9th European PKI Workshop: Research and Applications
in conjunction with ESORICS 2012

Pisa, Italy - September 13-14, 2012

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Call for Papers

The 10th European PKI Workshop: Research and Applications (EuroPKI 2012) will be held in Pisa, Italy. The workshop seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all aspects of Public Key Services, Applications, and Infrastructures. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Anonymity ID-based schemes Privilege management
Architecture and modeling Identity management Protocols
Attribute-based access control Implementations Repositories
Authentication Interoperability Risk/attacks
Authorization and delegation Key management Scalability and performance
Certificates management Legal issues Security of PKI systems
Cross certification Long-time archiving Standards
Directories Mobile PKI Timestamping
eCommerce/eGovernment Multi-signatures Trust management
Fault-tolerance and reliability PKI in the Cloud Trusted computing
Federations Policies and regulations Ubiquitous scenarios
Group signatures Privacy Web services security

Paper Submissions
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that have been simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. All submissions should be appropriately anonymized (i.e., papers should not contain author names or affiliations, or obvious citations). Submissions should be at most 16 pages, including the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and should follow the LNCS style. Submissions are to be made to the submission web site at Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Papers must be received by the deadline of June 16, 2012 June 20, 2012 (extended) (11:59 p.m. American Samoa time). Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the workshop. Pre-proceedings will be made available at the workshop. As for all previous EuroPKI events, it is planned to have post-proceedings published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Important dates
Paper Submission due: June 16, 2012 June 20, 2012 (extended)
Notification to authors: July 15, 2012
Camera ready due: August 1, 2012

ESORICS General Chair
Fabio Martinelli
CNR, Italy

Program Chairs
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati    Chris Mitchell
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy    Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Publicity Chair
Giovanni Livraga
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Program Committee
Lejla Batina Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
David Chadwick University of Kent, UK
Sherman S. M. Chow University of Waterloo, Canada
Paolo D'Arco University of Salerno, Italy
Bao Feng Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Eduardo Fernández-Medina Universidad de Castilla la Mancha, Spain
Simone Fischer-Huebner Karlstad University, Sweden
Sara Foresti Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Steven Furnell Plymouth University, UK
Peter Gutmann University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ravi Jhawar Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Sokratis Katsikas University of Piraeus, Greece
Dogan Kesdogan University of Siegen, Germany
Elisavet Konstantinou University of the Aegean, Greece
Costas Lambrinoudakis University of Piraeus, Greece
Herbert Leitold A-SIT, Austria
Javier Lopez University of Malaga, Spain
Fabio Martinelli CNR, Italy
Catherine Meadows NRL, USA
Stig Mjølsnes NTNU, Norway
Yi Mu University of Wollongong, Australia
Shishir Nagaraja University of Birmingham, UK
Svetla Nikova Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Rolf Oppliger eSECURITY Technologies, Switzerland
Massimiliano Pala Polytechnic Institute, USA
Stefano Paraboschi Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy
Andreas Pashalidis K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Olivier Pereira Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Günter Pernul Universität Regensburg, Germany
Sasa Radomirovic University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Pierangela Samarati Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Sean Smith Dartmouth College, USA

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