Conference on

Cryptographic Hardware

and Embedded Systems

CHES 2026 – Call for Proposals

Venue Proposals

The Conference on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES) attracts more than 400 attendees each year and is the largest IACR area conference. Traditionally, CHES switches between venues in Europe, America and Asia.

Guidelines for Proposal Submission

Each year, the CHES steering committee solicits proposals for locations and general chairs of the CHES conference according to the IACR Guidelines for General Chairs. In addition to the general guidelines by the IACR, the following refinements hold for CHES:

CHES 2026

Please submit your proposal for CHES 2026 for a location in Europe until August 15th, 2024 by email to the chair of the steering committee ( Please indicate in advance that you are preparing a proposal for CHES as soon as you decide to submit. Please feel free to get in touch any time during the proposal preparation.