The 6th edition of the IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC) is gearing up to kick off in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Organized by the IEEE Communications Society, ICBC 2024 promises to be a cornerstone event in the blockchain calendar, attracting a mix of academic, research, and industry experts to delve into the latest developments in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. 

Scheduled from May 27th to May 31st, ICBC 2024 will be held in conjunction with Blockchain Ireland Week, an initiative aimed at fostering collaboration and innovation in the blockchain space.  

One of the highlights of ICBC 2024 will be the lineup of distinguished keynote speakers: 

  • Stuart Alderoty, Chief Legal Officer at Ripple. 
  • Jiahua Xu, Associate Professor at UCL and Head of Science at DLT Science Foundation. 
  • Jan Camenisch, Chief Technology Officer at DFINITY Foundation.  

Jan Camenisch has been referred to as a ‘Cryptographic Genius’ by the esteemed Prof. Bill Buchanan OBE FRSE. This keynote speech will be a ‘must attend’ event.  

In addition to engaging keynote sessions, ICBC 2024 will feature a range of activities including technical symposia, tutorials, industry panels, and exhibitions. Moreover, the conference will host a series of full-day workshops aimed at delving deeper into specialized areas within the blockchain domain. Some of the noteworthy workshops include: 

  • Crosschain 2024: The IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Crosschain Workshop. 
  • CryptoEx 2024: The 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Cryptocurrency Exchanges. 
  • DAG-DLT 2024: The 2nd Workshop on DAG-based Distributed Ledger Technologies. 
  • DePIN 2024: The 2nd International Workshop on Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks. 
  • ZKDAPPS 2024: The 1st IEEE International Workshop on Programmable Zero-Knowledge Proofs for Decentralized Applications. 

These workshops will provide a platform for in-depth discussions and collaborations among participants with shared interests. 

For more information on ICBC 2024 and its associated workshops, interested individuals can visit the conference website at 

Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this dynamic exchange of ideas and advancements in the blockchain and cryptocurrency arena at ICBC 2024 in Dublin!