PUFFIN Workshop — November 3, 2013 in Berlin

This workshop will present all aspects of Physically Unclonable Functions (PUFs) with a particular focus on PUFs based on off-the-shelf consumer electronics. Talks will highlight the results from the first 18 months of the PUFFIN project and also feature external experts on PUFs.

You might also be interested in the deliverables the project has produced in the first 18 months.

The workshop takes place on November 3 in Berlin, directly before ACM CCS and its side workshops. CCS is also held in Berlin, in the direct vicinity of the PUFFIN workshop location.


Lunch and talks will take place in the Park-Inn Alexanderplatz. The dinner will take place in the Atame Tapas Bar which is within walking distance from the conference venue.

12:00 - 13:30lunch and registration
13:30 - 14:15Claude Barral "PUF-based Security for Smart Objects"
14:15 - 14:45Daniel J. Bernstein "Computers as undocumented physical objects"
14:45 - 15:15Vincent van der Leest "How to recognize a bad PUF"
15:15 - 15:45Coffee break
15:45 - 16:15Boris Škorić "The Spammed Code Offset Method"
16:15 - 16:45Anthony Van Herrewege "PRNGs on embedded devices"
16:45 - 17:15André Schaller "Bootloader Protection Using Inherent PUFs"
17:15 - 18:00Kenneth Mai, "Efficient Reliable Silicon PUF Design"
19:00 - dinner in Atame Tapas Bar

Invited speakers

The following speakers will give a presentation at the PUFFIN workshop.
  • Claude Barral, Bactech
  • Daniel J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago and Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • Vincent van der Leest, Intrinsic ID
  • Kenneth Mai, Carnegie Mellon University
  • André Schaller, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Boris Škorić, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • Anthony van Herrewege, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


The workshop will take place in the Park Inn Alexanderplatz, in the direct vicinity of the Berlin Congress Center (bcc) and the Alexanderplatz train station.


The registration fee is 100 EUR and includes lunch in the conference hotel, a coffee break and dinner on November 3.

Payment can only be done by bank transfer. In exceptional cases we can take payment in cash (Euros only) during registration.

  • For bank transfers from countries using the Euro, please mark the transfer as shared cost "SHA" (this is free for both sides).
  • For bank transfers from countries not using the Euro, please mark the transfer as sender's cost "OUR" (this makes sure that we receive exactly 100 EUR; you need to cover the transaction fees if any).
Full payment information including the bank address is here. Please contact the organizers at
tanja (at) hyperelliptic (dot) org
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Last modified: 2013.11.18