RWC 2024

March 25–27, 2024

Toronto, Canada

Co-located Events

The 3rd Annual conference on Fully Homomorphic Encryption ( 2024) is a community of researchers and developers interested in advancing Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) and other secure computation techniques.

Join us for a day of interesting workshops, presentations, invited talks, poster presentations, and our very own after-party.

The 2nd Annual Real World Post-Quantum Cryptography Workshop (RWPQC 2024)

Our objective is to bring together industry, academia and government organizations to jointly review and discuss some of the most pressing matters in the upcoming post-quantum cryptography migration. In this second edition, our aim is to continue offering a window to the community to hear about the latest advancements in the field that have impacted most real-world systems we use today.

The 2nd Annual Open Source Cryptography Workshop (OSCW 2024)

This workshop focuses on open source cryptographic libraries and projects ranging from implementation to tooling, with special emphasis on production, maintenance, and usage. With talks and interactive sessions, we aim to facilitate discussion between the developers and users of open source cryptographic software around topics such as designing hard-to-misuse cryptography APIs, propagating security fixes to dependent projects, and improving the developer and user experience.

Call for Co-Located Events

We are soliciting proposals for co-located events to be held in conjunction with RWC 2024. Each such event is expected to provide a forum discussing a specific topic of the broad cryptographic world (theory, practice, implementation, standardizations, etc.). The format of the event (e.g., workshop, tutorial, etc.) is up to the organizers.

Co-located events should be scheduled right before or right after RWC and should ideally be held in or close to Toronto. The dates of co-located events must not overlap with the dates of RWC. Proposals for co-located events should be submitted by email to the RWC 2024 General Chair by Feb 1st 2024 at the latest. The decision about acceptance as RWC co-located event will be made within two weeks after receiving a proposal.

As RWC is a lighttouch organized event, each co-located event is responsible for organizing their own

The RWC organizers will however provide web publicity for your event and promote it to the RWC attendees.

Information for Submitters

The proposal submitters need to identify a topic and decide on the format, and upon acceptance coordinate the program/speakers.

Costs (for example, costs of the program, reimbursements to invited speakers, room bookings, internet, teas/coffees, or printing proceedings) fall into the responsibility of the individual organizers of co-located events.

The organizers of the accepted co-located events are expected to maintain an updated website (which will be linked from the RWC 2024 website), containing all relevant information for participants.

Submission Format for Co-Located Event Proposals

Proposals for co-located events should include the following information in this order:

  1. Name (and possible acronym) of the event
  2. Names and contact information of the organizers
  3. Which date
  4. Which location have you booked
  5. A proposed format (workshop with submitted/invited talks, tutorial, panel, etc.) and potential speakers (if applicable)
  6. Abstract summarizing the proposed event and its justification
  7. In the case of a submission process:
    • Potential committee members
    • A draft of the relevant call (including expected dates such as submission deadline, notification, etc.)
  8. Estimated number of attendees total and an expected number of student attendees.
  9. List of specific potential attendees (not complete, and no commitment) – This will help coordinate timing of events
  10. A one-paragraph biographical sketch for each organizer, describing relevant qualifications, including research
  11. Information of previous similar events (incl. organizational information such as attendance number), if applicable. Link to draft website (if exists)

A file (preferably in PDF format) containing all the above information should be sent to RWC 2024 General Chair ( by the submission deadline.


For any questions please contact the RWC 2024 General Chair:

Douglas Stebila
University of Waterloo