Call for Papers

The Forth International Conference on
Availability, Reliability and Security (AReS 2009)

March, 16th ­ March, 19th 2009, Fukuoka, Japan 

Conference 2009 will highlight the various aspects of dependability -
with special focus on the crucial linkage between availability,
reliability and security.

This year's keynote speakers will be 
    Elisa Bertino, Purdue University
    Sushil Jajodia, (George Mason University Fairfax) 
    and Eiji Okamoto, (Seikei University)

This year's invited talk is held by 
  Solange Ghernaouti-Helie (Université de Lausanne)

The Fourth International Conference on Availability, Reliability and
Security (ARES ­ The International Security and Dependability
Conference) will bring together researchers and practitioners in the
area of IT-Security and Dependability. ARES will highlight the various
aspects of security ­ with special focus on secure internet solutions,
trusted computing, digital forensics, privacy and organizational
security issues. ARES aims at a full and detailed discussion of the
research issues of security as an integrative concept that covers
amongst others availability, safety, confidentiality, integrity,
maintainability and security in the different fields of applications.

Important Dates

Workshop Proposal: June, 20th 2008
Notification (Workshop Proposal): June, 30th 2008
Submission Deadline: September, 30th 2008
Author Notification: November, 20th 2008
Author Registration: November, 30th 2008
Proceedings Version: December, 15th, 2008
Conference: March, 16th - March, 19th 2009

Workshop Proposals

In conjunction with the ARES conference, a number of workshops will be
organized. Workshop proposals should include the call for papers, the
number of papers to be accepted, the contact person, etc. They are to
be sent to the Workshop Organizing Committee
Proceedings of the ARES workshops will be published by IEEE Computer
Society Press.

For Topics of interest

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers
following the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscripts style: two
columns, single-spaced, including figures and references, using 10
fonts, and number each page.

Submission papers are classified into 4 categorizes (1) full paper (8
pages), (2) short paper (6 pages), (3) workshops (6 pages) and (4)
poster (1 page) representing original, previously unpublished
work. Submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on
originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of

Contact author must provide the following information at the ARES web site:
paper title, authors' names, affiliations, postal address, phone, fax,
and e-mail address of the author(s), about 200-250 word abstract, and
about five keywords.

Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at
least one of the authors will register and present the paper in the

Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and submitting
the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance.
Best Regards
  Amin Anjomshoaa