[ecoop-info] [CFP] The 2nd International Workshop on Blockchain Security (IWBCS) (Leuven, Belgium on November 1 - November 4, 2021)

Ferda Özdemir Sönmez ozdemirsonmezferda at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 12:33:26 CEST 2021

*Call For Paper*

The 2 nd International Workshop on Blockchain Security (IWBCS 2021)

*November 1-4, 2021, Leuven, Belgium*

Conference Web Site: http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/icth-21/
Workshop Web Site:

*Important Note: * Due to pandemic, all accepted papers in EUSPN/ICTH 2021
Workshops will be published *without the in person authors’ participation*

As the world has been facing shortages of supplies, supply chains around
the world are being stretched to their limit. While the situation unfolds,
blockchain is one of the key technologies that keeps rising in importance,
and it is being used in many supply chains besides many other similar

The number of people who understands the importance of blockchain
technologies rise each day. However, so, far the security of blockchain
technologies are overlooked. This field is open to new discoveries. and
requires solid tools and methodologies to protect the system and data in
this new distributed systems.

International Workshop on Blockchain Security which will be held in
conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Current and Future
Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare (ICTH)
 look into in rising issues and open doors for security and protection in
blockchain systems. Further, it tends to new methodologies and procedures
to improve the abilities for ensuring better services.


All IWBCS-2021 accepted papers will be included in the EUSPN 2021
proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The authors must follow
Elsevier guidelines as given in EUSPN 2021 Website. The number of pages for
workshop papers is limited to 6 pages.

Important Dates

Papers Submission: August 15, 2021

Authors Notifications: August 30, 2021

Final Manuscript: September 6, 2021

ICTH 2021 Leuven, Belgium on November 1 - November 4, 2021

List of Topics (but not limited)

   - Better understanding blockchain technology and its implication to
   - Analyze and evaluate the current status of blockchain technology and
   its maturity;
   - Discuss security and privacy aspects related to blockchain
   - Examine means for extending on-line trust using blockchain
   - Provide a platform to share findings and for dialogue on policy and
   regulatory implications of blockchain between enterprises working on
   blockchain applications and regulators from various industrial-/economic

d Data Analysis

Paper Submission

Authors are requested to submit papers reporting original research results
according to the below requirements:

• Papers should not exceed *6 pages*.

• Paper should be prepared using Elsevier Template (*MS Word Template*

• Elsevier author guidelines of Procedia are available at: (*guidelines of
Procedia Computer Science*

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically in PDF format.
The submission processes will be managed by Easychair system using this
link *https://easychair.org/cfp/IWBCS-2021
<https://easychair.org/cfp/IWBCS-2021>*. If you have used this system
before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first
time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking
"I have no EasyChair account" button. Upon completion of registration, you
will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for
submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system
by the submission due date.

The conference will be held in Leuven, Belgium on November 1-4 2021


Program Committee

   - Dr. Ferda Özdemir Sönmez - Imperial College of London-
f.ozdemir-sonmez at imperial.ac.uk,
   ferdaozdemir at gmail.com <ferdaozdemir at gmail.com>
   - Dr. Rifat Sönmez - Middle East Technical University-
   rsonmez at metu.edu.tr
   - Salar Ahmadisheykhsarmast - Middle East Technical University-
   salar.ahmadisheykhsarmast at metu.edu.tr

Organizing committee

   -  Dr. Ferda Özdemir Sönmez - Imperial College of London-
f.ozdemir-sonmez at imperial.ac.uk,
   ferdaozdemir at gmail.com <ferdaozdemir at gmail.com>
   - Emre Işıl- Middle East Technical University-emre.isil at metu.edu.tr
   - Sina Golmohammadi-  University of Tehran- golmohamadi at ut.ac.ir


All questions about submissions should be emailed to:

·        Dr. Ferda Özdemir Sönmez: f.ozdemir-sonmez at imperial.ac.uk,
ferdaozdemir at gmail.com

       PhD Middle East Technical University,  IEEE and PMI member,

       Editorial Review Board Member of International Journal of
Information Security and Privacy,

       Researcher, London, UK


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