Program (under construction)
... in progress (unconfirmed):
- Ocean protocol for scientific data
- Alexey Fedorov (Russian quantum center): Quantum secured blockchain (and quantum entanglement blockchain?)
- Emiliano Velazquez (OSN, Open Science Network): Buidling the Open Science Ecosystem - what needs to be done?
- Aleksandra Sokolowska (Validitylabs, Seed2019.io): Why we need to seed blockchain in research: crisis and opportunities for collaboration
Day One (Serious Business) - Monday, 5 November 2018
08:00 - 09:00
Doors open: Coffee, Tea & Breakfast Snacks
On to the journey ...
09:00 – 09:30
- Welcome & Housekeeping & Overview
(Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Schildhauer, PD Dr. Sönke Bartling)
- Let´s build the open science ecosystem of the future
(TBA, PD Dr. Sönke Bartling)
Status of Science and Knowledge Creation
- How to reduce Waste and improve Value in biomedical Research
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Dirnagl, Director, Department of Experimental Neurology, Charité, Berlin
- Current Publishing and Funding Culture (TBA)
- Artificial Competitions in Science and Resource Wasting (TBA)
- Open Science
Dr. Jon Tennant, Rogue scientist, Founder of the Open Science MOOC
Coffee, Tea, Discussions and Networking
Blockchain for Science and Knowledge Creation
11:30 – 12:30
- What is DLT? What is Blockchain? What is Bitcoin? And what is decentralization?
Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev, Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
- Blockchain applications in Science and Knowledge Creation: Overview
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bela Gipp, Dept. of Computer and Information Science, University of Konstanz
- Blockchain: From its (scalability) limitations to the internet of blockchains
Ismail Khoffi, Tendermint
Panel: From Bitcoin to Consortium Chains
Panel Participants: Prof. Bela Gipp, Prof. Ali Sunyaev, Vlad Günther, Ismail Khoffi ...
- What are the right Blockchain Systems for Science and Knowledge Creation?
- Do we need Mining?
- Delegate Proof-of-...whatever?
- What are the Challenges - technical, infrastructure, legal?
Lunch Break, Discussions, Networking, Poster presentations / discussions
Research Data & Blockchain
- Decentralized research data: Overview
Denis Parfenov/Eoghan O Carragáin
- Blockchainified data marketplaces - the new frontier in research?
Prof. Dr Konrad Förstner, ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Sciences, Cologne, Germany and TH Köln, Cologne, Germany
Panel: Decentralized Research Data
Participants: Denis Parfenov, Eoghan O Carragáin, Prof. Dr. Konrad Förstner, James Littlejohn, ...
- Infrastructure (IPFS, DAT, ...)
- How will persistance be assured?
- Is tokenization of data access the new way to go?
- How do we train the research AI of the future?
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee, Tea, Discussions & Networking
Making Blockchain work for the Open Science Ecosystem
- Keynote: Blockchain based Social Networking for Science
Mihai Alisie, Akasha.world Founder, Co-Founder of Ethereum (to be confirmed)
- Identifying Identities: ORCID, Identities and the Blockchain
Robert Peters, Technical Director, ORCID.org
- Creating trust all the way down to the data acquistion ? - Blockchain connection of the Io(R)T - Internet of Research things, Massimiliano Picone, Founder at Fermi.xyz - Cosmic Blockchain Solutions
- A mathematical Description of Knowledge
Bartmoss St. Clair, Senior AI Researcher at Samsung
- Blockchain Squared - the Living Knowledge Network
James Littlejohn, Living Knowledge Network Specialist, Associate Cyber Academy, Edinburgh Napter University
- The Social and Economic Fabric of Decentralized Space Development, Co-Founder Space Cooperative
- Curiosity, Romance and Research Motivation (TBA)
Event: The (not so trustworthy) Third PARTY 19:00 - 23:00
Day TWO (Serendipity) - Tuesday, 6 November 2018
08:00 - 08:30
Coffee, Tea & Breakfast Snacks
Showcase of Napkin Projects from Third Party and other things.... moderated by Mahoney Turnbull, Science Community and Social Hacking Specialist
- 5 minutes each, application proceedure for speaker position will be announced during the conference.
- 2 best posters will be invited to present
Scientific Publishing on the Blockchain
9:30 - 11:00
- Keynote: Stories can wait: Blockchain secured Microntributions
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Rajendran, Founder and CEO of ScienceMatters, Institute of Regenerative Medicine, University of Zürich
- Peer-Review on the Blockchain
Dr. Joris van Rossum, Digital Science, London
- Why should we move to P2P Publishing - a Viewpoint from a Libarian
Lambert Heller, TIB Hannover
- Decentralized Publishing and Microcontributions: Copyright Challenges (TBA)
Coffee, Tea, Discussions & Networking
Cryptoeconomy for Science
- Overview of the Crypto- and Token Economy
Evgenia Filippova, Senior Scientist at the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics, Vienna Univerity of Economics
- Crypto-economy for science: automated grants distribution models
Alex Shkor, Founder of DEIP.World
- How can tokens and crypto assets be used to fund research?
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
- ICO for Science Projects (TBA)
- Legal Aspects for ICOs for Research Projects
Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler, Partner, DFW Germany Rechtsanwalts ges.mbH
- Report from Task Group: Good Practices for ICOs in Science (TBA)
- Continous Coin Offerings and Novel Value Propositions in Science Funding (TBA)
Lunch Break, Discussion and Networking, Poster discussions
(13:00-13:30) Consitution meeting of the IBFS (International Society of Blockchain for Science)
- Blockchain for Clinical Studies
Prof. Dr. Mehdi Benchoufi, Blockchain for Clinical Trials Specialist, Assistant Professor, Clinical Epidemiology Center, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Paris
- Accelerating genomic data generation and facilitating genomic data sharing through blockchain-enabled decentralization
Dennis Grishin, Co-Founder Nebula Genomics
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee, Tea & Networking
From Organized and Incentivized Collaboration to IP
- Keynote: Research-DAO
Dr. Martin Etzrodt, ETH Zurich, Postdoc
- Using blockchain to manage IP for scientific crowdsourcing
Jasen E Barkeloo, Founder & Chair, Knowbella Tech
Closing Panel and Participating Discussion
17:00 - 18:30
- Building the Open Science Ecosystem of the Future: Status
Prof.Dr. Sascha Friesike, Free University of Amsterdam and Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin
How to cooperate, avoid Silos and walled Gardens: Building the Open Science Ecosystem of the Future
Short Reports from Task Groups, Discussions, Outlook.
End of Conference