May 8-11, 2018 | Shaw Centre | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

ICMC18 Preliminary Schedule


The complete conference agenda will be published in January. ICMC18 begins with one day of pre-conference workshops, followed by conference plenary keynotes and three days of sessions in nine tracks:

Pre-conference Workshops (W) are presented Tue and the conference begins Wed with a keynote Plenary (P) session Advanced Technology Track (A) High-level technology issues, or special-focus subject matter Certification Programs Track (C) Issues related to the CMVP, government programs and global certification General Technology Track (T) Tools and techniques relating to cryptographic modules Crypto Policy & Ethics (Y) Balancing privacy rights and government access to encrypted communications
Open-Source Cryptography Track (S) Efforts to audit, improve and certify the security of the leading OS crypto projects. User Experience Track (U) CM products, certifications, and vulnerabilities for organizations that rely on crypto security Industry Vertical/Embedded Crypto Track (E) Embedded encryption in specific industry verticals Quantum-Safe Crypto Track (Q) The quantum computing threat and efforts to transition to quantum-safe algorithms Common Criteria Track (R) Issues related to Common Criteria and NIAP-compliant products

 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 

  08:00 – 09:00   Registration (Rideau Canal Atrium)


  09:00 – 12:30   Pre-Conference Workshops


  12:30 – 13:30   Lunch (Rideau Canal Atrium)


  13:30 – 17:00   Pre-Conference Workshops

Wednesday, May 9, 2019

 

  08:00 – 09:00   Registration (Rideau Canal Atrium)


  09:00 – 10:30   Plenary Keynote Session (Ottawa Salon 213, 215)


  10:30 – 11:15   Networking Break in Exhibits (Ottawa Salon 214)


  11:15 – 12:45   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(Ottawa Salon 209)
  Industry Vertical/Embedded Crypto (Ottawa Salon 211)   Quantum-Safe Crypto Track
(Ottawa Salon 212)

 

  12:45 – 13:45   Lunch in Exhibit Area (Ottawa Salon 213-215)


  13:45 – 15:15   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Industry Vertical/Embedded Crypto (Ottawa Salon 211)   Quantum-Safe Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)

 

  15:15 – 15:45   Networking Break in Exhibits (Ottawa Salon 213-215)


  15:45 – 17:15   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Industry Vertical/Embedded Crypto (Ottawa Salon 211)   Quantum-Safe Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)

 

  17:15 – 18:45   Welcome Reception in Exhibits (Ottawa Salon 213-215)



 18:45 – 21:15   Dine-Around Ottawa

Enjoy an informal group dinner at one of Ottawa’s best restaurants with your ICMC colleagues. Select a restaurant and reserve your seat for a prix-fixe dinner at a group table. Reserve early—seating is limited. On site, you’ll meet your group Wednesday at 18:45 at the ICMC registration desk in the foyer and depart from there.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

 

  08:00 – 09:00   Coffee in Exhibits (Ottawa Salon 213-215) CMUF Face-to-Face Meeting (Conference Services Center—Open to All)


  09:00 – 10:30   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Common Criteria Track
(
Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)

 

  010:30 – 11:00   Networking Break in Exhibits (Ottawa Salon 213-215)


  11:00 – 12:30   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Common Criteria Track
(
Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)

 

  12:30 – 13:30   Lunch in Exhibit Area (Ottawa Salon 213-215)


  13:30 – 15:00   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Common Criteria Track
(
Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)


 15:00 – 15:30  
Networking Break in Exhibits (Ottawa Salon 213-215, Exhibits Close at 15:30)


   15:30 – 17:00   Conference Sessions

  Certification Programs Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  General Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Common Criteria Track
(
Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)


  17:00 – 18:00  
Cryptographic Module Game Program (Ottawa Salon 213, 215)

Come watch three experienced contestants test their FIPS knowledge in a game of trivia related to algorithms, derived testing requirements, entropy, implementation guidance and more. A few members from the audience will be selected to assist the contestants on specific questions and be eligible to win prizes. Your Host: Nick Goble, Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco

Friday, May 11, 2018

 

  08:00 – 09:00   Coffee (Rideau Canal Atrium)


  09:00 – 10:30   Conference Sessions

  End-User Experience Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  Advanced Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Crypto Policy & Ethics Track
(
Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)

 

  10:30 – 10:45   Networking Break (Rideau Canal Atrium)


  10:45 – 12:15   Conference Sessions

  End-User Experience Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  Advanced Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Crypto Policy & Ethics Track
(
Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)


  12:15 – 13:15  
Lunch (Rideau Canal Atrium)


  13:15 – 14:45   Conference Sessions

  End-User Experience Track
(
Ottawa Salon 210)
  Advanced Technology Track
(
Ottawa Salon 209)
  Crypto Policy & Ethics Track
(Ottawa Salon 211)
  Open-Source Crypto Track
(
Ottawa Salon 212)

 

 14:45 – 15:00   Networking Break (Rideau Canal Atrium)


 15:00 – 16:50   Summary Panel Discussion (Ottawa Salon 210)

ICMC will end with a plenary session panel of authoritative leaders in a discussion on a topic which was selected by ICMC participants by general survey.