Student Awards 2016

Student Awards
is open!

The 8th International Conference on Cyber Conflict 2016 (CyCon 2016) is an annual NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) event, conducted in technical cooperation with the IEEE Estonia Section. CyCon 2016 will focus on ‘Cyber Power’.

Submission details

We are seeking novel and previously unpublished short paper which would provide an overview of a recent Master thesis in the field of cyber security. Students from various disciplines such as computer sciences, law and political sciences are invited to participate. Submissions will be evaluated based on their originality and significance to the conference’s theme “Cyber Power”.

The program committee will accept the best 3 submissions to be presented during CyCon, where the Award Committee will evaluate the presentations and give the awards. Universities of accepted candidates are highly encouraged to support their students to participate in this student session.

Eligibility Criteria

People who have graduated from Master Degree programs no earlier than 01 January 2014.

Candidates must submit the following:

   1. Short paper on the thesis in maximum 2500 words written in English

   2. Published thesis or dissertation

   3. Signed recommendation letter from the university/thesis advisor

   4. Curriculum Vitae

The abstracts and manuscripts must be uploaded electronically to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cycon2016 with the prefix “STUDENT AWARD SUBMISSION” in their title, after creating an account and the rest of the documents will be uploaded as attachments. By submitting their work, authors accept and give permission for their papers to be published by NATO CCD COE.

Important dates

Submission Deadline: 21 March 2016

Notification of Acceptance: 29 April 2016

Prizes

Best submissions will be presented and prizes awarded at CyCon 2016. The awards comprise of a free conference pass for all invited candidates and the following cash prizes for the top three student papers:

1st place: 1000 Euro

2nd place: 600 Euro

3rd place:  400 Euro

NATO CCD COE will not cover travel or accommodation expenses.

Please see the Student Call for Papers for more details and topic areas.