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IWSSS 2021 is organized in conjunction with the 13th International Conference on Electronics, Computers & Artificial Intelligence - ECAI 2021

IWSSS 2021 is the 9th edition of the International Workshop on Systems Safety & Security, a prestigious scientific event focused on topics of growing importance in the global political, military and economic context. The workshop topics are related to increasing the security and safety of the systems that are key components of critical infrastructures such as energy production and distribution, water and wastewater management, defence, healthcare providers, transportation systems and communications.
The previous editions of our workshop brought together renowned professors and researchers, practitioners and implementers from industry, young scientists and specialists from all over the world. IWSSS is a real bridge between academia and industry.
The quality and international visibility of the workshop are certified by the fact that the papers presented at the previous editions were published in IEEE Xplore and indexed by Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (ISI).

Workshop Topics

  • Systems security & safety
  • Formal methods for security
  • Data security and privacy in critical systems
  • Physical and logical access control
  • Biometric identification of persons
  • Malware detection, modelling and analysis methods
  • Security assessment, pentesting, vulnerability evaluation
  • Wireless sensor networks security
  • Artificial intelligence used in the field of safety and security
  • Machine learning applications in cybersecurity
  • Assets tracking, monitoring and surveillance solutions
  • Advanced encryption techniques

9 yearly editions since 2013 having more that 30 participants each year

International environment, workshop attended by authors from more that 25 countries

All papers were published in IEEE Xplore

Papers from 2013 - 2019 editions were indexed by Clarivate ISI (WoS)

Previous editions

  • IWSSS 2013 - 11.10-13.10.2013 - Sinaia, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2014 - 23.10-25.10.2014 - Bucharest, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2015 - 25.06-27.06.2015 - Bucharest, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2016 - 30.06-02.07.2016 - Ploiesti, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2017 - 29.06-01.07.2017 - Targoviste, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2018 - 28.06-30.06.2018 - Iasi, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2019 - 27.06-29.06.2019 - Pitesti, Romania - IEEE Xplore & ISI Indexed;
  • IWSSS 2020 - 25.06-26.06.2020 - Bucharest, Romania (e-event) - Published in IEEE Xplore & pending ISI indexing;

Important Dates

05.04.2021

Early-bird paper submission deadline
 

19.04.2021

Notification of acceptance for early-bird papers

26.04.2021

Camera-ready paper submission (early-bird)
 

26.04.2021

Early-bird registration (10% discount of regular fee)

 

03.06.2021

Paper submission deadline
 

10.06.2021

Notification of acceptance
 

16.06.2021

Camera-ready paper submission & registration

01-03.07.2021

IWSSS 2021 & ECAI 2021 Conference days
 

Author Info

Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers electronically using EasyChair system and choosing the corresponding track.
Papers submitted for presentation should contain original research, not published or being considered for publication elsewhere.
All materials must be written in English.
The participants must prepare the full version of their paper following IEEE Conference Submission Standards.
The Word template can be downloaded from this link.

Maximum six pages A4 in double column format are allowed. Authors may upload longer manuscript up to a maximum of eight pages total. However, each page in excess of six will incur a supplementary charge.

The papers will undergo a peer review process, coordinated by the International Scientific Committee. The corresponding author of each paper will be notified of the result by e-mail.If the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the workshop and present the paper.
As a part of the procedure, authors of accepted papers must send us a signed Copyright Form for each paper. Missing this document may lead to paper unpublishing.

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be published in IEEE Xplore database and submitted for indexing to Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (ISI).
All sections of the ECAI 2021 conference will be organized as electronic sessions using the Webex platform. A user guide for this platform can be found here.

Registration Fees

The payment details and registration fees are listed on ECAI 2021 website!
  • ECAI fee for the regular sessions is 250 Euros
    • ECAI discounts for the fee of 250 Euros are as follows:
    • a) 10% / 20% discount for IEEE/IAS members
    • b) 20% discount for authors from countries with Lower middle income
    • c) 10% discount for authors from countries with Upper middle income
    • d) 30% discount for authors from Romania
    • e) 50% discount for master and PhD students from any country if they are the first author of the papers (1st, 2nd and 3rd)
    • f) 50% discount for the 2nd and 3rd papers (for all authors)
  • ECAI fee for the e-sessions is 125 Euros
    • ECAI discounts for the fee of 125 Euros are as follows:
    • a) 40% discount for authors from countries with Lower middle income
    • b) 20% discount for authors from countries with Upper middle income
    • c) 50% discount for master and PhD students from any country if they are the first author of the papers (1st, 2nd and 3rd)

Scientific & Organising Committees

IWSSS 2021 Scientific Committee

  • To Be Announced

Workshop Program Committee

  • To Be Announced



Organising Committee Co-chairs

  • Emil Pricop, Petroleum-Gas University, Ploiesti, Romania
  • Grigore Stamatescu, Politehnica University, Bucharest, Romania
  • Jaouhar Fattahi, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Workshop Location

University of Pitesti
Targu din Vale Street, 1
Pitesti, Romania

More information regarding conference location and accomodation can be found on ECAI Conference (host conference) Website.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding IWSSS 2021 you can use our contact form or the contact data below:

Emil PRICOP, PhD Eng.

Automatic Control, Computers and Electronics Department
Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti
București Blvd., nr. 39, RO-100680, Ploiești, România
E-mail: emil.pricop [at] upg-ploiesti [dot] ro

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