In Cooperation with IACR

The 24th Annual Conference on Selected Areas in Cryptography

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, August 16 - 18, 2017

The conference on Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC) is an annual conference dedicated to specific themes in the area of cryptographic system design and analysis. Authors will present original research papers related to the themes for the SAC 2017 conference:

  1. Design and analysis of symmetric key cryptosystems
  2. Primitives for symmetric key cryptography, including block and stream ciphers, hash functions, and MAC algorithms
  3. Efficient implementations of symmetric and public key algorithms
  4. Post-quantum cryptography

An information booklet for those attending the SAC Conference and/or Summer School is now available. This contains helpful travel information and numerous sightseeing suggestions to make your SAC visit relaxed and memorable!

The detailed program for S3 and the SAC Conference is now available.

Information about stipends for students attending SAC 2017 is now available.


For their enthusiastic and generous support (both financial and otherwise), we gratefully acknowledge the sponsors of SAC 2017, including:

We are also happy to acknowledge the generous support (administrative and otherwise) of University of Ottawa, the Faculty of Engineering, and the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

A huge thank-you to all our supporters!