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17th - 19th December 2013

St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK

Important Information


The mathematical theory and practice of cryptography and coding underpins the provision of effective security and reliability for data communication, processing and storage. Theoretical and practical advances in the fields of cryptography and coding are therefore a key factor in facilitating the growth of data communications and data networks of various types. Thus, this fourteenth International Conference in an established and successful IMA series on the theme of "Cryptography and Coding" is both timely and relevant. Original research papers on all technical aspects of cryptography and coding are solicited for submission. The proceedings will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, and will be available at the conference.

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline:   4 July 2013 9 July 2013
Author Notification:   16 September 2013
Proceedings Version Deadline:   30 September 2013
Conference:   17 - 19 December 2013

Instructions for Contributors:

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel to any other conference or workshop with proceedings. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other conference or workshop that has proceedings. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference.

All submissions will be blind-reviewed. Papers must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references. Submissions should begin with a cover page containing title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords. The body of the paper should be at most 14 pages, excluding the title page with abstract, the bibliography, and clearly marked appendices. Committee members are not required to review appendices, so the paper should be intelligible and self-contained within this length. The text should be in a single column format, in at least 11-point fonts and have reasonable margins. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.

The submission server can be found HERE .

Conference Proceedings:

The proceedings are published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science and will be available at the conference, as well as from Springer's website.

Organising/Programme Committee:

Mohamed Benaissa   University of Sheffield (UK)
Joppe Bos   Microsoft Research (USA)
Peter Beelen   DTU (Denmark)
Colin Boyd   Queensland University of Technology (Australia), and NTNU (Norway)
Pascale Charpin   INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt (France)
Liqun Chen   Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (UK)
Ashish Choudhary   University of Bristol (UK)
Carlos Cid   Royal Holloway, University of London (UK)
James Davenport   University of Bath (UK)
Marten van Dijk   University of Connecticut (USA)
Mathieu Finiasz   CryptoExperts (France)
Nicolas Gama   Université de Versailles Saint Quentin (France)
Dieter Gollmann   TUHH (Germany)
Dimitar Jetchev   EPFL (Switzerland)
Jon-Lark Kim   Sogang University, Seoul (Korea)
Gohar Kyureghyan   University of Magdeburg (Germany)
David Naccache   Ecole Normale Superieure (France)
Siaw-Lynn Ng   Royal Holloway, University of London (UK)
Matthew G. Parker   University of Bergen (Norway)
Raphael Phan   Multimedia University (Malaysia)
María Naya-Plasencia   INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt (France)
Joachim Rosenthal   Universitat Zurich (Switzerland)
Ana Salagean   Loughborough University (UK)
Hans Georg Schaathun   Aalesund University College (Norway)
Dominique Schroeder   Saarland University (Germany)
Ben Smith   INRIA LIX (France)
Martijn Stam   University of Bristol (UK), programme chair
John Steinberger   Tsinghua (China)
Stefano Tessaro   UCSB and MIT (USA)
Gilles Van Assche   STMicroelectronics (Belgium)
Frederik Vercauteren   K. U. Leuven (Belgium)
Andreas Winter   Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Xing Chaoping   Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Kyeongcheol Yang   Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) (Korea)


The conference will take place at St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK. The College is located near the center of the historic city of Oxford, with its steeped academic culture.

Further Details:

Further details concerning the conference (registration, pricing, travel) will be made available on the conference web page at
as they become available.


We acknowledge the IACR for kindly hosting the submission server.