Call for Papers

Call for Papers is CLOSED

Abstract Submittal Deadline – 31st March 2024

The CIPRE Conference Committee are currently considering the abstracts submitted for inclusion in the 2024 conference agenda. Thank you.

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Conference Programme Topic Guidelines will include but not be limited to:

Critical Infrastructure Protection:

  • Emerging and Future Threats, Identification and Management
  • Security and Resilience in Design
  • Standardisation for Improving CIP Solutions
  • CNI Threat and Vulnerability Analysis
  • The Human Factor – Operator Protection
  • Energy Infrastructure Security
  • Transport Infrastructure Security
  • Telecomms Infrastructure Security
  • Critical Communications
  • Defense and Space as critical infrastructures
  • Information exchange and interoperability
  • Planning for Disaster – Risk Management and Resilience (including pandemics)
  • Surveillance Systems – How Do We Manage Multiple Systems?
  • Human Assets – Selection, Training, Motivation
  • Modelling, Simulation and Metrics
  • Flooding – Prevention is better than the cure, but we also need the cure!
  • Securing Waterside and Maritime Infrastructure – Whether that’s Oil and Gas Refineries, LNG, Ports, Power Stations
  • Ariel Assets – What’s the Future? – Fixed Wing, Rotor Craft, UAV’s, Satellites
  • Perimeter Security – Do long perimeters mean weak security?
  • PPPs
  • International and National Agency Co-operation
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordination
  • Identity Management & Access Control

Critical Information Infrastructure Protection / Cyber Security:

  • Cyber security aspects on critical infrastructures (e.g. energy, telcos, transport, banks, health)
  • CIIP Policy
  • Cyber security strategies
  • Alerting systems and information exchange platforms for cross-border NIS cooperation
  • Integrated situational awareness; Data collection, abstraction, visualisation
  • Governance models, practices and escalation procedures for cyber crisis management
  • International NIS cooperation for incident management and response
  • Legal aspects of NIS cooperation and information sharing
  • Industrial Control Systems / SCADA security / ICS-CERT
  • Incident reporting
  • Information sharing
  • Public Private co-operation
  • Critical applications security