Fifteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security

August 11–13, 2019
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Co-located with

Join us for the Fifteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2019), which will take place on August 11–13, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA, USA. SOUPS brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers and practitioners in human computer interaction, security, and privacy. The program will include refereed paper presentations, a poster session, lightning talks, and a day of pre-symposium workshops, tutorials, hackathons, and other events to support exploration and networking related to topics of interest to the usable privacy and security community.

View the symposium program now. Workshop programs will be available soon.


Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, July 22, 2019

See the Registration Information page for details.

Speakers and Program Committee Members

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Refunds and Cancellations

The registration cancellation deadline is Friday, August 2, 2019. Please review the USENIX Registration Substitution and Cancellation Policy for more information.


Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

USENIX has negotiated a special room rate of US$249/night plus tax for single/double occupancy for conference attendees. This rate includes complimentary in-room wireless internet. To receive this special rate, book your room online or call +1 800.228.9290 and mention USENIX. The group rate will be available until Monday, July 22, 2019, or until the block sells out, whichever occurs first. After the hotel discount deadline has passed, contact the hotel directly to inquire whether rooms are still available.

For more information, see the Venue, Hotel, and Travel page.

Note: As of July 17, the USENIX room block is beginning to sell out. If your required dates do not appear to be available, please visit the hotel's standard website or call them for the best available rates.

SOUPS 2019 Tutorial and Workshops

The following events will be held on Sunday, August 11, 2019. See the Call for Workshops Submissions page for an overview of all of these events.

Contextual Integrity: From Theory to Practice (Tutorial)
View the tutorial proposal

Designing for the Extremes of Risk
View the Call for Presentations

WSIW 2019: 5th Workshop on Security Information Workers
View the Call for Papers

WIPS 2019: 4th Workshop on Inclusive Privacy and Security
View the Call for Papers

WAY 2019: Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication Workshop
View the Call for Papers


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