Prof. Miyaji, Asso. Prof. Futa, Ichimaru, Rashed, Ishige, Kito, Gavin, Michihiro, Nomaguchi
The 9th International Conference on Provable Security (ProvSec 2015) was held in Kanazawa, November 24?26, 2015. The main goal of this conference is to enhance research on all aspects of provable security for cryptographic primitives or protocols. This year, submission number is 60 from 23 different countries. Total 19 regular papers and 7 short papers have been accepted. The program included three invited talks, given by Prof. Sanjam Garg (University of California, Berkeley) titled "New Advances in Secure RAM Computation", Prof. Phillip Rogaway (University of California, Davis) titled "Advances in Authenticated Encryption", and Prof. Serge Vaudenay (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne) titled "On Privacy for RFID". Beside the conference, there was a beautiful field trip at SHIROYONE SENMAIDA. It (A Thousand Rice Paddies in Shiroyone) is the rice terraces located in Shiroyone town, Wajima City of Ishikawa Prefecture. In the conference, local and traditional Japanese dishes have been provided, which are very delicious.