Aug 14 – 18
Santa Barbara

Call for Papers

The call for papers is also available in PDF.

Important Dates

Submission deadline:February 17, 2011 at 23:59 UTC (3:59 pm PST)
Notification of decision:April 29, 2011
Proceedings version due:May 27, 2011
Conference:August 14–18, 2011

General Information

Original papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to CRYPTO 2011, the 31st Annual International Cryptology Conference. Besides the usual topics, submissions are also welcome on topics not routinely appearing at recent CRYPTOs, including cryptographic work in the style of the CHES workshop or CSF symposium. CRYPTO 2011 is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Instructions for Authors

Submissions must be anonymous with no author names, affiliations, or obvious references. Submissions must be at most 12 pages, excluding references and appendices. The paper must be in single-column format, use at least 11-point fonts, and have reasonable margins. Submissions should begin with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords. The introduction should summarize the paper’s contributions at a level understandable to a non-expert in the field. Reviewers are not required to read appendices, so papers should be intelligible without them.

Submissions should be prepared using LaTeX and submitted as PDF using type-1 fonts (see this page for help). Papers must be submitted electronically; a detailed description of the electronic submission procedure will be provided on the conference homepage.

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. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other conference or workshop that has proceedings. The program committee may share information about submitted papers with other conference chairs to ensure adherence to this policy. Authors uncertain whether their submission conforms to IACR policy should contact the program chair. The authors of submitted papers guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference if it is accepted. Submissions not meeting any of the guidelines above risk rejection without consideration of their merits.


Proceedings will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, and will be available at the conference. Instructions for the preparation of the proceedings version will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. Authors will need to provide a signed IACR Copyright form along with the proceedings version of their papers.


A limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding to attend the conference, and to students having an accepted paper that they will present. Requests for stipends should be addressed to the general chair.

Program Committee

Masayuki Abe NTT, Japan
Michael Backes Saarland University and MPI-SWS, Germany
Paulo Barreto University of São Paulo, Brazil
Mihir Bellare UC San Diego, USA
Alex Biryukov University of Luxembourg
Dan Boneh Stanford, USA
Jung Hee Cheon Seoul National University, Korea
Jean-Sébastien Coron University of Luxembourg
Marten van Dijk RSA Labs and MIT/CSAIL, USA
Yevgeniy Dodis New York University, USA
Orr Dunkelman Weizmann Institute, Israel
Serge Fehr CWI, The Netherlands
Steven Galbraith University of Auckland, New Zealand
Craig Gentry IBM Watson, USA
Louis Goubin Université de Versailles, France
Vipul Goyal Microsoft Research, India
Aggelos Kiayias University of Connecticut, USA
Eike Kiltz Universität Bochum, Germany
Anja Lehmann IBM Zurich, Switzerland
Arjen Lenstra EPFL, Switzerland
Stefan Mangard Infineon Technologies, Germany
Daniele Micciancio UC San Diego, USA
Tal Moran Harvard, USA
Chanathip Namprempre Thammasat University, Thailand
Phong Nguyen INRIA and ENS, France
Jesper Buus Nielsen Århus University, Denmark
Rafael Pass Cornell University, USA
Kenny Paterson Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Benny Pinkas Bar Ilan University, Israel
Bart Preneel Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Leonid Reyzin Boston University, USA
Vincent Rijmen Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium & TU Graz, Austria
Phillip Rogaway UC Davis, USA (Program Chair)
Rei Safavi-Naini University of Calgary, Canada (Junior Program Chair)
Andre Scedrov University of Pennsylvania, USA
Adam Smith Pennsylvania State University, USA
François-Xavier Standaert UCL, Belgium
Stefano Tessaro UC San Diego, USA
Bogdan Warinschi University of Bristol, UK
Hoeteck Wee Queen's College, CUNY, USA

Advisory Members

                     Tal Rabin CRYPTO 2010 Program Chair
Rei Safavi-Naini CRYPTO 2012 Program Chair

Contact Information

General Chair: Program Chair:
Tom Shrimpton Phillip Rogaway
Dept. of Computer Science                Dept. of Computer Science
PO Box 751 One Shields Avenue
Portland State University University of California
Portland, Oregon 97201 USA Davis, California 95616 USA
phone: +1 503 725 4055 phone: +1 530 752 7583