% First PhD and researchers %

               % International School %

               % on Security for Wireless Networking %

% ============================================== %

                       % SWING 2006 %

            %http://www.dsi.uniroma1.it/~swing06 %

                % 3-8 September 2006, Bertinoro, Italy %

                      % *** Announcement *** %


General Information
Security in wireless networking has recently emerged as one of the
most challenging research areas which will be of interest also in the long
term period.
SWING06 will focus on cutting-edge research in the area of privacy,
 security and authentication for wireless networking. The school format
close interaction between students and lecturers who are expected to work
on open problems of contemporary research.

The school is organized at the University Residential Center of
Bertinoro, situated in Bertinoro, a small village on a scenic
hill with a wonderful panorama, in between Forli' and Cesena
(about 50 miles south-east of Bologna, 15 miles to the Adriatic
sea). The cheapest way to travel is by plane to Forli' airport
(the secondary airport of Bologna), which is daily connected
to, e.g., London and Frankfurt AM through the low fares
airline Ryanair.


Prof. Jean Pierre Hubaux , EPFL, Switzerland

- Users and devices identification ;

- Security association between wireless peers;

- Secure and cooperative routing in a multi-hop network;

- Bandwidth fair sharing;

- Privacy protection.

Prof. Gene Tsudik, University California Irvine, California - USA

- Human-Assisted Wireless Security ;

- Privacy in Wireless Networks;

- Re-considering Secure Routing.


The scientific school directors are:

- Roberto Di Pietro (University of Roma "La Sapienza")

- Alessandro Mei (University of Roma "La Sapienza")

The local organizer is:

- Eleonora Campori (University Residential Centre of Bertinoro)

Arrival and Departure Dates

Arrival: September 3, 2006 (Sunday afternoon/night)

Departure: September 8, 2006 (Friday afternoon)

The School will take place from Monday morning to Friday morning (included).

Participants that plan to arrive before/after September 3 and/or to leave
after September 8 should contact the local organizer Eleonora Campori.

Application, Notification, and Registration Dates

Prospective participants should apply by

June 1, 2006.

Notification of accepted applicants will be posted by

June 25, 2006.

Registration to the school is due by

July 14, 2006.

Registration fee covers costs for 6 nights (starting from Sunday 3
September, 2006),
half board (breakfast and lunch, dinner of 3 September 2006 included, lunch
of 8 September 2006 excluded).
It is 600 euro if you chose double room accommodation
(double room to be shared with another participant) and 700 for single room

A limited amount of grants will be provided to cover all
or part of the expenses.

Further Information

More detailed information available at the URL http://www.dsi.uniroma1.it/~swing06


BICI (Bertinoro International Center for Informatics)


Further sponsors are welcomed. For more information on
sponsorship consult: http://www.dsi.uniroma1.it/~swing06/#sponsor