Call for Papers








Call for Papers

Financial Cryptography '01

Deadline Extended, See Below

February 19-22, 2001
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
Cayman Islands, BWI

Original papers are solicited on all aspects of financial data security and digital commerce in general for submission to the Fifth Annual Conference on Financial Cryptography (FC01). FC01 aims to bring together persons involved in the financial, legal and data security fields to foster cooperation and exchange of ideas. Relevant topics include

Anonymity Protection
Authentication/ Identification
Certification/ Authorization
Commercial Transactions
Copyright/ I.P. Management
Digital Cash/ Digital Receipts
Economic Implications
Electronic Purses
Infrastructure Design
Legal/ Regulatory Issues
Loyalty Mechanisms
Payments/ Micropayments
Privacy Issues
Risk Management
Secure Banking Systems
Smart Cards
Trust Management

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS: Electronic submission strongly encouraged. Electronic submissions due 6AM, Washington DC time. (Instructions available at http://www.fc01.uwm.edu). Alternatively, send a cover letter and 15 copies of an extended abstract to be received no later than October 23, 2000 to the Program Chair. The extended abstract should start with the title, names of authors, abstract, and keywords followed by a succinct statement appropriate for a non-specialist reader specifying the subject addressed, background, main achievements, and significance to financial data security. Submissions are limited to 15 single-spaced pages of 11pt type and should constitute substantially original material. Panel proposals are due no later than November 27, 2000 (or postmarked and airmailed by November 20). Panel proposals should include a brief description of the panel and a list of prospective panelists. Notification of acceptance or rejection of papers and panel proposals will be sent to authors no later than December 8, 2000. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the conference and must be willing to sign an acceptable copyright agreement with Springer-Verlag. Use the above address for electronic submissions or mail hardcopy to::

Paul Syverson, FC01 Program Chair
Center for High Assurance Computer Systems (Code 5540)
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington DC 20375
email: syverson@itd.nrl.navy.mil
Web: www.syverson.org
phone: +1 202 404-7931

PROCEEDINGS: Final proceedings will be published by Springer Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. Preproceedings will be available at the conference, but final versions will not be due until afterwards, giving authors the opportunity to revise their papers based on presentations and discussions at the meeting.

Program Committee

Matt Blaze, AT&T Labs - Research
Yair Frankel, Ecash
Matt Franklin, UC Davis
David Kravitz, Wave Systems Corp.
Arjen Lenstra, Citicorp
Philip MacKenzie, Lucent Bell Labs
Avi Rubin, AT&T Labs - Research
Jacques Stern, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Kazue Sako, NEC
Stuart Stubblebine, CertCo
Paul Syverson (Chair), Naval Research Laboratory
Win Treese, Open Market, Inc.
Doug Tygar, UC Berkeley
Michael Waidner, IBM Zurich Research Lab
Moti Yung, CertCo

Important Dates

Extended Abstract Submissions Due: Oct. 23, 2000, 6AM, Washington DC time (or hardcopy received by Oct. 23, 2000)
Panel Proposal Submissions Due: November 27, 2000
Notification: Dec 8, 2000

Electronic submissions:

See http://www.fc01.uwm.edu

General Chair

Stuart Haber, InterTrust STAR Lab

Electronic Submission chair

George Davida, UWM

Further Information about conference registration and on travel, hotels, and Grand Cayman itself will follow in a separate general announcement.


This conference is organized annually by the International Financial Cryptography Association.