CECC 2023
Central European
Conference on
Cryptology

July 3 - 6, 2023 — Linz, Austria

General Information

We are pleased to announce that 23rd Central European Conference on Cryptology (CECC 2023) will be held in Linz, Austria, July 3 - 6, 2023. The conference has become a traditional meeting point for people involved in cryptology. The aim of the conference is to gather people interested in discussing recent advances in all areas of cryptology, and experience in teaching the subject. All participants are encouraged to present a contributed talk.

The aim of CECC 2023 is to bring together researchers in all aspects of cryptology, including (but not limited to):

  • cryptanalysis,
  • cryptographic applications in information security,
  • design of cryptographic systems,
  • encryption schemes,
  • general cryptographic protocols,
  • post-quantum cryptography,
  • pseudorandomness,
  • signature schemes,
  • steganography.

The conference will take place at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. For further information please refer to the contact and travel information or contact the organizers.


CECC2023 Organizers

Important Dates

Call for papers opens:December 15, 2022
Submission deadline:March 15, 2023
Notification of acceptance:April 27, 2023
Conference:July 3rd until July 6th, 2023

Call for Papers

Submissions must come in the form of a 2-4 page long extended abstract. Submissions must describe novel original work of the authors. Page limit for extended abstracts is strictly enforced, but the bibliography is excluded from the limit. Extended abstract should be submitted no later than March 15, 2023 via the Indico conference system.

To submit an abstract, please note that you may have to create an account first. The submissions will be reviewed by the program committee and authors will be informed about acceptance or rejection by April 27, 2023.

Authors of accepted extended abstracts should present their work at the conference (or virtually, in case of a hybrid format). Accepted extended abstracts of registered participants will be published in conference abstract proceedings available to conference participants.

Preliminary information about the conference is available at the conference website. Please share the PDF or Text version of this call with your colleagues.

Conference Schedule

to be announced ..

Program Committee

  • Laszlo Csirmaz, UTIA, Czech Republic, and Renyi Institute, Hungary
  • Andrej Dujella, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Peter Gaži, IOG Research, Slovakia
  • Otokar Grošek, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Maciej Grześkowiak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • Jan Hajný, Brno University of Technology, Czechia
  • Clemens Heuberger, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Andrea Huszti, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Miroslaw Kutylowski, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
  • Vashek Matyas, Masaryk University, Czechia
  • Karol Nemoga, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
  • Jacek Pomykała, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Håvard Raddum, Simula UiB, Norway
  • Stefan Rass, Johannes Kepler University Linz, and Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Vincent Rijmen, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Josef Scharinger, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Daniel Slamanig, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
  • Martin Stanek, Comenius University, Slovakia
  • Rainer Steinwandt, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
  • Herendi Tamás, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Damian Vizar, CSEM, Switzerland
  • Michał Wroński, Military University of Technology, Poland
  • Pavol Zajac, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia

Keynote Speakers

We are happy to welcome the following speakers for Keynotes (titles and abstracts t.b.a.)

Lejla Batina
Radboud University, The Netherlands
Krzysztof Pietrzak
Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Djeylan Aktas
Institute of Physics of Slovak Academy of Sciences
Arne Winterhof
Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics

Registration and Travel Info

to be announced ..

Contact Information

LIT Secure and Correct Systems Lab | Secure Systems Group

Altenberger Str. 69, 4040 Linz, Austria

Conference History

  • 11th CECC, 2011, Debrecen, Hungary
  • 10th CECC, 2010, Bedlewo, Poland
  • 9th CECC, 2009, Třebíč, Czechia
  • 8th CECC, 2008, Graz, Austria
  • TATRACRYPT '07, 2007, Smolenice, Slovakia
  • NYÍRCRYPT '06, 2006, Nyíregyháza, Hungary
  • MoraviaCrypt '05, 2005, Brno, Czechia
  • WARTACRYPT '04, 2004, Bedlewo, Poland
  • TATRACRYPT '03, 2003, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • HajduCrypt '02, 2002, Debrecen, Hungary
  • TATRACRYPT '01, 2001, Liptovský Ján, Slovakia


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