CyberSecurity for the Next Generation, USA

Deadline: 14 February 2014
Open to: Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. students from United States of America, Canada and all Latin American countries
Venue: 31 March – 2 April 2014, Washington D.C., USA


The ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ conference will be hosted at at Georgetown University, 31 March – 2 April 2014.

This conference brings together students, experts, scientists and researchers in a collaborative environment to present and discuss issues relating to cybersecurity. It provides a platform for the next generation to be able to share their respective knowledge and experiences and to develop new ideas to improve the level of security in information technology.


Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. students from the following countries can participate in the Americas Round of the conference: United States of America, Canada and students from all Latin American countries.


Participation is free. Kaspersky Lab will cover all participants’ travel and accommodation expenses. By submitting a paper, participants give their consent for Kaspersky Lab to publish their work at their website HERE.

The best projects will be given awards and valuable prizes (1st place $1500, 2nd place $1000 and 3rd place $750) from Kaspersky Lab and the authors will be invited to attend the international ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ conference.


Submissions should be made using the conference paper management system, details of which will be sent upon registration. Register and find more details about the paper submission process HEREThe submission deadline is 14 February 2014.

Submissions should be made using the conference paper management system, details of which will be sent upon registration. Papers should be in Word (DOC), or Rich Text Format (RTF) only (i.e. other formats will NOT be accepted). If necessary, files may be compressed, using ZIP format only. The ZIP file must contain two documents, .DOC format – i.e. an abstract of your paper and your full paper. Papers that do not meet the formatting instructions will be returned to the authors for revision. They are unable to accept PDF or PS files.

Please download and read the strict formatting guidelines HERE. Failure to do so will mean the organizers having to return papers for proper completion. In addition, please use the supplied document template HERE to help conform to the guidelines.

The total length of the paper should not exceed ten pages, including all figures, tables and references. Hyperlinks should be removed from the paper for both email addresses and web pages.

You can find more info on their dedicated Facebook page HERE and the conference video HEREPlease see the official website HERE for further information.

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