Important international conference, on securing free nations against terrorist activity, issuing call for technical papers
The focus of the call for papers, posters and tutorials is on emerging technologies in the areas of: cyber security; land and maritime border security; biometrics and forensics; attack and disaster preparation—recovery and response.
Abstract submissions should focus on technologies with applications available for implementation within five years. All areas will cover the following common topics:
• Strategy and threat characterization, CONOPs, risk analysis
• Modeling, simulation, experimentation, training
• Testbeds, standards and evaluations.
Also known as IEEE HST 2013, the conference will be held 12-14 November 2013 in Waltham, MA, and bring together global science and technology thought leaders to foster homeland security technology innovation. The conference is produced by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) with technical support from Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology (DHS S&T), IEEE Biometrics Council, IEEE Boston Section and IEEE-USA, as well as with organizational support from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Raytheon, Battelle and MITRE.
Paper Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2013
Paper Submission Invitations Issued: April 1, 2013
Final Paper Submission and Tutorial Proposal deadline: June 3, 2013
Paper, Poster and Tutorial Acceptance Notification: July 1, 2013
The ScienceNews radio network program, Promise of Tomorrow with Colonel Mason, will be giving extensive news coverage on the technical and commercial presentations at the conference. The broadcast originates in Dallas, Texas, and is then archived and Webcast for its world audience. IEEE HST is the leading international conference addressing the challenges of homeland security technology innovation gaps. Since conception, this annual conference has gained prominence and recognition for bringing together science and technology leaders from around the world.
More information is available at www.ieee-hst.org