37th IEEE Symposium on
Security and Privacy


Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. The 2016 Symposium will mark the 37th annual meeting of this flagship conference.

The Symposium will be held on May 23-25, and the Security and Privacy Workshops will be held on May 26, 2016. Both events will be in San Jose, California at The Fairmont.

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Organizing Committee

General Chair Michael Locasto SRI International
Program Chairs Vitaly Shmatikov Cornell Tech
Úlfar Erlingsson Google
Vice Chair / Registration Kevin Butler University of Florida
Treasurer Mark Gondree Naval Postgraduate School
Donations Chair Jason Li Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Publications Chair Gabriela Ciocarlie SRI International
Site Chair Cara Candler Executivevents, Inc.
Registration Manager Yvonne Lopez Executivevents, Inc.
Publicity Chair Anuja Sonalker TowerSec
Student Travel Committee Chair Alvaro Cárdenas University of Texas at Dallas
Co-Student Travel Committee Chair Cliff Wang US Army Research Office
Posters Chair Georgios Portokalidis Stevens Institute of Technology
Workshops Chair Zachary Peterson California Polytechnic State University
Workshop Publications Chair Ashley Podhradsky Dakota State University
Student PC Chair Joseph Bonneau Stanford University / EFF
Web Chair Adam Bates University of Florida
General Chair Emeritus Sean Peisert University of California, Davis


Conference Registration opens February 25, 2016
Early-bird registration deadline April 22, 2016
Papers Paper submission deadline November 13, 2015  No Extensions
Early-reject notification and author appeal period January 13-15, 2016 [Updated]
Acceptance notification February 7, 2016
Approval deadline for shepherded papers February 26, 2016
Camera-ready deadline March 18, 2016
Posters Poster abstracts due Wed Apr 13 2016 23:59:00 Pacific Time
Acceptance notification Mon Apr 18 2016
Final abstracts due Fri May 13 2016
Workshops Workshop proposals due September 1, 2015
Acceptance notification September 11, 2015
Student PC Deadline to apply for Student PC October 1, 2015
Student PC membership notification October 5, 2015
Conference submission deadline November 13, 2015
Bids for papers to review November 17, 2015
Review deadline December 18, 2015
Discussion period December 19-31, 2015

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