[PET] PoPETs 2016 Call for Nominations

Tariq Elahi mtelahi at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Mar 23 09:55:53 GMT 2016

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Call for Nominations

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You are invited to submit nominations for the 2016 Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies.

The Caspar Bowden 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), and carries a cash prize as well as a physical award monument.

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 April 1, 2014 until March 30, 2016.

Anyone can nominate a paper by sending an email message to award-chairs16 at petsymposium.org containing the following:

Paper title
Author(s) contact information
Publication venue and full reference
Link to an available online version of the paper
A nomination statement of no more than 500 words.
All nominations must be submitted by April 5, 2016. The 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.

The complete Award rules including eligibility requirements can be found at https://petsymposium.org/award/rules.php.

More information about the Caspar Bowden PET award (including past winners) is available at https://petsymposium.org/award/ and more information about the 2016 PET Symposium is available at https://petsymposium.org/2016.

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