PAKCON II: Call for Papers (CfP - 2005)

From: Ayaz Ahmed Khan (ayaz_at_pakcon.org)
Date: 04/17/05

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                            PAKCON II CfP

    [ -CALL FOR PAPERS- ]

    Papers and presentations are now being accepted for PAKCON II,
    Pakistan's Underground Hacking Convention.

    WHAT: PAKCON II Call for Papers.

    WHEN: Starting today, 17 April, 2005, and closing on 15 August, 2005.

    WHO: If you want to speak at PAKCON, you know who you are.

    HOW: If you think you have the galls to speak at PAKCON and have an
    interesting paper to go along with, piece together the following
    instructions to express your desire to speak:

        e-mail: PAKCON CfP <cfp@pakcon.org>

        Submission ends: 15 August, 2005.

        Write an abstract, minimum 1-page long, of your paper and send it
        in.

        File-formats accepted: plain-text, pdf, LaTeX, doc, abw, html,
        rtf, sxw, sdw.

    Yes! PAKCON is back with a bang. PAKCON is Pakistan's Underground
    Hacking Convention. And this year, PAKCON will take place sometime in
    October, somewhere in Karachi.

    Call for papers to be presented at PAKCON II is now officially open.

    Unlike last year, requests to present papers at PAKCON will be
    accepted more liberally this year. However, certain topics will still
    be given preference over certain other topics. By being liberal, we
    plan to increase the number of speakers who will speak at PAKCON, all
    the while striving to maintain the quality of papers and talks
    presented.

    [ -TOPICS- ]

    Topics for papers can be any of these or possibly anything else not
    way too off-topic:

        Information Security
        Network and Vulnerability Analysis
        Penetration Testing
        Firewall Technologies
        Intrusion Detection and Prevention Technologies
        Denial-Of-Service Attacks and Countermeasures
        Encryption Technologies
        Honeypots/Honeynets
        (0) Zero-day Attacks
        Incident Response and Disaster Recovery
        Electronic Crimes Law
        GPRS and CDMA Security
        Phreaking
        Access Control and Authentication
        Viruses, Worms, and Trojans
        Wireless LAN and Bluetooth Security
        Malicious Code Analysis
        Analysis of Attacks against Networks and Machines
        OS Hardening
        File System Security
        Security in Heterogenous and large-scale Enviornments
        Techniques for Developing Secure Systems
        Writing Secure Code
        Secure Application Development

    [ -TIMING- ]

    Each speaker will be alloted a time slot of 1-hour including a
    10-minute question-and-answer session. If a presentation requires
    more time, the speaker should inform the organisers beforehand.

    [ -RESOURCES- ]

    Any additional presentational requirements should be communicated well
    in advance to the organisers. Speakers will be provided a microphone,
    a laptop on which their presentations will have been saved and loaded,
    a multi-media projector and a reasonably large projector screen.

    [ -SPEAKERS FROM OUTSIDE OF KARACHI- ]

    We will not pay speakers anything for their talks at PAKCON. However,
    if you are flying in to Karachi from somewhere to present your paper,
    we will gladly provide accomodation. We might be able to to cover
    your travelling expenses as well, but only if you let us know in
    advance. If you are visiting Karachi to speak at PAKCON, immidiately
    write to us at:

        PAKCON Outside-Speakers <out-speakers@pakcon.org>

    [ -SO?- ]

    What are you waiting for? Finish that cup of whatisit you're drinking
    and prepare a paper and submit it to PAKCON. ;^)

    [ -INFO- ]

    For detailed information regarding speakers and accepted papers, point
    your browsers to PAKCON's official website <http://www.pakcon.org/>.
    Updated announcements will be posted to newsgroups, security mailing
    lists and this web site.

    - --
    PAKCON Organiser, http://pakcon.org/

    - --
    Ayaz Ahmed Khan http://pakcon.org/

       "It's sweet to be remembered, but it's often cheaper
                        to be forgotten."

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