- Blockchain and social impact (immigration, citizenship, social welfare, and human rights);
- Blockchain, initial coin offerings, bitcoin, and financial regulation;
- Blockchain, privacy, and public health;
- Blockchain, land registers, and urban planning;
- Blockchain and democracy (elections, citizen participation, openness, and e-citizenship);
- Blockchain, smart contracts, public procurement.
- Blockchain governance and nudging.
Abstracts (max. 500 words) can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than April 15, 2018. Upon review of the submissions, the Program Committee will notify the authors by April 30, 2018. Final papers should be submitted by October 26, 2018. A selection of academic papers will be considered for publication.
- Aaron Wright (Cardozo Law School) and
Primavera De Filippi (CNRS/Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University (TBC), Authors of ‘Blockchain and the Law’ (Harvard University Press);
- Liav Orgad (EUI/ Humboldt/ IDC, ERC project Global Citizenship Law);
- Balazs Bodo (University of Amsterdam Ivr, ERC project Blockchain & Society)
- Marcella Atzori (UCL);
- Bart-Jan van Ettekoven (President of the Dutch Supreme Administrative Court);
- Michele Finck (Max Planck Institute/Oxford University);
- Catalina Goanta (University of Maastricht/St. Gallen);
- Sandra van Heukelom & Jeroen Naves (Pels Rijcken).
This conference is hosted by the department of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Public Administration of the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen that specializes on the study of how public law can contribute to public trust in government, in close collaboration with the research programme Public Interests and Private Relationships.