15 Mar 14:00
- 16:30
IDS Workshop Series

Blockchain for science

To understand main trends in blockchain development with regards to developing distributed applications, data flows in processing and research and data privacy issues.

Programme

Time Topic
14:00 - 14:15 Welcome with coffee and tea
14:15 - 14:45 Overview of Blockchain
14:45 - 15:00 Interest-based speed dating
15:00 - 16:00 Distributed workshops
16:00 - 16:30 Panel Discussion

Distributed Workshop Sessions
Basic Development (for beginner techies) - Python-based introduction to blocks, hashing and proof of work
Advanced Development (for OO software developers) - Business Logic with solidity-based programming smart contracts
Distributed Database for Science (for data scientists/engineers) - How to store and retrieve data from distributed file storage
Blockchain and privacy by design (no programming) - How a blockchain solution fits with data privacy regulation.

Prerequisite knowledge or skills required
None