SOUPS 2017 Call for Workshops and Tutorials

In cooperation with USENIX, the Advanced Computing Systems Association, SOUPS 2017 will be co-located with the 2017 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, July 12–14, 2017.

Important Dates

All dates are at 23:59 AoE (Anywhere on Earth) time.

  • Workshop and tutorial proposals submission deadline: Monday, January 30, 2017 Friday, February 3, 2017 Deadline extended!
  • Notification of workshop/tutorial acceptance: Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Final workshop CFP due date for workshop organizers: Sunday, March 12, 2017
  • Workshop paper submission deadline: Thursday, May 25, 2017
  • Workshop paper acceptance notification to authors: Friday, June 9, 2017
  • Workshop camera-ready papers due: Sunday, June 18, 2017

Workshop Organizers

Tutorials and Workshops Co-Chairs

Adam Aviv, U.S. Naval Academy
Florian Schaub, University of Michigan

Overview

The Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) features one day with workshops and tutorials to support exploration and networking related to specific topics of interest to the usable privacy and security community. We invite you to submit a proposal to organize a full- or half-day workshop or tutorial at SOUPS 2017 on July 12–14 in Santa Clara, CA. Proposed workshop and tutorials should be of interest to the broader SOUPS community, including the areas of usable security and usable privacy.

Workshop Proposals

Due date: January 30, 2017 Friday, February 3, 2017 Deadline extended!

Workshops enable attendees with shared interests to meet in the context of a focused and interactive discussion. Workshops are an opportunity to move a topic forward and build community. SOUPS workshops might address basic research, applied research, practice, education, methodologies, competitions, or emerging topics in usable privacy and/or usable security.

Examples of some successful past workshops are:

  • Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication
  • Workshop on Security Information Workers
  • Workshop on Usable Security and Privacy Education
  • Workshop on Privacy Personas and Segmentation
  • EFF Crypto Usability Prize Workshop
  • Workshop on Home Usable Privacy and Security

 

Submissions should be at most 3 pages in length and submitted as a single PDF document. The submission must include the following items:

  • Page 1
    • Title of workshop
    • List of organizers (including affiliations and contact information)
    • An abstract description of the workshop describing the workshop’s goal, scope, and format (i.e., will submissions be solicited via a CFP, or will attendees be engaged in other ways), as well as your advertising/promotional strategy for attracting attendees
  • Pages 2–3
    • A draft Call for Papers or other marketing materials
    • A sample agenda for the workshop (indicate if half or full day)
    • A list of any additional material/equipment that may be needed to execute the workshop

Submit Your Proposal

Submit your proposal via the Web submission form.

Tutorial Proposals

Due date: Monday, January 30, 2017 Friday, February 3, 2017 Deadline extended!

A SOUPS tutorial is a half-day, in-depth learning experience on one or more state-of-the-art topics in usable privacy and security presented by researchers or practitioners within the field. A tutorial should focus on its topic in detail and include references to the "must read" papers or materials within its domain. Tutorials in which participants actively engage in exercises or hands-on work are particularly welcome.

Examples of some successful past tutorials are:

  • Introduction to Password Cracking and Research on Passwords
  • Examining Cybercrime through Multiple Lenses
  • Hacking Public Policy
  • Tutorial on Working with Computer Forensics Data
  • Tutorial on Experiment Design and Quantitative Methods for Usable Security Research

Submissions should be at most 3 pages in length and submitted as a single PDF document. The submission must include the following items:

  • Page 1
    • Tutorial title
    • List of instructors (including affiliations and contact tutorial)
    • An abstract describing the topic of the tutorial, the proposed learning outcomes for participants, plans for exercises or interactive activities, as well as your advertising/promotional strategy for attracting attendees
  • Pages 2–3
    • A sample agenda for the tutorial, including topics to be covered (note: tutorials are typically only a half-day)
    • A list of any additional material/equipment that may be needed to execute the workshop

Submit Your Proposal

Submit your proposal via the Web submission form.

Contact

For questions, or to discuss the suitability of a workshop or tutorial idea, please contact the workshop chairs at:
soups17-workshops@umich.edu.