Upcoming Conferences of Interest:


Will be held August 23-26, 2015 in Guadalajara, MEXICO. Latincrypt 2015 is the Fourth International Conference on Cryptology and Information Security in Latin America, and is organized by CINVESTAV-IPN, in cooperation with IACR, the International Association for Cryptologic Research.

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SOURCE Boston 2015

SOURCE Cybersecurity Conference is now accepting submissions for SOURCE Boston 2015. Conference will be held May 25-28, 2015 at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown, BOSTON. This is your opportunity to communicate your research, knowledge and expertise to top security professionals, advanced IT professionals, senior and top-level executives, company chief officers (e.g. CTOs, CISOs), faculty and students from colleges and universities and members of management and business communities.

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PQCrypto 2014

PQCrypto 2014 will take place in Waterloo, ON, CANADA October 1-3, 2014. PQCrypto 2014 is held in co-operation with the  International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) which is the leading professional organization for cryptographic research. The conference will be preceded by a summer school on 29-30 September 2014.

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The 13th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-14) will be held in Beijing, China from September 24-26, 2014. The conference aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners in the world working on trusted computing and communications, with regard to trust, security, privacy, reliability, dependability, survivability, availability, and fault tolerance aspects of computer systems and networks, and providing a forum to present and discuss emerging ideas and trends in this highly challenging research field. 

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CSS 2014

The objective of the Cryptography and Security System Conference is to present research and developing activities original unpublished results related to all aspects of cryptography and network security. We invite both theoretical, applied research papers, case studies, implementation experiences as well as work-in-progress presentations. September 22-24, 2014. Lublin, Poland.

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Latincrypt 2014

The third International Conference on Cryptology and Information Security in Latin America (Latincrypt 2014) will be held at the Costão do Santinho Resort in Florianópolis, Brazil - September 17-19, 2014. The conference seeks original contributions on new cryptographic primitive proposals, cryptanalysis, security models, hardware and software implementation aspects, cryptographic protocols and applications, as well as submissions about cryptographic aspects of network security, complexity theory, information theory, coding theory, number theory, and quantum computing.

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ARES Conference

The International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (“ARES”) will bring  together researchers and practitioners in the area of dependability. ARES will highlight the various aspects of security -  with special  focus on the crucial linkage between availability, reliability and security. September 8-12, 2014 - Fribourg, Switzerland.

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SCN 2014

The Ninth Conference on Security and Cryptography for Networks (SCN 2014) aims at bringing together researchers in the field of cryptography and information security, practitioners, developers, and users to foster cooperation, exchange techniques, tools, experiences and ideas. September 3-5, 2014 Amalfi, Italy.

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Crypto 2014

Will be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) from August 17-21, 2014. The academic program covers all aspects of cryptology. The conference is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the Computer Science Department of UCSB.

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Eleventh Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium ANTS-XI

The ANTS meetings, held biannually since 1994, are the premier international forum for new research in computational number theory. They are devoted to algorithmic aspects of number theory, including elementary number theory, algebraic number theory, analytic number theory, geometry of numbers, arithmetic algebraic geometry, finite fields, and cryptography. The 11th ANTS meeting will be held August 7-11, 2014 at the Hotel Hyundai, GyeongJu, Korea.

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RSA Conference

July 22-23, 2014 - Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. RSA Conference is helping drive the information security agenda worldwide with annual industry events in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Throughout its history, RSA Conference has consistently attracted the world's best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities for conference attendees to learn about IT security's most important issues through first-hand interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies.

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The PST2014 International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST) will be held in Toronto, July 23-24, 2014. PST2014 is the twelfth such annual conference focusing on PST technologies. PST2014 provides a forum for researchers world-wide to unveil their latest work in privacy, security and trust and to show how this research can be used to enable innovation.

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ECCWS 2014

13th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ECCWS-2014 (formally the European Conference on Information Warfare and Security). Hosted by the The University of Piraeus. Piraeus, Greece, July 3-4, 2014. The ECCWS will address both theoretical and practical aspects of Information Warfare and Cyber Security.

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SC Congress Toronto

June 17-18, 2014 - This two-day gathering brings industry thought leaders together with the latest technology service solutions to provide you with the answers you need to secure your enterprise network. In a jam-packed schedule, you will be apprised of the latest information security developments.

