PDPT 2012: The First International Workshop on Privacy and Data Protection 
Technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Oct 7-10 2012. (Submissions due: 
June 16, 2012).

The Amsterdam Privacy Conference (APC) in the Netherlands, Oct 7-10 2012, 
is a multidisciplinary conference which aims to address privacy from all angles 
and disciplines. Keynote speakers include, among others, Alessandro Acquisti 
(CMU), Peter Hustinx (EPDS), Ross Anderson (Cambridge, UK), Priscilla Regan 
(George Mason) and Helen Nissenbaum (NYU).

As part of APC, the first International Workshop on Privacy and Data Protection 
Technology (PDPT 2012) seeks to be a lively forum for discussing novel 
technical privacy and data protection solutions. Translating privacy and 
data protection laws and regulations, like the upcoming revision of the 
European data protection framework, can be a difficult and challenging 
problem. This workshop aims to shed light on the problems that occur when 
translating privacy requirements and (international) regulations into 

PDPT invites papers that address technical problems and solutions to control 
privacy and to protect data in a wide variety of large-scale distributed 
systems that process personal data -- ranging from smart metering systems to 
social networking, from clouds to intelligent transport systems.

PDPT sollicits papers on practical technical contributions including novel 
solutions for privacy and data protection in large-scale distributed systems 
and applications. The workshop seeks to explore novel technologies and 
innovative ideas, as well as concrete use cases and practical problems relating 
to privacy protection. We also invite experience papers that describe privacy 
enhancing technology, data protection controls, privacy by design and privacy 
assessments of real-world systems.

The workshop accepts the following types of submissions:
- 1 or 2-page abstracts for oral or poster presentations;
- position papers up to 4 pages, presenting challenging issues or
   novel approaches on privacy and data protection;
- full papers up to 10 pages, presenting more mature research
   results or experience papers.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- privacy by design
- technical security: privacy policies, mechanisms
- auditing and provenance
- analysis of security in existing systems
- privacy issues in smart metering systems, internet of things, etc.
- apps and mobility
- privacy implications of tracking data and data access
- implementation of removal rights and the right to be forgotten
- transparency (by design)
- authentication and authorization, access control mechanisms
- fine-grained information flow policies
- (sticky) privacy policies
- cloud security
- consent management
- privacy enhancing technologies
- de-identification and anonymization/pseudonymization
- cryptographic data protection techniques, key management
- centalized versus decentralized architectures
- threat models, vulnerabilities, forensics and intrusion detection
- data breach management and notification
- the human factor: usability and security
- stakeholder influence on design
- privacy impact and (security) risk assessments

Submitted papers should clearly demonstrate the relation to the broader privacy 
and data protection questions discussed at the conference. Contributions from 
computer science as well as other disciplines are allowed. Although technical 
contributions are invited, presentations at the conference should be 
comprehensible to APC's multidisciplinary audience.

For more information, please see: http://www.apc2012.org/content/pdpt12/