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SecureComm 2005 Call For Papers—UPDATE: Deadline Extended

Mon, February 21, 2005Call For Papers


First International Conference on Security and Privacy for
Emerging Areas in Communication Networks

Aug/Sept. 2005

Location: Athens, Greece


We are pleased to announce that SECURECOMM 2005 is now co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society and will be called IEEE/CreateNet SECURECOMM henceforth.

In addition, the deadline for IEEE/CreateNet SECURECOMM 2005 paper submission has now been extended to March 18th, 11.50PM PDT. Authors interested in submitting are encouraged to register their papers as soon as possible. The EDAS paper submission link is: http://edas.info/home.cgi?c=4470

For complete information, please visit: http://www.securecomm.org/, which should reflect these changes shortly.

Co-Sponsored by:

CreateNet (www.create-net.it)
U.S. National Science Foundation (Travel Grants)


In Cooperation With the IEEE TC on Security and Privacy IEEE Communications Society (Pending)

Proceedings to be published by IEEE Computer Society and made available online via IEEE Xplore

SCOPE: The focus of this conference is two-fold:

1. Security and Privacy in wireless, mobile, ad hoc, sensor, personal-area and RFID networks
2. Security and Privacy in pervasive and ubiquitous computing

The conference aims to bring together academic, industrial and government researchers, practitioners, standards developers and policy makers.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Wireless Network Security (WiFi, WiMAX, WiMedia and others)
* Sensor and Mobile Ad Hoc Network Security
* Security of GSM/GPRS/UMTS systems
* RFID security and privacy
* Wireless Intrusion Detection Systems, tolerance and recovery
* Firewalls and Application gateways for wireless/mobile networks and pervasive/ubiquitous computing
* Public key infrastructures for wireless/mobile networks and pervasive/ubiquitous computing
* Web Security, Authentication and Authorization in wireless/mobile networks and pervasive/ubiquitous computing
* Privacy/Anonymity Preserving Design in wireless/mobile networks and pervasive/ubiquitous computing
* E-commerce protocols and micropayment schemes
* Secure Localization systems
* Security in hybrid (e.g., wireline/wireless) networks

PAPERS: Technical papers describing original unpublished research are solicited. Submissions must not exceed 10 pages in IEEE conference style, two-column format. Submissions must not be concurrently under review by a conference, journal or any other venue that has proceedings. All submissions will be refereed by the program committee.  Papers that have a student as the primary author or first co-author will be considered for a best student paper award.  Accepted papers of particular merit will be considered for a special issue of Springer International Journal of Information Security. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Authors should prepare a PostScript or PDF version of their full paper. All submitted papers will be judged based on their quality through double-blind reviewing, where the identities of the authors are withheld from the reviewers.  Authors’ names must not appear in the paper or in the PostScript or PDF file.  Complete paper submission instructions will be available at the conference website.  The paper submission deadline is February 21, 2005.

PANELS: Panels that examine innovative, controversial, or otherwise provocative issues of interest are solicited.  Panel proposals should not exceed 3 pages, including biographical sketches of the panelists. Potential panel organizers should submit proposals to the Panels Co-Chairs by February 21, 2005.

WORKSHOPS: Workshop proposals on topics related to the broader theme of the conference are solicited. Workshop proposals should not exceed 3 pages, including biographical sketches of the main organizers. Potential workshop organizers should submit proposals to the Workshops Co-Chairs by January 22, 2005.

RESEARCH DEMOS: Informal proposals for research demos are solicited. Proposals will be reviewed and selection will be made based on the perceived value to the research community and interest level for the conference attendees. Proposals should not exceed 3 pages and should include: the focus area, technologies involved, specific equipment to be used, demo layout and space required. Please submit proposals to the Research Demos Chair(s) by February 21, 2005.  Travel grants, sponsored by NSF, are available to partially support travel expenses for demo teams from US-based institutions.

Student Travel Grants: Student Travel Grants, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, are available for graduate students studying at US universities. Details will be made available shortly.



TECHNICAL Paper submissions due: February 21, 2005

NOTIFICATION date:          April 20, 2005

Camera-ready version due:    May 30, 2005

For information regarding the conference, please visit

http://www.securecomm.org or contact one of the Chairs below.


General Co-Chairs


Imrich Chlamtac, CreateNet Research Institute, imrich.chlamtac@create-net.it

Krishna Sivalingam, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), krishna@umbc.edu

General Vice-Chair


Bruno Crispo, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands, crispo@few.vu.nl

Technical Program Co-Chairs


Dieter Gollmann, TU Hamburg-Harburg, diego@tu-harburg.de

Li Gong, Sun Microsystems, Li.Gong@Sun.COM

Gene Tsudik, UC Irvine,  gts@ics.uci.edu

Workshops Chair


G. Manimaran, Iowa State University, gmani@iastate.edu

Panels Co-Chairs


Peng Liu, Penn State University, pliu@ist.psu.edu Fabio Massacci, Univ. of
Trento, fabio.massacci@unitn.it

Research Demos/Exhibits Chair


John Hale, Univ. of Tulsa, john.hale@utulsa.edu Costa Cristina, Univ. of
Trento, costac@dit.unitn.it

Sponsorships Chair


Farooq Anjum, Telcordia Tech., fanjum@telcordia.com

Effie Makri, Demokritos Greece, effie.makri@iit.demokritos.gr

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs


Tassos Dimitriou, Athens Information Technology, tdim@ait.edu.gr

Antonis Kalis, Athens Information Technology, akal@ait.edu.gr

Publicity Co-Chairs


Haim Bar,  ATC-NYCorp, haim@atc-nycorp.com

Richard Han, Univ of Colorado, richard.han@colorado.edu

Dimitrios Serpanos, Univ. of Patras, Greece, serpanos@ee.upatras.gr

Publication Chair


Radha Poovendran, Univ. of Washington, radha@ee.washington.edu

Student Travel Awards Chair


Dapeng Wu, Univ. of Florida, wu@ece.ufl.edu

Steering Committee Co-Chairs:


Imrich Chlamtac, CreateNet Research Institute

Krishna Sivalingam, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)





N. Asokan, Nokia Research Center

Giuseppe Ateniese, The Johns Hopkins University

Tuomas Aura, Microsoft Research Ltd

Dirk Balfanz, PARC

Bharat Bhargava, Purdue University

Levente Buttyan, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Claude Castelluccia, INRIA

Robert Deng, Singapore Management University

Xuhua Ding, Singapore Management University

Dieter Gollmann, TU Hamburg-Harburg (TPC Co-Chair)

Li Gong, Sun Microsystems (TPC Co-Chair)

Virgil Gligor, University of Maryland

Roberto Gorrieri, Universita di Bologna

Tom Karygiannis, NIST

Steve Kent, BBN

Yongdae Kim, University of Minnesota

Kwok-Yan Lam, Tsinghua University

Wenke Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology

Ninghui Li, Purdue University

Peng Liu, Pennsylvania State University

Luigi Mancini,  University of Rome, “La Sapienza”

Pietro Michiardi, Institut EURECOM

Refik Molva, Insitut Eurecom

Pekka Nikander, Ericsson Research

Nomadiclab Radha Poovendran, University of Washington

Shiuh-Pyng Shieh, National Chiao Tung University

Dawn Song, CMU

Gene Tsudik, UC Irvine (TPC Co-Chair)

Giovanni Vigna, University of California Santa Barbara

Avishai Wool, Tel Aviv University

Lidong Zhou, Microsoft Research

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