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Crypto-Currencies in a Digital Economy

3rd Berlin Conference (CCConf 2021, CCC3)



16. – 17. June 2021

Einstein Center Digital Future, TU Berlin

Wilhelmstraße 67, 10117 Berlin Germany

(Format will be decided on 30. April 2021)


Call for Participation (download)


Programme and Speakers

Keynotes by:



Prof. Dr. Steven Kou

Questrom Professor in Management and Professor of Finance, Questrom School of Business, Boston University

  • Ph.D. in Statistics. May 1995, Columbia University.
  • M.A. in Statistics. Oct 1992, Columbia University.

Purpose and Focus

Since its introduction in 2008, distributed ledger technology emerged from its use in crypto-currencies and continues to disrupt numerous of technological and economic applications. Despite its potential as a trust-free, cost-efficient, and automated system, DLT is still an emergent technology and, therefore, faces a number of challenges.


The Berlin Crypto-Currencies Conference 3 (CCC3) provides a platform for interdisciplinary discussion of these challenges, as well as the technological and economic potential of blockchain-based systems. We welcome researchers and practitioners working on topics such as:


  • macro-economic consequences, decentralized monetary policy, CBDC
  • high-frequency exchanges, portfolio optimisation and risk management
  • privacy, security, and alternative DLT approaches
  • governance by and of blockchain-based systems
  • legal aspects


Speakers are invited individually.
If you are interested in giving a talk, please let us know via registration.


Participation Fees

The conference fees (including catering, social dinner, and ship tour) are:

  • BRC Members and Speakers = Fees-free
  • COST Fin AI and FinTech-HO2020 Members: Conference + 2021 BRC Membership = 200 EUR
  • Non-Members: Conference + 2021 BRC Membership = 300 EUR


The deadline for registration is June 9, 2021. Inquiries can be sent by e-mail to blockchain.wiwi@hu-berlin.de.

There is a possibility to support speakers and young participants with travel grants, details will come in April.


Conference Organisers

Blockchain Research Center, HU Berlin

Wolfgang Karl Härdle, Michael Burda, Stefan Lessmann, Brenda Lopez CabreraAlla Petukhina, Hermann ElendnerValerio Poti, Claudio Tessone.


Previous Conferences

1st Berlin Conference (CCConf 2017, CCC1)

2nd Berlin Conference (CCConf 2018, CCC2)


We look forward to welcoming you to Berlin.