Important Dates

January 31, 2018

Workshop/Special Session Proposal Due

April 15, 2018

Paper Submission Deadline

May 31, 2018

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June 17, 2018

Camera-ready Submission

IEEE Standards Summit

Standards Summit for IEEE Cybermatics 2018

Using Standards to Build Security and Privacy in IoT
1 August 2018
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

16:45 - 17:00   IEEE Standards Association Overview and Key IoT Activities
               Mary Lynne Nielsen, Global Operations and Outreach Program Director, IEEE Standards Association

17:00 - 17:45   Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protection, Safety and Security (TIPPSS) for Smart Cities
               Florence D. Hudson, Editorial Board, Blockchain in Healthcare Today; Special Advisor for Next                Generation Internet, Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub at Columbia University

17:45 - 18:30   Addressing Security, Privacy, and Identity with Biometrics
               Asem Othman, Team Lead, Biometric Science, Veridium


Florence Hudson

Florence Hudson is a former IBM Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and Internet2 Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer. She is currently Special Advisor for Next Generation Internet at the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub at Columbia University, enabling United States/ European Union collaboration. She is co-founder of IEEE-ISTO “Blockchain in Healthcare Global,” on the Editorial Board of Blockchain in Healthcare Today, and on engineering and technology advisory councils at Princeton University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Stony Brook University, and Union County College. She is on the program committee for the Computational Approaches for Cancer workshop at SuperComputing17-18 and for the 2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit. She has presented in many venues worldwide, from Dubai to Japan, including a TED talk focused on sustainability on a smarter planet. She is a global thought leader, consultant, and speaker, and she has published on transformational topics such as big data analytics, internet of things, smarter cities, cognitive computing, blockchain, and diversity and inclusion. Ms. Hudson graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, beginning her career at Grumman Corporation and NASA Jet Propulsion Lab. She attended executive education at Harvard Business School and Columbia University.

Mary Lynne Nielsen

Mary Lynne Nielsen has worked in the technology standards field for over 25 years, supporting the creation of industry consensus at the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA). Currently, she is the Global Operations and Outreach Program Director for the IEEE-SA, developing and leading effective coordination and collaboration for successful IEEE-SA outreach efforts with national, regional, and global organizations. Mary Lynne also supports the development of IEEE’s programs focusing on the intersection of technology and policy.

As a leader for IEEE-SA's technology policy and international activities program, Mary Lynne provides thought leadership, planning, and execution of outreach programs that work with IEEE-SA functions, existing and new programs, and opportunities to increase the global presence of the IEEE-SA. Her particular geographic areas of focus are North, Central, and South America.

Mary Lynne also acts as a catalyst for collaboration within IEEE and between IEEE and others in advancing emerging and converging technologies and supporting multi-stakeholder discussions, serving as a speaker at and developer of multiple conferences, workshops, and panel discussions. A graduate of Indiana University, Mary Lynne has also completed executive education at Cornell University. She is the recipient of an IEEE Computer Society Certificate of Appreciation as well as an Appreciation Award from the IEEE-SA Standards Board.

Asem Othman

Asem Othman, Team Lead, Biometric Science at Veridium, has worked for more than seven years as a researcher and developer in the biometrics space. During his doctorate research at West Virginia University, he developed a system of protecting and storing biometric templates using visual cryptography, which Veridium uses today in its VeridiumID solution. Dr. Othman performed his postdoctoral research at Michigan State University before joining the Computer Vision team at Veridium and leading research on their 4 Fingers TouchlessID technology. Dr. Othman holds four patents/patents pending and has published a variety of journal articles, conference papers, and key research entries.



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