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Third SHA-3 Candidate Conference


The Third SHA-3 Candidate Conference will be held at the Washington Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC on March 22-23, 2012, following SHARCS 2012 and FSE 2012. The purpose of the conference is to discuss the SHA-3 finalist algorithms, and to solicit public feedback before NIST selects a winning algorithm for standardization later in 2012.

Draft Program


Start Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012
End Date: Friday, March 23, 2012
Location: Washington Marriott Hotel
Format: Conference


$490 USD - Full registration fee
$390 USD - Student registration fee (Students will be asked to present student identification at registration desk.)

Registration fee includes conference materials, refreshments during coffee breaks and lunches on March 22-23, 2012.

Registration closed March 15, 2012.

Any cancellation requests must be received in writing or by email by 5:00 p.m. EST February 21, 2012 to be eligible for a refund of the entire registration fee. Email inquiries to tina@fbcinc.com or call 301-206-2940.

Registration Contact:

Teresa Vicente, teresa.vicente@nist.gov, 301-975-3883

George Hall, george@fbcinc.com, 800-878-2940 x208


Please visit the conference website for detailed lodging information.

Technical Contact:

Send inquiries to Hash Function list.