The International Conference on Cryptology And Network Security (CANS) is a recognized annual conference, focusing on all aspects of cryptology, and of data, network, and computer security, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned scientists in the area. CANS 2018 will be held in Naples (Italy) in collaboration with Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and Parthenope University of Naples. Earlier editions were held in Taipei ('01), San Francisco ('02), Miami ('03), Xiamen ('05), Suzhou ('06), Singapore ('07), Hong Kong ('08), Kanazawa ('09), Kuala Lumpur ('10), Sanya ('11), Darmstadt ('12), Parary ('13), Crete ('14), Marrakesh ('15), Milan ('16) and Hong Kong ('17). All accepted papers will be presented at the conference and will appear in the conference proceedings, which will be published by Springer in the LNCS series.
Areas of interest include (but are not restricted to):
|Notification to authors:||July 1, 2018|
|Camera-Ready:||July 23, 2018, 23:59 UTC|
|Conference:||Sept. 30 – Oct. 3, 2018|
The conference will be held in Villa Doria D'Angri, one of the most beautiful villas in Posillipo, Naples. Wagner himself – enjoying the view of Naples from the Villa Doria d’Angri, where he was a guest in 1880 - found great inspiration here to compose his Parsifal, one of the most important opera of all time. This villa is one of the branches of Parthenope University, it also hosts a maritime museum which counts more than 160 types of ships.
The bus departs only two times, at 8:10AM and 8:30AM in the days October 1-3. In case your talk is in the first morning session, we advise you either to arrive at metro Mergellina early enough or to reach the venue directly. The shuttle bus is not working on Sunday, September 30.
In the days October 1-3, after the last afternoon session the shuttle bus will pick up the participants at the venue and stop at Piazza Sannazzaro (near metro Mergellina) and at Teatro San Carlo, 400m (resp. 700m) from line 1 metro station Municipio (resp. Toledo).
The conference venue can be also reached in ~20 minutes on foot from metro Mergellina.
For the participants staying in Palazzo Esedra, there are trains departing from Napoli Campi Flegrei (the closest metro station to Palazzo Esedra) at 7:48AM, 7:56AM, 8:06AM, 8:12AM, 8:18AM and stopping at metro Mergellina respectively at 7:54AM, 8:02AM, 8:12AM, 8:18AM, 8:24AM.
If you come from one of the following line 2 stations (Amedeo, Montesanto, Cavour, Garibaldi), you can arrive at metro Napoli Mergellina at 7:51AM, 8:02AM, 8:11AM, 8:17AM, 8:22AM.
If you stay in Hotel Paradiso, you can get to the venue on foot (less than 15 minutes).
Here you can find Naples metro and railways map (line 6 is closed). Metro line 2 is operated by Trenitalia, here you can check the timetable and buy an online ticket. Naples central station is Napoli Centrale (metro stop Garibaldi on line 1 and 2). Use Moovit to plan your trip.
Other areas of Naples (including Posillipo and Mergellina) are connected by cable (funicular) railways not shown in the metro and railways map. Here you can find more information. The conference venue is close to the station "S. Antonio" on the Mergellina funicular (operating from 7:00 to 22:00). The funicular station Mergellina is ~650m far from the line 2 metro station Mergellina.
Tickets for the metro, buses, funiculars and trains can be purchased at train, metro and funicular stations, at newspaper standings or online for some lines. Bear in mind that usually bus drivers do not sell tickets on board (except for Alibus). More information can be found here.
From Napoli Centrale you can reach Rome central station (Roma Termini) or Rome main airport (Fiumicino Aeroporto) via Trenitalia or Italo. You can also get to Fiumicino Aeroporto from Metropark (close to Feltrinelli library in central station) via Fiumicino Express.
Here you can find the offical taxi fares (the conference venue belongs to the area of "Mergellina / Chiaia / Posillipo").
You can find here the list of tourist info points and other useful information.
Famous historical pizzerias are Sorbillo, Da Michele (menu includes only the traditional Margherita and Marinara pizzas), Di Matteo, Dal Presidente, Concettina Ai Tre Santi, Starita, Brandi, but the pizza is generally good and cheap everywhere.
