4th UWA Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference

Conference dates

22 Nov 2021 - 23 Nov 2021

Location

Online

Description

CALL FOR PAPERS
4th UWA Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (Virtual)

November 22 - November 23, 2021, 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 4th 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 speakers: Talis Putnins, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Special Address: David Yermack, New York University (NYU)

Awards
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.

Blockchain
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
NFTs

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

Conference paper submission procedure:
Papers should be submitted via email to Liliana.Goncalves@uwa.edu.au in PDF format before September 30, 2021. Acceptance emails will be sent out before October 15.