We are pleased to invite you to participate to the "2016 International
Summer School on Social Networks Security, Privacy, and Trust" .

September 4-9th, 2016
Padova, Italy

Organized by University of Padua -- SPRITZ Security and Privacy Research
Group and the National Research Council (CNR) -- IIT "Istituto di
Informatica e Telematica", Trustworthy and Secure Future Internet Group.

Supported by project MIB, My Information Bubble (

We are pleased to announce the "2016 International Summer School on Social
Networks Security, Privacy, and Trust"
The school is open to graduate students, researchers and practitioners from
academia and industry. The school aims at bringing together members from
the international scientific community to debate contemporary issues in
Online Social Networks (OSN) trust, privacy and security. The main part of
the school consists of lectures given by world-leading researchers in the
field of trust, security and privacy in a social networking environment.
The school will bring the participants through technical aspects of OSN
trust, privacy and security, with a special consideration to the social and
psychological side, and with an eye to social networks growing and dynamics
phenomena, and spread of mis(information). It is also our intention to
build strong research relations and exchange opportunities between the
involved institutions and participants.

To ensure a high ratio between tutors and students the school will be
limited to 40 participants.
Applications are submitted by filling the Application Form available at the

Also, please send via email (with subject "SNSPT registration", to ALL the
following addresses:;;, the following documents:
- a one-page CV;
- an application letter explaining your interest in the school and your
  experience in the area;
- a copy of your bachelor (or equivalent, or higher) certificate.

Application deadline: July 18th, 2016
Notification deadline: July 23rd, 2016

Prof. N. Asokan (Aalto University and University of Helsinki, Finland)
Prof. Guido Caldarelli (IMT Lucca, Italy)
Prof. Elena Ferrari (Insubria, Italy)
Prof. Alan Mislove (Northeastern University, Boston, USA)
Prof. Walter Quattrociocchi (IMT Lucca, Italy)
Prof. Ahmad Sadeghi (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
Prof. Giuseppe Sartori (University of Padova, Italy)
Prof. Thorsten Strufe (TU Dresden, Germany)
Prof. Gene Tsudik (University of California, Irvine, USA)

Prof. Mauro Conti - University of Padua, Italy (co-Director)
Dr. Marinella Petrocchi - IIT-CNR, Italy (co-Director)
Prof. Roberto Di Pietro - Nokia Bell Labs, France
Prof. Luciano Gamberini - University of Padua, Italy
Dr. Domenico Laforenza - IIT-CNR, Italy
Dr. Angelo Spognardi - DTU Compute, Denmark

Registration fee: 200 euros (the fee is quite small: thanks to our
The organization of the school will support students in finding
accommodation possibly at the University residences. A limited number of
waived registrations and student travel grants might be available (info at

Please check out the school website at If you need
further information, please send an email with subject "SNSPT information"
to ALL the following addresses:;;

Prof. Mauro Conti - University of Padua, Italy
Dr. Marinella Petrocchi - IIT-CNR, Pisa, Italy

SUPPORTED BY project MIB, My Information Bubble (
University of Padua, Italy
Nokia Bell Labs, France
DTU Compute, Denmark
Aalto University, Finland
University of Helsinki, Finland