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International Workshop on Resilience and ICT for Secure Open Cities - ReISOC 2011


Isao Echizen

National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan

Günter Müller

Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg, Germany

Stefan Sackmann

Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Noboru Sonehara

National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan

A Min Tjoa

Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Sven Wohlgemuth (Point of contact)

National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan


Isao Echizen is associate professor of the Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division of NII. He has received his M.S. and doctoral degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 1997 and 2003, respectively. He has been working at NII since 2007 and now is an associate professor at NII. Since 2009 he has been a visiting professor at Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg, Germany. From 2002 until 2007 he had been a researcher at the Systems Development Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd. He was awarded among others with the IEICE Information and Systems Society Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He was member of the organizing committees of several workshops regarding social informatics, information systems for social innovation, and ICT. He was the PC chair of the International Workshop on Security (IWSEC2007, IWSEC2008, IWSEC2009, IWSEC2010) and of the “8th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS2009)”.

Günter Müller has been working at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany since 1990 and is now a full professor and founder director of the new Institute for Computer Science and Social Studies. In 2000 Professor Müller was scientific expert adviser at the Federal Government’s Conference on “Progressive Governance in the 21. Century”. Daimler-Benz funded the research with Professor Müller as head of the consortium that lead to the development of the concept of multilateral security. German Research Foundation endowed Professor Mueller to define a “Priority Programme about Security in Information and Communication Technology” (1999-2006). The German Federal Ministery of Economics and Technology selected the project for their CeBIT 2003 demonstration. The act of digital signatures in Germany and the E-Commerce directive, as well as the criteria for security of ISO were heavily influenced by Professor Müller. From 1987 until 1990 he had been a director of IBM Germany. Since 2008 he has been a visiting professor at NII. He was awarded among others with the IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award for OSI Development in 1986. In 2009 he has received the Austrian “Ehrenkreuz erster Klasse”, a decoration with medal, for services rendered to science and arts.

Stefan Sackmann is full professor and holds the chair of Management Information Systems at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. After studying political economics at the University of Freiburg, Germany, he received a doctorate in 2003 and fulfilled in 2010  the requirements for a professorship in Information systems in Germany (known as Habilitation). Prof. Sackmann has lead several research projects in the fields of IT risk, compliance, security, and privacy, which were funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation), the EU, and the BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research).

Noboru Sonehara is full professor and the director of the Information and Society Research Division and Information Trust Mechanism and e-Authentication Platform of NII. Since 2010, he is the project leader of the NII project “Data-centric Human and Society Information Center” and of the Japanese-European Institute for Security (JEISec). From 2000 until 2004 he had been a visiting professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. From 1999 until 2003 he had been the director of the NTT Cyber Space Research Labs. He was awarded among others from NTT president for patent invention commendation “Media Server” in 2000. He has organized several conferences and workshops regarding social informatics, information systems for social innovation, and ICT. Additionally, he has established the workshop series “International Workshop on Information Systems for Social Innovation (ISSI)” <http://www.nii.ac.jp/issi/en>.

A Min Tjoa is Full Professor for Software Technology at TUW since 1994. He is currently also Chairman of the Austrian Competence Center for Security Research (―SBA Research‖). From 1985 to 1994 he worked as Full Professor at the Institute of Statistics and Computer Science of the University of Vienna where he was the Head of this institute from 1985 to 1987. He acted as the President of the Austrian Computer Society from 1999 to 2003. He is member of the IFIP Technical Committee for Information Systems. Since 2000 Prof. Tjoa is Vice-Chairman of the DEXA-Association (Database and Expert Systems Applications). Since 2006 he is Vice- Chairman of the IFIP Working Group 8.9 (Enterprise Information Systems). He has been elected for Vice-President of the Infoterm (International Information Center for Terminology) for the term 2010-2012. His current research focuses on e-Commerce, data warehousing, grid computing, semantic technologies, and security.

Sven Wohlgemuth has received his doctoral degree in computer science from the Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg, Germany in 2008. Since 2009 he has been a postdoctoral scholar at the National Institute of Informatics, Japan (NII) funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). In 2003 the German Federal State Baden-Württemberg has awarded his work on security and usability by identity management with a doIT Software Award. His paper on “On Privacy in Medical Services with Electronic Health Records” has been awarded with the Gerd Griesser Award 2009. His paper on “Tagging Disclosures of Personal Data to Third Parties to Preserver Privacy” has been selected as one of the best papers by the PC chairs of the IFIP SEC2010 conference. He was member of the organizing committees of several conferences and workshops regarding information systems for social innovation as well as on IT-Security and privacy, e.g. “International Conference on Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Security (ETRICS) 2006”, “SICHERHEIT 2008”, and of the ISSI series.

2011-06-10: Submission Deadline

2011-06-24: Submission Deadline (extended)

2011-07-18: Author Notification

2011-08-26: Author Registration/Camera-ready Version

2011-10-19: ReISOC-2011 at IEEE CPSCom 2011 Conference

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The conference takes place in Dalian (China).

JEISec, the organizing institute, is operating in Tokyo (Japan).