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Please share the announcement below with those who may be interested.
Thank you, Organizing Committee

                     CALL  FOR  PAPERS
          Paper Submission Deadline: March 31, 2011

             The 2011 International Conference on
                    Security and Management

                 July 18-21, 2011, Las Vegas, USA

You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration. All accepted
papers will be published in the respective conference proceedings. The
proceedings will be indexed in Inspec / IET / The Institute for
Engineering & Technology, DBLP / Computer Science Bibliography, and
others.) In the past, all tracks of this federated conference have
also been included in EI Compendex/Elsevier. Like prior years,
versions of selected papers will appear in journals and edited
books (a large number of book projects and journal special issues are
in the pipeline: Springer, Elsevier, BMC journals, ...) The main
lecture will be presented by Prof. David Lorge Parnas (Fellow of IEEE,
ACM, RSC, CAE, GI; MRIA); there will also be 8 other distinguished
invited speakers and 12 planned tutorials and panel discussions as
as 70 research paper presentations.

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the

O  Security algorithms
O  Security in e-Commerce and m-Commerce
O  Surveillance technologies
O  Cyber security
O  Novel biometric methods
O  Security protocols
O  Firewall systems
O  Key management techniques
O  Mobile network security
O  Hacking techniques and related issues
O  Security policies
O  Secure OS
O  Security in CDN (Contents Distribution Networks)
O  Security for protocol management (SNMP, CMIP, etc)
O  Location management
O  QoS management
O  Resource management
O  Channel management
O  Mobility management
O  Encryption technologies
O  IDS (Intrusion Detection System)
O  Digital contents copyright protection techniques
O  Watermarking
O  Honeypot
O  Virus issues (detection, prevention, ...)
O  Tracing techniques in internet
O  Active networks
O  Security in grid
O  Biological security technologies
O  High-tech systems at airports
O  Face recognition systems
O  Signature recognition systems
O  System security management
O  Network security management
O  Management in network equipments
O  Mission assurance: tools, techniques, and methodologies
O  SAN (Storage Area Networks) management
O  Applications of block and stream ciphers
O  Applications of public key cryptology
O  Message authentication and hash functions
O  Medical information/data and security
O  Grid computing and security
O  Cloud computing and security
O  Forensics methods and technologies
O  Web monitoring
O  Smart cards: novel methods and technologies
O  Information hiding (steganography, ...)
O  Trust computing
O  Emerging technologies and applications


Dr. Selim Aissi
Chief Strategist - Security, Manageability and Virtualization
Ultra Mobile Group, Intel Corporation, USA

Prof. Hamid R. Arabnia
Elected Fellow, ISIBM
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
Co-Editor/Board, Journal of Computational Science (Elsevier)
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on IT in Biomedicine (T-ITB /
Member, Advisory Board, IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing

The DBLP list of accepted papers of SAM 2010 appears at:
The main web site of SAM'11 can be accessed via: /


March 31, 2011:    Submission of papers (about 5 to 7 pages)
April 20, 2011:    Notification of acceptance (+/- 6 days)
May 7, 2011:       Final papers + Copyright/Consent + Registration
July 18-21, 2011:  The 2011 International Conference on Security
                   and Management (SAM'11)

Those who have submitted papers during the month of February will
receive the decision on their papers by the end of March 2011.


Currently being prepared - The Academic sponsors of the last offering
of SAM (2010) included research labs and centers affiliated
with (a partial list): University of California, Berkeley; University
of Southern California; University of Texas at Austin; Harvard
University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Georgia Institute of Technology,
Georgia; Emory University, Georgia; University of Minnesota;
University of Iowa; University of North Dakota; NDSU-CIIT Green
Computing & Comm. Lab.; University of Siegen, Germany; UMIT, Austria;
SECLAB (University of Naples Federico II + University of Naples
Parthenope + Second University of Naples, Italy); National Institute
for Health Research; World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and
Technologies; Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; International
Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine (ISIBM); The International
Council on Medical and Care Compunetics; Eastern Virginia Medical
School & the American College of Surgeons, USA.


Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading
them to the evaluation web site at:
Submissions must be uploaded by March 31, 2011 and they must be
in either MS doc (but not docx) or pdf formats (about 5 to 7
pages - single space, font size of 10 to 12). All reasonable
typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of accepted
papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format to
prepare their final papers for publication.) Papers must not have
been previously published or currently submitted for publication
The first page of the paper should include: title of the paper,
name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
author. The first page should also identify the name of the Contact
Author and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best
represent the content of the paper. Finally, the name of the
conference (ie, SAM) that the paper is being submitted for
consideration must be stated on the first page.

The length of the final/Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be
limited to 7 (two-column IEEE style) pages.

Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for
originality, significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases
of contradictory recommendations, a member of the conference
program committee will be charged to make the final decision
(accept/reject) - often, this would involve seeking help from
additional referees by using a double-blinded review process. In
addition, all papers whose authors included a member of the
conference program committee will be evaluated using the
double-blinded review process. (Essay/philosophical papers will
not be refereed but may be considered for discussion/panels).