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13th Conference of the Canadian Number Theory Association (CNTA XIII)

Co-hosted by Carleton University and the University of Ottawa, June 16-20, 2014. The purpose of the CNTA is to promote research in Number Theory. It organizes the largest number theory conference in North America. Participants come from around the world to learn about the latest developments in number theory. The event encourages both young and senior researchers to interact and to share their expertise.

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Africacrypt 2014

Africacrypt 2014 is an Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptology. Africacrypt'14 to be held in Marrakech, Morocco during May 28-30, 2014. The aim of Africacrypt 2014 is to provide an international forum for practitioners and researchers from industry, academia and government from all over the world for a wide ranging discussion of all forms of cryptography and its applications.

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IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

The IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. The 2014 Symposium will mark the 35th annual meeting of this flagship conference. The Symposium will be held on May 18-21, 2014 in San Jose, California at The Fairmont.



The 10th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2014) will be held in Fuzhou, China, May 5-8, 2014, and hosted by Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Network Security and Cryptology, Fujian Normal University (FNU), China. The ISPEC conference series is an established forum that brings together researchers and practitioners to provide a confluence of new information security technologies, including their applications and their integration with IT systems in various vertical sectors.

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Eurocrypt 2014

Eurocrypt 2014 is the 33rd Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques. It is devoted to all aspects of cryptology. Eurocrypt 2014 is one of the three flagship conferences of International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), and is organized by the Crypto Group at DTU Compute. May 11-15, 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Western Canada Information Security Conference

May 6, 2014 in Winnipeg. Now in its twelfth year, the Western Canada Information Security Conference brings together Information Security and IT Audit and Control professionals from across western Canada to expand their Information Security knowledge and skills and to encourage and foster the free exchange of information, techniques, and best security practices.

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The Third International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, and Digital Forensic (CyberSec2014) that will be held at the Faculty of Engineering – Lebanese University, Campus of Hadath, Beirut, Lebanon from April 29 – May 1, 2014. The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

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InfoSec World Conference & Expo 2014

Their 2014 program is designed to help arm you with the latest tools and most current information to protect your organization. The result is a roster of who’s who in the security community, and these top experts and practitioners will share their expertise, advice and lessons learned in over 70 highly relevant sessions! In addition to our dynamic main conference program, we are also pleased to bring you three co-located summits and 11 workshops designed to complement the main agenda. April 7-9, 2014, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, FL, USA.

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PKC 2014

The 17th IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography - Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 26-28, 2014. The IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography (PKC) has been the main annual conference focusing on all aspects of public-key cryptography, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned researchers in the area. It is organized annually by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).

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CanSecWest Vancouver 2014

The 14th annual CanSecWest conference will be held March 12-14 2014 at the Sheraton Wall Centre hotel in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. CanSecWest, the world's most advanced conference focusing on applied digital security, is about bringing the industry luminaries together in a relaxed environment which promotes collaboration and social networking.

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Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2014:

Financial Cryptography and Data Security is a major international forum for research, advanced development, education, exploration, and debate regarding information assurance, with a specific focus on commercial contexts. The conference covers all aspects of securing transactions and systems. Conference will be held in Barbados March 3-7, 2014.

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GeoCrypt 2013:

The 2013 GeoCrypt Conference will be held at the Lycée Hôtelier de Tahiti Punaauia, about 9 km from Papeete in Tahiti, French Polynesia from October 7-11, 2013. The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers from arithmetic geometry and cryptography.

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PIMS Workshop on Curves and Applications:

This project-driven workshop on algebraic curves will bring together experts to further current research in the following areas:

  • Mathematical aspects of algebraic curves, with emphasis on constructing curves with special properties, such as prescribed covering groups, torsion or with many rational points;
  • Arithmetic infrastructure, with the additional goal of implementation in the computer algebra system SAGE;
  • Applications, including cryptography.

PIMS will be held at University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on August 19-21, 2013.

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SAC 2013:

The Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC) conference series was initiated in 1994, when the first event was held at Queen's University in Kingston. SAC 2013 will be held at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, on August 14-16, 2013.

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ACNS 2013:

The 11th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS 2013) will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada June 25-28, 2013. The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all aspects of applied cryptography as well as network security and privacy. Papers describing novel paradigms, original directions, or non-traditional perspectives are also encouraged..

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AITF Summit  2013:

Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures is gathering together Alberta’s exceptional community of innovation for two days (June 16-18, 2013) of unbridled collaboration. Ideas will be shared, barriers will be demolished and valuable relationships will be built. As a result, nothing less than extraordinary engagement, empowerment and momentum will be experienced at the Rockies’ highest summit of innovation.

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