CALL for WORKSHOP PROPOSALS – ACM CCS 2010

Proposals are solicited for workshops to be held in conjunction with ACM CCS 2010. Each workshop provides a forum to address a specific topic at the forefront of security research. A workshop must be full day in length.Proceedings of all workshops will be available (on a CD) to the workshop attendees. Each workshop will also offer on-line proceedings through ACM Digital Library, with a separate ISBN.

Workshop Proposal Submission

For new workshops, proposals should include:

* Workshop title
* A draft “Call for Papers” articulating the scope and topics covered by the workshop
* A brief summary and justification for the workshop, including anticipated benefits to the ACM CCS community.
* Planned activities
* Expected number of submissions and acceptance rate
* Expected number of attendees
* Program chair(s), and, if available, tentative program committee * A one-paragraph biographical sketch for each organizer, describing relevant qualifications, including research and conference/workshop organizing experience

For previously-held workshops, in addition to the above, proposals must provide the following information, for the most recent incarnation of the workshop:

* Number of submissions
* Number of accepted papers
* Number of registered attendees

Please submit workshop proposals by email to the ACM CCS Workshop Chairs, Ting Yu (yu@csc.ncsu.edu) and Ninghui Li (ninghui@cs.purdue.edu). All workshop proposals will be reviewed by the CCS Steering Committee.

Proposal Evaluation Criteria

* The workshop is within scope of computer and communications security and concerns a coherent and worthwhile technical topic.
* Its novelty with respect to other forums, especially with respect to other CCS workshops.
* Its likely impact on the target community, including likely high participation.
* One of the best ways to show likely interest is to have a strong set of researchers who have agreed to serve on the PC.

Important Dates

* Submissions deadline: February 15, 2010 (Deadline Extended, early submissions are welcome)
* Decisions communicated: February 28, 2010

CCS Support for Workshops

If a workshop proposal is accepted, the ACM CCS workshop chair will work closely with workshop organizers. The ACM CCS workshop chair will help create/maintain the submission and reviewing websites for workshops, and is responsible for monitoring and coordinating organizational aspects of all workshops.

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ACM CCS 2010 – ACM Computer and Communications Security

ACM CCS 2010 OCT 4-8, 2010

HYATT REGENCY CHICAGO, IL, USA
http://sigsac.org/ccs/CCS2010

The annual ACM Computer and Communications Security Conference is a leading international forum for information security researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences. The conference seeks submissions from academia, government, and industry presenting novel research on all practical and theoretical aspects of computer and communications security, as well as case studies and implementation experiences. Papers should have relevance to the construction, evaluation, application, or operation of secure systems. Theoretical papers must make a convincing argument for the practical significance of the results. All topic areas related to computer and communications security are of interest and in scope. Accepted paper will be published by ACM Press in the conference proceedings. Outstanding papers will be invited for possible publication in a special issue of the ACM Transactions on Information and System Security.

Paper Submission Process

Submissions must be made by the deadline of April 17, 2010, through the website: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ccs2010 Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal, conference or workshop. Simultaneous submission of the same work is not allowed. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the conference.

Paper Format

Submissions must be at most ten pages in double-column ACM format (note: pages must be numbered) excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and at most 12 pages overall. Submissions must NOT be anonymized. Only PDF or Postscript files will be accepted. Submissions may also be accompanied by a link to a short (at most 3 minutes) video or slide presentation. For more details on the supplemental material, see the CCS 2010 website. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.

Tutorial Submissions

Proposals for long (3-hour) and short (1.5-hour) tutorials on research topics of current and emerging interest should be submitted electronically to the tutorials chair by May 24, 2010. The guidelines for tutorial proposals can be found on the website.

