December 5-9, 2004

Jeju Island, Korea


 Call For Participation


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Conference Information


The Asiacrypt conferences are series of annual international conferences on high quality research in cryptology.  Asiacrypt 2004 is organized by the IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research) in cooperation with KIISC (Korea Institute of Information Security & Cryptology) and IRIS (International Research center for Information Security) at ICU (Information Communications University) and financially supported by MIC (Ministry of Information and Communication), Korea. Asiacrypt 2004 will be held during December 5~9, 2004 at Shilla Jeju Hotel in Jeju Island, Korea. Anyone interested in the latest developments in cryptology and its applications to information security is encouraged to attend Asiacrypt 2004.


Location & Travel Information


Jeju is a beautiful island located in the south sea of the Korean peninsula which is highlighted with its rich tourism. It is also called Honeymoon Island, since it is a favorite honeymoon place. Shilla Jeju hotel is a beautiful place located at Jungmun resort area on the south coastline of Jeju Island. It takes about 50 minutes to get to the hotel by airport limousine or taxi from Jeju International Airport. Local flight connections from Incheon International airport and other major cities to Jeju airport are frequent and convenient.


Other Information


Average temperature of Jeju Island in December is expected to be 5 to 10 degree Celsius. Please bring warm sweaters and good windbreakers. The unit of Korean currency is Won (indicated as KW). Coin denominations are KW 10, 50, 100, and 500 and bank notes are KW 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000. One US dollar is equivalent to about 1,200 Korean Won, although the exchange rate is subject to change with market fluctuations. In electricity, most buildings have outlets for 220 volts only. Any visitors with confirmed outbound tickets may stay in Korea up to 30 days without visas except some restricted countries. We are preparing more information on accommodation, tour, social program, etc. for your enjoyable and memorable stay in Jeju. For more information, check the conference web site


General Chair

Professor Kwangjo Kim

School of Engineering,

Information & Communications University (ICU)

103-6 Munji-dong, Yusong-ku, Daejeon 305-714, Korea

Tel: +82-42-866-6118, Fax: +82-42-866-6273

E-mail:, HP: +82-11-9414-1386


Program Chair

Professor Pil Joong Lee

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering,

Pohang Univ. of Science & Technology (POSTECH)

(on leave at KT Research Center, Room 5601

Woomyeon-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-792,


Tel : +82-2-526-5585, Fax : +82-2-526-6903

E-mail:, HP: +82-16-533-3232