On March 11, 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19 crisis, the IACR board decided to postpone the conference to a later date. More details will be announced in the coming weeks.

The IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography (PKC) is the main annual conference focusing on all aspects of public-key cryptography, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned researchers in the area.

will take place in on , and is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).

Important Dates

November 2, 2019

Submission deadline at 21:59:59 UTC

December 9, 2019


January 18, 2020

Author notification

February 2, 2020

Camera-ready version

May 4-7, 2020

Conference (aligned with Eurocrypt on May 10-14) Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the conference has been postponed.

Website Updates

March 12, 2020

Conference postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis

March 1, 2020

Program online

February 19, 2020

Registration activated

February 18, 2020

February 15, 2020

October 9, 2019

April 12, 2019

Call for papers page online

April 12, 2019

Website launched