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The 26th Annual International Cryptology Conference

August 20-24, 2006
Santa Barbara, California, USA

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CRYPTO 2006 is the 26th International Cryptology Conference. It will be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The academic program covers all aspects of cryptology. Formal proceedings, published by Springer-Verlag, will be provided to registered attendees at the conference. Technical sessions will run from Monday morning to Thursday noon, with a non-technical activities half-day on Tuesday afternoon.

CRYPTO 2006 is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, and the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Program Chair is Cynthia Dwork and the General Chair is Josh Benaloh.

There are four main forms of technical content at CRYPTO 2006:

The technical sessions with refereed papers and invited talks are on Monday, Tuesday morning, Wednesday, and Thursday morning. The Rump Session is on Tuesday evening. The BoFs are on Tuesday afternoon, which is otherwise free for social and tourist activities.

Attendees who require a visa and have not already applied should do soon as soon as possible. See this page for more information.

This year, NIST will hold its Second Cryptographic Hash Workshop at UCSB immediately following Crypto 2006. Provisions will be made to facilitate logistics for those who want to attend both the Crypto Conference and the Hash Workshop.

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