PKC 2005 - Call for Participation
PKC 2005
January 23-26, 2005
in "Les Diablerets"

Call for Participation


For the last few years the International Workshop on Practice and Theory in
Public-Key Cryptography has been the main annual workshop focusing on research
on all aspects of public-key cryptography. The first workshop was organized in
1998 in Japan. Other PKCs have taken place in Australia, France, Japan, South
Korea, Singapore, and USA. 
Since 2003, PKC is an IACR workshop. PKC has attracted papers from
world-renowned scientists in the area.

Topics of Interest:

The topics of interest are all aspects of public-key cryptography including
theory, design, analysis, implementation, and applications of public-key

Conference Venue:

PKC 2005 will be held at the Congress house in Les Diablerets,
Switzerland. Les Diablerets is a little village located in the Alps at the
foot of a glacier. The village offers several winter sport activities such as
ski, snowboard or sledge run. The top of the glacier can be visited taking a
cable-car at any time of the year. More information about Les Diablerets is
available on 

Social Events:

 The social program includes a welcome reception, a free afternoon and a
 banquet. These events will be held at the Eurotel Victoria. Some additional
 social events will be proposed such as an excursion to the glacier or a
 sledge run followed by a cheese fondue.     

Details about workshop registration are on the PKC 2005 website. Hotel
registrations should be done separately and since January is a busy period an
early hotel booking is strongly recommended.    


The principal hotel in Les Diablerets is the Eurotel Victoria. This four stars
hotel is located at about 200 meters of the Congress house. A limited number
of single rooms are pre-booked for the participants of PKC 2005 at the
preferential rate of CHF 125 until the end of November. The hotel offers also
the possibility to book a room for 2 or even 4 persons. For some informations
or a booking at the hotel and cancellation policy, you can directly contact
the hotel Eurotel Victoria by phone, fax, email or directly from the
web. Mention that you are a participant of PKC 2005!  

Web Address:  
Phone number: +41 24 492 37 21
Fax number: +41 24 492 23 71

Detailed Informations:

For more informations (including accommodation) about PKC 2005, visit
our website at   

Important Dates:

List of Accepted Papers          October 28, 2004 
Early Registration Deadline      December 10, 2004 

Program Chair:
Prof. Serge Vaudenay, EPFL, LASEC, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

General Chairs:
Prof. Serge Vaudenay, EPFL, LASEC, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Jean Monnerat, EPFL, LASEC, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland 

Local Organization:
Martine Corval, EPFL, LASEC, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland 

Fax: +41 21 693 76 89  

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