WOOT '17 Instructions for Authors and Speakers

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These instructions are for those who will be presenting material at the 2017 USENIX Workshop on Advances in Security Education (WOOT '17). If you wish to submit a paper or deliver a talk at another upcoming USENIX event, please see the Conferences page to find the conference you're interested in.

Visa

If you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa to attend the conference, please contact conference@usenix.org as soon as possible. (Visa applications can take at least 30 working days to process.) Please identify yourself as a presenter and include your mailing address in your email.

Contact

If you have questions, please contact Michele Nelson, michele@usenix.org, or your Program Co-Chairs, William Enck and Collin Mulliner, woot17chairs@usenix.org.

Instructions for Authors of Refereed Papers

  1. Final Papers: A printable PDF of your paper is due on or before Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 8:59 pm PDT. Please note:
    • This is a hard deadline, no extensions will be granted.
    • Papers should be typeset in two-column format in 10-point Times Roman type on 12-point leading (single-spaced), with the text block being no more than 6.5" wide by 9" deep.
    • Templates and sample first pages (two-column format) for Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available on the USENIX templates page.
    • Upload your final paper to the Web submissions system by July 25, 2017, 8:59 pm PDT. If you have questions, please contact Michele Nelson: michele@usenix.org.
  2. Production Requirements: NEW for WOOT '17
    • All paper titles, authors, and affiliations are rendered from the information in the HotCRP Web submission system. Please make sure to update this information as necessary when you upload your final paper PDF.
    • Please make sure that your final paper PDF is searchable.
  3. Consent Form: Because USENIX allows authors to retain ownership of the copyright in their works, we require a signed consent form from each author of a refereed paper, giving USENIX the right to publish that work. To review the consent form and sign with an electronic signature, follow this link and read the instructions on the screen. If you are the lead author, please make sure all of your co-authors sign a form.
  4. Registration: The USENIX Conference Department will contact you with instructions for registering online. Please note: If the conference registration fee poses a financial hardship for the presenter of the refereed paper, please contact conference@usenix.org.
  5. Presentations: We will provide equipment for projection, plus the following:
    • 1 wireless microphone
    • Cables and extension cords: HDMI and Mini-Displayport are provided for connecting your laptop to the AV setup. Please check your device ahead of time and bring any special adapters you might need.
    Please note: laptops are not provided.
  6. Slides should be set up for a 16:9 aspect ratio. In order to make your presentation available on the USENIX Web site immediately after the workshop, please email your electronic files to slides@usenix.org as soon as possible after your presentation.
  7. All papers will be available online to registered attendees before the workshop. If your accepted paper should not be published prior to the event, please notify production@usenix.org. The papers will be available online to everyone beginning on the first day of the workshop.

Instructions for Keynote Speakers, Invited Speakers, and Panelists

  1. The USENIX Conference Department will contact you with instructions for registering online. We will provide equipment for projection, plus the following:
    • 1 wireless microphone
    • Cables and extension cords: HDMI and Mini-Displayport are provided for connecting your laptop to the AV setup. Please check your device ahead of time and bring any special adapters you might need.
    Please note: laptops are not provided.
  2. Consent Form: USENIX requires a signed consent form from all presenters. To review the consent form and sign with an electronic signature, follow this link and read the instructions on the screen.
  3. Presentation slides: Slides should be set up for a 16:9 aspect ratio. In order to make your talk available on the USENIX Web site immediately after the conference, please email your electronic files to slides@usenix.org as soon as possible after your presentation.