Call for Participation

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Cannes, November 7-9 2016


On behalf of the CARDIS 2016 organisation committee, we would like to invite you attend the 15th international conference on SmartCard Research and Advanced Applications Conference. CARDIS is more than 20 years old and has become the foremost international academic conference dedicated to research on smart cards and its applications but also covers topics such as embedded systems security and cryptography.

The 15th Smart Card Research & Advanced Application Conference will take place on November 7-9, 2016 at the hotel Barrière le Gray d'Albion at a few meters only from the famous Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes, France.

The program will consist of 15 papers and 3 invited talks, including:

  • Three Views on IoT Security by Eric Vétillard (Prove & Run)
  • Security outside the black-box model: Challenges and Countermeasures by Ventzislav Nikov (NXP)
  • Breaking automotive remote keyless entry systems, or: Why your car is not a safe box. by David Oswald (University of Birmingham)

This year CARDIS is collocated with the Workshop on ultra low energy / power / latency cryptography (LightCrypto). LightCrypto will immediately follow CARDIS in the same hotel. More information about LightCrypto can be found on their website.

Registration is open (early bird deadline October 5th).


Hoping to see you in Cannes in November,


Aurélien Francillon
General chair

Important Dates

15 Jan. 2017Final version
07-09 Nov. 2016Conference
07 Oct. 2016Pre-proceeding version
08 Sept. 2016Notification
15 July 2016Submission deadline


Mar. 2017Proceedings are freely available online (for 4 weeks) on
04 Oct. 2016Final program is online.
03 Oct. 2016Early-bird deadline has been extended to Oct. 5th.
02 Oct. 2016List of accepted papers is online.
27 Sept. 2016Call for Participation is online.
15 Sept. 2016Preliminary program is online.
16 Aug. 2016Registration is now open.
12 Aug. 2016LightCrypto will be collocated with CARDIS the 09-10th of November.
02 May 2016Website is online.

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