Crossfyre 2023

23 April 2023

Lyon, France

The 12th International Workshop on Cryptography, Robustness, and Provably Secure Schemes for Female* Young Researchers (CrossFyre) is a workshop organized as an affiliated event of Eurocrypt 2023. The workshop is planned on April 23, 2023 in Lyon, France.

CrossFyre aims to bring together women* in cyber security to promote their research topics, help them to develop their careers and create a space to discuss gender-related topics in cyber security. 

We welcome in particular early career research fellows, including post-docs, PhD students, as well as MSc and BSc students, to this workshop and strongly encourage supervisors to support their students' participation. All participants are encouraged to submit abstracts and give talks during the workshop. 

*all people who identify as women 


Key-note talks from invited speakers
Short presentations (ca. 15min)
Lightning talks (ca. 5min) and/or posters
Discussions on gender-related topics
Get-together on Saturday evening 

Previous Editions

CrossFyre 2022 Passau
CrossFyre 2021/20 Virtual
CrossFyre 2019 Darmstadt
All past events

Shweta Agrawal

Associate Professor,
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 

Chitchanok Chuengsatiansup

Senior Lecturer,
University of Melbourne

Anca Nitulescu

Cryptography Researcher,
Protocol Labs 


Katharina Boudgoust
Aarhus University 

Maria Corte-Real Santos
UCL London

Erin Hales
RHUL London

Mahshid Riahinia
ENS Lyon 

 Registration of Interest

To register your interest to attend, and apply to give a short talk or poster, please fill in the form below.
We welcome those of all genders to attend.
The aim of the event is to foster an environment in which underrepresented groups can come together and share their research, as well as discuss diversity-related issues in our field.
Submission deadline: March 7 March 12 2023
Registration deadline: March 17 2023
Notification date: March 21 2023
Note that the official registration goes through the Eurocrypt'23 registration website.
This is mandatory for anyone who plans to attend or present at the workshop. 

You may need a visa to attend Crossfyre 2023. You can check if you need a visa from your country to enter France. Visa processing times vary depending on the nationality of the applicant, the purpose of the stay and the local visa issuing conditions. It usually ranges from 15 days to 45 days, but it can sometimes take longer. 

To request an invitation letter, we kindly ask you to send an email to the general chair of the Eurocrypt conference at explaining your request together with the required information mentioned on the main Eurocrypt 2023 website. This applies even if you plan to only attend the CrossFyre workshop. Do not hesitate to contact us at if you need further information.

We would like to thank our sponsors