1st Workshop on Scalable and Resilient Infrastructures for Distributed Ledgers (SERIAL 2017)

December 11th-15th, 2017


10:15-12:00 Session 1: Improving Blockchains
  • 10:15-10:30am Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 10:30-11:00 EPBC: Efficient Public Blockchain Client for Lightweight Users (pdf)
    Lei Xu, Lin Chen, Zhimin Gao, Shouhuai Xu and Weidong Shi
  • 11:00-11:30 A Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Ordering Service for the Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Platform (pdf)
    Joao Sousa, Alysson Bessani and Marko Vukolic
  • 11:30-12:00 Discussion

12:00-1:30pm Lunch

1:30-3:00pm Session 2: Applications
  • 1:30-2:00 How Blockchains can help Legal Metrology (pdf)
    Wilson S. Melo Jr, Alysson Bessani and Luiz F. R. C. Carmo
  • 2:00-2:30 Blackchain: Scalability for Resource-Constrained Accountable Vehicle-to-X Communication (pdf)
    Rens W. van der Heijden, Felix Engelmann, David Mödinger, Franziska Schönig and Frank Kargl
  • 2:30-3:00 On the Design of Communication and Transaction Anonymity in Blockchain-Based Transactive Microgrids (pdf)
    Jonatan Bergquist, Monika Sturm, Aron Laszka and Abhishek Dubey

3:00-3:30pm Coffee break

3:30-5:00pm Session 3: Blockchain Analysis
  • 3:30-4:00 A general framework for blockchain analytics (pdf)
    Massimo Bartoletti, Andrea Bracciali, Stefano Lande and Livio Pompianu
  • 4:00-4:30 Towards an Economic Analysis of Routing in Payment Channel Networks (pdf)
    Felix Engelmann, Florian Glaser, Henning Kopp, Christof Weinhardt and Frank Kargl
  • 4:30-5:00 Discussion & closing remarks