[Elsnet-list] CFP: Workshop on "Dependability and Security in e-Government" (DeSeGov 2006) - Submission deadline: 20-01-2006

Nguyen Manh Tho tho at ifs.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Dec 22 19:06:57 CET 2005

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Workshop "Dependability and Security in e-Government" (DeSeGov 2006)
Vienna, April 20th -22nd 2006

in conjunction with The First International Conference on Availability, 
Reliability and Security ( ARES 2006 )

Call for Papers

Many governments have now significant e-government applications that 
offer more and more the day-to-day services to the citizen. ICT 
infrastructure has become as important as government offices and its 
officials: crucial for the functioning of the state. Modern government
today dependent on its functioning ICT: the systems must be available, 
reliable, safe, confidential, integer and secure. 

The aim of this workshop is to foster a forum for discussing and 
presenting recent research results on dependability and security in e-
Government applications. 

Scientific rigor and discussions of state of the art of dependability
security in e-Government are strongly encouraged. Besides, innovative 
research work in progress and studies of dependability aspects of 
practical e-Government projects and systems implementation are also 

Topics of interest include, although not limited to, the following:

. Trust and security: provisions and instruments
. Online availability of public services
. Service survivability and maintainability
. Interoperability of services
. Security in e-democracy (including e-participation and e-voting)
. E-justice (administration and workflow security for legal processes)
. Secure federating information access (from different government and 
  third party agencies)
. Security and reliability in media integration
. Secure e-government and Identity Management
. Security and reliability of Smart Card System
. Availability and reliability of mobile services
. Data protection and data privacy (e.g. e-health and e-education)
. Intrusion detection and prevention
. Anti-spam legislation and solution
. Public-private- partnerships management
. Role-based management and usage restriction

Important Dates 
Submission Deadline: January, 20th 2006
Author Notification: February, 1st 2006
Author Registration: February, 7th 2006
Proceedings Version: February, 7th 2006

Submission Guidelines 
The proceedings of this workshop will be published by IEEE. Authors are 
invited to submit their papers in the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings 
Manuscripts format (two columns, single-spaced, including figures and 
references, using 10 fonts, and number each page). The IEEE Computer 
Society Proceedings Author Guidelines are available at the following web


URL: http://computer.org/cspress/instruct.htm 
or http://www.tinmith.net/tabletop2006/IEEE/Format/instruct.htm 

Submission are classified into 3 categories (1) full paper (8 pages),
short paper (5 pages), and (3) poster (2 pages) representing original, 
previously unpublished work. Submitted papers will be carefully
based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of 

Contact author must provide the following information: paper title, 
authors' names, affiliations, postal address, phone, fax, and e-mail 
address of the author(s), about 200-250 word abstract, and about five 
keywords and register at our ARES website: http://www.ares-conf.org/?
q=submission. Prepare your paper in PDF or MS Word file and submit it to

our site at http://www.ares-conf.org/?q=submission 

Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at
one of the authors will register and present the paper in the
Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and submitting the

final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance.

All accepted papers (full and short papers) will be published by IEEE 
Computer Society. 

Workshop Chairpersons
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria

Programme Committee

.  Peggy Agouris, University of Maine, USA 

.  Yigal Arens, USC/Columbia University Digital Government Research 
   Center, USA 

.  Jon Bing, University of Oslo, Norway 

.  Fernando Galindo, University of Zaragoza, Spain 

.  Robert Krimmer, Vienna University of Economics and Business 
   Administration, Austria 

.  Scott F. Midkiff, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 

.  Enrico Nardelli, University of Rome TorVergata, Italy 

.  Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria 

.  Efthimios Tambouris, CERTH/ITI, Greece 

.  A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria 

.  Greg B. White, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA 

(more will be confirmed)

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