Call for Papers

The 9th Information Security Practice and Experience Conference (ISPEC'13)
12-14 May 2013, Lanzhou, China

ISPEC is an annual conference that brings together researchers and
practitioners to provide a confluence of new information security
technologies, their applica-tions and their integration with IT
systems in various vertical sectors. The previous ISPEC conference
series were successfully held in Singapore, Hangzhou, Hong Kong,
Sydney, Xi'an, Seoul, Guangzhou, and Hangzhou. The 9th ISPEC will be
held in the historic city Lanzhou, China, 12-14 May 2012 (right after
AsiaCCS 2013, Hangzhou, China, 8-10 May 2013). ISPEC 2013 will be
hosted by Lanzhou University of Technology.

Authors are invited to submit full papers presenting new research
results related to information security technologies and
applications. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

 - Access control
 - Applied cryptography
 - Availability, resilience, and usability
 - Cryptanalysis
 - Database Security
 - Digital rights management
 - Information security in vertical applications
 - Multimedia security
 - Network security
 - Privacy and anonymity
 - Risk evaluation and security certification
 - Security of smart cards and RFID systems 
 - Security policies
 - Security protocols
 - Security systems
 - Trust model and management
 - Trusted computing

Authors are invited to submit original papers which are not previously
published nor submitted in parallel for publication to any other
conference, workshop or journal. All submitted papers must be
anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or
obvious references. Submissions must be in English and in PDF
format. The final camera ready version of an accepted paper will be at
most 15 pages in the LNCS style. The manuscript submitted should
correspond to what the authors expect to be published without
modification. We therefore strongly recommend that authors check
whether their paper will fit within the above LNCS space
constraints. Submitted papers may risk being rejected directly without
consideration of their merits if they do not follow the above
submission instructions.

The proceedings will be published by Springer in their Lecture Notes
in Computer Science series, and will be available at the
conference. At least one author of each accepted paper should register
and give presentation at the conference.

Important Dates
Submission Due:  3 December 2012
Acceptance Notification:  4 February 2013
Camera-ready Copy Due: 28 February 2013
Conference dates: 12-14 May 2013

Conference Organization

Honorary Chair
- Zhanting Yuan, Lanzhou University of Technology, China
- Xiaoming Wang, Lanzhou University of Technology, China

General Chairs
- Feng Bao, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
- Jie Cao, Lanzhou University of Technology, China

Program Chairs 
- Robert Deng, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Tao Feng, Lanzhou University of Technology, China

Organizing Committee

- Yong Zhang, Fuqing Zhao, Yong Yu, Mixia Liu, Laicheng Cao, Yixin
  Liang, Peng Liu, Lanzhou University of Technology, China

Contact Information

For further information regarding to the conference, please send email
to or contact the chairs directly.