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Hack.lu 2008 CfP
From: info <info () hack lu>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 08:52:48 +0200

Call for Papers Hack.lu 2008

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 2008 (22-24.10.2008).



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



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

Abstract submission : no later than 1 July 2008
Full paper submission : no later than 1st August 2008
Notification date : around end of August

Submission guideline (for standard paper track)


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 via the http://www.hack.lu/ website.

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 experience/background.
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.

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.

(Accepted) Speakers' Privileges


* Accommodation will be provided (3 nights)
* Travel expenses will be covered
* 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.



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



Barcamp and interactive session


During the conference, there is a continuous interactive session. You are also very welcome to participate to submit small ideas, presentation or poster. The review process is simplified and open to anyone willing to take an active role during the conference. You can submit your proposal using the same web interface for the barcamp but you don't require to submit a full paper.

Submissions are done via the hack.lu website (http://www.hack.lu/)

The hack.lu conference is organized by the ASBL CSRRT-LU (Computer Security Research and Response Team Luxembourg)

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