Program (pdf download)

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Symposium on
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
Friday, September 28, 2018
Science & Engineering Hall
800 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Organized by
Xiuzhen (Susan) Cheng, General Chair
Joseph (Joe) Valacich, Program Co-Chair
Nan Zhang, Program Co-Chair
Wednesday, September 26 [HotPrivacy Day]
Schedule for the HotPrivacy day will be
announced soon. If your talk is scheduled
on Wednesday, you will receive a separate
email with timing, instructions, etc.
Thursday, September 27 [Day 1]
9am - 9:15am
Xiuzhen Cheng, General Chair
Joe Valacich, Program Co-Chair
9:15am - 10:15am
Details of the keynote talk will be announced on the conference website in early September.
10:15am - 10:30am
10:30am - 12pm
Research 1
Invited talk: Anthony Vance, Temple University
Privacy, Polarization, and Passage of Divisive Laws
Benjamin Johnson, Technical University of Munich; Paul Laskowski, UC Berkeley
PhotoSafer: Content-based Context-aware Private Photo Protection for Smartphones
Ang Li, David Darling, Qinghua Li, University of Arkansas
12pm - 1pm
1pm - 2:30pm
Research 2
Invited talk: Joe Valacich, University of Arizona
Epsilon Voting: Mechanism Design for Parameter Selection in Differential Privacy
Nitin Kohli, Paul Laskowski, UC Berkeley School of Information
The Potential for User-Tailored Privacy on Facebook
Moses Namara, Henry Sloan, Priyanka Jaiswal, Bart P. Knijnenburg, Clemson University
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Details of the panel will be announced on the conference website in early September.
3:30pm - 3:45pm
Thursday, September 27 [Day 1]
3:45pm - 5:15pm
Research 3
Invited talk: Jeff Jenkins, Brigham Young University
BigBing: Privacy-Preserving Cloud-Based Malware Classification Service
Yunus Kucuk, Nikhil Patil, Zhan Shu, Guanhua Yan, Binghamton University
Efficient Privacy-Preserving Outsourcing of Large-Scale Geometric Programming
Wei Bao, Qinghua Li, University of Arkansas
5:15pm - 6:30pm
The list of accepted posters will be announced on the conference website in early September.
Friday, September 28 [Day 2]
9am - 10:30am
Research 3
Informational Privacy, A Right to Explanation, and Interpretable AI
Tae Wan Kim, Bryan Routledge, Carnegie Mellon University
Privacy-Preserving Data Collection in Context-Aware Applications
Wei Li, Georgia State University; Chunqiang Hu, Chongqing University; Tianyi Song, Marshall
University; Jiguo Yu, Qufu Normal University; Xiaoshuang Xing, Changshu Institute of
Technology; Zhipeng Cai, Georgia State University
Deriving privacy settings for location sharing: Are context factors always the best choice?
Frederic Raber, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence; Antonio Krueger, Saarland
10:30am - 11am
11am - 12:30pm
Research 4
Invited talk: Ryan T. Wright, University of Virginia
Privacy Enabled Crowdsourced Transmitter Localization Using Adjusted Measurements
Harsimran Singh, Shamik Sarkar, Anuj Dimri, Aditya Bhaskara, Neal Patwari, Sneha Kasera,
University of Utah; Samuel Ramirez, Kurt Derr, Idaho National Labs
A Cloud-based Secure and Privacy-Preserving Clustering Analysis of Infectious Disease
Jianqing Liu, Yaodan Hu, University of Florida; Hao Yue, San Francisco State University; Yanmin
Gong, Oklahoma State University; Yuguang Fang, University of Florida
12:30pm - 12:45pm
Boxed lunch
IEEE Symposium on Privacy-Aware Computing | Wed, Sep 26, 2018 - Fri, Sep 28, 2018
Science & Engineering Hall | 800 22nd Street, NW | Washington, DC 20052
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Organized by Xiuzhen Cheng, General Chair | Joseph (Joe) Valacich and Nan Zhang, Program Co-Chairs

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