FSE 2003

The Fast Software Encryption Workshop 2003 will be held in Lund, Sweden, 24-26 Feb.

The workshop concentrates on all aspects of fast primitives for symmetric cryptography: secret key ciphers, the design and cryptanalysis of block and stream ciphers, as well as hash functions and message authentication codes (MACs).

FSE 2003 is the tenth annual FSE workshop, for the second year sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), and organized in cooperation with the Department of Information Technology, Lund University. Important dates are:


February 24 - 26, 2003

Submission deadline

November 30, 2002

Notification of decision

January 15, 2003

Early registration before

January 17, 2003

Deadline for registration

February 10, 2003

Pre-proceedings version deadline

February 10, 2003

Proceedings version deadline

March 30, 2003

A Call for Papers is available under a separate link. You can also download a PDF version of Call for Papers here.

The fourth NESSIE and second STORK workshop is organized directly after FSE at the same premises.
More information and registration details at https://www.cosic.esat.kuleuven.ac.be/nessie/workshop4/index.htm.

Proceedings will be published in:

Welcome to Sweden in 2003!

Springer Verlag LNCS

FSE'03 Committee.


A more detailed preliminary program is now available.

Jan. 22:
Updated info on the NESSIE/STORK workshop.

Jan. 15:
A list of accepted papers is now available under the program menu. The more detailed session
schedule is not finished yet.

Nov. 29:
The registration is now opened. Please use the menu on the left to access.

Nov. 22:
Work previously presented at a NESSIE event is OK to submitt to FSE.
For related questions, please email the program chair.

Sept. 26:
A major update of the site. All pages except the technical program and the registration form have been updated.

The EU-project NESSIE (see www.cryptonessie.org) plans to organize a workshop immediately after FSE'2003 at the same premises. At this workshop the most important results from NESSIE will be presented.