CAL2022: The 4th Crypto Asset Lab Conference

Investments, Economics, and Regulation for Bitcoin and Crypto-Assets

November, 2022 - Milan (Italy) and online

The conference is online (web streamig) and in person at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

For general enquires please contact, to sponsor the conference please contact

Relevant Dates

Conference Theme and Topics

The conference focuses on all aspects of bitcoin and crypto-assets, with a special interest in investment, banking, finance, financial services, monetary theory, and regulation. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptocurrency adoption and transition dynamics
  • Relation of cryptocurrencies to other payment systems
  • Digital cash and payment systems
  • Stablecoins
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies
  • The Bitcoin protocol and extensions
  • Proof-of-work, -stake, -burn
  • Second layer application
  • Smart contracts and financial instruments
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Non-fungible tokens (NFT)
  • Distributed consensus protocols
  • Permissioned and permissionless distributed ledgers
  • Blockchain and cryptography applications
  • Economics and/or game theoretic analysis of cryptocurrency protocols
  • Economic and monetary aspects of cryptocurrencies
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Legal, ethical, and societal aspects of (decentralized) cryptocurrencies
  • Security and utility tokens
  • Forensics and monitoring
  • Financial services for crypto-assets

Previous conference editions:

CAL2022 Organizing Committee

  • Program Chairs
    • Ferdinando M. Ametrano, Digital Gold Institute and University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Paola A. Bongini, University of Milano-Bicocca
  • General Chair
    • Paolo Mazzocchi, Digital Gold Institute
  • Program Committee
    • Lucia Alessi, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
    • Filippo Annunziata, Bocconi University
    • Gianna Figà-Talamanca, University of Perugia
    • Gianfranco Forte, University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Paolo Giudici, University of Pavia
    • Daniele Marazzina, Politecnico di Milano
    • Francesca Mattassoglio, University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Elaine Ou, Global Financial Access
    • Ricardo Pérez-Marco, CNRS, Université de Paris
    • Marco Petracco Giudici, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
    • Gina Pieters, University of Chicago
    • Carla Reyes, Southern Methodist University
    • Sandra Ro, Global Blockchain Business Council
    • Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
    • Andreas Thiemann, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
    • Maarten van Oordt, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    • Angela Walch, St. Mary's University School of Law

Gold Sponsors