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BioSecure 2009
Biosurveillance and Biosecurity Workshop
September 24-25, 2009        Taipei, Taiwan

Sponsored by NTU, IEEE ITS, ISDS, NSF, & NSC

 
  
 
 
 
 

 
 
Call for Papers (See the printable version here)


* AUTHORS PLEASE NOTE: Authors of all accepted papers need to submit the final version of their papers by September 14, 2009. Please follow the formatting requirements closely (same as the initial submission) and produce camera-ready quality papers. Please use the original EasyChair account to send in the updated final paper. Please note that all attendees must register for the conference, and that all papers must have at least one author registered for the conference. See the Registration page for details.

The submission system for BioSecure 09 is closed to new submissions: https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=biosecure09.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Long papers (12 pages), short papers (6 pages), and extended abstracts (2 pages) had to have been submitted electronically via the online submission system. Submissions must be in English. A formal publication with the Springer LNCS is planned. Required Springer LNCS Microsoft Word/LaTeX templates can be found on the Springer's LNCS Author page (URL: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0).

Please note that all attendees must register for the conference, and that all papers must have at least one author registered for the conference. When the registration site has been opened, the URL will be posted here.

For paper submission questions, please contact Dr. Daniel Zeng of The University of Arizona, at zeng@email.arizona.edu.


Main Workshop Themes and Topics


The main Workshop Themes include:

  • Emerging Biosurveillance Techniques, Models, and Systems
  • International Data Sources, Case Studies, and Collaboration

Relevant sample topics include but are not limited to:

  • Biosurveillance and biosecurity system architecture and interoperability
  • Bio-event detection from distributed and diverse data sources
  • International health information sharing and data governance
  • Spatio-temporal data analysis/GIS for biosurveillance and biosecurity applications
  • Social network analysis for biosecurity
  • System evaluation, scalability, and sustainability
  • Privacy and system security issues
  • Case studies and technology adoption
 
Meeting Dates and Additional Activities

Please note that while the workshop sessions will be held September 24-25, additional local tours will be offered on September 26; please make your travel plans accordingly.