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Hack.lu 2010 CfP

Call for Papers Hack.lu 2010

The purpose  of the  hack.lu convention  is to give  an open  and free
playground   where  people   can  discuss   the  implication   of  new
technologies in  society.  hack.lu is a balanced  mix convention where
technical  and non-technical  people can  meet each  others  and share
freely all  kind of information.  The  convention will be  held in the
Grand-Duchy of  Luxembourg in  October 2010 (27-29.10.2010).  The most
significant  new  discoveries   about  computer  network  attacks  and
defenses,  commercial  security solutions,  and  pragmatic real  world
security  experience will  be  presented  in a  three  days series  of
informative tutorials.   We would like to announce  the opportunity to
submit papers,  and/or lightning talk  proposals for selection  by the
hack.lu  technical  review  committee.  This  year we  will  be  doing
workshops on the first  day and talks of 1 hour or 30 minutes in the
main track the two following days.

Scope ======

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to :

  * Software Engineering and Security
  * Honeypots/Honeynets
  * Spyware, Phishing and Botnets (Distributed attacks)
  * Newly discovered vulnerabilities in software and hardware
  * Electronic/Digital Privacy
  * Wireless Network and Security
  * Attacks on Information Systems and/or Digital Information Storage
  * Electronic Voting
  * Free Software and Security
  * Assessment of Computer, Electronic Devices and Information Systems
  * Standards for Information Security
  * Legal and Social Aspect of Information Security
  * Software Engineering and Security
  * Security in Information Retrieval
  * Network Security
  * Forensics and Anti-Forensics
  * Mobile Communications Security and Vulnerabilities

Deadlines =========

The following  dates are important if  you want to  participate in the

Abstract submission : no later than 1st June 2010

Full paper submission : no later than 15th July 2010

Notification date : mid of August

Submission guideline ====================

Authors should  submit a paper in  English up to 5.000  words, using a
non-proprietary  and open  electronic format.   The  program committee
will review all  papers and the author of each  paper will be notified
of  the  result,   by  electronic  means.   Abstract  is   up  to  400
words. Submissions must be sent to http://2010.hack.lu/cfp/

Submissions should also include the following:

 1. Presenter, and geographical location (country of origin/passport)
    and contact info.
 2. Employer and/or affiliations.
 3. Brief biography, list of publications or papers.
 4. Any significant presentation and/or educational
 5. Reason why this material is innovative or significant
    or an important tutorial.
 6. Optionally, any samples of prepared material or outlines ready.
 7. Information about if yes or no the submission has already
    been presented and where.

    Presentations/topics that haven't been presented before
    will be rewarded.

The information will be used only  for the sole purpose of the hack.lu
convention including  the information on  the public website.   If you
want to remain anonymous, you have the right to use a nickname.

If the paper  is not accepted in the main track,  it could be accepted
in  short or lightning  talk session  but in  this case  the speakers'
privileges are not applicable.

Speakers' Privileges ====================

    * Accommodation will be provided (3 nights)
    * Travel expenses will be covered up to a max amount
    * Conference speakers night

Publication and rights ======================

Authors keep the  full rights on their publication/papers  but give an
unrestricted  right  to  redistribute  their papers  for  the  hack.lu
convention and its related electronic/paper publication.

Sponsoring ==========

If  you  want  to  support  the  initiative  and  gain  visibility  by
sponsoring, please contact us by writing an e-mail to info(AT)hack.lu

Web site and wiki =================


CfP website : http://2010.hack.lu/cfp/