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CanSecWest 2009 CFP (March 18-20 2009, Deadline December 8 2008)
Nov 25 2008 05:32AM
Dragos Ruiu (dr kyx net)
Call For Papers
The CanSecWest 2009 CFP is now open.
Deadline is December 8th, 2008.
CanSecWest CALL FOR PAPERS
VANCOUVER, Canada -- The tenth annual CanSecWest applied
technical security conference - where the eminent figures
in the international security industry will get together
share best practices and technology - will be held in
downtown Vancouver at the the Sheraton Wall Centre on
March 18-20, 2009. The most significant new discoveries
about computer network hack attacks and defenses,
commercial security solutions, and pragmatic real world
security experience will be presented in a series of
The CanSecWest meeting provides international researchers
a relaxed, comfortable environment to learn from
informative tutorials on key developments in security
technology, and collaborate and socialize with their peers
in one of the world's most scenic cities - a short drive
away from one of North America's top skiing areas.
The CanSecWest conference will also feature the
availability of the Security Masters Dojo expert network
security sensei instructors, and their advanced, and
intermediate, hands-on training courses - featuring small
class sizes and practical application exercises to
maximize information transfer.
We would like to announce the opportunity to submit
papers, and/or lightning talk proposals for selection by
the CanSecWest technical review committee. This year we
will be doing one hour talks, and some shorter talk
Please make your paper proposal submissions before
December 8th, 2008.
Some invited papers have been confirmed, but a limited
number of speaking slots are still available. The
conference is responsible for travel and acommodations 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
secwest09 [at] cansecwest.com . Only slides will be needed
for the March paper deadline, full text does not have to
be submitted - but will be accepted if available. This
year we will be opening up the presentation guidelines to
include talks not in English (particularly Chinese) which
we will offer to translate for the speaker if they are not
a native English speaker.
The CanSecWest 2009 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 new 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
1. Presenter, and geographical location (country of
origin/passport) and contact info (e-mail, postal
address, phone, fax).
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
6. Reason why this material is innovative or significant
or an important tutorial.
7. Optionally, any samples of prepared material or
8. Will you have full text available or only slides?
9. Language of preference for submission.
10. Please list any other publications or conferences
where this material has been or will be
Please include the plain text version of this information
in your email as well as any file, pdf, sxw, ppt, or html
Please forward the above information to secwest09 [at]
cansecwest.com to be considered for placement on the
speaker roster, or have your lightning talk scheduled. If
you contact anyone else at our organization please ensure
you also cc the submission address with your proposal or
it may be omitted from the review process.
World Security Pros. Cutting Edge Training, Tools, and Techniques
Vancouver, Canada March 16-20 2009 http://cansecwest.com
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