Thursday, February 16, 2023

[DMANET] BCCA 2023: Fifth International Conference on Blockchain Computing and Applications, Kuwait

*The Fifth International Conference on Blockchain Computing and
Applications* *(*BCCA 2023*)*

in Conjunction with

*Kuwait Fintech and Blockchain Summit*

24–26 October, 2023 – Kuwait City, Kuwait

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology in decentralized systems that
enables secure decentralized transaction processing while ensuring data
privacy and authenticity. It is now playing a significant role in several
areas such the Internet of Things, supply-chain management, manufacturing,
cyber-physical systems, healthcare systems, and much more. Unlike
centralized transaction processing solutions, blockchain uses a distributed
ledger mechanism to record data transactions on multiple devices, this will
prevent data breach, identity theft, and a plethora of cyber-related
attacks, in essence, leading to a sustainability in data privacy and
security. This conference aims at to attract work of both researchers and
practitioners in the area of cyber-security to share and exchange their
experiences and research studies in both academia and industry in the field
of blockchain.

Researchers are encouraged to submit original research contributions in all
major areas, which include, but not limited to:

- *Track 01: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning*
- *Track 02: IoT and Cyber-Physical Systems*
- *Track 03: Big Data*
- *Track 04: Security and Privacy on the Blockchain*
- *Track 05: Metaverse and Digital Twin*
- *Track 06: Blockchain Research & Applications for Innovative Networks
and Services*

*Submission Guidelines*

There are three categories of submission:

- *Long papers:* 7-8 pages.
- *Short papers:* 5-6 pages.
- *Poster papers (Undergrad):* 1-2 pages.

*Submission Link: *

*Important dates*

- Paper submission deadline : March 15th,2023,
- Notification of paper acceptance: May 31st, 2023
- Submission of camera-ready papers due: October 1st, 2023

*Tutorials/Demos Important dates:*

- Tutorial Proposal Submission Deadline: April 1st, 2023
- Notification of acceptance: June 10th, 2023

*Organizing Committee*

*General Co-Chairs*

- Khalid Al-Begain, KCST, Kuwait
- Moayad Aloqaily, MBZUAI, UAE
- Latif Ladid, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

*Program Co-Chairs*

- Ismaeel AlRidhawi, KCST, Kuwait
- Antonella Guzzo, University of Calabria, Italy
- Keping Yu, Hosei University, Japan

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