Important Dates

– Paper submission due: Saturday, April 17, 2010
– Acceptance notification: Monday, June 21, 2010
– Final papers due: Friday, July 16, 2010

GENERAL CHAIR:
Ehab Al-Shaer (University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA)

PROGRAM CHAIRS:
Angelos D. Keromytis (Columbia University, USA)
Vitaly Shmatikov (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Tutorial Chair
Gail-Joon Ahn Arizona State University

Workshop Co-Chairs
Ting Yu North Carolina State University, USA
Ninghui Li Purdue University

Treasurer
Sencun Zhu Pennsylvania Sate University, USA

Publication Chair
Hao Chen, UC Davis

Web Chair
Kun Bai IBM T.J. Watson Research, USA

Student Travel Grant Chairs
Angelos Stavrou George Mason University, USA

Poster& Demo Chairs
Adam Lee, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Xinming Ou Kansas State University, USA

Publicity Chairs
Chris Kruegel University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Patrons& Industry Outreach
Bill Chu University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA
XiaoFeng Wang Indiana University, USA
Jorge Lobo IBM T.J. Watson Research, USA

Local Arrangements Committee
Yan Chen (Chair) Northwestern University, USA
V.N. Venkatakrishnan University of Illinois Chicago, USA
Tricha Anjali Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Regional Arrangements Committee
Alex Liu (Chair) Michigan State University, USA
EJ Jung University of Iowa, USA
Yong Guan Iowa State University, USA
Kui (Quinn) Ren, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITEE:

Ben Adida (Harvard, USA)
Adam Barth (UC Berkeley, USA)
Emery Berger (U of Massachusetts, USA)
Bruno Blanchet (CNRS, ENS, INRIA, France)
Steve Borbash (Dept of Defense, USA)
Nikita Borisov (UIUC, USA)
Stephen Chong (Harvard, USA)
Mihai Christodorescu (IBM Research, USA)
Veronique Cortier (LORIA-CNRS, France)
Jed Crandall (U of New Mexico, USA)
Weidong Cui (Microsoft Research, USA)
Marc Dacier (Eurecom, France)
George Danezis (Microsoft Research, UK)
Roger Dingledine (Tor Project, USA)
Ulfar Erlingsson (Microsoft Research, USA)
Cedric Fournet (MSR-INRIA, France)
Vanessa Friaz-Martinez (Telefonica Research, Spain)
Vinod Ganapathy (Rutgers, USA)
Philippe Golle (PARC, USA)
Virgil Gligor (CMU, USA)
Steven Gribble (U of Washington, USA)
Alex Halderman (U of Michigan, USA)
Susan Hohenberger (Johns Hopkins, USA)
Trent Jaeger (Penn State, USA)
Stas Jarecki (UC Irvine, USA)
Ari Juels (RSA Laboratories, USA)
Apu Kapadia (Indiana U, USA)
Engin Kirda (Eurecom, France)
Yoshi Kohno (U of Washington, USA)
Ralf Kuesters (U of Trier, Germany)
Michael Locasto (George Mason, USA)
Tal Malkin (Columbia, USA)
Patrick McDaniel (Penn State, USA)
Dave Molnar (Microsoft Research, USA)
Fabian Monrose (U of North Carolina, USA)
Steven Murdoch (U of Cambridge, UK)
Steven Myers (Indiana U, USA)
David Naumann (Stevens Tech, USA)
Lasse Overlier (FFI, Norway)
Benny Pinkas (U of Haifa, Israel)
Bart Preneel (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Tom Reps (U of Wisconsin, USA)
Reiner Sailer (IBM Research, USA)
Steve Schneider (U of Surrey, UK)
R. Sekar (SUNY Stony Brook, USA)
Anil Somayaji (Carleton U, Canada)
Angelos Stavrou (George Mason, USA)
Jonathan Trostle (JHU APL, USA)
Helen Wang (Microsoft Research, USA)
XiaoFeng Wang (Indiana U, USA)
Brent Waters (U of Texas at Austin, USA)
Haifeng Yu (NUS, Singapore)
Yuanyuan Zhou (UCSD, USA)
Mary Ellen Zurko (IBM, USA)

International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications – SIGMAP 2010

Website: http://www.sigmap.icete.org

July 26 – 28, 2010
Athens, Greece

Organized by INSTICC
In cooperation with WfMC (Workflow Management Coalition),
IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers), SWIM (Special Interest Group on Software Interprise Modeling) and ACM SIGMM (ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia)
Hosted by University of Piraeus
Proceedings indexed by: THOMSON REUTERS – Conference Proceedings Citation Index, INSPEC, DBLP and EI (awaiting confirmation of indexation from the last one) BOWN

SIGMAP Program Co-Chairs
George Tsihrintzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Maria Virvou, University of Piraeus, Greece

Important Deadlines:
Regular Paper submission: February 03, 2010
Authors Notification (regular papers): April 08, 2010
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: April 22, 2010

Dear Harilaos G. Koumaras,

The International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications steering committee invites you to submit a paper to the SIGMAP 2010, to be held in Athens, Greece. Since your research interests seem to be in an area related to signal processing and its current applications, we are sending you an invitation to submit a paper to this conference.

