International Association for Cryptologic Research

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IACR News item: 10 September 2019

Asiacrypt Asiacrypt
ASIACRYPT 2019, the 25th Annual International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security, will take place at Kobe Portopia Hotel in the city of Kobe, Japan, December 8-12, 2019.

The conference webpage:

ASIACRYPT 2019 registrations are now open at The early registration deadline ends on November 8, 2019.

Technical Program
We are pleased to announce that Krzysztof Pietrzak (IST Austria) and Elaine Shi (Cornell University) will give us special lectures. Please visit for the invited speakers and talks. A list of accepted papers will appear on the conference site shortly. Stay tuned.

Venue and Travel
All technical sessions and social events take place at Kobe Portopia Hotel. The venue is easily reachable from three nearby airports (KIX, UKB and ITM) by public transportation. Consult for additional and detailed guidelines.

There are many hotels in Kobe downtown area in a variety of price ranges. A limited number of rooms of Kobe Portopia Hotel have been reserved for participants of the conference. Find more information at Early booking is highly recommended.

Student Stipends
All student presenters of an accepted paper will have their registration fees waived. In addition, a limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding to join the conference. If such assistance is needed, please read and contact the general chair.


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