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SAC '99

Sixth Annual Workshop on


August 9 & 10, 1999

Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Queen's University is hosting the sixth in a series of annual workshops on Selected Areas in Cryptography. Original papers related to the following themes are solicited.

A preliminary program is now available. Click here .
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  • Design and Analysis of Symmetric Key Cryptosystems
  • Efficient Implementations of Cryptographic Systems
  • Cryptographic Solutions for Web/Internet Security

    Invited Speakers:

  • Miles Smid, NIST: "From DES to AES: Twenty Years of Government Initiatives in Cryptography"
  • Mike Reiter, Bell Labs: "A Biometric Technique for Improving Security in Virtual Private Networks"

    Instructions for Authors:

    To view the call-for-papers, click here.


    The Proceedings will be published by Springer after the Workshop in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) Series ( www.springer.de/comp/lncs ). In order to facilitate publication, all accepted papers must be submitted in LaTeX according to www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html by Sep. 17, 1999. In order to be included in the proceedings, papers must be presented at the Workshop. As in previous years, the Workshop Record will be available to participants during the Workshop.

    Important Dates:

       Call-for-papers               Jan. 21
       Submission Deadline           Apr. 30
       Notification of Acceptance    Jun. 18
       Workshop                      Aug. 9&10
       Deadline for Proceedings      Sep. 17

    Program Committee:

    Local Organising Committee:

    Registration Information:

    The registration form is now available. Detailed information on registration is located on the form. Note all sessions will take place in Walter Light Hall (the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building) on the main campus of Queen's University.
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    Accommodations are available in the university residence, single or double room. Off campus Bed & Breakfast accommodations are also available. More details on accommodations are provided on the registration form.
    NOTE: Kingston is a popular summer tourist area. It is advised that you book your accommodations as early as possible.
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    Travel and Tourism Information:

    Kingston is accessible from Toronto by air, rail, and road. For information on transportation, click here.
    Kingston is a popular summer tourist area. Click here to see what there is to see and do. As well, if you are interested in knowing more about Queen's University, click here for general information on the university.
    The following maps are available online: Kingston region, downtown Kingston, and Queen's University campus.
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    Mailing List:

    If you wish to be included on the SAC mailing list, please contact sac99@engr.mun.ca.

    Information on Previous SAC Workshops:

    Information on previous SAC workshops, such as lists of papers presented, is located at adonis.ee.queensu.ca:8000/sac/.

    Contact Information:

    If you have questions regarding the Workshop, you may address your inquiries to sac99@engr.mun.ca or to either of the program co-chairs:

      Howard Heys
      Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 3X5, CANADA
      Phone: 709-737-2514
    Email: howard@engr.mun.ca
      Carlisle Adams
      Entrust Technologies
      750 Heron Rd., Suite E08
      Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1A7, CANADA
      Phone: 613-247-3180
    Email: carlisle.adams@entrust.com

    This page is maintained by Howard Heys (email: howard@engr.mun.ca) and was last updated June 28, 1999.