SAC 2016

Selected Areas in Cryptography
Conference and Summer School
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada


Memorial University is the host and site of SAC 2016. Our campus is located in the center of St. John’s and is a short taxi drive, approximately 10 minutes from the airport. We are located adjacent to walking trails, golf courses and other amenities so we are the perfect location for your stay during the conference.

We have arranged a limited number of rooms at various hotels and price points for your stay in St. John’s. You are responsible to book your accommodations and make payment for your room and incidentals. As limited hotel rooms are available in St. John’s we highly recommend you book accommodations as early as possible, to avoid disappointment and ensure a space is reserved in your name.

To reserve a room at the conference rate please contact either of the following properties and indicate you are attending SAC 2016. All prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to 13% HST and 4% TML unless noted taxes included; check in is 3 pm and check out is noon.

Sheraton Hotel

The Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland overlooks St John’s harbour and is a short walk to downtown attractions. Traditional Queen rooms cost $204 plus taxes/night, based on double occupancy. Rooms are available until July 11, 2016 or until filled. To reserve a room, call +1 (888) 870-3033 or email

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Quality Hotel

The Quality Hotel is also located downtown, with the quintessential St. John’s address “2 Hill O’Chips”. The cost is $159 plus taxes/night based on double occupancy. Rooms available until July 10th, 2016 or until filled. To reserve a room, call +1 (709) 754-7788.

The Quality Hotel on Hill O'Chips Guest room in the Quality Hotel

Memorial University Residence

Rooms have also been reserved at Macpherson College, Memorial’s new on-campus residence complex. These are single rooms with semi-private washrooms and cost $60.00 per night (taxes included). Rooms available until July 10, 2016 or until filled. To reserve a room:

NOTE: The promotion code only works for the nights of August 7 - 14, 2016 (departing August 15, 2016). To view the Cancellation terms please visit Any questions, email or call toll-free +1 (877) 730-7657.

Macpherson College at night A room in Macpherson College