WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '12) have extended the deadline for technical paper abstracts to 30 April. Papers are sought in:
- Cyber Security
- Attack & Disaster Preparation, Recovery & Response
- Borders & Maritime Security
- Biometrics & Forensics
Accepted papers will be published by IEEE and presented at HST '12 at the Westin Waltham Boston in Waltham, Mass., USA, 13-15 November 2012. At least one author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference and pay the conference fee.
The event, 12th in an annual series, will bring together leading researchers and innovators working on technologies designed to deter and prevent homeland attacks, protect critical infrastructures and people, mitigate damage and expedite recovery. Nearly 400 people attended the 2011 conference, and input from international partners is encouraged.
Papers should focus on technologies capable of deployment within five years, particularly applied research addressing areas in which breakthroughs are needed. Proposals should be no more than 500 words. Tutorial and poster submissions should include a one-page abstract and one-page biography.
Important 2012 submission dates, by midnight eastern time:
- Paper abstract deadline -- 30 April
- Paper abstract acceptance notification -- 11 May
- Tutorial proposal & final paper submission deadline -- 13 July
- Paper, poster & tutorial acceptance notification & reviews -- 17 August
- Revised abstract for poster submission deadline -- 24 August
- Publication-ready poster abstract or paper -- 3 September
All submissions must describe original work not previously published or currently under review for publication in another conference or journal. See instructions: http://www.ieee.org/portal/cms_docs/pubs/confpubcenter/pdfs/samplems.pdf.
For more information on submitting papers, posters and tutorials, go to http://ieee-hst.org/author_info/cfp/cfp.html.
HST '12 is produced by IEEE with technical support from the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, IEEE Biometrics Council, IEEE Boston Section (http://www.ieeeboston.org/) and IEEE-USA. MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Raytheon, MITRE and Battelle are providing organizational support.
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