based startup Interstellar and Chainspace, a smart contract platform will also be delivered in the events.
The conference “will explore the use of formal methods, empirical analysis, and risk modeling to better understand security and systemic risk in blockchain protocols.”
The event organizer writes in the introduction that “multidisciplinary collaboration” is the prime highlight, “ we aim to foster multidisciplinary collaboration among practitioners and researchers in blockchain protocols. Distributed systems, cryptography, computer security, and risk management.”
This year in June Stanford launched a blockchain research dedicated center for its students. Later in October, this was reported to be one among the many initiatives United States investment in crypto funds.