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About the event

The Austrian Blockchain Center is an interdisciplinary research institute focused on Blockchain and related technologies. We are happy to invite you to the first edition of our Annual Conference.

In line with our research areas the conference will features talks ranging from technological aspects of blockchain technologies to legal topics related to virtual assets.

The conference will take place at WU Wien on June 14th 2022. . 

Attendance is free.

Our Schedule

Preliminary. Potentially subject to change.

9:00 – 9:30

Opening Remarks


Alfred Taudes

Alexander Eisl

Session 1
9:30 – 11:00

Tokenization and Digital Assets

Moritz Schuh

Panel Discussion on Tokenization

hosted by
Paul Pöltner

Petia Niederländer

Christoph Ruth

Christian Platzer

Bernhard Krick

Gernot Prettenthaler

Session 2
11:15 – 12:35

Industrial Applications

Romana Polt

Maria-Teresa Pisani

Stefan Grüll

Thomas Preindl

Session 3
13:45 – 15:45

Crypto Finance / Decentralized Finance

Arthur Gervais

Nicola Dimitri

Andrea Canidio

Stefan Kitzler

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group, together, teamwork

Panel Discussion on Crypto Finance and Decentralized Finance

hosted by
Bernhard Haslhofer

Florian Wimmer

Vinzenz Treytl

Aljosha Judmayr

Arthur Gervais

Kris Paruch

Session 4
16:00 – 17:30

NFTs and Art

Alfred Taudes

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group, together, teamwork
group, together, teamwork
group, together, teamwork

group, together, teamwork

Panel Discussion:
Behind the Drop: Are NFTs the new driving force in the Artworld?

hosted by Walter Mösenbacher

Alexander Baldele

Patricia Liebermann

Oskar Stocker

Markus Ratka

Katharina Steinbrecher

Bernhard Nessler


Closing Remarks

Our Partners and Sponsors

We would like to thank our partners for making this event possible

Research Funding

The Austrian Blockchain Center is funded partly by the national initiative
for COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies.