[PET] PET Award: Call for Nominations

Vitaly Shmatikov shmat at cs.utexas.edu
Sun May 17 05:56:50 BST 2009

Apologies if you receive this more than once.

You are invited to submit nominations for the 2009 PET Award.

The PET Award is presented annually to researchers who have made an outstanding 
contribution to the theory, design, implementation, or deployment of privacy 
enhancing technology. It is awarded at the annual Privacy Enhancing 
Technologies Symposium (PETS).

The PET Award carries a prize of 3000 US dollars thanks to the generous 
support of Microsoft. The crystal prize itself is offered by the Office of 
the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada.

Any paper by any author written in the area of privacy enhancing technologies 
is eligible for nomination. However, the paper must have appeared in a refereed 
journal, conference, or workshop with proceedings published in the period from 
August 1st, 2007 until May 21st, 2009.

The complete Award rules including eligibility requirements can be found at 

Anyone can nominate a paper by sending an email message containing the 
following to award-chairs09 at petsymposium.org:

     * Paper title
     * Author(s)
     * Author(s) contact information
     * Publication venue and full reference
     * A nomination statement of no more than 500 words.

All nominations must be submitted by May 21st, 2009. An Award committee will 
select one or two winners among the nominations received. Winners must be 
present at the PET Symposium in order to receive the Award. This requirement 
can be waived only at the discretion of the PET Advisory board.

More information about the PET award (including past winners) is available at 

More information about the 2009 PET Symposium is available at 

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