Global Security Forum
with focus on
International Cyber Security Governance, Human Factors, Policies, and Technologies.
Location: Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
June 19 to Jun 21, 2012
Sponsored By Office of Naval Research
Workshop Corporate Sponsors
The International Cyber
Center at George Mason University and ESCERT at Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) are
jointly organizing the Fourth Workshop on Cyber Security and Global Affairs.
This program will take an interdisciplinary
view of cyber security and related global issues. We will have
two types of sessions –
plenary sessions and break-out sessions.
The plenary presentations will involve a mix of invited speakers
discussion among the attendees. The program is
structured to facilitate
participant interaction. We plan on a session which will facilitate interaction in small groups.
The meetings will be held at C/Jordi Girona,1-3; Edificio A3 (Aula Master); 08034 BARCELONA, SPAIN.
Who should attend
We invite participation of students, faculty, corporate executives, senior government officials, and executives from international organizations. This is meant to be an interdisciplinary workshop. Participants with technology, strategy, and law enforcement backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
PanelsGlobal laws and current trends for data protection
Cyber Security in Telcom
Financial Services Industry
Dr. Stuart Malawer, Distinguished Service Professor of Law and International Trade, George Mason University
Mr. Jerry Archer, Chief Security Officer and SVP, Sallie Mae
Mr. Manuel García-Cervigón, Managing Director, esCERT-UPC, Barcelona, Spain
Mr. Toni Felguera Segador, Head of Security R&D, Barcelona Digital Centre Tecnologic
In general, the workshop will deal with strategic, policy,
technology and global issues. The cyber security threat is not constrained by national
boundaries. Thus, the international
implications of the security and privacy issues is very important in this
Some of the topics to be covered in the workshop are:
Call for Papers
Participantion in this workshop is by invitation. Participants will have an opportunity to participate actively in the discussions, make presentations during the plenary sessions or in the break out sessions. Interested participants should submit a one page abstract for evaluation by the workshop organizing committee. The abstract submission and processing schedule is:Abstract due -
Selection and notification - 30 May 2012
Final submission - 10 June 2012
Email the abstracts to Dr Arun Sood - asood (at) gmu (dot) edu
Please register using the registration form here.
The workshop organizers expect that they will be able to
offer scholarships to a few attendees.
The scholarship will partially cover the costs in connection with the
workshop. Please contact Dr. Arun Sood: asood (at) gmu (dot) edu.