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August 17-21, 2008
Santa Barbara, California, USA

Early registration deadline: July 18, 2008

Applications for student support deadline: July 8, 2008

CRYPTO 2008 is the 28th 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 2008 is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Program Chair is David Wagner and the General Chair is Susan Langford.

There are four main forms of technical content at CRYPTO 2008:

  • Invited talks
  • Refereed papers
  • The Rump Session
  • Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs)

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.

Important Dates
Paper submission deadline   February 18, 2008, 23:59 PST
Authors notified   May 5, 2008
Student stipend application deadline   July 8, 2008
Early Registration Deadline   July 18, 2008
Conference   August 17 - 21, 2008