TCC 2022

November 7-10 2022

Chicago, USA

Call for Papers

General Information

The twentieth Theory of Cryptography Conference is planned to be held in Chicago, USA on November 7-10 2022. TCC 2022 is organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). Papers presenting original research on foundational and theoretical aspects of cryptography are sought. For more information about TCC, see the TCC manifesto.

The Theory of Cryptography Conference deals with the paradigms, approaches, and techniques used to conceptualize natural cryptographic problems and provide algorithmic solutions to them. More specifically, the scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to the:

Important Dates

24 May 2022

Submission deadline at 9:59:59pm UTC

28 Aug 2022

Paper notification

20 Sep 2022

Final version due

7 Nov 2022

Conference begins


Proceedings will be published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) with Springer. The online version will be available to all conference attendees. Physical books will be available after the conference for a separate fee. Instructions for preparing the final proceedings version will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. The final copies of the accepted papers will be due on the final version deadline listed. This is a strict deadline, and authors should prepare accordingly.

Best Young Researcher Award

This prize is for the best paper authored solely by young researchers, where a young researcher is a person that at the time of the paper's submission is at most two years past his/her graduation from a PhD program. Eligibility must be indicated at the time of submission (using a checkbox in the submission form). The program committee may decline to make the award, or may split it among several papers.

Program Committee

Program Co-Chairs

tcc2022programchairs at iacr dot org

General Chair

tcc2022 at iacr dot org