The conference is preceded by the Winter School on February 22-23.


(Printable PDF version: both the winter school and the conference)

February 24 (Wednesday)

8:30-9:15 Registration (Venue opens at 8:30)

9:15-9:30 Opening Remark

9:30-10:00 NIST Announcement
Post-Quantum Cryptography: NIST's Plan for the Future [pdf] [video]

Presentation: Dustin Moody

10:00-11:00 Code-Based Cryptography I (Chair: Nicolas Sendrier)

IND-CCA Secure Hybrid Encryption from QC-MDPC Niederreiter [pdf] [video]

Ingo von Maurich, Lukas Heberle, and Tim Guneysu

RankSynd a PRNG Based on Rank Metric [video]

Philippe Gaborit, Adrien Hauteville, and Jean-Pierre Tillich

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 Invited Talk I (Chair: Nicolas Sendrier)

The Post-Quantum Internet [pdf] [video]

Daniel Bernstein (University of Illinois at Chicago)

12:30-12:40 Group Picture

12:40-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Quantum Security (Chair: David Jao)

Applying Grover's Algorithm to AES: Quantum Resource Estimates [pdf] [video]

Markus Grassl, Brandon Langenberg, Martin Roetteler, and Rainer Steinwandt

Post-Quantum Security of the CBC, CFB, OFB, CTR, and XTS Modes of Operation [pdf] [video]

Dominique Unruh, Ehsan Ebrahimi Targhi, Gelo Noel Tabia, and Mayuresh Vivekanand Anand

Post-Quantum Security Models for Authenticated Encryption [pdf] [video]

Vladimir Soukharev, David Jao, and Srinath Seshadri

Quantum Collision-Resistance of Non-Uniformly Distributed Functions [pdf] [video]

Ehsan Ebrahimi Targhi, Gelo Noel Tabia, and Dominique Unruh

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:30 Invited Talk II (Chair: Rainer Steinwandt)

Quantum Key Distribution Platform and Its Applications [pdf] [video]

Masahide Sasaki (Quantum ICT Laboratory, NICT)

18:20- Reception (Fukuoka SRP Center Building - Google Maps)

February 25 (Thursday)

8:30-9:00 Registration (Venue opens at 8:30)

9:00-11:00 Code-Based Cryptography II (Chair: Tanja Lange)

An Efficient Attack on a Code-based Signature Scheme [pdf] [video]

Aurélie Phesso and Jean-Pierre Tillich

Vulnerabilities of "McEliece in the World of Escher" [pptx] [pdf] [video]

Dustin Moody and Ray Perlner

Cryptanalysis of the McEliece Public Key Cryptosystem Based on Polar Codes [pdf] [video]

Magali Bardet, Julia Chaulet, Vlad Dragoi, Ayoub Otmani, and Jean-Pierre Tillich

Analysis of Information Set Decoding for a Sub-Linear Error Weight [pdf] [video]

Rodolfo Canto Torres and Nicolas Sendrier

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 Invited Talk III (Chair: Johannes Buchmann)

The Intel Strategy for Post Quantum Cryptography [pptx] [pdf]

Ernie Brickell (Intel)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Multivariate Polynomial Cryptography (Chair: Bo-Yin Yang)

On the Differential Security of the HFEv- Signature Primitive [pdf] [video]

Ryann Cartor, Ryan Gipson, Daniel Smith-Tone, and Jeremy Vates

Extension Field Cancellation: a New Central Trapdoor for Multivariate Quadratic Systems [pdf] [video]

Alan Szepieniec, Jintai Ding, and Bart Preneel

Security Analysis and Key Modification for ZHFE [pdf] [video]

Ray Perlner and Daniel Smith-Tone

Efficient ZHFE Key Generation [pdf] [video]

John B. Baena, Daniel Cabarcas, Daniel E. Escudero, Jaiberth Porras-Barrera, and Javier A. Verbel

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:30 Invited Talk IV (Chair: Jintai Ding)

Challenges for Lattice Cryptography [pdf] [video]

Steven Galbraith (University of Auckland)

18:30- Banquet (Restaurant Sanshirou: reserved bus from the venue, 10 minutes drive)

(Google Maps)

February 26 (Friday)

8:30-9:00 Registration (Venue opens at 8:30)

9:00-10:00 Lattice-Based Cryptography (Chair: Keita Xagawa)

Additively Homomorphic Ring-LWE Masking [pdf] [video]

Oscar Reparaz, Sujoy Sinha Roy, Frederik Vercauteren, Ingrid Verbauwhede, and Ruan de Clercq

An Homomorphic LWE based E-voting Scheme [pdf] [video]

Ilaria Chillotti, Nicolas Gama, Mariya Georgieva, and Malika Izabachene

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-11:30 Hot Topic Session (Chair: Chen-Mou Cheng) [video]

11:30-12:30 NIST Announcement Q&A [video]

Moderators: Dustin Moody, Ray Perlner, and Daniel Smith-Tone

12:30-12:35 Closing

Afternoon: Excursion (Optional) - Traditional Japanese Sake Brewery

Hakata Hyakunenkura - Google Maps