Annual Research Symposium

Advancing the State and Practice of Information Assurance and Security
April 20-21, West Lafayette, Indiana

The Center for Education and Research in Information and Security at Purdue University is sponsoring an annual Research Symposium on the West Lafayette campus. Admission is free but we do ask that you pre-register.

On the program for the symposium are speakers from academia, industry and government agencies. The topics that will be covered include anything from network traceback strategies to electronic data security education - see the complete agenda below. Speakers from industry include Hewlett Packard's Martin Sadler from the Laboratories division discussing trust and the internet. To close the day, Michael Jacobs of the National Security Agency will be speaking at the weekly security seminar sponsored by CERIAS.

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Thursday, April 20, 2000
Location: Stewart Center 218A-B
1:30-1:50 PM Welcome
- Eugene Spafford, Director of CERIAS
Stewart Center 214A-D
2:00-5:00 PM Poster sessions and demonstrations
Refreshments will be available
Purdue Memorial Union, East Faculty Lounge
5:30-7:30 PM Reception (cash bar)

Friday, April 21, 2000
Purdue Memorial Union, West Faculty Lounge
7:30-8:00 AM Continental breakfast
Stewart Center, Rooms 218A-D
*Laptop projectors will be provided
8:15-8:30 AM Overview of the day
- Eugene Spafford
8:30-9:00 AM Trust in a Dotcom World
- Martin Sadler, HP Laboratories
9:00-9:30 AM Software Watermarking With Secret Keys
- Jens Palsberg, Associate Professor of Computer Sciences
9:30-10:00 AM Applying Natural Language Processing to Information Security
- Victor Raskin, Professor of English
Stewart Center, Room 214D
10:00-10:15 AM Break and Refreshments
Stewart Center, Rooms 218A-D
10:15-10:45 AM Secure Outsourcing of Scientific Computations
- John Rice, Professor of Computer Sciences
10:45-11:15 AM Secure Multi-Party Protocols for Approximate Searching
- Mikhail Atallah, Professor of Computer Sciences
11:15-11:45 PM Scene Adaptive Video Watermarking
- Edward Delp, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue Memorial Union, West Faculty Lounge
11:45-1:15 PM Lunch
Stewart Center, Rooms 218A-D
1:30-2:00 PM Electronic Educational Data Security: System Analysis and Teacher Training
- Deborah Bennett, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
2:00-2:30 PM Denial of Service, Traceback and Anonymity
- Clay Shields, Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences
Stewart Center, Rooms 214D
2:30-2:45 PM Break and Refreshments
Stewart Center, Rooms 218A-D
2:45-3:15 PM Association Rule Hiding
- Ahmed Elmagarmid, Professor of Computer Sciences
3:15-3:45 PM Community Security at Online Auctions
- Josh Boyd, Assistant Professor of Communications
3:45-4:15 PM Closing Remarks
- Andra Short, Assistant Director of CERIAS
- Eugene Spafford, Director of CERIAS
Liberal Arts Building (LAEB) 2290
4:30-5:30 PM CERIAS Security Seminar
Title: Information Assurance Challenges for the 21st Century
- Michael G. Fleming & Victor Maconachy, National Security Agency

Note to Presenters
On the registration page, it notes that each presenter will be provided with a 6 foot tall by 3.5 foot wide cork board, and two 6 foot wide tables.

If you need foam-backed poster board in excess of this, you want to make some large-scale copies, or you need some other support to make an effective presentation, please contact Andra Short or myself -- we will provide *limited* funding to obtain necessary supplies. However, these will be provided on a case-by-case basis, and only if you don't have supplies money in a CERIAS-provided account already to spend.

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Travel Information
Options for visitors staying in the West Lafayette and surrounding area are available in the travel & lodging portion of our site.