The almost complete list of participants
Venue: NHOW Berlin (Stralauer Allee 3, 10245 Berlin)
Twitter-Hashtag: #BFSCON #BFSCON18
Telegram Group: Blockchain For Science (also for organization, housing, link sharing, announcements)
Submit your talk here: Dropbox - no valid email required or email@example.com (email will be present on presenting notebook),(FIRSTNAME_NAMEOFTALK.END), if you update, just resubmit
Pre-Con Meetup (social) - Sunday, 4th November
14:00 - 21:00
An informal, independent, self-organized, socializing, coworking, networking, pre-meetup before the Blockchain for Science Con - Berlin - 2018. All people interested in Blockchain For Science are welcome. Soda and small snacks will be available.
Code.University, Lohmühlenstr. 65, Berlin-Kreuzberg.
Tell us if you want to come: Meetup at CODE.University
Freestyle talks - projector will be available:
The Living Knowledge Network
James Littlejohn, Living Knowledge Network Specialist, Associate Cyber Academy, Edinburgh Napter University
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
- Hallo & very brief housekeeping
(PD Dr. Sönke Bartling)
(Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Schildhauer)
Status of Science and Knowledge Creation
- How to reduce Waste and improve Value in biomedical Research (And why the Blockchain won´t help)
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Dirnagl, Director, Department of Experimental Neurology, Charité, Berlin
- Open Science
Dr. Jon Tennant, Rogue scientist, Founder of the Open Science MOOC
- Why we need to seed blockchain in research: crisis and opportunities for collaboration
Dr. Aleksandra Sokolowska, Head of Research and Analytics, Validitylabs & Project lead Seed2019
Session chairs: PD Dr. Sönke Bartling, Dr. Martin Etzrodt
Coffee, Tea, Discussions and Networking
Blockchain for Science and Knowledge Creation
11:00 – 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: From its (scalability) limitations to the internet of blockchains
Ismail Khoffi, Tendermint
- Immutable research data trail
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bela Gipp, Dept. of Computer and Information Science, University of Konstanz
Session chair: Dr. Martin Etzrodt
Panel: What is Blockchain (in Science) ?
Panel Participants: Prof. Bela Gipp, Prof. Ali Sunyaev, Ismail Khoffi, Mo Dong (celer.network), Lambert Heller, Sönke Bartling (lead) ...
- What is blockchain? (living doc on the definition of 'Blockchain' for our conference: Blockchain)
- What are the right Blockchain Systems for Science and Knowledge Creation?
- From Bitcoin to consortium chains
- What is decentralization?
- Do we need Mining?
- Delegate Proof-of-...whatever?
- What are the Challenges - technical, infrastructure, legal?
Lunch Break, Discussions, Networking
Research Data & Blockchain
- Decentralized research data: Overview
Denis Parfenov, Founder of DaMaHub.
- New deals on data: Generating open knowledge on closed data
Prof. Dr Konrad Förstner, ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Sciences, Cologne, Germany and TH Köln, Cologne, Germany
- Ocean protocol (for research data)
Dimitri de Jonghe, Head of research (BigchainDB) and co-founder at Ocean Protocol
Session chair: James Littlejohn
Panel: Decentralized Research Data
Data discussion & panel: Karmen Čondić-Jurkić(lead), Denis Parfenov, Prof. Dr. Konrad Förstner, Dimitri de Jonghe, 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?
15:50 - 16:20
Coffee, Tea, Discussions & Networking
Making Blockchain work for the Open Science Ecosystem
- Open Technology and Blockchain in Life Sciences
Jim Nasr, Vice President, Technology & Innovation at Synchrogenix, a Certara company
- 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
Session chairs: Prof. Konrad Förstner, Dimitra Papadopoulou
- Best poster awards by Poster team Prof. Rajendran (lead), Dr. Aleksandra Sokolowska, Dr. Benedikt Fecher, Lambert Heller
- Research Culture - Keynote: Look for the outliers and not the mean OR Stories can wait: Blockchain secured Micrcontributions
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Rajendran, Founder and CEO of ScienceMatters and EUREKA, Institute of Regenerative Medicine, University of Zürich
- Space-Keynote: The Social and Economic Fabric of Decentralized Space Development,
Yalda Mousavinia, Co-Founder Space Cooperative
- The Keynote-Keynote: A mathematical Description of Knowledge
Bartmoss St. Clair, Senior AI Researcher at Samsung
Session chair: PD Dr. Sönke Bartling
Event: The (not so trustworthy) Third PARTY 19:10 - 23:00 (incl. Drinks and Dinner) Backstage in the Hotel
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....
- Hackathon: Presentation of the Blockchain For Science Hackathon / Dorahacks (apply here) winning team.
- Napking projects/Open Mic talks:
5 minutes each, incl Q&A, submit talk here.
2 best posters will be invited to present, submit proposals here.
moderated by Mahoney Turnbull, Science Community and Social Hacking Specialist
Scientific Publishing on the Blockchain
9:30 - 11:15
- Keynote: Peer-Review on the Blockchain
Dr. Joris van Rossum, Digital Science, London & Alex Tran Qui, Katalysis
- The future of indexing and secondary publishing: A blockchain based approach
Dave Kochalko , cofounder Artifacts
- P2P perspectives: Let’s connect the dots, agree on standards – and talk about it
Lambert Heller, TIB Hannover
- Distributed data protection and copyright on the blockchain and in decentralized future
Alexandra Giannopoulou, Postdoctoral Researcher, Blockchain and Society Policy Lab, Institute for Information Law (IViR)
Session chairs: Prof. Konrad Förstner, Dr. Benedikt Fecher
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
- 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
- Crypto-economy for science: automated grants distribution models
Alex Shkor, Founder of DEIP.World
- Legal Aspects for ICOs for Research Projects
Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler, Partner, DFW Germany Rechtsanwalts ges.mbH
Session chair: Mahoney Turnbull, PD Dr. Sönke Bartling
Lunch Break, Discussion and Networking, Poster discussions
- Keynote token bonding and curation markets: Exploring Curation Markets for Drug Discovery - Introducing Molecule Protocol
Paul Kohlhaas, Founder & CEO of Linum Labs
- Accelerating genomic data generation and facilitating genomic data sharing through blockchain-enabled decentralization
Dennis Grishin, Co-Founder Nebula Genomics
- NoK(ing) on Heavens Door: Global Decentralised Adaptive Platform for Collaborative Scientific Discovery
Roman Gonitel, NoK Founder
Session chairs: Mahoney Turnbull, Dr. Martin Etzrodt
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee, Tea & Networking
From Organized and Incentivized Collaboration to IP (Intellectual Property) and other real world connections
- Keynote: Research-DAO
Dr. Martin Etzrodt, Principal Researcher Akasha Foundation
Short talks and Skype-Inns!
Building the Open Science Ecosystem of the Future
17:20 - 18:00
- Buidling the Open Science Ecosystem: Status
Prof.Dr. Sascha Friesike, Free University of Amsterdam and Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin & Benedikt Fecher, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin
- ALL: Open Panel / Discussion
End of CONference - afterhour location: Bar / Restaurant in the NHOW Hotel.
Independent event STEPS - A blockchain for science workshop - Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th
An independent hands-on workshop on Blockchain and its impact on Science, Technology, Education, Publishing and Society (STEPS) - for more information and sign-up please see here