The 5th International Congress on Blockchain and Applications (BLOCKCHAIN’23) intends to host a number of workshops on different distributed ledger-related areas also in the next edition of the conference. Therefore, the BLOCKCHAIN’23 Organizing Committee invites workshop proposals.

The aim of the workshops is to provide participants with the opportunity to present and discuss novel research ideas on emerging topics in the scope of the conference.

Workshop contributions should be full papers (10 pages). Papers must be formatted according to the Springer LNNS template. Accepted workshop papers will be included in the BLOCKCHAIN Proceedings published by LNNS series of Springer Verlag

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Please note that workshop organizers will be responsible for creating and advertising the Call for Papers, managing the review process and collecting the camera-ready papers. A dedicated Easychair installation will be provided by BLOCKCHAIN conference organizers (under a centralized management).

For each accepted workshop, one of its organizers will be invited to co-edit the proceedings of the conference.

Important dates

  • Workshop proposal submission deadline: 4th February, 2023
  • Workshop papers submission deadline: 24th March, 2023
  • Workshop camera-ready papers: 19th May, 2023

Please note that workshop proposals will be evaluated on a continuous basis and acceptance / rejection decisions will be sent to the workshop organizers within one week from submission. Early submissions are highly encouraged, so that workshop organizers have sufficient time to attract papers.

Proposal submission

The proposals should be no longer than 2 pages and include the following information:

  • Workshop title
  • Workshop organizers' short bio (including prior experience in organizing workshops) and contact information
  • Workshop description and topics
  • Program Committee members (tentative)
  • Estimated number of submitted papers

Please submit your workshop proposal by email to (Subject: BLOCKCHAIN’23 Workshop Proposal). Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.