International Association for Cryptologic Research

Public Key Cryptography (PKC)

The International Conference on Practice and Theory in Public Key Cryptography (PKC) been sponsored by the IACR since 2003. PKC has been the main annual conference focusing on all aspects of public-key cryptography, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned scientists in the area.

History of past PKC conferences

PKC Steering Committee

  • Yvo Desmedt , University of Texas at Dallas, USA (member since 2000)
  • Goichiro Hanaoka, AIST, Japan (member since 2014)
  • Aggelos Kiayias, University of Edinburgh, UK (member since 2016)
  • David Naccache, École Normale Supérieure, France (member since 2000)
  • Tatsuaki Okamoto, NTT Labs, Japan (member since 2003)
  • David Pointcheval, École Normale Supérieure, France (member since 2010)
  • Moti Yung, Google Inc. & Columbia University, USA (member since 2000; secretary since 2007)
  • Yuliang Zheng, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (member since 2000; chair since 2007)

Chair of the Steering Committee

  • Yuliang Zheng, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (member since 2000; chair since 2007)

Secretary of the Steering Committee

  • Moti Yung, Google Inc. & Columbia University, USA (member since 2000; secretary since 2007)

Representative to the IACR

Previous officials

  • Hideki Imai, Chuo University & AIST, Japan (chair, 2000-2014)
  • Yuliang Zheng, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (secretary, 2000-2007)

Previous members

  • Ronald Cramer, CWI & Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands (2003-2016)
  • Hideki Imai, Chuo University & AIST, Japan (2000-2014)
  • Kwangjo Kim, KAIST, Korea (2000-2006)
  • Jacques Stern, École Normale Supérieure, France (2000-2010)