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Post-Quantum Cryptography

Workshops and Timeline


April 11-13, 2018 - First PQC Standardization Conference, co-located with PQCrypto 2018

Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina
Fort Lauderdale, FL

April 2-3, 2015 - Workshop on Cybersecurity in a Post-Quantum World  NIST, Gaithersburg, MD


Feb 24-26, 2016 NIST Presentation at PQCrypto 2016:  Announcement and outline of NIST's Call for Submissions (Fall 2016), Dustin Moody
April 28, 2016 NIST releases NISTIR 8105, Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography
Dec 20, 2016 Formal Call for Proposals
Nov 30, 2017 Deadline for submissions
Dec 4, 2017 NIST Presentation at AsiaCrypt 2017: The Ship Has Sailed: The NIST Post-Quantum Crypto "Competition", Dustin Moody
Early 2018 Workshop - Submitter's Presentations
3-5 years Analysis Phase - NIST will report findings
1-2 workshops during this phase
2 years later Draft Standards ready


PQC Crypto Technical Inquiries

Dr. Lily Chen

Dr. Dustin Moody

Dr. Yi-Kai Liu


Security and Privacy: post-quantum cryptography

Created January 03, 2017, Updated April 20, 2018