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INVITATION TO ATTEND THE

CRYPTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE SUBMISSIONS BRIEFING

The briefing report is here.

Sept. 10 , 2001
Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan
Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan

The Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA) and the Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan (TAO) jointly promote cryptography evaluation activities. Following CRYPTREC's Open Call for Cryptographic Techniques, the CRYPTREC Cryptographic Submissions Briefing will be held in conjunction with the cryptographic technique evaluations on Oct. 9 (Tue.) and 10 (Wed.), 2001, which will kick off this fiscal year's cryptographic technique evaluations. During the briefing, candidates submitting cryptographic techniques will provide technical explanations of their proposals. Details of the briefing appear below.

We sincerely hope that your schedule will allow you to attend this event.


Details

DATE AND TIME

Oct. 9 (Tue.), 2001 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 10 (Wed.), 2001 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
*Starting and finishing times and the program schedule will be finalized and posted in the first week of October.

PLACE

Yamaha Hall (7-9-14 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN. Phone: +81(0)3-3572-3139)

Program (Schedule may change as program details are finalized.)

*Although most of the scheduled presentations will be made in Japanese, English-language materials will be provided.
Oct. 9 (Tue.)
10:00 a.m.

Program begins

"Overview of Cryptography Evaluation Activities in Fiscal 2001"
(working title)

Hideki Imai, Professor, The University of Tokyo
(Chair, CRYPTREC Evaluation Committee)
"Symmetric-Key Cryptographic Technique Evaluation Policy"
(working title)
Toshinobu Kaneko, Professor, Science University of Tokyo
(Chair, Symmetric-Key Subcommittee)
Presentation of Symmetric-Key Cryptographic Techniques
(Symmetric cipher/ hash function/ pseudo-random number generator)
7:00 p.m.

Program concludes

Oct. 10 (Wed.)
9:00 a.m.

Program begins

"Trends in Cryptographic Techniques"
(working title)
Shigeo Tsujii, Professor, Chuo University
(Adviser, CRYPTREC Evaluation Committee)
"Asymmetric Cryptographic Scheme Techniques Evaluation Policy"
(working title)
Tsutomu Matsumoto, Professor, Yokohama National University
(Chair, Public-Key Subcommittee)
Presentation of Asymmetric Cryptographic Scheme Techniques
7:00 p.m. Program concludes

PARTICIPATION FEE

No charge (Application must be made in advance.)

CAPACITY

300 participants (This number includes invited guests. If the number of applicants exceeds the places available, a lottery will be held to decide participants. Applicants will be notified at a later date by facsimile or e-mail as to whether or not their application has been successful.)

APPLICATION PERIOD

Sept. 10 (Mon.) to Sept. 25 (Tue.), 2001
Please fax a completed application form (PDF) to the number indicated below, or send the information by e-mail to reg@bk.iij4u.or.jp. If sending information via e-mail, please be sure to include the following details:

(1) Applicant's name
(2) Affiliation (company, school, etc.)
(3) Department/title
(4) Address/Zipcode
(5) Phone number
(6) Fax number
(7) E-mail address

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

CRYPTREC
Cryptographic Submissions Briefing Secretariat
Bilingual Group Ltd. (Ms. Tomomi Makita /Ms. Hisako Takushima)
Phone: +81(0)3-3263-1261
Fax: +81(0)3-3263-1264
E-mail: reg@bk.iij4u.or.jp


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