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Call for presentations and tutorials

The AusCERT2013 Call for Presentations and Tutorials is now CLOSED.

Thank you to all who made submissions. We received 140 papers and thank our IT security community for this fantastic response. The quality of the conference program is going to be very high - it's going to be a great conference! We hope you can join us and look forward to seeing you there. Registrations will open this month, so please mark the conference dates in your calendar. AusCERT2013: 20th-24th May 2013.

About the Call for presentations and tutorials

The AusCERT2013 program committee welcomes original contributions for presentations and tutorials not previously published nor submitted in parallel for publication to any other conference or workshop.

AusCERT2013 is using the EasyChair conference system for the Call for Presentations.

Important Dates

Presentation/Tutorial Summary
Submission deadline:

31st January 2013

Notification of acceptance:

17th February 2013

AusCERT2013 Conference

20th-24th May 2013

Presentation/Tutorial Submission

Submissions could fall under one of the following broad categories:

Presentation summaries should be up to a maximum of 2 pages. Submissions will only be considered if they provide a clear idea of the presentation content, key points to be covered during the presentation and are followed by the PowerPoint presentation at a later date.

Summaries should be submitted in text. Submissions will NOT be accepted after closing time:

Thursday, 31 January 2013 at 11:00:00 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time
Friday, 1 February 2013 at 00:00:00 AM Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time
Thursday, 31 January 2013 at 8:00:00 AM US Eastern Time
Thursday, 31 January 2013 at 5:00:00 AM US Pacific Time
Thursday, 31 January 2013 at 1:00:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time

All presentations and tutorial submissions will be handled electronically.

NOTE: Submissions made by people other than a presenter/author will not be accepted, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Submissions promoting specific products or services will not be considered nor accepted.

Presentation requirements

Presentations comprise a 40 minute timeframe. We recommend presenters allow 5 minutes for questions (ie, 35 minute presentation + 5 mins Q&A).

AusCERT2013 requires a non-exclusive copyright license for all presentations at the conference and for the presentation material. This includes potential distribution on a conference USB stick and the conference website.

Tutorial requirements

Tutorials may be half (3.5 hours) or full day (7 hours) or two days (14 hours) and can cover topics with a business or technical focus. Note that if a tutorial is selected, handout material for distribution to tutorial attendees must be provided at least 14 days prior to the commencement of the conference.

AusCERT2013 requires a non-exclusive copyright license for all tutorial handout material for distribution to tutorial attendees.

Presentation and Tutorial Selection

The AusCERT2013 Program Committee will independently select all topics and speakers based on the quality of presentations. Acceptance of these submissions is at the discretion of the Program Committee which has the right to refuse any submission. The Program Committee's decisions are final.

Assistance for speakers selected

AusCERT is able to assist in covering the travel and accommodation costs of conference speakers. The standard offer includes:

The above conditions may be varied under special circumstances.

We look forward to receiving your submission. Good luck!

AusCERT2013 Program Committee

Register Now


Preparations are underway for AusCERT2013 and we are looking forward to another great conference. Mark the dates in your calendar! AusCERT2013 will be held 20th-24th May 2013.

Tutorials will be Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st May 2013.

The main conference program will be Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th May 2013.

The Gala Dinner incorporating the Australian SC Information Security Awards and AusCERT Awards will be on Thursday 23rd May.


AusCERT members receive 50% discount on their registration. For more information on how to become a member of AusCERT, contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Buy 2, Get 1 Free!
When you register 2 x delegates you can bring a 3rd person to AusCERT2013 FREE! We think that's a great deal and hope you do too :)

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