All proceedings of SAM will be published and indexed in:
Inspec / IET / The Institute for Engineering & Technology,
DBLP / CS Bibliography, and others. The printed proceedings
will be available for distribution on site at the conference.
In the past, all tracks of the federated congress have also been
included in EI Compendex/Elsevier.


The members of the Steering Committee of The 2010 congress included:
Dr. Selim Aissi (Chief Strategist, Intel Corporation, USA);
Prof. Hamid Arabnia (ISIBM Fellow & Professor, University of Georgia;
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in
Biomedicine; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Supercomputing, Springer;
Advisory Board, IEEE TC on Scalable Computing); Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy
(Member, National Academy of Engineering, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow,
Professor; University of California, Berkeley, USA); Prof. Hyunseung
Choo (ITRC Director of Ministry of Information & Communication;
Director, ITRC; Director, Korea Information Processing Society;
Assoc. Editor, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology; Professor,
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea); Prof. Winston Wai-Chi Fang (IEEE
Fellow, TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor, National ChiaoTung
University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, ROC); Prof. Andy Marsh (Director HoIP,
Secretary-General WABT; Vice-president ICET and ICMCC, Visiting
Professor, University of Westminster, UK); Dr. Rahman Tashakkori
(Director, S-STEM NSF Supported Scholarship Program and NSF Supported
AUAS, Appalachian State U., USA); Prof. Layne T. Watson (IEEE Fellow,
NIA Fellow, ISIBM Fellow, Fellow of The National Institute of
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA); and
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Member, National Academy of Engineering; IEEE
Fellow, ACM Fellow, AAAS Fellow, AAAI Fellow, IFSA Fellow; Director,
BISC; Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA).
The list of Program Committee of SAM 2010 appears at:

The SAM 2011 program committee is currently being compiled.
Many who have already joined the committee are renowned leaders,
scholars, researchers, scientists and practitioners of the highest
ranks; many are directors of research labs., members of National
Academy of Engineering, fellows of various societies, heads/chairs
of departments, program directors of research funding agencies,
deans and provosts as well as members of chapters of World Academy
of Science.


Ashu M. G. Solo
BCS Fellow (British Computer Society Fellow)
Principal/R&D Engineer, Maverick Technologies America Inc.
Intelligent Systems Instructor, Trailblazer Intelligent Systems, Inc.


SAM conference is an important track of a federated research
conference. It is being held jointly (same location and dates)
with a number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP).
WORLDCOMP is the largest annual gathering of researchers in computer
science, computer engineering and applied computing. We anticipate
to have 2,000 or more attendees from over 85 countries.

WORLDCOMP 2011 will be composed of research presentations, keynote
lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions,
and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote/tutorial/panel
speakers have included: Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer/
architecture, U. of California, Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler
(known as Father of Nanotechnology), Prof. John H. Holland (known
as Father of Genetic Algorithms; U. of Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster
(known as Father of Grid Computing; U. of Chicago & ANL),
Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer/VR, U. of California, Berkeley),
Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT Media Lab, MIT),
Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window System,
xhost; OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic
Programming, Stanford U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program
Director, U. of Michigan), Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer,
U. of Southern California), Dr. Jose L. Munoz (NSF Program Director
and Consultant), Prof. Jun Liu (Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.),
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi
(Head, NASA Mars Exploration Program/2000-2005 and Associate
Director, Project Formulation & Strategy, Jet Propulsion Lab,
CalTech/NASA), and many other distinguished speakers. To get a
feeling about the conferences' atmosphere, see the 2010 delegates
photos available at:

An important mission of WORLDCOMP is "Providing a unique platform
for a diverse community of constituents composed of scholars,
researchers, developers, educators, and practitioners. The Congress
makes concerted effort to reach out to participants affiliated with
diverse entities (such as: universities, institutions, corporations,
government agencies, and research centers/labs) from all over the
world. The congress also attempts to connect participants from
institutions that have teaching as their main mission with those
who are affiliated with institutions that have research as their
main mission. The congress uses a quota system to achieve its
institution and geography diversity objectives."

One main goal of the congress is to assemble a spectrum of
affiliated research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into
a coordinated research meeting held in a common place at a common
time. This model facilitates communication among researchers in
different branches of computer science, computer engineering,
and applied computing. The Congress also encourages multi-disciplinary
and inter-disciplinary research initiatives; ie, facilitating
increased opportunities for cross-fertilization across sub-

According to "Microsoft Academic Search" (a Microsoft initiative)
all tracks of WORLDCOMP are listed as worldwide "Top-ranked
Conferences" (based on various metrics but mainly based on the
number of citations). You can access "Microsoft Academic Search" to
extract citation data for each individual track of worldcomp using
the following link:
As of March 4, 2011, the papers published in the proceeedings have
received 14,385 citations which is a higher citation than many
reputable journals in computer science.

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