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First Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection

First Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection
Wed, September 06, 2006Call For Papers

The IFIP Working Group 11.10 on Critical Infrastructure Protection is an active international community of researchers, infrastructure operators and policy-makers dedicated to applying scientific principles, engineering techniques and public policy to address current and future problems in information infrastructure protection.  The First Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection will provide a forum for presenting original, unpublished research results and innovative ideas related to all aspects of critical infrastructure protection.  Papers and panel proposals are solicited.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
March 19-21, 2007 

Submissions will be refereed by members of Working Group  11.10 and other internationally-recognized experts in critical infrastructure protection.  Papers and panel  submissions will be selected based on their technical merit and relevance to IFIP WG 11.10.  The conference will be  limited to sixty participants to facilitate interactions between researchers and intense discussions of research and  implementation issues.  A selection of papers from the conference will be published in an edited volume – the first  in a new series entitled Critical Infrastructure Protection: Issues and Solutions (Springer) in the fall of 2007. Revised and/or extended versions of outstanding papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of  an international journal.

Papers are solicited in all areas of critical infrastructure protection.  Areas of special interest include, but are not  limited to:
   •  Infrastructure vulnerabilities, threats and risks
   •  Security challenges, solutions and implementation issues
   •  Infrastructure sector interdependencies and security implications
   •  Infrastructure protection case studies
   •  Legal, ethical, economic and policy issues related to critical infrastructure protection
   •  Distributed control systems/SCADA security
   •  Telecommunications network security

Instructions for Authors

Technical Papers:  Contributions (in .pdf format) should be emailed to the program co-chair (sujeet[at]utulsa.edu).   Manuscripts should be in English and not longer than 20 pages (typed double-spaced format in a 12-point font).   Each submission should have a cover page with the titles, names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of  authors, an abstract of approximately 200 words, and a list of keywords.

Panels:  Proposals for panels should be emailed to the program co-chair (sujeet[at]utulsa.edu).  Panel proposals  should include a one-page description of the topic, along with the name and address (including e-mail address) of  the organizer, and a list of proposed panelists.   

Conference Deadlines
Paper/Panel Submission: November 15, 2006
Notification of Acceptance: December 31, 2006

Program Chairs:
IFIP WG 11.10 Chair: Sujeet Shenoi (University of Tulsa, USA) 
IFIP WG 11.10 Vice Chair: Eric Goetz (I3P/Dartmouth College, USA) 
IFIP WG 11.10 Website: www.cis.utulsa.edu/ifip1110

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