NEW: Master of Science Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT)

In September 2017 the BCCM organized the Blockchain Autumn School 2017 with great success. We want to build on this success and organize from September 10th till September 14th, 2018 the Blockchain Autumn School 2018. This event aims to impart knowledge and skills in the field of Blockchain. We offer both lectures and practical courses (hands on) on computers.

Target group

Representatives of Consulting companies, corporate users, and students – from all over the world.

Beginner: No previous knowledge about blockchain & DLT necessary.

Advanced: Students familiar with blockchain & DLT


Lectures and practical courses on the computer, in German (some lessons might be in English)


University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, Saxony, Germany


September 10th, 2018 – September 14th, 2018


Certificate of participation issued by the BCCM of the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida


The following program is preliminary, will be updated regularly and may change until the beginning of the event.

Monday 10. September 2018 Beginner Advanced
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Welcome
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Theory Blockchain-Applications (Energy, Finance, Real Estate, Government)
Prof. Dr. Andreas Ittner (BCCM)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch break
2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Theory: Basics  Blockchain 1 (Addresses, Storage (hot & cold), Splitting of keys,  (online) wallets, transactions, scripts, blocks, nodes, exchanges, payment services, exchange markets,…) Theory: Blockchain Privacy
  Mario Oettler (BCCM) Torsten Haß
3:50 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.  

Practical-Session: Basics Blockchain/ Bitcoin (Wallet, Merkle Trees, Bloom filter)

Practical-Session: Truffle
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Blockchain-Cinema
Tuesday 11. September  2018
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Theory: Basics Blockchain 2 (Centralisation vs. decentralization, distributed consensus, consensus without identity, proof-of-work, mining, …) Theory: Layer 2 Solutions and Multichain Protocols
  Mario Oettler (BCCM) Christoph Jentzsch (
10:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Practical Session: Ethereum 1 (Mitst Browser, Smart Contract) Practical Session: Data Market Dapp
12:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch Break & Booth Session

Visit our Company booths, job talks, networking

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Theory: Basics Ethereum

Account Types, Transactions, EVM, Gas, High level languages, Account Interactions by Smart Contracts,…

Theory: Legal, Economics, Banking
 Christoph Jentzsch ( Prof. Dr. Markus Büch: Smart Contracts and Legal Coding – Binary legal decision making

Prof. Dr. rer. oec. Volker Tolkmitt (BCCM): Blockwise instead of step by step – how international trade can be revolutionized

Frank Boberach (Reisebank AG): Ripple, latest developments. From Blockchain to Interledger.

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Start up Session: Introduction of Blockchain Startups

Fabian Pohl, Marcel Horndasch, Dominik Müller: Meeting in Mittweida and Founding, Introduction „BlockAxs Smart Access Protocol“, platformindependend solution for decentralized rights and role management, usage of the security token (BlockAxs GmbH)


Thomas Müller: How companies cooperate in future.  Experience of three years blockchain projects (evan GmbH)

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Get-Together


Wednesday 12. September 2018
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Theory: Basics 3 (Bloom Filter, Hard Forks/ Soft Forks, Consensus Mechanisms POS, DPOS, Ripple, Payment Channels) Theorie: ZK-Snarks
  Mario Oettler (BCCM) Prof. Dr. Klaus Dohmen (BCCM)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mittagspause
12:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. Theory: Basics Cryptography Theory: NEM – Introduction (Basics, Simplicity in developlment, modular applicable Smart Execution Tools)
  Prof. Dr. Klaus Dohmen (BCCM) To be announced
2:20 p.m. -3:50 p.m. Experience with an ICO

Martin Wos

4:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Practical-Session: Ethereum 2 (ERC 20 Token) Practical-Session: NEM – Rapid Prototyping on the NEM Blockchain (Prerequisites & Creation of a Minimum Viable Product)
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Blockchain Meetup Saxony
Thursday 13. September  2018
9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Dr. Beermann – Vorstand Bundesbank: Blockchain and Crypto-Token from the Bundesbank perspective
10:20 a.m. – 11:50 p.m. Practical-Session: Ethereum + IOT
11:50 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Mittagspause
12:50 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

GDPR and Blockchain

Maximilian Niemzik (MaibornWolf GmbH) IOT Layer

Stefen Kux (

1:20 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Euro yesterday – Crypto tomorrow? Analysis of Potential of Selected Crypto Currencies

Ruben Wittrin (Hochschule Mittweida)

2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Introductino of Blockchain Showcase Region Mittweida

Prof. Dr. Knauer (BCCM)

Blockchain as a Service – useful or not?

Sascha Dobratz (T-Systems MMS)

Businessmodel Innovation through Blockchain

Matthias Walter (T-Systems MMS)

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. World Café in Computer-Pools with Seminargroups
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Topic Group

Evaluation World Café

Friday 14. September  2018
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 3. Mittweida Blockchain Ideas Competition 
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Award Presentation
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Good bye!

Tickets & Sponsoring

Tickets for corporate participants, private individuals, phd students: 1,190 Euro

Tickets for part-time students: 590 Euro

  • Participation in all events (lectures, hands-on)
  • Certificate of participation
  • Participation in the get-together event
  • Networking and job talks with students and sponsors

Order your ticket here.

Tickets for full-time students (wordlwide): free of charge

  • Participation in all events (lectures, hands-on)
  • Certificate of participation
    Participation in the get-together event
  • Networking and job talks with students and sponsors

 Prerequisites for attending

Certificate of enrolment

Sponsor package “Platin”: 14,000 Euro + 19% VAT

  • 4 Tickets incl. Get-Together totaling 4,760 Euro
  • Sponsor of our get together party
    Booth (ca. 10qm) for job talks with students and corporate representatives
  • Logo on website and flyer of the Blockchain Spring School 2018
    1 presentation of the company (30 minutes)
  • 1 lecture (30 minutes)
  • List of participants

Sponsor package „Gold“ 9.000 Euro + 19% VAT

  • 2 Tickets incl. Get-Together totaling 2,380 Euro
  • Booth (ca. 6qm) for job talks with students and corporate representatives
  • Logo on website and flyer of the Blockchain Spring School 2018
  • 1 presentation of the company (30 minutes) OR 1 lecture (30 minutes)
  • List of participants
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Contact & Registration

Registration (participation ticket for company representatives / private individuals / phd students / part-time students): Order here.

For full-time students: Please send us an application (including a valid matriculation certificate ) if you are interested in participation in the Blockchain Autumn School and you want to participate free of charge (Attention: limited number of free places!):

bccm [at] hs-mittweida [dot] de

Please also inform us which seminars you want to attend (Beginner or Advanced).

If you are interested in this event as a speaker/sponsor, please send us an e-mail:

bccm [at] hs-mittweida [dot] de

Travel & event and hotel information


  • By car: via autobahn A4, please see Map
  • By train: via Chemnitz (via Leipzig or Dresden)
  • By plane: airport Dresden or Leipzig (further travel by train train or rental car)


  • The Blockchain Autumn School 2018 takes place at the Mittweida University of Applied Scienses in House 39 (opening, theory, talks and practical courses), House 6 (practical courses) and House 2 (practical courses).
  • A map of the campus you can find here Map of the campus


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