Cryptology and Network Security 2012 (CANS), December 12-14, 2012, Darmstadt, Germany
The 11th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS 2012) was held in cooperation with IACR at the Darmstadtium Congress Center in Darmstadt, Germany, on December 12--14, 2012. The organizing committee included Josef Pieprzyk and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi (Program co-Chairs) and Mark Manulis (General Chair).
The technical program featured 22 papers selected from 99 submissions, along with two invited lectures on "Confined Guessing: Practical Signatures from Standard Assumptions" by Dennis Hofheinz of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and "Cryptographic Failures and Successes" by Bart Preneel of KU Leuven. The conference attracted 39 delegates (including 9 students) from 17 countries. The social program included a walk through the Christmas Market and a conference dinner in the Hotel Brandhof.
The generous support of the conference sponsors was also an important factor for the success of the event, and is gratefully acknowledged.