Sixth Annual Workshop on
SELECTED AREAS IN CRYPTOGRAPHY
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
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Design and Analysis of Symmetric Key Cryptosystems
Efficient Implementations of Cryptographic Systems
Cryptographic Solutions for Web/Internet Security
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
The Proceedings will be published by Springer
after the Workshop in the Lecture Notes in Computer
Science (LNCS) Series
In order to facilitate publication,
all accepted papers must be submitted in LaTeX according
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.
Call-for-papers Jan. 21
Submission Deadline Apr. 30
Notification of Acceptance Jun. 18
Workshop Aug. 9&10
Deadline for Proceedings Sep. 17
- Howard Heys, Memorial University of Newfoundland (co-chair)
- Carlisle Adams, Entrust Technologies, Ottawa (co-chair)
- Tom Cusick, SUNY, Buffalo
- Lars Knudsen, University of Bergen
- Henk Meijer, Queen's University at Kingston
- Luke O'Connor, IBM, Zurich
- Doug Stinson, University of Waterloo
- Stafford Tavares, Queen's University at Kingston
- Serge Vaudenay, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Local Organising Committee:
- Stafford Tavares, Henk Meijer
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
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
Kingston is a popular summer tourist area. Click
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:
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Information on Previous SAC Workshops:
Information on previous SAC workshops, such as lists of papers
presented, is located at
If you have questions regarding the Workshop, you may address
your inquiries to
or to either of the program co-chairs:
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 3X5, CANADA
750 Heron Rd., Suite E08
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1A7, CANADA
This page is maintained by Howard Heys (email:
and was last updated June 28, 1999.