Call For Papers : 2020 International Conference on Blockchain and Trustworthy Systems


05 3月 Call For Papers : 2020 International Conference on Blockchain and Trustworthy Systems

Call For Papers

2020 International Conference on Blockchain and Trustworthy Systems (BlockSys’2020)


Aug. 6 – 7, 2020, Dali City, China


BlockSys’2020 is a research conference on the theory and practice of blockchain and trustworthy systems. Blockchain has become a hot research area in academia and industry. The blockchain technology is transforming industries by enabling anonymous and trustful transactions in decentralized and trustless environments. As a result, blockchain technology and other technologies for developing trustworthy systems can be used to reduce system risks, mitigate financial fraud and cut down operational cost. Blockchain and trustworthy systems can be applied to many fields, such as financial services, social management and supply chain management.


Research Track

This conference provides scientists and engineers from both industry and academia a platform to present their ongoing work, relate their research outcomes and experiences, and discuss the best and most efficient techniques for the development of blockchain and trustworthy systems. Topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Theories and algorithms for Blockchain
  • Platform development for Blockchain
  • Performance Optimization of Blockchain
  • Smart contracts for Blockchain
  • Security, privacy and trust for Blockchain
  • Blockchain and social management
  • Blockchain and big data
  • Blockchain and service computing
  • Blockchain and cloud computing
  • Blockchain and Internet of Things
  • Blockchain based applications
  • Scalability and fault tolerance mechanisms for trustworthy systems
  • Algorithms, architecture, framework, design patterns and techniques for trustworthy systems
  • Scalability and fault tolerance mechanisms for trustworthy systems
  • Security, privacy, safety, and riskmanagement for trustworthy systems
  • Metrics and measurement for trustworthy systems
  • Quality assurance, maintenance and reverse engineering for trustworthy systems
  • Verification, validation, testing, and analysis for trustworthy systems
  • Communication, networking, optimization, and performance for trustworthy systems
  • Empirical studies, benchmarking, and industrial best practices for trustworthy systems
  • Trustworthy System Development
  • Other emerging ideas and solutions for blockchain and trustworthy systems


Manuscript Guidelines and Submission Information

Papers must be clearly presented in English, must not exceed 14 pages(one-column format, appropriately 6-7 pages in IEEE standard double-column format) in Springer LNCS format.


Please submit your paper(s) in PDF file at the submission site:



All accepted and presented papers will be published by Springer in the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series, and will be indexed by EI Compendex. Distinguished papers (more than 30 papers) presented at the conference, after further revision, will be published in special issues of selected journals.

  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (SCI, IF=7.377)
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (SCI, IF=5.339)
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal (SCI, IF=9.515, pending)
  • International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering (ESCI, EI)
  • International Journal of Embedded Systems (ESCI, EI)


Important Dates

  • Paper submission due: Apr. 01, 2020
  • Notification to authors on the decisions on papers: May. 15, 2020
  • Camera-ready papers due: Jun. 01, 2020
  • Conference date: Aug. 06 – 07, 2020


Organizing Committee

Honorary Chairs:

Huaimin Wang, National University of Defense Technology

Jiannong Cao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

General Chairs:

Zibin Zheng, Sun Yat-sen University

Yan Zhang, University of Oslo

Benhui Chen, Dali University

Program Chairs:

Hong-Ning Dai, Macau University of Science and Technology

Shangguang Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Xiaodong Fu, Kunming University of Science and Technology

Organizing Chairs:

Haichao Yang, Dali University

Yong Feng, Kunming University of Science and Technology

Jiajing Wu, Sun Yat-sen University

Zhenpeng Li, Dali University

Publicity Chairs:

Wei Liang, Hunan University

Yongjuan Wang, Information Engineering University

Celimuge Wu, The University of Electro-Communications

Kun Wang, University of California, Los Angeles

Wei Feng, Tsinghua University

Publication Chairs:

Li Liu, Kunming University of Science and Technology

Xiangping Chen, Sun Yat-sen University

Ke Zhang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China