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

From: InfoSec News (alerts@private)
Date: Tue Jul 03 2007 - 22:34:04 PDT

Forwarded from: Dragos Ruiu <dr (at) kyx.net>


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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