North American Round 2013

North American Round 2013

North American Round 2013

Eligible countries: Students from the following countries can participate in the North American round of the conference: United States of America, Canada.

Location: Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Dates: 15-17 November 2012

The ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ conference will be hosted at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, 15-17 November 2012 together with CSAW - CyberSecurity Competition.

Important Dates:

  • Paper Submission Due: Tuesday, 23 October 2012
  • Acceptance Notification: Friday, 26 October 2012
  • Final Presentations Due: Monday, 12 November 2012

Participation requirements:

Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. students from higher education institutions and graduate schools based in the USA and Canada are welcome to apply. To participate just follow these steps:

  1. Register here your interest and get full submission details
  2. Submit your research paper by 21 October, 2012
  3. Prepare a 10 minute presentation (subject to winning a place at the conference).

Participation is free. Kaspersky Lab will cover all participants’ travel and accommodation expenses. By submitting a paper, participants give their consent for Kaspersky Lab to publish their work at

The best projects will be given awards and valuable prizes (1st place $1000, 2nd place $750 and 3rd place $500) from Kaspersky Lab and the authors will be invited to attend the international ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ conference.

Paper Submission Process and Paper Format

Click here for "Info Brochure North American Cup 2013"
Download formatting guidelines here.
Use the document template to help conform to the guidelines.

Submissions should be made using our conference paper management system, details of which will be sent upon registration. Papers should be in Word (DOC), or Rich Text Format (RTF) only (i.e. other formats will NOT be accepted). If necessary, files may be compressed, using ZIP format only. The ZIP file must contain two documents, .DOC format – i.e. an abstract of your paper and your full paper. Papers that do not meet the formatting instructions will be returned to the authors for revision. We are unable to accept PDF or PS files.

Please download and read the strict formatting guidelines. Failure to do so will mean us having to return papers for proper completion.

In addition, please use the supplied document template to help conform to the guidelines.

The total length of the paper should not exceed ten pages, including all figures, tables and references. Hyperlinks should be removed from the paper for both email addresses and web pages.

You can find more info on our dedicated facebook page & the conference video.

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