[Busec] First Charles River Crypto day: Friday Nov 18 at BU's Hariri inst.

Ran Canetti canetti at tau.ac.il
Sat Oct 22 01:18:05 EDT 2011



Dear All -

You are cordially invited to the first Charles River Crypto Day, to be held 
at Boston University on Friday, November 18, 2011. A preliminary program 
appears below. The event is open to the public. Please save the date and 
circulate around.

Shafi, Yael, Ran

We wish to thank BU's Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and
Computational Science & Engineering for making this event possible via
generous support.



Preliminary program:
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  9:30-10:00   Gathering and breakfast

10:00-11:00   Vinod Vikunthanatan, U of Totonto:
               Computing Blindfolded: New Developments in Fully Homomorphic
               Encryption

11:30-12:30   Rafael Pass, Cornell U:
               The randomness complexity of parallel repetition

12:30-13:30   Lunch (provided)

13:30-14:30   Tal Malkin, Columbia U:
               Secure Computation with Sublinear Amortized Work

14:45-15:45   Guy Rothblum, Microsoft Research:  TBA



Location: The event will take place at the Hariri institute, located at the 
east end of the Computer Science building at BU (111 Cummington st.,
Boston, MA.)  There is metered parking on Commington st. plus a parking 
structure in the adjacent building: http://www.bu.edu/maps/?id=873


Organizers: Shafi Goldwasser (MIT), Yael Kalai (MSR), Ran Canetti (BU)






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