August 14-18, 2016  
  Santa Barbara, CA, USA  

General Information


Registration Cost Regular Student
Registration Fee + IACR dues (and NOT attending CHES) $600 $300
Registration Fee + IACR dues (and attending CHES) $550 $275
Attended prior 2016 IACR conferences/workshops
(and NOT attending CHES)
$550 $275
Attended prior 2016 IACR conferences/workshops
(and attending CHES)
$500 $250
  • For 2016, as Crypto and CHES are co-located at UCSB, if you attend both there is a $100 joint registration discount ($50 off each conference) for regular registrations. Student joint registrations are discounted $50 ($25 off each conference).
  • IACR dues are $50 for regular attendees and $25 for student attendees.
  • All attendees who register after July 31sh will incur a $100 late registration surcharge.
  • Fee for an accompanying person will be $150.

Online registration is now CLOSED. On-site registration will be available.

If you are a student presenting at Crypto 2016, your registration fee will be covered by the IACR Fund for Student Presenters and you do not need to pay for registration. Please register for the conference but do not submit any payment, and then send an email to the General Chair saying you are a student presenter and have registered.

Registration information

On-line registration can be performed by clicking the link above. It will be possible to register on-site at the registration desk, Sunday (5-8pm) in the Anacapa Formal Lounge or Monday morning at the University Center, starting at 8am.

The conference registration fee includes participation in the technical program, all social functions as well as an electronic copy of the conference proceedings. Accompanying guests can also be registered for participation in the conference social functions. Guests who only want to attend one or two events can register onsite.

IACR policy for proceedings

Proceedings will be made available online to attendees. There will not be a USB key this year.  Important: If you would like to obtain a printed copy of the proceedings, please select the option during registration and pay $80 for each proceedings.

Refund policy

Cancellations requests should be made in writing or email to the conference general chair. Those received by August 3rd, 2016 will receive a full refund less $100 to cover fixed costs for the conference. No refunds will be made for cancellations after this date.


Note: conference registration and on-campus housing registration are now separate processes. To see all housing options visit Accommodations page.