OCTOBER 17 - 21, 2011

Proposals are solicited for workshops to be held in conjunction with

1. Each workshop provides a forum to address a specific topic at the
   forefront of security research.

A workshop must be one full day in length. Proceedings of all
workshops will be available (on a CD) to the workshop attendees. Each
workshop will also have on-line proceedings through ACM Digital
Library, with a separate ISBN.

Workshop Proposal Submission

For new workshops, proposals should include:

* Workshop title
* A draft "Call for Papers" articulating the scope and topics covered
  by the workshop
* A brief summary and justification for the workshop, including
  anticipated benefits to the ACM CCS community.
* Proposed format and agenda
* Expected number of submissions and acceptance rate
* Expected number of attendees
* Program chair(s), and, if available, tentative program committee
* A one-paragraph biographical sketch for each organizer, describing
  relevant qu alifications, including research and conference/workshop
  organizing experience

For previously-held workshops, in addition to the above, proposals must provide the following
information, for the most recent incarnation of the workshop:

* Number of submissions
* Number of accepted papers
* Estimated number of attendees

Please submit workshop proposals by email to the ACM CCS Workshop
Chairs, Ninghui Li ( and Venkat Venkatakrishnan
( All workshop proposals will be reviewed by the CCS
Steering Committee.

Proposal Evaluation Criteria

* The workshop is within the scope of computer and communications
security and concernsa coherent and important technical topic of high
interest in the community.

* Its novelty with respect to other forums, especially with respect to
  other CCS workshops.

* Its likely impact on the target community, including likely high

* One of the best ways to show likely interest is to have a strong set
  of researchers who have agreed to serve on the PC.

Important Dates

* Submission deadline: February 25, 2011 (early submissions are welcome)
* Decisions communicated: March 6, 2011
* CFP and Website for each workshop by March 15- 25
* Suggested workshop papers submission deadline: around July 2
* Suggested workshop papers notification: before August 10
* Workshop papers camera ready: August 25 (hard deadline)

CCS Support for Workshops:

If a workshop proposal is accepted, the ACM CCS workshop chairs will
work closely with workshop organizers. The ACM CCS workshop chairs
will try to obtain funding to support student travel awards and
invited speakers.