![](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/3904a385-81cd-457d-8dcf-5ddf145ffe82.png) # TUM Blockchain Salon [toc] ## Aims * Exploring core technologies for security, scalability, and privacy in Blockchain systems * Discussing applications and solutions with requirements met by these core technologies, and to which extent these technologies provide value * Exchange on methods for assessment of P2P layer, smart-contract security, and cryptographic innovations * Bridge academia, industry, and students and introduce recent topics from various layers of the Blockchain stack and ecosystems ## Topical Scope * Individual layers of Blockchain Protocols spanning hardware, peer-to-peer network, consensus, execution layers, applications, and ecosystems * Innovative scalability and privacy technologies, such as zero knowledge proofs * Design, verification, and implementation of smart contracts logic * Methods and tools for performance assessment * Overview of possible optimization solutions and their applicability to blockchain solutions * Applications and use-cases in Web3.0 and Blockchain Technologies and open challenges ## Organisation by the Technical University of Munich * Chair: Georg Carle * Organizing committee chairs: Kilian Glas, Filip Rezabek, and Richard von Seck * Organized in the context of the ACE-SUPPRA project ## Venue * Afternoon 11 and Morning 12 May 2023 * TUM-IAS Institute of Advance Studies * Lichtenbergstraße 2 a, 85748 Garching bei München * also online (Hybrid Event) ## Tools * There will be a Zoom session for each day of the Blockchain Salon. * Zoom Meeting-ID and Link will be provided here before the start of the event * Zoom link for 11 May: https://tum-conf.zoom.us/j/65520308963?pwd=ZisyK1RCQk8vU1lVODhwbStVR3lNUT09 * Zoom link for 12 May: https://tum-conf.zoom.us/j/62825623957?pwd=cHJDejdtN2Y5RHBVRWZNbEUzVjlLUT09 * Link for presenters to upload slides: https://oc.net.in.tum.de/index.php/s/W7t3CEkTpmPaD2s ## Program ## Thursday 11.5.2023 ### Get together - 12:00 - 13:00 CET ### Session 1 - 13:00 - 14:30 CET #### Topic: Privacy and Security in the Blockchain Technologies ##### Session Chair: Georg Carle * Welcome and Introduction: Georg Carle (TUM) * [Daniel Hugenroth (University of Cambridge):](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Daniel-Hugenroth-University-of-Cambridge) Rollercoaster: An Efficient Group-Multicast Scheme for Mix Networks * [Barnabé Monnot (Ethereum Foundation)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Barnab%C3%A9-Monnot-Ethereum-Foundation): The relationship between Ethereum and MEV: "It's complicated" (remote) * [Burak Öz (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Burak-%C3%96z-TUM): A First Study of MEV on an Up-and-Coming Blockchain: Algorand * Poster Madness: Students introduce in a short pitch their posters * Poster Chair: Kilian Glas ### Session 2 - 15:00 - 16:30 CET #### Topic: Secure Smart Contract Computing ##### Session Chair: Florian Matthes * [Hugo Krawczyk (Algorand Foundation)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Hugo-Krawczyk-Algorand-Foundation): Private Computing on Public Blockchains (remote) * [Valentin Zieglmeier (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Valentin-Zieglmeier-TUM): Decentralized Inverse Transparency with Blockchain * [Xinxin Fan (IoTeX)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Xinxin-Fan-IoTeX): Talk on Secure Oracles, MachineFi, and Devices Identity Management (remote) ### Session 3 - 17:00 - 18:15 CET #### Topic: Blockchain Optimization and Interoperability Approaches ##### Session Chair: Filip Rezabek * [Claudio Tessone (UZH)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Claudio-Tessone-UZH): Modelling Strategic Behaviour on Proof-of-Work Based Blockchains * [Smriti Verma (OpenZeppelin)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Smriti-Verma-Open-Zeppelin): Security of Smart Contracts and Secure Bridge Design (remote) * [Richard von Seck (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Richard-von-Seck-TUM): BFT-Blocks: The Case for Analyzing Networking in BFT Consensus * [Jonatan Luther-Bergquist (Inflection XYZ)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Jonatan-Luther-Bergquist-Inflection-XYZ): What VCs