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Bay Area Cryptography Day - May 10th, Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford
Talks include Saba Eskandarian on Rendezvous: Private Communication without Synchronization; Wenting Zheng on Helen: Maliciously Secure Multi-Party Training; Hoeteck Wee on Obfuscation from LWE? Proofs, Attacks, and Candidates (Keynote); Thomas Vidick on Computationally-secure and composable remote state preparation; Pratyush Mishra on ZEXE: Enabling Decentralized Private Computation; Benedikt Bünz on Batching Techniques for Accumulators with Applications to IOPs and Stateless Blockchains; Akshayaram Srinivasan on Securing Computations Against Low-Complexity Leakage: Simply and Unconditionally; and Peter Rindal on Endemic OT

Journeys in Security Careers - May 20th, 5-7pm, Mackenzie Room (Huang 300)
How do I get your job? How do I become a CISO? What is the right path for me? Come find out! This is the Bay Area CSO Council's first event in a series to promote discussion and inform the community. This is a panel discussion that will include plenty of opportunities for the audience to ask questions of the panelists as they discuss their unique experiences and how you can learn from their mistakes and successes.

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