Schedule for: 18w5118 - An Algebraic Approach to Multilinear Maps for Cryptography

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, May 6 and departing Friday May 11, 2018
Sunday, May 6
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, May 7
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
09:05 - 09:20 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:20 - 09:30 Alice Silverberg: Welcome by workshop organizers (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Alice Silverberg: Introduction to cryptographic multilinear maps (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 12:00 Dan Boneh: Background on multilinear maps, and applications (TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the Corbett Hall Lounge for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL 201)
14:20 - 15:20 Ming-Deh Huang: Trilinear maps for cryptography (TCPL 201)
15:20 - 16:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
16:00 - 18:00 Open Problems Session I
We will identify problems to work on in small groups. We encourage participants to be prepared with suggestions of open problems, and a willingness to lead or participate in a working group.
(TCPL 201)
18:00 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, May 8
07:00 - 09:30 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:30 - 10:30 Peter Stevenhagen: A reciprocity law for Redei symbols (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:00 - 12:00 Discussion about splitting into groups
We will narrow down the list of topics for the working groups.
(TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:30 David Jao: Isogeny-based crypto (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:00 - 17:30 Working groups (TCPL 201 and other rooms)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, May 9
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Ted Chinburg: Background on cohomological point of view (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Amit Sahai: Multilinear maps and obfuscation (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (and/or Working Groups) (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, May 10
07:00 - 09:30 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:30 - 10:30 Working groups (TCPL 201 and other rooms)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:00 - 12:00 Open Problems Session II
Additional open problems will be proposed and discussed. Ideas on open problems from Monday's session can be presented.
(TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:00 Working groups (TCPL 201 and other rooms)
14:00 - 14:30 Dan Boneh: Candidate multilinear maps from ideal lattices, and attacks (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:00 - 18:00 Working groups (TCPL 201 and other rooms)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 21:00 Noam D. Elkies: 88 Public Keys, a brief piano performance (Bentley Chamber Music Studio, Music and Sound Building)
Friday, May 11
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Working groups (TCPL 201 and other rooms)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:15 - 11:45 Reports of working groups (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Ted Chinburg: Background on cohomological point of view (this video was a do-over, since there were problems with the videotaping of the talk when it took place on Wednesday. May 9 at the workshop) (TCPL 201)