Info for Attendees:

If you arrived at Irvine and you are not sure how to find UCI, a morning shuttle from the hotel to campus, or you want recommendations for local restaurants, or you want local taxi information, go to the Local Venue page for instructions & information.


Original research papers on all technical aspects of public key cryptography are solicited for submission to PKC 2009, the 12th International Conference on Practice and Theory in Public Key Cryptography.


To register for the conference, visit the Registration page.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline September 29, 11:59pm PST, 2008
Notification of acceptance/rejection November 29, 2008
Camera-Ready Copy Deadline December 22, 23:59:00 PST
Student Scholarship Applications Due Feb 1, 2009
Early Registration March 1, 2009
Conference Dates March 18-20, 2009

Conference Venue

PKC '09 will be hosted March 18-20, 2009 by Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, University of California, Irvine, in Orange County, California.

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(See venue and travel information for maps and general orientation and local attractions for more information about the area of Irvine, CA.)

News rss feed

January 20, 2009 Conference Program Announced posted.

January 13, 2009 Registration fees and rules posted: Registration site will open soon.

January 13, 2009 Student scholarship rules posted: Applications due to the chairs on Feb 1, 2009.

December 3, 2008 List of accepted papers announced!

November 29, 2008 Camera-ready deadline changed to December 22, 23:59pm (PST)

September 23, 2008 Submission deadline extended to September 29, 2008, 11:59pm PST -- FIRM! As usual, a number of people requested extensions. So, we decided to be nice and offer them a 5-day break.

September 19, 2008 Thanks to our sponsors we will offer stipends for students presenting a paper. See the Call for Papers page.

August 27, 2008 Submission portal now available

August 1, 2008 Website launched