Africacrypt is an annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Security and Cryptography. Its purpose is to bring together researchers, mathematicians, engineers and practitioners interested on all current foundational, theoretical and research aspects of cryptology, cryptography, and cryptanalysis as well as advanced applications. Africacrypt is dedicated to the dissemination of results within its scope essentially in Africa. Africacrypt is held in cooperation with the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).

Upcoming Africacrypt conference


July, 10-12, 2024, Douala, Cameroon

Past Africacrypt conferences
  • Steering Committee

  • Abdelhak Azhari (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Casablanca, Morocco)
  • Christine Swart (Université of Cape Town, South Africa) 
  • Abderrahmane Nitaj (Université de Caen, France) 
  • Djiby Sow (Université de Dakar, Senegal) 
  • Abdelmalek Azizi (Université de Oujda, Morocco) 
  • Hatem M. Bahig (Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt)