Thursday, November 10, 2016
at the University of California, Irvine

No registration fee, but we need a head count to order refreshments, so please RSVP by sending an email to by November 6 letting me know that you are planning to come.

9:30-10 Welcome and refreshments
10-11 Michiel Kosters (UCI), "Discrete logarithms on elliptic curves"   slides
11-11:30 Refreshments
11:30-12:30 Alice Silverberg (UCI), "Multilinear maps in cryptography"
12:30-2 Lunch Break
2-3 Daqing Wan (UCI), "Algebraic subset sums over finite fields"   slides
3-3:30 Refreshments
3:30-4:30 Ming-Deh Huang (USC), "How special is the Elliptic Curve Discrete Logarithm Problem?"   slides

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Location: Natural Sciences II (NS 2), Room 1201, at the University of California, Irvine. This is building 402 in G6 on the campus map.

Parking: You can buy a full day $10 parking permit from the dispenser at the entrance to Lot 16 (takes credit cards or bills, no change given). The closest lot to the lectures is 12A, but 16 and 12B also work. The campus map (link above) shows the parking lots. UCI honors quarterly and annual faculty/staff permits from other University of California campuses in the unmarked parking spaces: click here for the parking reciprocity rules.

Sponsor: This is part of a series of one-day meetings on the Mathematics of Cryptography at UC Irvine sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Please RSVP to: Alice Silverberg (asilverb at