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Call for Papers

MARBLE is a new conference series which aims to provide a high-profile platform for mathematicians, computer scientists and economists from both academia and industry to present latest advances and innovations in key theories and models of blockchain.

Submission Guidelines:

Submitted papers must be original and contain work that has not been published before or is under review elsewhere.

Papers will be published by Springer Nature. Full paper submissions of up to 16 pages and short paper submissions of up to 8 pages (including references) should be prepared according to the guidelines at:


And submitted through the Easychair conference submission system at:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


  • Cryptoeconomics/Token economics

  • Economic modelling of cryptocurrency systems

  • Game-theoretic analysis

  • Incentive design

  • Consensus mechanism design

  • Distributed Applications (DApps)

  • Market mechanism analysis

  • Analysis of mining algorithms and strategies

  • Price variation prediction and trading strategies

  • Novel indices for digital assets

  • Consensus protocol security analysis

  • Mathematical modelling of network attacks

  • Verification of smart contracts

  • Measures of blockchain health

  • Government policy related to blockchain economics

Important Dates:


Submission deadline: Wednesday 6 March 2019 (23:59 AoE)

Notification: Friday 22 March 2019

Conference:  Monday 6 - Thursday 10 May 2019

All questions about submissions should be emailed to



Technical Programme Committee Members:

  • John Conley (Vanderbilt University)

  • Phil Godsiff (University of Exeter)

  • Zeynep Gurguc (Imperial College London)

  • Aggelos Kiayias (University of Edinburgh)

  • Mario Larangeira (IOHK/Tokyo Institute of Technology)

  • Robert Learney (Digital Catapult)

  • Pedro Moreno-Sanchez (TU Wien)

  • Catherine Mulligan (Imperial College London)

  • Paolo Tasca (University College London)

  • Andreas Veneris (University of Toronto)

  • Edgar Weippl (SBA Research)

  • Katinka Wolter (Free University of Berlin)

  • Alexei Zamyatin (Imperial College London)

  • Qipeng Zheng (University of Central Florida)


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