Call for Papers
Original research papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited
for submission to CRYPTO 2009, the Twenty-Ninth Annual International
Cryptology Conference. CRYPTO 2009 is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research
(IACR), in cooperation with the Computer Science Department of the University
of California, Santa Barbara.
|Conference: ||August 16-20, 2009
||Friday, February 13 2009, 12 noon PST
|Notification of decisions: ||April 30, 2009
|Proceedings version deadline: ||June 1, 2009
Instructions for Authors
- It is strongly recommended that authors
apply for visas to the USA at time of submission. Do not wait for
- No Concurrent Submissions:
Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the
authors published, submitted, or is planning to submit before the
notification-date to any conference/workshop with
proceedings. (Concurrent submissions to CRYPTO 2009 and to a journal are
permitted.) Accepted submissions may not appear in any other
conference or workshop that has proceedings. The program committees may
share information about submitted papers with other conference chairs
to ensure the integrity of papers under consideration. Authors
uncertain whether their submission meets the IACR guidelines
should contact the program chair.
- Submission Format:
- The submission must be anonymous, with no author names,
affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references.
- The length of the submission should be at most 12 pages excluding
bibliography and appendices. It should be in single column format, use at
least 11-point fonts, and have reasonable margins.
- 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
a level appropriate for a non-specialist reader. Committee members are not
required to read appendices; the paper should be intelligible without them.
- Submissions must be in PDF format. Submissions should be in US letter
paper size (not A4) and use Type 1 fonts (rather than Type 3 fonts).
- Authors are encouraged to consult the
for preparing electronic submissions (from CRYPTO 2006), as well as the
CRYPTO 2009 FAQ (fashioned after the FAQ list from
- The electronic-submission site is now available at
- Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without
consideration of their merits. Neither late submissions, submissions
by email, nor hardcopy submissions will be accepted. Any exeption to
these rules must be coordinated with the program
chair well in advance.
- Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be
presented at the conference.
- Conference Proceedings and Copyright:
- Proceedings will be published in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in
Computer Science, and will be available at the conference. Instructions
for the preparation of a final proceedings version will be sent to the
authors of accepted papers. These authors must provide the proceedings
version of their papers by May 31, 2009, and must also sign the
David Wagner, program chair CRYPTO 2008
Tal Rabin, program chair CRYPTO 2010
A limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding
to attend the conference, and to students whose papers are accepted and who will
present the paper themselves. Requests for stipends should be addressed to the