Overview of the upcoming events

TUM Blockchain Salon | 16 and 17 May 2024

After great success in the first round of the Blockchain Salon, we are coming back this year to organize the second edition! This year, we plan to bring together students, industry leaders, and researchers on May 16 and 17, 2024. Join us in Garching at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS).

More information is coming soon!

Past events

Guest Lecture of Joe Polny | 12 July 2023, 12:00-19:00 CET

Joe Polny, a developer advacode of Algorand Foundation, visited us at the TUM to host a guest lecture as a part of the Blockchain-based Systems Engineering.

Before and after the session, we held discussions regarding the Algorand ecosystem focusing on smart contracts of Algorand and first analysis of MEV.

TUM Blockchain Salon | 11 and 12 May 2023

On afternoon 11 and Morning 12 May 2023 we organized a first round of the TUM Blockchain Salon at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS). The event hosted more than 20 speakers distributed over six sessions with a parallel poster sessions. ACE-SUPPRA team was present both as organizers and presenters. The event was organized as a hybrid event with on-site audience. The recording of the talks can be found under a link to event.

Looking forward to seeing you in the next year!

Guest Lecture | 20 December 2022, 14:15 CET

On the 20th December we organize a Guest Lecture given by Hugo Krawczyk title “Can a Public Blockchain Keep a Secret?”. The talk is inspired by the recent publication link.

About the speaker: Hugo is a member of the Algorand Foundation research group and responsible for the Algorand Centers of Excellence (ACE) Program and other academic research initiatives. As a cryptographer, he is best known as a main cryptography designer for numerous Internet Security standards and algorithms, and for his contributions to theoretical and applied cryptography. Hugo has been recognized as a Fellow of the International Association of Cryptologic Research (IACR) and as an IBM Fellow, and awarded the 2015 RSA Conference Award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics, the 2018 Levchin Prize for Contributions to Real-World Cryptography, the 2019 NDSS conference Test of Time Award, and multiple IBM awards including two Corporate Awards.

Get Together | 20 December 2022, 16:00 CET

After the Guest Lecture we organize a Get Together aimed at the TUM students interested in Blockchain, security, and privacy related topics. It is mostly networking event to connect students with various TUM Student clubs and TUM staff members (but not limited to).

The event is held in the TUM Campus Kneipe.

Our Core Team Member presented Blockhain 101 and TUM Activities

One of our Core Team members Filip Rezabek presented introduction to blockchain together with his colleague from the TUM Jens Ernstberger as a part of the TUM Blockchain Club on the 7th December.

The event attracted students and professionals with various background - link to event.

hackaTUM | 18.–20. November 2022

hackaTUM is the official hackathon of the Department of Computer Science at the Technical University of Munich, which has taken place annually since 2016 and has grown to be one of the largest of its kind in the EU.

This year, the Algorand and the ACE-SUPPRA will offer a blockchain-related challenge for participants – be sure to check it out!

More information and application