May 3, 2018

Bozen / Bolzano (BZ)

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Connecting Euregios Research Units

The first Euregio Blockchain Conference organized by extus in collaboration with IDM will take place on May 3rd, 2018 from 14:00 to 20:00. We invite you to  join us at the event in Bolzano in the center of the amazing Euregio region. The conference will cover several interdisciplinary research fields, from finance to cryptography. The speakers are coming from Euregio research centers. 


meet Euregio blockchain experts and start to think about potential research and developement projects


let´s come togheter to find potential collaborations on blockchain research and developement within the Euregio region


learn about the topics Euregios research centers are actually working on with regrad to blockchain innovation


What to Expect

Learn Why To Attend The Euregio Blockchain Conference


space to get in touch with Euregio researchers and experts


space for discussions with the Euregio research community


space to start new collaborations within the Euregio region

last but not least

At the end of the conference an amazing alpine aperitivo will be served

2018 Agenda

  • 14:00 - 14:10 Hartmann Felix - Founder extus

    Hartmann Felix is an Agronomist and Entrepreneur. After leaving Europe for several years working in poverty alleviation he returned to Italy and founded his first consultancy business. Allways passioned about innovation of all kind he started to familiarize himself with the mechanisms involved in Bitcoin back in 2013. He started to work full time on blockchain and connected technologies in 2017. In that year he founded an expert network that aims to support companies and investors with respect to pioneering blockchain Innovation. Extus is also working on some selected innovative in-house projects.

  • 14:10 - 14:40 Kristian Hasenjäger - Department Management Communication & IT of MCI

    Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Kristian Hasenjäger is currently a senior lecturer at the department Management Communication & IT of MCI Management Center Innsbruck. He holds lectures covering domains in software engineering, blockchain technologies, smart cities and others. He obtained his diploma degree in Informatics and Microelectronics at the Georg-Simon-Ohm University of Applied Sciences in Nürnberg. Prior to his teaching activities he worked as a software developer for internet technologies and industrial applications. As a senior software engineer he joined the start-up venture Odisei in Sophia Antipolis and thereafter studied political sciences and peace studies at the University of Innsbruck.

  • 14:40 - 15:10 Claus Pahl - Associate Professor of software engineering @ unibz

    Claus Pahl is a professor of software engineering at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in the Software and Systems Engineering Group. His research interests include software engineering in edge and cloud computing, specifically migration, architecture specification, dynamic quality, performance engineering, and scalability. He received a PhD in computing from the University of Dortmund and has worked for universities in Denmark and Ireland before.

  • 15:10 - 15:40 Fabio Antonelli - Head of OpenIoT Research unit @ FBK CREATE-NET

    Fabio Antonelli is head of OpenIoT Research unit (Open Platforms and Enabling Technologies for the Internet of Things) at FBK CREATE-NET. With a Master’s Degree in Electronics Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, he worked for more than 15 years in the telco sector (within Alcatel and Telecom Italia groups) gaining extensive knowledge in experimental research, design, software development and management of ICT projects. More recently, in Fondazione Bruno Kessler, his interests have shifted on applied research in multimedia networking, architectures and platforms for the Internet of Things, where he has contributed and coordinated applied research activities in different European research projects in the Future Internet, Multimedia and Internet of Things domains.

  • 15:40 - 16:10 Muhammad Salek Ali - PhD candidate @ FBK CREATE-NET

    Muhammad Salek Ali is a PhD candidate at FBK CREATE-NET, Fondazione Bruno Kessler. Within the OpenIoT research group (Open Platforms and Enabling Technologies for the Internet of Things), his main research topic is decentralizing IoT service provision using blockchains. His work involves researching and developing blockchain-based secure and private-by-design architectures for end-to-end communications and data transfer between IoT gateways. In this context, he is developing decentralized applications using blockchains and smart contracts for different IoT use cases such as agricultural supply chains, healthcare, smart-car insurance and marketplaces for IoT monetization.

  • 16:10 - 16:25 Grazia Barchi - Senior researcher at EURAC Research, Institute for Renewable Energy

    Her research focuses on photovoltaic system grid integration, electric grid modeling and advanced measurements for smart grid. She received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Perugia and the Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Technology at the University of Trento in 2015. She was visiting research scholar at University of Applied Science and Art Western Switzerland in 2011 and at University of California Berkeley in 2014.

  • 16:25 - 16:40 Annalisa Andaloro - Senior Researchers @ EURAC Istitute for renewalbe energy

    Annalisa Andaloro is a researcher in Energy Efficient Buildings at EURAC Bolzano. She completed a PhD in building technology focusing on innovative materials for façade maintenance and gained experience as visiting scholar in Switzerland and USA. Interested in innovation at all levels, she cooperated with professionals in the field of materials development and also worked as a management consultant in an international advisory firm, serving diverse industries in financial services and consumer goods. Current research interests include technology development, transfer to market and novel forms of financing for energy efficiency investment.

  • 17:40 - 18:10 Armanda Ottaviano Quintavalle - Researcher @ CryptoLab Trento

    Armanda Quintavalle received the B.S. degree in mathematics in 2015 from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, and the M.S. degree in mathematics in 2018 from the University of Trento, Trento, Italy. While studying for her Master's Degree course, she also worked within the research project “Digital Notary Double-Blockchain: PoC set up & customization”, a joint effort between the University of Trento and athilab S.p.A. on novel applications of the blockchain technology. Her other research interests are algebraic aspects of classical and quantum error correction and cryptography.

  • 18:10 : 18:40 Fröwis, Michael Armin - PhD candidate - University Innsbruck

    Michael Fröwis received his BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Science from the University of Innsbruck, Austria in 2015 and 2017, respectively. He joined the Security and Privacy Lab at the University of Innsbruck as a Ph.D. student and research assistant, in 2017. His current research interests include smart contract security and law enforcement in decentralized cryptographic currencies.

  • 18:40 -19:10 Dmitri Boreiko - Assistant Professor in Finance @ unibz

    Dmitri Boreiko is an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Economics and Management at Free University of Bozen/Bolzano. His research focuses on fintech, innovative financing mechanisms, credit risk and IPOs. The current work focuses primarily on various aspects of blockchain financing with ICOs/ITOs and disruption of the financial industry by fintech revolution.

  • 19:10 - 19:40 Francesco Ravazzolo - Associate Professor @ Faculty of Economics and Management - unibz

    Francesco Ravazzolo is an Associate Professor at Faculty of Economics and Management at Free University of Bozen/Bolzano and a visiting scholar at Center for Applied Macro and Petrolium Economics. His research focuses on Bayesian econometrics, energy economics, financial econometrics and macroeconometrics. Francesco serves the academia in several roles: he is an associate editor at Annals of Applied Statistics; International Journal of Forecasting; Journal of Applied Econometrics; Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. He is also a member of the executive committee of Society of Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.


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39100 Bolzano / Bozen (IT)

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