Second International School
                      for PhD and Researchers
               on Security for Wireless Networking


                              SWING 2007


            26 August - 31 August 2007, Bertinoro, Italy

                          *** Announcement ***

General Information
Security in wireless networking has recently emerged as one of the
most challenging research areas in computer science. SWING07 will
focus on cutting-edge research in the area of privacy, security and
authentication for wireless networking. The school format fosters close
interaction between the students and the lecturers that are expected to
work together 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.

Program (for details refer to the website)

Prof. Giuseppe Ateniese, The Johns Hopkins University (USA)

Lectures topic: Advanced Cryptographic Protocols for RFID Tags

Prof. Levente Buttyan, Budapest University of Technology and
Economics (Hungary)

Lectures topic: Security and Privacy in Upcoming Wireless Networks


The school directors are:

- Roberto Di Pietro (University of Rome Tre)

- Alessandro Mei (Sapienza University of Rome)

The local organizer is:

- Eleonora Campori (University Residential Centre of Bertinoro)

Arrival and Departure Dates

Arrival: 26 August, 2007 (Sunday afternoon/night)

Departure:  31 August, 2007 (Friday afternoon)

The School will take place from Monday morning to Friday morning

Participants that plan to arrive before/after August 26 and/or to
leave after August 31 should contact the local organizer Eleonora

Application, Notification, and Registration Dates

Prospective participants should apply by

June 14, 2007.
Notification of accepted applicants will be posted by
July 1, 2006.
Registration to the school is due by
July 14, 2006.

Registration fee covers costs for 6 nights (starting from Sunday 26
August, 2007),
half board (breakfast and lunch, dinner of 26 August 2007 included,
lunch of 31 August 2007 excluded).
Registration fee is 650 euro if you chose double room accommodation
(to be shared with another participant) and 750 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


BICI (Bertinoro International Center for Informatics)