Cryptologic Programs

The NCF provides quality cryptologic programs highlighting relevant topics and featuring expert speakers. The Foundation also partners with others in our community to promote additional outstanding programs.

  • The Foundation hosts quarterly cryptologic programs ~ each focused on a timely theme and featuring an informative guest speaker. Visit the Quarterly Programs page to learn about upcoming and previous programs.

  • The Foundation's annual meeting & symposium takes place in October and features a keynote address, as well as guest speakers and panel discussions. The program also includes an update on Foundation news, Museum events and activities, and progress regarding the new museum project.

  • In October 2022, the NCF and INSF co-hosted Cocktails & Codebreakers - a celebration of women cryptologists of WWII. The program included a fireside chat with Ms. Kemba Walden and Mr. Greg Myre, as well as a presentation by Mr. Bill Nye. Click on the program title to view a recording, see photos, and more.

  • The NSA's Center for Cryptologic History hosts a biennial Cryptologic History Symposium in Maryland. The Foundation helps to promote and support this popular two-day event which attracts speakers and attendees from around the globe. Attendees can choose from a wide variety of workshops, presentations, and demonstrations. The event coincides with the Foundation's annual meeting to make three full days of all-things-cryptology!

  • This special Series is an annual program featuring historical lectures named in honor of a former NSA historian. Sponsored by the NSA's Center for Cryptologic History, the lectures are presented by preeminent scholars who address cryptologic issues with a historical perspective.


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