Fourteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security

August 12–14, 2018
Baltimore, MD, USA
Co-located with

The Fourteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018) will bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers and practitioners in human computer interaction, security, and privacy. The program will feature technical papers, including replication papers, workshops, a design-a-thon, a poster session, and lightning talks. View the full program.

Keynote Address

"Beyond the Individual: Usability, Utility and Community," by Susan McGregor, Assistant Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism and Assistant Professor at Columbia Journalism School.


Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018

See the Registration Information page for details.

Speakers and Program Committee Members

Please contact the Conference Department for registration information.

Information for Participants

If you are presenting in the Technical Sessions or the Poster Session at SOUPS 2018, please see the Instructions for Participants page for important information.

Consent to Publish

All presenters must sign a consent to publish form, which allows USENIX to publish any slides, audio, and/or video of the presentations. USENIX makes these freely available as part of our commitment to open access.

  • Refereed Paper authors: Please review and e-sign the form. If you are the lead author, please be sure all of your co-authors sign a form.
  • Poster authors: Please review and e-sign the form. If you are the lead author, please be sure all of your co-authors sign a form.
  • Lightning Talks speakers: Please review and e-sign the form.


Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St
Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 800.228.9290

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018.

USENIX has negotiated a special room rate of $199 per night plus tax for single/double occupancy for conference attendees. To receive this special rate, book your room online or call the hotel directly and mention USENIX or SOUPS 2018. The group rate will be available until Monday, July 23, 2018, or until the block sells out, whichever occurs first.

See the Venue, Hotel, and Travel page for more information.


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