Call for Papers, Posters, and Tutorials
2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security

Co-sponsors: IEEE and Advancing Technology for Humanity

Call for Papers, Posters & Tutorials

The 14th annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security
(HST ’15), will be held 14 - 16 April in Greater Boston,
Massachusetts. This conference brings together innovators from leading
academic, industry, business, Homeland Security Centers of Excellence,
and government programs to provide a forum to discuss ideas, concepts,
and experimental results.

Produced by IEEE with technical support from DHS S&T, IEEE Boston
Section, and IEEE-USA and organizational support from MIT Lincoln
Laboratory, Raytheon, Battelle, and MITRE, this year’s event will once
again showcase selected technical papers and posters highlighting
emerging technologies in the areas of:

Cyber Security 
Biometrics & Forensics
Land and Maritime Border Security 
Attack and Disaster Preparation,
Recovery and Response

We are currently seeking technical paper, poster and tutorial session
submissions in each of the areas noted above.  Submissions should
focus on technologies with applications available for implementation
within about five years. All areas will cover the following common

 .  Strategy and threat characterization, CONOPs, risk analysis
 .  Modeling, simulation, experimentation, exercise and training
 .  Testbeds, standards and evaluations

Contact Information 

For more detailed information on the Call for Papers, Posters &
Tutorials, as well as Sponsorship and Exhibit opportunities, visit the
website: or email: Submissions should be made at the following

Important Dates
Paper Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2014
Paper Submission Invitations Issued: August 1, 2014
Final Paper Submission and Tutorial Proposal deadline: November 1, 2014
Paper, Poster and Tutorial Acceptance Notification: December 15, 2014

All deadlines are by midnight Eastern Time.

Organizing Committee
General Chair:  Israel Soibelman, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Deputy Chair:   Fausto Molinet, Matrix Internationale
Technical Co-Chairs:  Gerald Larocque, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
                      Mike French, MITRE
Tutorials Chair:  Anthony Serino, Raytheon
Business Program Chair:  Andrea Marsh, Battelle
Local Arrangement Chair:  Bob Alongi, IEEE Boston
Publications Chair:  Adam Norige, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Sponsorship/Exhibits Chair:  Fausto Molinet, Matrix Internationale
Special Advisor to the Chair:  Lennart Long, ARA
Registration Chair:  Karen Safina, IEEE Boston
Technical Program Committee Chairs

Attack and Disaster Preparation, Recovery and Response:  
Bob Connors, Raytheon
Kenneth Crowther, MITRE

Biometrics & Forensics
Kevin Brady, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
James L. Wayman, San Jose State University

Land and Maritime Border Security
Daniel Cousins, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Rich Moro, Raytheon

Cyber Security
David Balenson, SRI International
Emily Frye, MITRE