TCC 2023

November 29 - December 2, 2023

Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

General Information

The 21st Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC 2023) will take place in Taipei, Taiwan on November 29 - December 2, 2023. TCC 2023 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:

The Theory of Cryptography Conference is dedicated to providing a premier venue for the dissemination of results within its scope. The conference aims to provide a meeting place for researchers and to be instrumental in shaping the identity of the theoretical cryptography community. With these goals in mind, TCC 2023 is planned to be an in-person meeting. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to present the paper in person at the conference.

Important Dates

Jun 1 2023

Submission deadline at 3pm EDT

Jul 23 2023

Rebuttal period begins

Jul 28 2023

Rebuttal period ends 5pm PDT

Aug 31 2023

Paper notification

Sep 21 2023

Final version due

Nov 29 2023

Conference begins

For further details, consult the paper submission page.


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 Paper 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

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General Co-Chairs

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