Blockchain Summer School – University of Copenhagen

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Blockchain Summer School

This year's Blockchain Summer School will focus on educating students in blockchain technology to develop solutions within three focal industries. The participants will i.a. learn how blockchain technology is disrupting existing business models and will gain insights in paradigmatic changes occurring from economic, organisational, and computer science viewpoints.

Participants: Master Students, PhD students and recently graduated masters in computer science working with industry. Registration has closed.

Go the the Summer School Event Page for more information.

Programme:

Day 1

August, Monday 14th

08:00

Registration and light breakfast

09:00

Introduction to the summer school, blockchain technology and two case studies of using blockchain technology by Omri Ross

Plenary session (AUD 1)

10:00

Consensus Mechanisms and their vulnerabilities  by Fritz Henglein

Plenary session (AUD 1)

11:00

A walk through blockchain technology by Boris Dudder

Plenary session (AUD 1)

12:00

Lunch break

13:30

Coding using Ethereum

Ante Plazibat and Johannes Wotzka

–       Setup Development Environment

–       Introduction to R3 corda

–       Coding Examples

Plenary session (AUD 1)

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

Coding using R3 Corda

Plenary session (AUD 1)

17:00

Social Event “Copenhagen city tour”

21:00

End of day 1

Day 2

August, Tuesday 15th

08:00

Light breakfast

Cafeteria UP5

08:30

The sweet spots of blockchain by Michel Avital

Plenary session (AUD 1)

09:15

Standardization of blockchain technology  by Roman Beck

Plenary session (AUD 1)

10:00

Case Studies presentation in Finance by Nordea  (AUD 4)

Plenary session (AUD 1)

10:45

Case Study presentation by Mærsk lines

11:30

Mærsk Lunch

Plenary session (AUD 1)

13:30

Case study Presentation by Nets

Plenary session (AUD 1)

14:15

Case Study presentation by startups

15:00

Teams meet to develop blockchain-based ideas and participating industries provide coaching together.

Plenary session (AUD 4)

18:00

Nordea Dinner

Day 3

August, Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th

08:00

Light breakfast

09:00

TBA

Plenary session (AUD 1)

10:00

Blockchain Hackathon

The groups start implementing their ideas in the blockchain.

–       As sparring partner, a representative of each participating company joins the groups to support them where necessary with business process information

–       Develop a prototype DApp (smart contracts & UI)

Shared Area + AUD 1

11:30

Lunch on each of the days and on Thursday the 17th of August special lunch featured by NETS.

13:30

Blockchain Hackathon

Exercise Rooms 4A-05, 4A-20, 4A-22

Open End

Food and drinks will be provided, the rooms stay open during the night

Exercise Rooms 4A-05, 4A-20, 4A-22

Days 5

Friday August 18th 

09:00

The teams complete their development and work on the demonstrator / presentation

Exercise Rooms 4A-05, 4A-20, 4A-22

10:00

Presentation of the results to the industrial and academic coaches

Plenary session (AUD 4)

11:30

Lunch break

2nd Nordic Blockchain Summit in the Lundbeck Auditorium

Copenhagen Biocentre, Ole Maaloes Vej 5, DK-2200  Copenhagen N

13:00

Welcome
Anders Høeg Nissen (Moderator) and Omry Ross, University of Copenhagen

13:10 Case presentations by Mærsk, Nordea, Nets and Joint
13:50 Startup Cases by NEPCon, Chainalysis and Denson
14:30 Break and Voting session
15.00

Panel Discussion: Is Blockchain in Innovation driven by startups or well established companies?

Panel discussion with Ewan MacLeod, CDO of Nordea, Jan C. Plenge, Senior Vice President Digital Innovation at Nets, Professor Fritz Henglein, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen as well as Michael Gronager, CEO at Chainalysis

16:00

Trophy Award Ceremony:

Best solutions to Use Cases of established Comapanies and Startup Cases

16:30 End of event - and reception at the premises outside the Auditorium

Go the the Summer School Event Page for more information.

The summer school will be concluded by the 2nd Nordic Blockchain Summit on August 18 2017. More info on the event page.