Blockchain Technology Workshop



The workshop will take place at Auditorium A2, first floor. Departamento de Informatica, Building 07. University of Minho, Gualtar campus, Braga, Portugal.

Date and Time: THURSDAY, December 7th, 2017 starting at 6PM.


18h00. Networking Session—Coffee and cookies are available.

18h30. Opening

By Ali Shoker. HASLAb/INESC TEC & Minho University

Abstract: About the event, and why Blockchain?

18h40. Introduction to Blockchain and Ethereum Smart Contracts Programming

By Emanuel Mota. Yari Labs, Lda

Abstract: Intro to blockchain technology and presentation of some of Ethereum’s smart contracts properties and applications, like payment features and cryptographic services that are executed on a distributed virtual machine EVM. Demo of solidity programing language. 

19h20. Blockchain beyond FinTech

By Ana Trigo and João Galvão. Centro Algoritmi, UMinho, and Bosch Multimedia

Abstract: This talk will tackle these topics:

- Blockchain properties and ecosystem;

- Applications of blockchain technology outside the financial world;

- Overview about Hyperledger ( and Iota (

KEYWORDS. Distributed Systems, Security, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Etherium.