Spring 2020

Lattices Boot Camp

Jan. 21Jan. 24, 2020

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Vinod Vaikuntanathan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology; chair), Shafi Goldwasser (UC Berkeley; Visiting Scientist, Program Organizer and Workshop Organizer), Daniele Micciancio (UCSD), Oded Regev (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University), Hoeteck Wee (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)

The semester will begin with a boot camp featuring introductory talks meant to create a common language among the participants and to highlight the important open questions in the field. Among the main topics to be covered are: (a) Algorithms for Lattice Problems; (b) Complexity of Lattice Problems; (c) Lattice-based Cryptography and (d) Algebraic Lattices and Practical Lattice Cryptography.

The Boot Camp is intended to acquaint program participants with the key themes of the program. It will consist of five days of tutorial presentations. 

Further details about this boot camp will be posted in due course. Enquiries may be sent to the organizers lattices2020 [at] lists [dot] simons [dot] berkeley [dot] edu (at this address).

Registration is required to attend this boot camp. Space may be limited, and you are advised to register early. The link to the registration form will appear on this page approximately 10 weeks before the boot camp. To submit your name for consideration, please register and await confirmation of your acceptance before booking your travel.

Invited Participants: 

Shweta Agrawal (IIT, Madras), Martin Albrecht (Royal Holloway, University of London), Dan Boneh (Stanford University), Elette Boyle (IDC Herzliya), Yilei Chen (Visa Research), Ilaria Chillotti (KU Leuven), Daniel Dadush (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Nico Döttling (CISPA, Saarbrücken), Leo Ducas (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Pierre-Alain Fouque (Rennes University), Sergey Gorbunov (University of Waterloo), Rishab Goyal (UT Austin), Nadia Heninger (UCSD), Justin Holmgren (Princeton University), Yuval Ishai (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology), Ravindran Kannan (Microsoft Research India), Dakshita Khurana (Microsoft Research), Sam Kim (Stanford University), Elena Kirshanova (ENS Lyon), Venkata Vivek Kumar Koppula (Weizmann Institute of Science), Thijs Laarhoven (Eindhoven University of Technology), Tancrède Lepoint (Google LLC), Huijia Lin (University of Washington), Vadim Lyubashevsky (École Normale Supérieure Paris), Alexander May (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Alice Pellet--Mary (KU Leuven), Amit Sahai (UCLA), Alice Silverberg (University of California, Irvine), Fang Song (Texas A&M U), Damien Stehlé (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon), Noah Stephens-Davidowitz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Stefano Tessaro (University of Washington), Prashant Vasudevan (UCB), Michael Walter (IST Austria), Brent Waters (UT Austin and NTT Research), Daniel Wichs (Northeastern University), Shota Yamada (AIST)