want to hear: How to raise (or not) in a Bear Market ### Session 4 - 18:30 - 19:00 CET #### Panel Discussion * [Panelists](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/xDwzUxvFV#Panelists): * Prof. Georg Carle (TUM) * Jonatan Luther-Bergquist (Inflection XYZ) * Prof. Florian Matthes (TUM) * Eomji Park (TUM/Encode Club) * Dr. Yvonne-Anne Pignolet (DFINITY) * Prof. Claudio Tessone (UZH) * Topics (tentative) * Upcoming research challenges * Web3.0 education * Moderator: Valentin Zieglmeier ### Day 1 Wrap-up ending at 19:15 ## Friday 12.5.2023 ### Arrival and registration 8:30 - 9:00 CET ### Session 5 - 9:00 - 10:30 CET #### Topic: Integration of Blockchain technologies to Business Logic ##### Session Chair: Georg Carle * [Andreas Kind (Siemens AG):](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Andreas-Kind-Siemens-AG) Siemens Blockchain Strategy * [Christian Ziegler (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Christian-Ziegler-TUM): DAOs and Organizational Approaches * [Jan Lauinger (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Jan-Lauinger-TUM): Decentralized Identity Management * [Lars Hupel (G+D)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Lars-Hupel-GD): Designing CBDCs for Seamless Integration with External DLTs: Strategies and Solutions ### Session 6 - 11:15 - 13:00 CET #### Topic: Blockchain Infrastructure Challenges ##### Session Chair: Richard von Seck * [Yvonne-Anne Pignolet (Dfinity)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Yvonne-Anne-Pignolet-DFINITY): Internet Computer Protocol: Democratic Evolution of a Web3 Platform * [Peter Ince (Monash University)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Peter-Ince-Monash-University): Smart Contract Exploits and Automated Vulnerabilities Detection (remote) * [Stylianos Kampakis (Goracle, UCL)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Stylianos-Kampakis-Goracle-UCL): A Discussion on Consumer Fees within Oracles and Limitations with Pricing in a Native Token (remote) * [Thomas Wild (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Thomas-Wild-TUM): Options for Blockchain Acceleration on SmartNICs * [Filip Rezabek (TUM)](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Filip-Rezabek-TUM): Framework for Large Scale Distributed Systems Evaluation ### Wrap-up of the Blockchain Salon ---- ## Poster Sessions The Blockchain Salon will be accompanied by a poster session of TUM students, Research Associates, and student clubs. ### Student Posters * Simon Borowski: [Chain Reaction: Unraveling the Overhead of Ethereum and Algorand](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/HgcKgHmQRZ6CKzb) * Yintao Chen: [Analysis of TEAL Smart Contracts](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/ESaRHAtQmr9Hcj3) * Jonas Gebele: [Analysis of Maximum Extractable Value on the Algorand Blockchain](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/9mBwH8zQgaxB87Y) * Stefan Genchev: [TUMeID](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/xw7CxizLfTSfy5y) * Phillip Kemper: [Algorand Governance](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/2dBSYtZTz69dcJd) * Andreas Kramer: [Nym Performance](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/dSBLcekJf9SCwQ5) * Vigan Lladrovic: [Analysis and Evaluation of the CoW Protocol for MEV Mitigation on the Ethereum Blockchain](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/GPsXMABrpCnWfPz) * Christoph Schnabl: [Private Group Management for Mix Networks](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/mkykxaQRC6syC9X) * Fabian Stiehle: [State Channel-Based Process Enactment](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/St9AiYsQEHTRBPC) * TUM Blockchain Club: [Poster](https://nextcloud.in.tum.de/index.php/s/JfXyFTH56PC3HPD) ## Speakers <style> td, th { border: none!important; border-style : hidden!important; padding: 0; margin: 0; } table { border-collapse: collapse; } .crop { width: 200px; height: 200px; overflow: hidden; } .crop img { width: 100%; height: 100%; object-fit: cover; } .crop-3 { width: 207px; height: 207px; overflow: hidden; } .crop-3 img { width: 100%; height: 100%; object-fit: cover; } .crop-4 { width: 200px; height: 200px; overflow: hidden; position: relative; background-size: