FHE:IDEAs (Interesting Directions and Emerging Applications)

Affiliated Event with Eurocrypt 2024

May 25, 2024

Zürich, Switzerland


Fully homomorphic encryption (FHE) is a cryptographic primitive with immense theoretical and practical interest. In the past 15 years, we have gone from the first theoretical constructions of FHE to constructions with implementation libraries that can be run on a laptop. Due to the large number of practical applications, FHE has become an emerging technology of interest in industry. The purpose of this workshop is to give attendees a broad overview of the current state of the art in FHE and discuss future research directions motivated by both theoretical and practical interests.


8:30 Registration Opens
8:55 - 9:00 Opening Remarks
9:00 - 10:00 Functional Bootstrapping and the FHEW-Style Approach to Homomorphic Encryption

Daniele Micciancio
10:00 - 10:30 Introduction to CKKS Approximate Homomorphic Encryption

Nathan Manohar
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 Attacks Against the INDCPA-D Security of Exact FHE Schemes

Damien Stehlé
12:00 - 12:30 FHE for RAM Computation from Ring LWE

Ethan Mook
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:15 BGV and BFV Bootstrapping: History, State-of-the-Art, and Future Perspectives

Robin Geelen
14:15 - 15:00 Security Guidelines for Implementing Homomorphic Encryption

Rachel Player
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:15 Multiparty Homomorphic Encryption: from Theory to Practice

Christian Mouchet
16:15 - 17:00 Threshold Fully Homomorphic Encryption from LWE – Challenges and Perspectives

Katharina Boudgoust

Coffee and lunch breaks will be held jointly with the other Eurocrypt 2024 affiliated events.


Location and Registration

This affiliated event will take place in the main building of ETH (“Hauptgebäude” - HG) in room D 1.2.

Registration for this event will be via the Eurocrypt 2024 registration process. Attendees will be able to choose to register for individual workshop days only or for both the workshops and the main conference.