The signal processing field, when combined with multimedia information encompasses a large number of research topics and emerging applications.

Ideas on how to analyse and apply signal processing techniques to solve problems involving multimedia information and technology, either in the scope of R&D projects, engineering or business applications, are welcome. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.

SIGMAP 2010 is part of the International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (ICETE 2010) that has 5 more conferences with very strong synergies between them, namely:
– DCNET: Int’l Conference on Data Communication Networking (http://www.dcnet.icete.org/) – ICE-B: Int’l Conference on e-Business (http://ice-b.icete.org/)
– OPTICS: Int’l Conference on Optical Communication Systems (http://www.optics.icete.org/)
– SECRYPT: Int’l Conference on Security and Cryptography (http://www.secrypt.icete.org/)
– WINSYS: Int’l Conf on Wireless Information Networks and Systems (http://www.winsys.icete.org/)

A number of outstanding keynote speakers internationally respected in their scientific areas were invited to participate at ICETE:

Ian F. Akyildiz, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Petar M. Djuric, Stony Brook University, U.S.A.
Stamatios Kartalopoulos, University of Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Nikolaos Bourbakis, Wright State University, U.S.A.
[List Not Yet Complete]

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and CD-ROM support.

Additionally, a selection of the best papers of the conference will be published in a book, by Springer-Verlag.

The conference proceedings will be indexed by major international indexers namely, the Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Thomson Reuters, INSPEC, DBLP and EI (awaiting confirmation of indexation from the last one).

All published papers will be also available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library, which will be made available shortly.

Best paper awards will also be distributed during the conference closing session.

IEEE GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE (IEEE GLOBECOM 2010)

The Premier Telecommunications Event for Industry Professionals and Academics from Companies, Governmental Agencies, and Universities around the World

Themed “MIAMI: Moving Into the Age of Mobile Interactivity,” IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 covers the entire range of communications technologies, offering in-depth information on the latest developments in voice, data, image, and multimedia.

TECHNICAL PROGRAM

  • Technical Symposia focus on technological trends in recent communication research and development from academia to the industrial laboratories throughout the world.
    • Ad Hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking
    • Communication Theory
    • Communications Quality of Service, Reliability, and Performance  Modeling
    • Communications Software, Services, and Mulitmedia Applications
    • Computer and Communications Network Security
    • Next Generation Networks, Protocols, and Services
    • Optical Networks and Systems
    • Signal Processing for Communications
    • Wireless Communications
    • Wireless Networking
    • Selected Areas in Communications
  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 features exciting Tutorials program, which is OPEN to ALL conference attendees FREE of Charge. Many Workshops are featured to address emerging technical and business issues in communications technologies.

COMMUNICATIONS EXPO

  • Business Forum includes panel sessions on Design & Development, Enterprise Networking and Access.
  • CEO Forum features high-level executives addressing challenges, opportunities, and the future of the industry.
  • Exhibition showcases the latest technologies, applications, and services

IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 is the flagship conference of IEEE Communications Society, which is to be held in Miami during 6 – 10 December 2010. We invite you to submit your original technical papers and tutorial and workshop proposals to this event.

The following 11 symposia (with emails of contact points) are featured:

All general questions regarding to IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 symposia can be addressed to Dr. Qian Zhang (qianzh@cs.ust.hk) directly. All questions regarding to panels can be addressed to Dr. Jin Li (jinl@microsoft.com).

The organizers of IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 as well as our attendees expect accepted papers to be presented at the conference. IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference.

IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 opens all tutorial sessions to conference attendees FREE of charge. The Tutorial/lecture proposals should be submitted via EDAS, and all questions can be addressed to Khaled El-Maleh (kelmaleh@qualcomm.com), and the workshop proposals should be submitted to Xiaobo Zhou (zbo@cs.uccs.edu) directly.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Workshop Proposal:    15  December 2009
  • Tutorial Proposal:        15  December 2009
  • Proposal Acceptance: 15  January  2010
  • Paper Submission:      15 March 2010
  • Paper Acceptance:       1   July  2010
  • Camera-ready Paper:    1   August 2010