Introduction to Blockchain

Introduction to the ideology behind blockchain technology as well as its working principle by considering two popular platforms of this technology, namely Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Nov 28, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM



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About this event

This is the second lecture in the Blockchain series of lectures. In this lecture, students will be able to learn more about:

  • Motives and ideas behind blocking technology,
  • Digital assets (cryptocurrencies, tokens, smart contracts),
  • The role and connections of cryptography and distributed systems in this technology,
  • Properties and structure of the network,
  • Popular consensus protocols used in these networks,
  • Movement of transactions in the network - the working principle of blocking technology,
  • Similarities and differences between the two most popular blockchain platforms (Bitcoin and Ethereum).

To make it easier to follow this lecture, it is necessary to watch the first lecture in this series, which is: Cryptography and Distributed systems.

After this lecture, next week there will be a workshop where students will be expected to implement some of the blockchain main elements, so the knowledge of at least one of the programming languages such as Python, C++, Java is strongly recommended.


  • Nikola Matijašević


  • Nikola Matijašević

  • Mara Bolić

  • Filip Đurđević

  • Vanja Milutinović

    GSDC, University of Belgrade

    Club Lead

  • Filip Ivanović

    University of Belgrade

    GDSC Tech Lead


  • Bogdan Radosavljevic


    GDSC Lead

  • Vanja Milutinovic


    GDSC Lead

  • Sara Radosavljević

    Event Coordinator

  • Aleksandar Stoiljković

    IT Coordinator

  • Sandra Stevanovic

    Faculty of Security

    HR Lead

  • Ivana Petronijević

    HR Lead

  • Natalia Hristina Stanković

    HR Lead

  • Isidora Popovic


    PR Lead

  • Bojana Ristic

    CR Lead

  • Andreja Janković

    IT Lead

  • Jovan Babovic

    IT Lead

  • Dušan Milićević

    IT Lead

  • Milica Vorkapic

    IT Lead

  • Staša Žujković

    IT Lead

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