The Seventh International Conference on Post-Quantum Cryptography Fukuoka, Japan, February 24-26, 2016


About the Conference

After six successful PQCrypto conferences (2006 in Leuven, 2008 in Cincinnati, 2010 in Darmstadt, 2011 in Taipei, 2013 in Limoges, 2014 in Waterloo), PQCrypto 2016 took place on February 24-26 in Fukuoka, Japan.

It was held in co-operation with the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), the leading professional organization for cryptographic research. The PQCrypto 2016 proceedings were published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

The conference was preceded by the Post-Quantum Cryptography Winter School which run February 22-23, 2016. This Winter School was organized following a success of the 2014 Post-Quantum Cryptography Summer School.

Location of Fukuoka

The conference venue is Nishijin Plaza.

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Initial submission deadline: October 7, 2015
  • Final submission deadline: October 14, 2015
  • Notification deadline: November 20, 2015
  • Final version: December 2, 2015

Invited Speakers

  • Daniel Bernstein (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Ernie Brickell (Intel)
  • Steven Galbraith (University of Auckland)
  • Masahide Sasaki (Quantum ICT Laboratory, NICT)


  • General Chair: Kouichi Sakurai (Kyushu University and ISIT)
  • General Co-chairs: Takanori Yasuda (ISIT) and Kirill Morozov (Kyushu University)
  • Program Chair: Tsuyoshi Takagi (Kyushu University)
Local Organizing Committee:
  • Hiroaki Anada (ISIT)
  • Shinichi Matsumoto (ISIT)
  • Duong Hoang Dung (Kyushu University)
  • Yaokai Feng (Kyushu University)
  • Taku Jiromaru (Conference Service)
  • Emi Watanabe (Kyushu University)


ID Quantique
Fukuoka Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation
Inoue Foundation for Science