5th UWA Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference

Conference dates

21 Nov 2022 - 22 Nov 2022




5th UWA Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (Virtual)

November 21 - November 22, 2022, Business School University of Western Australia (UWA)

The Business School of the University of Western Australia is delighted to invite academics and practitioners to the 5th UWA Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference.
The two-day VIRTUAL event seeks to bring together academics conducting financial and economic research in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. We also encourage researchers on blockchain from other fields to submit their work.
The conference is intended to improve “in progress” research, generate new research and facilitate new collaborations. Participants are expected to discuss one research paper.

Keynote speaker: Antoinette Schoar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Special address: Chris Berg, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

2 Best Paper Awards and 2 Best Discussion Awards

We invite researchers to submit their work on financial, economic, accounting, regulatory, monetary, societal, social and environmental aspects of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

We are particularly interested in cross-disciplinary and innovative research.

Is blockchain technology disrupting finance?
The economics of blockchain
Value Creation via tokenisation
The nature of the firm in the age of blockchain and smart contracts
Will blockchain lead to a democratization of finance?
Will blockchain lead to a democratization of society?
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) versus IPOs
Blockchain and trust

Fiat currencies versus cryptocurrencies and monetary policy implications
Optimal strategies and policies to regulate cryptocurrencies
Money Laundering
Market microstructure
Crypto Scams

Conference paper submission procedure:
Papers should be submitted via email to dirk.baur@uwa.edu.au in PDF format before October 10, 2022. Acceptance emails will be sent out before October 24.