cover; } .crop-4 a { display: block; width: 100%; height: 100%; } </style> | | | | | :--------: | :--------: | :--------: | | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Xinxin-Fan-IoTeX"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/e5b48f39-c7e8-49fe-83e5-7c0574f031e1.jpeg" alt="Xinxin Fan"> </a> </div> **Xinxin Fan** <br /> Head of Cryptography <br /> *IoTeX* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Daniel-Hugenroth-University-of-Cambridge"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/402960dc-bf82-4104-a75e-812c5c012675.jpg" alt="Daniel Hugenroth"> </a> </div> **Daniel Hugenroth** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *University of Cambridge* | <div class="crop-4"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Lars-Hupel-GD"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/04f1a4de-b0e9-477f-bae9-0f9f52d47fbb.jpg" alt="Lars Hupel"> </a> </div> **Lars Hupel** <br /> Chief Evangelist <br /> *Giesecke+Devrient* | | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Peter-Ince-Monash-University"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/69e57589-1521-43cb-b013-64300dab1068.jpg" alt="Peter Ince"> </a> </div> **Peter Ince** <br /> Research Associate<br /> *Monash University* | <div class="crop-4"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Stylianos-Kampakis-Goracle-UCL"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/3f50f331-b17b-4cb5-86ac-494c081b6314.jpg" alt="Stylianos Kampakis"> </a> </div> **Stylianos Kampakis** <br /> Researcher <br /> *Goracle, UCL* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Andreas-Kind-Siemens-AG"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/f9fc10c9-bf82-4e69-a108-5f9856cacac7.png" alt="Andreas Kind"> </a> </div> **Andreas Kind** <br /> VP of Cybersecurity & Trust <br /> *Siemens AG* | <div class="crop-3"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Hugo-Krawczyk-Algorand-Foundation"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/e48394d9-185f-4c42-8092-077040d318f2.png" alt="Hugo Krawczyk"> </a> </div> **Hugo Krawczyk** <br /> Head of Research <br /> *Algorand Foundation* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Jan-Lauinger-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/b737b69c-20f6-4e31-b27f-81546fde02f1.jpg" alt="Jan Lauinger"> </a> </div> **Jan Lauinger** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Jonatan-Luther-Bergquist-Inflection-XYZ"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/986525a9-8f97-494c-8855-8930b96d4241.jpg" alt="Jonatan Luther-Bergquist"> </a> </div> **Jonatan Luther-Bergquist** <br /> Head of Research <br /> *Inflection XYZ* | | <div class="crop-4"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Barnab%C3%A9-Monnot-Ethereum-Foundation"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/6864edd4-2f07-4664-9693-c49dde8d7129.png" alt="Barnabé Monnot"> </a> </div> **Barnabé Monnot** <br /> Research Scientist <br /> *Ethereum Foundation* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Burak-%C3%96z-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/b6e50d25-7cd7-4ce4-babb-b169b6ba5311.jpg" alt="Burak Öz"> </a> </div> **Burak Öz** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Yvonne-Anne-Pignolet-DFINITY"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/1ff55c47-fc7f-46f1-b065-1f86a5ad0fee.png" alt="Yvonne-Anne Pignolet"> </a> </div> **Yvonne-Anne Pignolet** <br /> Head of Research <br /> *DFINITY* | | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Filip-Rezabek-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/a829406e-b619-47fe-9c66-51067803f157.png" alt="Filip Rezabek"> </a> </div> **Filip Rezabek** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Claudio-Tessone-UZH"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/7b48571e-5a2d-427a-be77-31189ad547c9.png" alt="Claudio Tessone"> </a> </div> **Claudio Tessone** <br /> Professor Blockchain and DLT <br /> *UZH* |<div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Smriti-Verma-Open-Zeppelin"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/ceedb239-8b14-4e77-b553-b7a7bf179970.JPG">" alt="Smriti Verma"> </a> </div> **Smriti Verma** <br /> Security Researcher <br /> *OpenZeppelin* | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Richard-von-Seck-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/bbfa740a-14c8-4fdb-9cbc-cb97f83a8647.jpg" alt="Richard von Seck"> </a> </div> **Richard von Seck** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* |<div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Thomas-Wild-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/be66af3e-dda8-44a3-abeb-fd5a5c7a945d.jpg" alt="Thomas Wild"> </a> </div> **Thomas Wild** <br /> Academid Director <br /> *TUM* |<div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Christian-Ziegler-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/6dd0b0d1-bdc9-4755-b8ff-da7ca2bfdcbe.png" alt="Christian Ziegler"> </a> </div> **Christian Ziegler** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | | | <div class="crop"> <a href="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/s/D7VKZGk_2#Valentin-Zieglmeier-TUM"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/aa7ff951-2ccd-4eb9-8899-eb0a0b19566d.png" alt="Valentin Zieglmeier"> </a> </div> **Valentin Zieglmeier** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | ## Panelists | | | | | :--------: | :--------: | :--------: | | <div class="crop-4"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/5d174de7-2507-4aff-8882-e79bca962390.png" alt="Georg Carle"> </div> **Georg Carle** <br /> Professor of NET <br /> *TUM* | <div class="crop"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/986525a9-8f97-494c-8855-8930b96d4241.jpg" alt="Jonatan Luther-Bergquist"> </div> **Jonatan Luther-Bergquist** <br /> Head of Research <br /> *Inflection XYZ*| <div class="crop-4"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/dd44cd65-b83f-41c5-8d1d-002f335a058d.JPG" alt="Florian Matthes"> </div> **Florian Matthes** <br /> Professor of sebis <br /> *TUM* | |<div class="crop"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/d8787151-0ec0-4589-a64d-c8e498879444.png" alt="Eomji Park"> </div> **Eomji Park** <br />Head of Research&Programme<br /> *Encode Club* | <div class="crop"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/1ff55c47-fc7f-46f1-b065-1f86a5ad0fee.png" alt="Yvonne-Anne Pignolet"></div> **Yvonne-Anne Pignolet** <br /> Head of Research <br /> *DFINITY* | <div class="crop"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/7b48571e-5a2d-427a-be77-31189ad547c9.png" alt="Claudio Tessone"> </a> </div> **Claudio Tessone** <br /> Professor Blockchain and DLT <br /> *UZH* | ## Organizing committee | | | | | :--------: | :--------: | :--------: | | <div class="crop-4"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/5d174de7-2507-4aff-8882-e79bca962390.png" alt="Georg Carle"> </div> **Georg Carle** <br /> Professor of NET <br /> *TUM* |<div class="crop-4"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/6131a83a-cb80-4737-9219-d89d00195125.png" alt="Kilian Glas"> </div> **Kilian Glas** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | <div class="crop"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/a829406e-b619-47fe-9c66-51067803f157.png" alt="Filip Rezabek"> </div> **Filip Rezabek** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* | | |<div class="crop"> <img src="https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/bbfa740a-14c8-4fdb-9cbc-cb97f83a8647.jpg" alt="Richard von Seck"> </div> **Richard von Seck** <br /> Research Associate <br /> *TUM* ## Registration * If you want to dial-in or join the event in person, use this [Google Form](https://forms.gle/UDmuB7fGApfbmTEB7). Of note, the number of spots for on-site participations are limited. * Speakers use seperate form provided by the organizational team. ## Venue - Institute of Advanced Studies, Garching Campus of TUM Address: Lichtenbergstraße 2 a, 85748 Garching bei München, Germany * 11 May - Auditorium, ground floor for main program, posters on the first floor * 12 May - Faculty club, fourth floor ![](https://www.ias.tum.de/fileadmin/w00bub/www/Resources/TUM-IAS-Building/Building_02.jpg) ![](https://hedgedoc.net.in.tum.de/uploads/f795f726-7c73-42aa-af25-714d72bf2779.png) ## Transport * Subway U6 - Garching Forschungszentrum * Possible to arrive with a car - free parking on * https://goo.gl/maps/xYCkBZeuAETk3Xez6 * For other inqueries contact the Organizing committee chairs