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ACM TURC 2017 (SIGSAC China) Call for Papers

The ACM TURC 2017 (SIGSAC China) conference is a new leading international forum for academia, government, and industry to present novel research results in all practical and theoretical aspects of computer and communications security. Papers should be related to the construction, evaluation, application, or operation of secure systems. All topic areas related to computer and communications security are of interest and in scope. The ACM TURC 2017 (SIGSAC China) is technically supported by ACM SIGSAC in China.

High quality papers will be invited to submit their extended versions to one or more SCI-indexed special issues, including: Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (to be confirmed).

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

  • Access control
  • Accounting and audit
  • Applied cryptography
  • Authentication
  • Big data security and privacy
  • Biometrics
  • Blockchain and alternatives
  • Cloud computing security
  • Computer forensics
  • Cyber-physical security
  • Data and application security
  • Embedded systems security
  • Formal methods for security
  • Hardware-based security and applications
  • IoT security and privacy
  • Key management
  • Malware and botnets
  • Mobile computing security
  • Network security
  • Operating system security
  • Practical post-quantum security
  • Privacy-enhancing technology
  • Runtime attacks and defenses
  • Secure computation
  • Security architectures
  • Security of critical infrastructures
  • Security metrics
  • Software security
  • Trusted computing
  • Usable security and privacy
  • Web security
  • Wireless security and privacy

  • Submission guidelines

    Submissions must be at most 10 pages in double-column ACM format ( including the bibliography and well-marked appendices. All aspects of the submission and notification process will be handled electronically. Submissions must adhere to the paper formatting instructions. Research papers will be judged for quality and relevance through double-blind reviewing, where the identities of the authors are withheld from the reviewers. Author names and affiliations must not appear in the papers, and bibliographic references must be adjusted to preserve author anonymity. Submissions should be uploaded at:


    Submission deadlines

  • Paper submission: 15th Jan., 2017 (firm)
  • Notification: 1st March, 2017
  • Camera-ready: 30th March, 2017

  • Organizers

    General Chair:
    Hui Li (Xidian University, China)

    ACM SIGSAC in China Steering Committee:
    Hui Li (Xidian University, China)
    Jianfeng Ma (Xidian University, China)
    Dawu Gu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
    Sheng Zhong (Nanjing University, China)
    Zhenfu Cao (East China Normal University, China)

    TPC Chair:
    Feifei Li (University of Utah, USA)
    Haojin Zhu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

    Panel Chair:
    Weili Han (Fudan University, China)

    Industry Forum Chair:
    Min Yang (Fudan University, China)
    Zhen Ling (Southeast University, China)

    Publicity Chair:
    Na Ruan (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
    Qi Li (Tsinghua University, China)
    Yulong Fu (Xidian University, China)

    TPC Member:
    Sherman S. M. Chow (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
    Jie Yang (Florida State University)
    Haixin Duan (Tsinghua University, China)
    Weili Han (Fudan University, China)
    Jin Li (Guangzhou University, China)
    Xiaodong Lin (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
    Rongxing Lu (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
    Di Ma (University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA)
    Qian Wang (Wuhan University, China)
    Jian Weng (Jinan University, China)
    Qianhong Wu (Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China)
    Min Yang (Fudan University, China)
    Yinqian Zhang (The Ohio State University, USA)
    Xinyi Huang (Fujian Normal University, China)
    Zhen Ling (Southeast University, China)
    Yao Liu (South Florida University, USA)
    Xinwen Fu (UMass Lowell, USA)
    Ming Li (University of Arizona, USA)
    Xiaofeng Chen (Xidian University, USA)
    Licheng Wang (BUPT, China)
    Xiaohui Liang (UMASS Boston, USA)
    Rui Zhang (University of Delaware, USA)
    Qi Li (Tsinghua University, China)
    Xiaokui Xiao (NTU, Singapore)
    Zonghua Zhang (Institut Mines-Télécom/TELECOM Lille, France)
    Tao Xiang (Chongqing University, China)
    Fei Chen (Shenzhen University, China)
    Zhe Liu (University of Waterloo, Canada)
    Chao Shen (XJTU, China)
    Yuanyuan Zhang (SJTU, China)
    Ye Wu (Baidu, China)

    Tentative Program

    There are 3 main programs in this Symposium:

    • Research Track: Call for original and high-quality research papers

    • Keynote Speech: Distinguished speakers from ACM SIGSAC

    • Industry Forum: Invited Talks from industries


    Keynote Speech

    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Pennsylvania State University

    Trent Jaeger
    Chair of ACM SIGSAC
    Pennsylvania State University

    Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University

    Ninghui Li
    Vice Chair of ACM SIGSAC
    Purdue University


    Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University

    Elisa Bertino
    Editor in Chief of IEEE TDSC
    Purdue University



    Industry Forum

    We are contacting industry partners for potential collaboration.

    • Confirmed





    Tentative schedule

    May 13, 2017


    Keynote Speech 1
    Trent Jaeger, Professor of CSE at Pennsylvania State University

    60 mins


    Industry Forum 1

    60 mins

    16:00- 17:30

    Technical Program



    May 14, 2017


    Keynote Speech 2
    Ninghui Li, Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University

    60 mins


    Keynote Speech 3
    Elisa Bertino, EIC of TDSC
    Purdue University

    60 mins

    16:00- 17:30

    Technical Program