Call for Papers (Version 2.3)

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Important Dates

Submission Deadline:May 29, 2009 23:59:59 UTC
Notification to Authors:August 10, 2009
Proceedings Version Deadline:September 4, 2009
ASIACRYPT 2009 Conference:December 6-10, 2009


Original research papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to ASIACRYPT 2009, the annual International Conference on Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security.

Paper Submissions

Please submit your papers via this link . Submissions must follow "Instruction for Authors" described below.

Instruction for Authors

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel to a journal or any other conference/workshop that has proceedings. IACR reserves the right to share information about submissions with other program committees to detect parallel submissions and the IACR policy on irregular submissions will be strictly enforced. For further details, see the IACR policy on irregular submissions

The submission must be anonymous with no author names, affiliations or obvious references. The length of the submission must be at most 12 pages excluding references and appendices and at most 18 pages in total. The text should be in a single column format, in at least 11-point fonts and have reasonable margins. The length of the final versions for Springer's LNCS will be at most 18 pages including everything. The submission should begin with a title, a short abstract and a list of keywords. The introduction should summarize the contributions of the paper at the level understandable for a non-expert reader. The reviewers are not required to read appendices -- the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.

It is strongly encouraged that submission be processed in LaTeX2e according to the instructions listed on These instructions are mandatory for the final papers. Submitted papers must be in PDF format and should be submitted electronically. A detailed description of the electronic submission procedure will be announced at the conference homepage. Authors unable to submit electronically should contact the program chair by May 1, 2009.

The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series and available at the conference. Authors of accepted papers must complete the IACR copyright assignment form at for their work to be published in the proceedings, and guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference.


Students whose papers have been accepted and who present their talk at the conference will have their registration waived. A limited number of stipends is available to those unable to obtain funding to attend the conference. Students presenting their papers will be given preference. Requests for registration waiver and/or stipends should be addressed to General Chair.

For the details of the application procedure, please check Registration Page.