Eurocrypt 2000

Bruges (Brugge), Belgium, May 14-18, 2000

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General outline
The Eurocrypt conferences are a series of annual meetings whose purpose is to promote high-quality research in cryptology. Anyone interested in the latest developments in cryptology and its applications to information security is encouraged to attend Eurocrypt 2000. This conference is organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) in co-operation with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven, Belgium).

The congress will take place in the conference centre "Oud Sint-Jan" in Bruges, Belgium. The congress centre is a completely renovated old hospital and is situated in the centre of the city. The railway station is nearby. Bruges -locally named "Brugge"- is a very popular tourist destination and is often referred to as "the Venice of the North".

Bruges city map is available in following formats: Copyright for these maps is with Toerisme Brugge

  • PDF file suited for printing, 2 pages (266kB)
  • PDF file suited for on-screen viewing, (and for printing if you like fine-print) (228kB)
  • high-resolution gif-file (529kB)
  • Most important places:

  • Conference centre: crossing of B5-C6
  • Provinciaal Hof / Provincial Government Palace: [36] C4 (on the Markt)
  • Location of the hotels on the map:

    Relais Oud Huis Amsterdam Spiegelrei 3 D3-D4
    Golden Tulip Hotel de Medici Potterierei 15 D3-D2-E2
    Grand Hotel Oude Burg Oude Burg 5 C5
    Hotel Hans Memling Kuipersstraat 18 C4
    Hotel Portinari 't Zand 15 B5
    Best Western Hotel Acacia Korte Zilverstraat 3a C4-C5
    Hansa Hotel Nicolas Desparstraat 11 C4
    Hotel Dante Coupure 29Ai E5
    Ibis Hotel Katelijnestraat 65a C6-C7
    Academie Hotel Wijngaardstraat 7/9 C6
    Grand Hotel du Sablon Noordzandstraat 21 B5
    Hotel 't Koffieboontje Hallestraat 4i C5-C4
    Hotel Patritius Ridderstraat 11 D4
    Hotel Boudewijn I 't Zand 21 B5
    Interhotel Hoefijzerlaan 21 A4-B4
    Hotel Ter Reien Langestraat 1 E4-F4
    De Cordoeanier Cordoeanierstraat 18 C4

    There is also a city map of Bruges on the Bruges web site. Note the different coordinate system.

  • Conference centre: E11
  • Provinciaal Hof: E8-9 (on the Markt)

    Conference provisional program
    Sunday evening registration start
    Monday morning conference
    noon lunch
    afternoon conference
    Tuesday morning conference
    noon lunch
    afternoon boat tour on the canals of Bruges
    evening rump session with beer and cheese degustation
    Wednesday morning conference
    noon lunch
    afternoon conference
    evening conference dinner
    Thursdaymorning conference
    noon lunch
    A more detailed program can be found here.

    Conference fees
    The participation fee is set to US$ 605, with an early registration discount of US$ 75 for registrations before March 31, 2000. The conference fee includes admittance to the conference sessions, a copy of the proceedings, refreshments, lunches (Mon-Thu), the conference dinner, conference social programme and IACR membership.

    The accompanying persons programme fee (US$ 375, US$ 300 for early registrations) includes the above without admittance to the conference sessions, without a copy of the proceedings and without IACR membership.

    The conference social programme consists of a reception on Sunday, a boat tour on the "Brugse Reien" and the rump session with a degustation of Belgian beer and cheese on Tuesday, and the conference dinner on Wednesday evening.

    Student discounts & stipends
    Students registering to the conference need to provide verification of their student status with a letter from their Supervisor or Department Chair and a photocopy of their Student ID card.

    A limited number of stipends are available to students and to authors of accepted papers unable to obtain sufficient funding. Preference will be given to those who are presenting papers at the conference.

    Extra social programme
    Besides the conference social programme, an extra (paying) programme is available for anyone interested. Details can be found infra. More information can be found here.

    Hotel accommodation
    Hotel accommodation has been reserved in the hotels listed on the registration form. These reservations expire March 15, 2000. More details about location and comfort, together with cancellation policies for hotels are included in the hotel list. Prices include breakfast, VAT and city tax. All hotels are within walking distance of the conference centre.

    For your convenience, the IACR General Secretariat will centralize the registration forms and forward them to the local accommodation co-ordinator, Momentum (Mrs. Anne De Smet).

    You will be sent a separate confirmation for the conference and the hotel booking. Primary method of contact will be email for hotel reservations and fax for conference registration. Please provide a valid fax and email address.

    Please note the difference in policy between conference and hotel bookings cancellation.

    The hotel cancellation policy is different per hotel. It should be noted that Bruges is a popular tourist destination, therefore hotel cancellation policy is stricter than US policy. This is especially true for *** and **** hotels. For hotel cancellation without conference cancellation, Momentum should be contacted.

    Conference cancellation should be done by writing to the IACR General Secretariat. Your hotel booking will be cancelled as well, unless you state otherwise. Before 15 / 04 / 2000, only a handling fee and the applicable hotel cancellation fee will be charged. Afterwards, the full conference registration + the applicable hotel cancellation fee will be charged.

    Method of payment
    Visa, EuroCard/MasterCard and American Express credit card payments are accepted. Other credit cards or bank transfers are not accepted. Submit the appropriate credit card details and place your signature. Please make sure the credit card is valid.

    If you are not able to pay using one of these cards please contact the IACR General Secretariat.

    Will start Sunday, 14 / 05 / 2000 at the conference centre Oud Sint-Jan, 17:00.

    Contact information
    General Chair
    Joos Vandewalle
    Kard. Mercierlaan 94
    B-3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Tel: + 32 - 16 - 32 10 50
    Fax: + 32 - 16 - 32 19 69
    Conference secretariat (Registration)
    IACR General Secretariat
    Santa Rosa Administrative Center
    University of California
    Fax: + 1 - 805 - 893 7287
    Tel: + 1 - 805 - 893 3072
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6120, U.S.A.
    For extra information or special arrangements regarding hotel bookings (e.g. if you want to find a partner for room sharing) or the social programme, please contact Anne De Smet directly at:

    Local accommodation co-ordinator
    Mrs. Anne De Smet
    Industrieweg 3
    B-3001 Heverlee
    Tel: + 32 - 16 - 39 15 62
    Fax: + 32 - 16 - 39 15 63 NEW!!!
    Conference Centre
    Conference Centre Oud Sint-Jan
    Mariastraat 38
    B-8000 Brugge
    Tel: + 32 - 50 - 33 56 66
    Fax: + 32 - 50 - 34 58 39

      Eurocrypt 2000 is organized by the members of the COSIC research group.

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    This page is maintained by Joris Claessens and Wim Moreau.
    Last modified on May 2, 2000.