PKC 2021

May 9-13, 2021

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Call for Papers

General Information

PKC 2021 will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK on May 9-13, 2021. PKC 2021 is organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). The proceedings will be published by Springer in the LNCS series.

Instructions for Authors

Submissions should be prepared using LaTeX and must be in the standard Springer LNCS format, with the (only) modification that page numbers must be displayed— this can be done by putting \pagestyle{plain} into the preamble. Submissions should begin with a title and a short abstract, followed by an introduction that summarizes the contribution of the paper so that it is understandable to a non-expert in the field. Submissions must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, or obvious references.

Submissions must be at most 30 pages, including title page, references, and figures. The final published version of an accepted paper is expected to closely match these submitted pages. If necessary, clearly marked supplementary material (of unbounded size) may be appended to the actual submission. However, submissions are expected to be intelligible and verifiable without the supplementary material; reviewers are not required to read it. In particular, it is discouraged to move crucial proofs into the supplementary material, and in cases where this is unavoidable it is expected that a short but convincing proof sketch is provided in the main body.

Important Dates

November 13, 2020

Submission deadline at 21:59:59 UTC

May 9-13, 2021

Conference

For further details, consult the paper submission page.

Awards

The Program Committee may choose a paper to receive an overall best paper award. In a continuing effort to promote independent work by researchers at an early stage in their career, the Program Committee may also award a prize for the best paper authored exclusively by early-career researchers. To be eligible, all co-authors must be studying full/part-time or have received their degree in 2018 or later. As usual, awards will only be given if deserving papers are identified.

Stipends

Students whose papers have been accepted and who present their talks at the conference will have their registration waived. A limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding to attend the conference. Students, whose papers are accepted and who will present the paper themselves, are encouraged to apply if such assistance is needed. Requests for stipends should be sent to the general chair.

Program Committee

General Chairs

Program Chair