Pairing 2009: Call for Papers

The Third International Conference on Pairing-based Cryptography (Pairing 2009) will be held at Stanford University, USA on August 12–14, 2009. Authors are invited to submit papers describing their original research on all aspects of pairing-based cryptography, including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • novel cryptographic primitives and protocols;
  • mathematical foundations;
  • software and hardware implementation; and
  • applied security.

Important dates

Conference August 12–14, 2009
Submission deadline March 6, 2009
Notification of decision May 1, 2009
Camera-ready deadline May 22, 2009

Paper Submission

All paper submission should be made using the online submission system. Submissions should conform to the instructions below.

Instructions for Authors

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors have published elsewhere; have submitted to another conference, workshop with proceedings, or journal; or plan, before the notification deadline of Pairing 2009, to submit to another conference, workshop with proceedings, or journal.

Submissions should be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgement or obvious references. Papers should be at most 12 pages, excluding the bibliography and appendices, in single-column format, with at least an 11pt font and reasonable margins. There is no limit on the length of the appendices, but reviewers are not required to read them.


Program Committee Chairs

Hovav Shacham (UC San Diego)  Brent Waters (UT Austin)

Conference General Chair

Terence Spies (Voltage Security)  

Program Committee

Michel Abdalla (École Normale Supérieure) Gregory Neven (IBM Zurich)
Paulo Barreto (University of São Paulo) Tatsuaki Okamoto (NTT)
Xavier Boyen (Stanford) Dan Page (University of Bristol)
Melissa Chase (Microsoft Research) Kenny Paterson (Royal Holloway)
David Freeman (CWI; Universiteit Leiden) Michael Scott (Dublin City University)
Steven Galbraith (Royal Holloway) Hovav Shacham (UC San Diego)
Pierrick Gaudry (LORIA) Elaine Shi (PARC)
Matthew Green (Johns Hopkins) Nigel Smart (University of Bristol)
Jens Groth (University College London) Tsuyoshi Takagi (Future University Hakodate)
Florian Hess (TU Berlin) Fré Vercauteren (KU Leuven)
Tanja Lange (TU Eindhoven) Brent Waters (UT Austin)
Kristin Lauter (Microsoft Research)

Steering Committee Members

Dan Boneh, Steven Galbraith, Tanja Lange, Alfred Menezes, Victor Miller, Eiji Okamoto, Takeshi Okamoto, Tatsuaki Okamoto, Takakazu Satoh, Michael Scott, Tsuyoshi Takagi.