Emergency numbers: 112 (general emergency number), 113 (police), 115 (fire department), 118 (Emergency medical service).
Basic Italian for your trip.
A list of foreign consulates and embassies in Naples.
Naples central police station ("Questura"): Via Medina, 75, Napoli.
We are negotiating special issues with some journals about topics of relevance for CANS 2018.
|Program Co-Chairs:||Jan Camenisch||DFINITY - Zürich, Switzerland|
|Panagiotis Papadimitratos||KTH Stockholm, Sweden|
|Local and Organising Committee:||Vincenzo Iovino (General Chair)||University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg|
|Elena Pagnin||Chalmers University, Sweden|
|Giuseppe Persiano||University of Salerno, Italy|
|Giovanni Schmid (Organising Chair)||CNR-Icar and Parthenope University, Italy|
|Publicity Chair:||Giovanni Livraga||University of Milan, Italy|
|Program Committee:||Giuseppe Ateniese||Stevens Institute of Technology, USA|
|Tuomas Aura||Aalto University, Finnland|
|Reza Azarderakhsh||Florida Atlantic University, USA|
|Lejla Batina||Radboud University, The Netherlands|
|Elisa Bertino||Purdue University, USA|
|Erik-Oliver Blass||Airbus Group Innovationss, France|
|Sonja Buchegger||KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden|
|Jan Camenisch||IBM Research - Zürich, Switzerland|
|Jing Deng||UNCG, USA|
|Rafael Dowsley||Aarhus University, Denmark|
|Manu Drijvers||IBM Research - Zürich, Switzerland|
|Rachid El Bansarkhani||TU Darmstadt, Germany|
|Ali El Kaafarani||University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute, UK|
|Pooya Farshim||ENS, France|
|Elena Ferrari||University of Insubria, Italy|
|Chaya Ganesh||Aarhus University, Denmark|
|Peter Gaži||IST Austria, Austria|
|Esha Ghosh||Microsoft, USA|
|Dieter Gollmann||Hamburg University of Technology, Germany|
|Jan Hajny||VUT Brno, Czech Republic|
|Gerhard Hancke||City University of Hong Kong, China|
|Amir Herzberg||Dept. of Computer Science, Bar Ilan University, Israel|
|Julia Hesse||ENS & CNRS, France|
|Vincenzo Iovino||University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg|
|Frank Kargl||University of Ulm, Germany|
|Stefan Katzenbeisser||TU Darmstadt, Germany|
|Florian Kerschbaum||University of Waterloo, Canada|
|Stephan Krenn||AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria|
|Ralf Kuesters||University of Stuttgart, Germany|
|Loukas Lazos||University of Arizona, USA|
|Zhe Liu||University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg|
|Panos Louridas||Athens University of Economics and Business and Greek Research and Technology Network, Greece|
|Songwu Lu||University of California, Los Angeles, USA|
|Evangelos Markatos||ICS/FORTH, Greece|
|Ivan Martinovic||University of Oxford, UK|
|Panagiotis Papadimitratos||KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden|
|Stefano Paraboschi||Università di Bergamo, Italy|
|Alfredo Rial||University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg|
|Pierangela Samarati||University of Milan, Italy|
|Alessandra Scafuro||NCSU, USA|
|Nolen Scaife||University of Florida, USA|
|Thomas Schneider||TU Darmstadt, Germany|
|Dominique Schroeder||Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany|
|Antonio Skarmeta Gomez||Universidad de Murcia, Spain|
|Claudio Soriente||NEC Laboratories Europe, Germany|
|Willy Susilo||University of Wollongong, Australia|
|George Theodorakopoulos||Cardiff University, UK|
|Ari Trachtenberg||Boston University, USA|
|Frederik Vercauteren||K.U.Leuven - ESAT/COSIC, Belgium|
|Steering Committee:||Yvo Desmedt (Chair)||University of Texas at Dallas, USA|
|Juan A. Garay||Yahoo! Labs, USA|
|Amir Herzberg||Bar-Ilan University, Israel|
|Yi Mu||University of Wollongong, Australia|
|David Pointcheval||CNRS and ENS Paris, France|
|Huaxiong Wang||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|