ACNS 2023

21st International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security
Kyoto, Japan
19-22 June, 2023

Call For Workshops

Proposals are solicited for workshops to be held in conjunction with ACNS 2023. Each ACNS workshop provides a forum to address a specific topic at the forefront of cybersecurity research. It can be either one full day or half day in length. Post-proceedings of all workshops will be published in Springer’s LNCS series. There will be an ACNS best workshop paper award (with 500 EUR prize sponsored by Springer), to be selected from the accepted papers of all workshops.

Submissions of workshop proposals must reach the workshop chair no later than November 7, 2022 (AoE). Early submission is encouraged, and decision will be made on a rolling-basis. Information of past ACNS workshops is available at

Workshop Chair

Jianying Zhou (SUTD, Singapore)        Email:

Workshop Proposal Submission

Each workshop proposal should include the following information:

  • Workshop title
  • A draft “Call for Papers” articulating the scope and topics covered by the workshop
  • A brief summary and justification for the workshop
  • Proposed length (half or full day), format, and agenda
  • Expected number of submissions and acceptance rate
  • Expected number of attendees
  • Names of program chair(s) [no more than 2 program chairs for each workshop]
  • A one-paragraph biographical sketch for each organizer, describing relevant qualifications, including research and conference/workshop organizing experience

Proposal Evaluation Criteria

Each workshop proposal should include the following information:

  • The workshop is within the scope of cybersecurity and concerns an emerging and important technical topic of high interest in the community.
  • Its novelty with respect to other forums.
  • Its likely impact on the target community, including likely high participation.
  • Research caliber of the program chairs.

Important Dates

  • Workshop proposal submission due: No later than Nov 7, 2022 (AoE)
  • Decision notification: No later than Nov 17, 2022 (decision will be made on a rolling-basis)
  • CFP and website for each workshop due: Dec 20, 2022
  • Suggested workshop paper submission deadline: Mar 20, 2023
  • Suggested workshop paper notification: Apr 19, 2023
  • Submission of camera-ready papers: May 1, 2023
  • Workshop dates: June 19-22, 2023 (in parallel with the main conference)