Institute of informatics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (University of Maribor) will organize a second Blockchain school “Blockchain, Apps & Smart Contracts”. It will take place from September 15 to October 5, 2018.

The autumn school is supported by ECTA initiative and organized in cooperation with Jozef Stefan Institute and ‘Create Responsible’ campaign of Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Republic of Slovenia.

Submissions will be open until Wednesday, September 12, 23:59. Due to a limited number of participants the organizer reserves the rights to choose the candidates. The final list of participants will be announced till the September 14.

Our goal is to bring actual knowledge to students, who are willing to practically expand their skills regarding the development of smart contracts and decentralized applications on the blockchain. Therefore, we organize a three-day autumn school which will focus on the blockchain basics, smart contracts, Ethereum platform, Solidity programming language, decentralized applications, web3.js, the usage of Oracle and the Truffle tool.

The selected candidates will be grouped into teams of three or four members. After introductory presentations and lectures, teams will compete in the design and development of a prototype solution based on the challenge provided by ECTA. The final presentation of prototype solutions is scheduled between October 8 and October 12, 2018. The best team(s) will receive a cash reward. Award fund is 1,000.00 EUR and 50,000 ECTA Pay Tokens.

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