ACNS is an annual conference focusing on innovative research and current developments that advance the areas of applied cryptography, cyber security and privacy. Both academic research works with high relevance to real-world problems as well as developments in industrial and technical frontiers fall within the scope of the conference.

The 15th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS2017) will be held in Kanazawa in Japan, on July 2017. It will be organized by Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) and Osaka University. The proceedings of ACNS 2017 will be published as a separate LNCS volume by Springer.

Important dates and deadlines

  • Submission: 3 February 2017, 23:59 JST

  • Notification: 7 April 2017

  • Final version: 17 April 2017

  • Conference: 10-12 July 2017


November 8, 2016 Important dates are revealed
August 13, 2016 Conference website goes live

Let's meet in Kanazawa, where is one of the most historical attractive cities in Japan!