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Call for Papers
Financial Cryptography '02

March 11-14, 2002

Sonesta Beach Resort
Southhampton, Bermuda

Sponsored by the International Financial Cryptography Association

Original papers are solicited on all aspects of financial data security and digital commerce for submission to the Sixth Annual Conference on Financial Cryptography (FC '02). FC '02 brings together researchers in the financial, legal, cryptologic, and data security fields to foster cooperation and exchange of ideas. Relevant topics include:

Authentication and Identification
Certification and Authorization
Commercial Transactions and Contracts
Digital Cash
Digital Rights Management
Electronic Purses
Implementation Issues
Information Economics
Infrastructure Design
Legal and Regulatory Issues
Loyalty Mechanisms
Peer-to-Peer Systems
Payments and Micropayments
Risks Management
Secure Banking
Smart Cards
Trust Management

Instructions for Authors: Complete papers (or complete extended abstracts) must be at most fifteen (15) single-spaced standard pages in length and must be received before 23h59 UTC on November 4, 2001. All papers must be submitted electronically. (In exceptional circumstances, paper submissions can be accepted, but special arrangements must be made with the program chair prior to October 31, 2001.) Papers must be in either standard PostScript or PDF format, and should be submitted via electronic mail to fc02submit@crypto.com prior to the deadline. Note that submissions in formats other than PostScript or PDF, including word processor source formats such as MS Word or LaTeX, will be rejected.

Submitted papers should include on the first page the title, all authors and their affiliations, a brief abstract, and a list of topical keywords. Papers must be original; submission of previously published material or papers under consideration in other conferences or journals is not permitted.

Proposals for panels are also solicited, and should include a brief description of the panel as well as prospective participants. Panel proposals should be submitted by electronic mail to the same address, in plain ASCII format.

Important Dates:

Submissions due: November 4, 2001
Notifications to authors: December 23, 2001
Camera-ready papers due: February 4, 2002

General Chair:

Nicko van Someren (nCipher)

Program Committee:

Matt Blaze, Program Chair (AT&T Labs)

Dan Boneh (Stanford University)
Stefan Brands (Zero Knowledge)
Dan Geer (@stake)
Ian Goldberg (Zero Knowledge)
Angelos Keromytis (Columbia University)
Paul Kocher (Cryptography Research)
Ron Rivest (MIT)
Tomas Sander (Intertrust)
Rebecca Wright (AT&T Labs)