[bitcoin-dev] Call for Proposals for Scaling Bitcoin Hong Kong
pindar.wong at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 00:52:44 UTC 2015
Just a note that we've extended the last day for submissions by two days.
i.e. Proposals should be submitted to proposals at scalingbitcoin.org by November
11th 23:59 UTC
On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 11:32 PM, Jeremy via bitcoin-dev <
bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> The second Scaling Bitcoin Workshop will take place December 6th-7th at
> the Cyberport in Hong Kong. We are accepting technical proposals for
> improving Bitcoin performance including designs, experimental results, and
> comparisons against other proposals. The goals are twofold: 1) to present
> potential solutions to scalability challenges while identifying key areas
> for further research and 2) provide a venue where researchers, developers,
> and miners can communicate about Bitcoin development.
> We are accepting two types of proposals: one in which accepted authors
> will have an opportunity to give a 20-30 minute presentation at the
> workshop, and another where accepted authors can run an hour-long
> interactive workshop.
> Topics of interest include:
> Improving Bitcoin throughput
> Layer 2 ideas (i.e. payment channels, etc.)
> Security and privacy
> Incentives and fee structures
> Testing, simulation, and modeling
> Network resilience
> Anti-spam measures
> Block size proposals
> Mining concerns
> Community coordination
> All as related to the scalability of Bitcoin.
> Important Dates
> November 9th - Last day for submission
> November 16th - Last day for notification of acceptance and feedback
> We are doing rolling acceptance, so submit your proposal as soon as you
> can. Proposals may be submitted as a BIP or as a 1-2 page extended abstract
> describing ideas, designs, and expected experimental results. Indicate in
> the proposal whether you are interested in speaking, running an interactive
> workshop, or both. If you are interested in running an interactive
> workshop, please include an agenda.
> Proposals should be submitted to proposals at scalingbitcoin.org by November
> All talks will be livestreamed and published online, including slide decks.
> @JeremyRubin <https://twitter.com/JeremyRubin>
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