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PacSec 2007 Call For Papers (Nov. 29/30, deadline July 27)
PacSec CALL FOR PAPERS
World Security Pros To Converge on Japan
TOKYO, Japan -- To address the increasing importance of
information security in Japan, the best known figures in the
international security industry will get together with leading
Japanese researchers to share best practices and technology.
The most significant new discoveries about computer network
hack attacks will be presented at the fifth annual PacSec
conference to be discussed.
The PacSec meeting provides an opportunity for foreign
specialists to be exposed to Japanese innovation and markets
and collaborate on practical solutions to computer security
issues. In a relaxed setting with a mixture of material
bilingually translated in both English and Japanese the eminent
technologists can socialize and attend training sessions.
Announcing the opportunity to submit papers for the PacSec 2007
network security training conference. The conference will be
held November 29-30th in Tokyo. The conference focuses on
emerging information security tutorials - it will be a bridge
between the international and Japanese information security
Please make your paper proposal submissions before July 27th,
2007. Slides for the papers must be submitted by October 1st
2007. The conference is November 29th and 30th 2007, presenters
need to be available in the days before to meet with
A some invited papers have been confirmed, but a limited number
of speaking slots are still available. The conference is
responsible for travel and accomodations for the speakers. If
you have a proposal for a tutorial session then please email a
synopsis of the material and your biography, papers and,
speaking background to secwest07 [at] pacsec.jp . Tutorials are
one hour in length, but with simultaneous translation should be
approximately 45 minutes in English, or Japanese. Only slides
will be needed for the October paper deadline, full text does
not have to be submitted.
The PacSec conference consists of tutorials on technical
details about current issues, innovative techniques and best
practices in the information security realm. The audiences are
a multi-national mix of professionals involved on a daily basis
with security work: security product vendors, programmers,
security officers, and network administrators. We give
preference to technical details and education for a technical
The conference itself is a single track series of presentations
in a lecture theater environment. The presentations offer
speakers the opportunity to showcase on-going research and
collaborate with peers while educating and highlighting
advancements in security products and techniques. The focus is
on innovation, tutorials, and education instead of product
pitches. Some commercial content is tolerated, but it needs to
be backed up by a technical presenter - either giving a
valuable tutorial and best practices instruction or detailing
significant new technology in the products.
Paper proposals should consist of the following information:
1) Presenter, and geographical location (country of
origin/passport) and contact info (e-mail, postal address,
2) Employer and/or affiliations.
3) Brief biography, list of publications and papers.
4) Any significant presentation and educational
5) Topic synopsis, Proposed paper title, and a one paragraph
6) Reason why this material is innovative or significant or an
7) Where else has this material been presented or submitted?
8) Optionally, any samples of prepared material or outlines
Please forward the above information to secwest07 [at]
pacsec.jp to be considered for placement on the speaker roster.
P.s. Some other dates of interest are announced:
CanSecWest 2008 March 19-21 see http://cansecwest.com
EUSecWest 2008 May 21/22 see http://eusecwest
Also as a friendly reminder, CCC Camp is Aug 8 -12 2008, see
http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/Intro (Hi Julia et al...)
Happy Independence Day and Canada Day,
World Security Pros. Cutting Edge Training, Tools, and Techniques
Tokyo, Japan November 29/30 - 2007 http://pacsec.jp
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