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SGSC 2012 : The 2012 International Workshop on Smart Grid Security and Communications


When Sep 6, 2012 - Sep 8, 2012
Where Gwangju, Korea
Submission Deadline Mar 31, 2012
Notification Due Apr 30, 2012
Final Version Due May 18, 2012
Categories    smart grid   security   communications   power

Call For Papers

The 2012 International Workshop on Smart Grid Security and Communications (SGSC 2012)

Gwangju, Korea, September 6-8, 2012

In conjunction with 9th IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing (NPC 2012)

With information communication technology advancing at transforming traditional electric power grid into a digital infrastructure with two-way capabilities for communicating information, controlling equipment and energy distribution. The Smart Grid concept arose in response to a combination of external factors that are economic, political, environmental, societal and technical in nature. At the power distribution system level, this concept has motivated the coordination and integration of modern energy, communications, control, and information technologies. However, the downside is that as the grid provides mission-critical services, which need to be secure and reliable. The underlying requirements for a reliable and secure Smart Grid pertain to an adherence
to standards, best practices, as well as a high degree of architectural discipline. This workshop serves to unite common research interests in Smart Grid technologies to discuss and address related security issues, and share novel security solutions.

- Security standard for Smart Grid
- Privacy protection in Smart Grid
- Vulnerability analysis & risk management
- Secure key management and access control in Smart Grid
- Power distribution with full cyber security
- Software security relevant to Smart Grid
- Communication security in Smart Grid
- Security of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
- Killer applications for Smart Grid
- Reliable self-healing for Smart Grid
- Information communication and control technology for Smart Grid
- Secure routing and interconnectivity for Smart Grid
- Scheduling, resource allocation and optimization methodology
- Power distribution under computation and communication constraints
- Incorporation of demand response, smart appliance and consumer devices
- Consumer-to-consumer power re-distribution and networking

Important Dates
Paper submission extended due: March 31, 2012
Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2012
Camera-ready paper due: May 18, 2012
Registration due: May 18, 2012
Conference day: September 6-8, 2012

Submission Guidelines
SGSC 2012 will seek original papers and experience reports.
All papers and reports should be written in English conforming to the Springer Proceedings format
All the submissions should be submitted by using Online Paper Submission System within 8 pages.
If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment.

The Workshop Proceedings will be published as LNCS (indexed by EI and ISTP) series published by Springer (pending).
Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation.
Distinguished selected papers accepted and presented in SGSC 2012, after further revisions, will be published in the special issues of the following
international journals:
- The Journal of Supercomputing (JoS) - Springer (SCI)
- Cluster Computing (CC) (SCI-E)
- Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS), Springer (Open Access)
- Journal of Convergence (JoC), FTRA Publishing
- International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence (IJITCC), InderScience.

Organization Committee

==General Chairs==
Gary W. Chang (FIEEE), National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan
James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, SeoulTech, Korea

==Organizing Chairs==
Bo-Chao Cheng, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan

==Program Chairs==
Steven Low, Caltech, USA (FIEEE)
Paolo Tenti, University of Padova, Italy (FIEEE)
Boming Zhang, Tsinghua University, China (FIEEE)
Huy Kang Kim, Korea University, Korea

==Publicity Chairs==
Ping-Hai Hsu, ITRI, Taiwan
Ezendu Ariwa, London Metropolitan University, UK

==Program Committee==
Huan Chen, National Chung-Hisng Univerity, Taiwan
Kwang Hyuk Im, PaiChai University, Korea
Abdelmajid Khelil, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Chang Oh Kim, NCSOFT, Korea
Ibrahim Korpeoglu, Bilkent University, Turkey
Jung-Shian Li, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
Kwang-Hui Lee, Changwon National University, Korea
Yong-hoon Lim, KEPRI, Korea
Jiunn-Liang Lin, ITRI, Taiwan
Young Hoon Moon, Korea Telecom, Korea
Jiyoung Woo, Korea University, Korea
James C.N. Yang, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Chien-Chung Shen, University of Delaware, USA

If you have any questions about the CFP and papers submission, please email to

Bo-Chao Cheng (

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