Final Call for Papers

Financial Cryptography `00

February 21-24, 2000
Anguilla, BWI

Original papers are solicited on all aspects of financial data security and digital commerce in general for submission to the Fourth Annual Conference on Financial Cryptography (FC00). FC00 aims to bring together persons involved in the financial, legal and data security fields to foster cooperation and exchange of ideas. Relevant topics include

Anonymity Protection
Authentication/ Identification
Certification/ Authorization
Commercial Transactions
Copyright/ I.P. Management
Digital Cash/ Digital Receipts
Economic Implications
Electronic Purses
Infrastructure Design
Legal/ Regulatory Issues
Loyalty Mechanisms
Payments/ Micropayments
Privacy Issues
Risk Management
Secure Banking Systems
Smart Cards
Trust Management

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS: Directions for electronic submissions are at, or send a cover letter and 12 copies of an extended abstract to be received no later than September 24, 1999 (or postmarked by September 17, 1999 and sent via airmail) to the Program Chair. The extended abstract should start with the title, names of authors, abstract, and keywords followed by a succinct statement appropriate for a non-specialist reader specifying the subject addressed, background, main achievements, and significance to financial data security. Submissions are limited to 15 single-spaced pages of 11pt type. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors no later than December 3, 1999. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference. Send submissions to:

Yair Frankel, FC00 Program Chair
231 North Avenue W. PMB #341
Westfield, NJ 07090, USA
phone: (908) 233-8737

PROCEEDINGS: Proceedings of the conference will be published by Springer Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. Preproceedings will be available at the conference, but final versions will not be due until afterwards, giving authors the opportunity to revise their papers based on presentations and discussions at the meeting. Instructions and deadlines for submission of final papers will be sent later to authors of accepted papers.

Program Committee

Dan Boneh, Stanford
Joan Feigenbaum, AT&T Labs - Research
Yair Frankel (Chair), CertCo
Stuart Haber, InterTrust STAR Lab
Philip MacKenzie, Lucent Bell Labs
Ueli Maurer, ETH Zurich
Clifford Neuman, University of Southern California
Kazue Sako, NEC
Dan Simon, Microsoft
Paul Syverson, Naval Research Laboratory
Win Treese, Open Market, Inc.
Nicko van Someren, nCipher

Important Dates

Submissions Due: Sep. 24, 1999
Notification: Dec 3, 1999

Electronic submissions:

See for directions.

General Chair

Donald Beaver, CertCo

Electronic Submission chair

George Davida, UWM

Sponsorship Chair

Lesley Matheson, InterTrust STAR Lab

Local Arrangement Chairs

Vince Cate, Offshore Information Services Ltd
Rafael Hirschfeld, Unipay Technologies

Further Information about conference registration and on travel, hotels, and Anguilla itself will follow in a separate general announcement. FC00 is organized by the International Financial Cryptography Association. Additional information about FC00 may be found at .