Registration Fee

Full registration (before November 15): USD700
Full registration (after November 15): USD750
Student registration (before November 15): USD550
Student registration (after November 15): USD600
The registration fee includes:

Notice for author registration:

Each accepted (full or short) paper must have at least one full registration by November 5. Please provide the paper number from EasyChair. In the registration page, please type the conference's acronym followed by the paper number, e.g., CANS-xxx.

Registration link:

Authors Instruction

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. Papers offering original, high quality, unpublished research and implementation experiences are solicited for submission.

All submissions should follow the formatting instructions of the Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), since the time of submission.

Submitted papers should be at most 18 pages (using 10-point font), excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and at most 22 pages total.
The abstract should be accessible to non-expert readers and any citation in the abstract should not refer to the reference lists. Ideally, it should be within 250 words.

Submissions must be anonymous (no author names, affiliations, acknowledgments, obvious references).

The conference will also consider short submissions of up to 8 pages (at most 10 pages with bibliography and appendices) for results that are preliminary or that simply require few pages to describe. We also welcome position papers.

*** Camrea-Ready Instruction ***
Papers must be submitted through All submissions must be written in English.

At least one author of every accepted paper must register to the conference by the early registration deadline indicated by the organizers. The paper of authors not registering will be removed from the proceedings. Authors have to present their own paper. We reserve the right to take punitive measures against authors not complying. Accepted papers will be published in LNCS and will be available at the conference.

*** Information for Copyright form ***
Title: Cryptology and Network Security - 16th International Conference, CANS 2017, Hong Kong SAR
Volume Editors: Sherman S.M. Chow and Srdjan Capkun


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