[Snort-users] PacSec 2007 Call For Papers (Nov. 29/30, deadline July 27)

Dragos Ruiu dr at ...381...
Tue Jul 3 23:37:29 EDT 2007


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
   technology communities..

   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,
   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 paragraph

   6) Reason why this material is innovative or significant or an
   important tutorial.

   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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