2000 Conferences

5th CACR Information Security Workshop
Wireless E-Business: Security and Applications

Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research (CACR)
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

April 13, 2000
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Room 230, Toronto, Ontario.

The Fifth CACR Information Security Workshop will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2000 at the Fields Institute, Toronto, Ontario. This workshop will focus on wireless e-business: security and applications and cover topics such as:

  • Challenges (constraints) and opportunities of developing and deploying secure applications for the wireless and mobile environment;
  • Overview of protocols and mechanisms which enable secure transactions to be performed from the wireless device through to the desired Internet sites;
  • Exploration of Wireless Public-Key Infrastructure initiatives and how new and existing PKI technologies are being utilized to meet the needs of the unique and constrained environment of mobile appliances;
  • Overview of mobile appliance offerings and services;
  • Overview of secure financial and e-business wireless applications.
With the next wave in computing driven by secure wireless access to data and applications, this is a workshop that you will not wish to miss.

  • Certicom Corp.
  • MasterCard International
  • Mondex International Limited
  • Pitney Bowes
  • Alfred Menezes
    Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research (CACR)
    University of Waterloo
  • Sherry Shannon
    Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research (CACR) and SVI Consulting
Workshop Program

April 13, 2000 (Thursday) Registration

There is no registration fee for guests invited by the sponsors (Certicom, MasterCard, MITACS, Mondex, and Pitney Bowes). The registration fee for other participants is as follows:
  • Cdn $400 (US $200).
  • For participants affiliated with an academic institution: Cdn $100 (US $50).
Please register as soon as possible as space is limited for this workshop; registration is on a first-come first-serve basis.

To register, complete, in full, the attached REGISTRATION FORM and return it along with your payment to: Mrs. Frances Hannigan, C&O Dept., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. You may also register by email (fhannigan@math.uwaterloo.ca) or by phone (Frances Hannigan: 519-888-4027).

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The workshop will be held at The Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Room 230, Toronto, Ontario. Information about the Fields Institute can be found here.

Each participant will arrange their own travel and accommodation for the meeting. There are many hotels close to The Fields Institute. Further information about accommodations can be obtained here.

Toronto Colony Hotel
89 Chestnut Street
Toronto, ON M5G 1R1
Tel: 416-977-0707
Fax: 416-977-1136
Toll-Free Reservations: 1-800-387-8687
Fields Institute preferred client rate: Cdn $159.00

Quality Hotel by Journey's End
280 Bloor St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8
Tel: (416) 968-0010
Fax: (416) 968-7765
Toll Free: 1-800-228-5151
Fields Institute preferred client rate: Cdn $103.00

Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre
525 Bay Street, Toronto
Tel: 416-597-9200
Toll-Free Reservations: 1-800-228-9290
There is no Fields Institute preferred client rate at the Marriott


The closest airport is Lester Pearson Airport (Toronto Airport).

For further information or to return your Registration, please contact:
Mrs. Frances Hannigan
Department of Combinatorics & Optimization
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
e-mail: fhannigan@math.uwaterloo.ca
Fax: (519) 725-5441
Phone: (519) 888-4027

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