[cryptography] NSA 2013 Cryptologic History Symposium

John Young jya at pipeline.com
Tue Aug 6 13:48:22 EDT 2013


The theme for the 2013 symposium, to be held on
October 17-18 at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics
Laboratory's Kossiakoff Conference Center (just west
of Laurel, Maryland) is "Technological Change and
Cryptology: Meeting the Historical Challenges."

The conference will include sessions on "A Tribute to Alan
Turing," a "Roundtable on Cyber History," "Bletchley Park,"
"COMINT and the Civil War," "The Cryptologic Legacy of
the Great War Era," "SIGINT and the Vietnam War Era,"
and "A Technological Advantage: Historical Perspectives
on Cryptologic Research and Development."

In all there will be 21 separate sessions and over 70
presentations. Speakers will include scholars such as
David Kahn and cryptologic pioneers such as Whitfield
Diffie. All symposium sessions are unclassified.

A complete agenda and registration information will be
available on this site in mid-August.

For more information, please contact the Center for Cryptologic
History at 301-688-2336 or via email at 
<mailto:history at nsa.gov>history at nsa.gov.

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