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BlockchainSec 2022 : The 5th International Workshop on Blockchain and Security

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Link: http://ubisecurity.org/Blockchain/2022/
 
When Dec 28, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022
Where Zhangjiajie, China
Submission Deadline Oct 10, 2022
Notification Due Nov 14, 2022
Final Version Due Dec 15, 2022
Categories    blockchain   security   privacy
 

Call For Papers

Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this BlockchainSec 2022 Final Call for Papers (CFPs) with Deadline August 15, 2022 (Extended).

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The 5th International Workshop on Blockchain and Security (BlockchainSec 2022)
http://ubisecurity.org/Blockchain/2022/

Organizer:
Guangzhou University, China
http://english.gzhu.edu.cn/

In Conjunction with:

The Second International Conference on Ubiquitous Security (UbiSec 2022)
Zhangjiajie, China, December 28 - 31, 2022

Organizers:
Guangzhou University, China
Jishou University, China
http://ubisecurity.org/2022/

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BlockchainSec 2022 - Now Taking Place Part-Virtually
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the BlockchainSec 2022 workshop will be a combination of online and offline event. For authors who consider to present their papers online, please pay a half of author registration fees for each paper and show this "Half Registration Fees" information in the "Remarks" field in the registration form; For attendees who will join the conference online, please pay a half of attendee registration fees and show this "Half Registration Fees" information in the "Remarks" field in the registration form. For questions, contact [BlockchainSec2022 AT googlegroups DOT com].

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The 5th International Workshop on Blockchain and Security (BlockchainSec 2022)

Welcome to participate in BlockchainSec 2022, Zhangjiajie, China, November 15 - 18, 2022. Zhangjiajie is an emerging tourist destination famous for its unique natural scenery and abundant tourism resources. It is located in the northwest of Hunan province, about 400 kilometers away from Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, covering a total area of 9,516 square kilometers, of which 76% are mountainous area. Out of its total population of 1.52 million, almost 77% belong to ethnic minority groups, including Tujia, Bai and Miao nationalities. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was established by the State Council in 1982 as the first National Forest Park of China. Wulingyuan in Zhangjiajie was listed into the World Natural Heritage Catalogue by the UNESCO in 1992 and appraised as a national AAAAA scenic area. Zhangjiajie was awarded the title of "World Geological Park" in 2004. The amazing landscape here had been a source of creation of the CGI artist in the Avatar movie, and since the movie was released and achieved a great success, many tourists keeping coming to Zhangjiajie admiring this natural beauty.

Blockchain is emerging as a disruptive, and transformational technology, with great potential, benefits, and impact in organizations and government services. Blockchain offers an innovative approach to storing information, executing transactions, performing functions, and establishing trust in an open environment. The pervasiveness of blockchain technology in a variety of fields is changing our lives. Industry, agriculture, health, and even personal life are experiencing a revolution in the way personal data are collected, communicated, processed, and stored. In recent years, blockchain technology has begun to be used in full swing. Many consider blockchain as a technology breakthrough for cryptography and cybersecurity, with use cases ranging from globally deployed cryptocurrency systems like Bitcoin, smart contracts, smart grids over the Internet of Things, and so forth. Although blockchain has received growing interest in both academia and industry in the recent years, the security and privacy of blockchains continue to be at the center of the debate when deploying blockchain in different applications. Therefore, the goal of this workshop is to provide a cutting-edge venue for the scientific community to explore the latest ideas, models, and innovative applications in the domain of security and privacy while deploying blockchain technologies and services in order to improve the efficiency and transparency of private and public service provisions in a variety of domains.

Therefore, The 5th International Workshop on Blockchain and Security (BlockchainSec 2022), in Conjunction with the Second International Conference on Ubiquitous Security (UbiSec 2022) aims to provide a unique platform for multi-disciplinary researchers and teams, industry solution vendors, and government agencies to exchange innovative ideas, challenges, research results and solutions, as well as project experience reports and successful stories.


Topics of particular interest include, but not limited to:

– Novel Security Models and Architectures for Blockchain
– Blockchain Attacks on Existing Systems
– Blockchain Authentication and authorization
– Security of Consensus Protocols
– Generative adversarial networks (GAN) in Blockchain security
– Trusted Execution of Smart Contracts
– Fault Tolerance and identity Management
– Blockchain-based solutions for IoT security
– GDPR strategy, compliance and optimization using Blockchain
– Blockchain in digital forensic
– Intelligent systems for fraud detection and forensics in blockchain
– Innovative architectures and protocols for safe blockchain application
– Vulnerability analysis, threat modeling, and risk assessment in Blockchain
– Privacy preservation in Blockchain
– Evaluating user privacy in Blockchains
– Blockchain Privacy and trust management
– Crypto-privacy techniques
– Privacy and trust of distributed ledger technology
– Privacy-enhancing technologies, anonymity, and censorship
– Privacy metrics and policies
– Smart contract privacy protection
– On-chain privacy

Important Dates
Paper Submission Deadline: October 10, 2022 (Second Batch)
Author Notification: November 14, 2022 (Second Batch)
Author Registration Due: December 15, 2022 (Second Batch)
Camera-Ready Paper Due: December 15, 2022 (Second Batch)
Conference Dates: December 28 - 31, 2022


Submission and Publication Information

All presented papers in the conference will be published in the conference proceedings with Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS). Papers must be clearly presented in English, must not exceed 14 pages in Springer CCIS format (or up to 20 pages with the pages over length charge), including tables, figures, references and appendices. Notice that accepted papers less than 12 pages will be tagged as Short Papers. Papers should be submitted through the EasyChair paper submission system (https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=blockchainsec2022) at the conference website. Distinguished papers, after further revisions, will be considered for possible publication in SCI & EI indexed special issues of prestigious international journals. The program committee will select and give two or three "Best Paper Awards" for the conference. By submitting a paper to the conference, authors assure that if the paper is accepted, at least one author will attend the conference and present the paper.

General Chairs
Kouichi Sakurai, Kyushu University, Japan
Yizhi Ren, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Guojun Wang, Guangzhou University, China

Program Chairs
Bebo White, SLAC Stanford University, USA
Saqib Ali, University of Agriculture, Pakistan

Journal Special Issue Chairs
Zheng Yan, Xidian University, China/Aalto University, Finland
Arcangelo Castiglione, University of Salerno, Italy
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Qin Liu, Hunan University, China
Tian Wang, Huaqiao University, China

Local Organizing Committee Chair
Guojun Wang, Guangzhou University, China

Publicity Chairs
Yang Xu, Hunan University, China
Hussain Al-Aqrabi, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Sohail Jabbar, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Mir Sajjad Hussain Talpur, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, Pakistan

Publication Chairs
Tao Peng, Guangzhou University, China
Fang Qi, Central South University, China

Registration Chairs
Xiaofei Xing, Guangzhou University, China
Pin Liu, Central South University, China
Pengfei Yin, Jishou University, China

Conference Secretariat
Wenyin Yang, Foshan University, China

Steering Committee
Kouichi Sakurai, Kyushu University, Japan (Chair)
Guojun Wang, Guangzhou University, China (Chair)
Saqib Ali, Guangzhou University, China
Constantinos Kolias, University of Idaho, USA
Yannan Li, University of Wollongong, Australia
Yizhi Ren, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Chunhua Su, The University of Aizu, Japan
Bebo White, SLAC Stanford University, USA
Chung-Huang Yang, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
Yong Yu, Shaanxi Normal University, China

Program Committee
Please check the "Program Committee" web page at the workshop website for detail:
http://ubisecurity.org/Blockchain/2022/

Webmasters
Muhammad Shakeel, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan

Contact

Please email inquiries concerning BlockchainSec2022 to:
Prof. Dr. Guojun Wang: csgjwang@gzhu.edu.cn
Prof Dr. Kouichi Sakurai: sakurai@inf.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Prof. Bebo White: bebo@slac.stanford.edu
Saqib Ali: saqib@uaf.edu.pk and the conference organizers: BlockchainSec2022@googlegroups.com
Prof. Guojun Wang's Homepage: http://trust.gzhu.edu.cn/faculty/~csgjwang/

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