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2019 Summer Science of Security and Privacy Quarterly Meeting at KU

The 2019 Summer Science of Security and Privacy Quarterly Meeting will be hosted by the University of Kansas in Lawrence KS, July 9 and 10, 2019.


Register to Attend: Registration Link



Time Activity
0830 - 0900 Registration (badges)
0900 - 0915 Welcome
Perry Alexander (KU) and NSA
0915 - 1015 Q&A Session
Dr. Deborah Frincke (NSA)
1015 - 1115 Accelerating Innovation for the Intelligence Community
Matthew Kemph (In-Q-Tel)
1115 - 1130 Coffee Break
1130 - 1230 Panel Session
1230 - 1400 Lunch (on your own) / PI Meeting
1400 - 1445 Talk
Ninghui Li (Purdue)
1445 - 1530 Analytics For Cybersecurity of CPS - Overview and Year 1 Report
Nazli Choucri (MIT)
1530 - 1545 Break
1545 - 1630
Heechul Yun (KU)
1630 - 1715 A Game-Theoretic Framework for Security and Resilience of CPS
Xenofon Koutsoukos (Vanderbilt)
1715 - 1730
  Dinner on your own or unhosted group dinner


Time Activity
0900 - 1000 Talk
Maurice "Mo" Bland (NSA)
1000 - 1045 Smart Speakers Today and Tomorrow: Privacy Attitudes and Research Opportunities
Nathan Malkin (UC Berkeley)
1045 - 1100 Break
1100 - 1145 Multi-Model Testbed for Deep Learning-Driven Resilient CPS
Himanshu Neema (Vanderbilt)
1145 - 1230 Resilient Institutions and Normativity: Privacy, Autonomy, and the Cyber-Nonphysical
John Symons (KU)
1230 - 1330 Lunch (on your own)
1330 - 1415 Obsidian: A Secure, Usable Language for Smart Contracts
Jonathan Aldrich (CMU)
1415 - 1500 Talk
Sayan Mitra (UIUC)
1500 - 1515 Concluding Remarks

Traveling to Lawrence and KU:

The closest airport is Kansas City (MCI).  Should you choose to rent a car, directions from the Kansas City Airport are found here:  Shuttles, Uber and Lyft are available.

There is a rideshare sign-up sheet for participants interested in carpooling to/from the airport.

Hotel Accomodations:

If you have a favorite hotel chain, nothing in Lawrence is far from the University.  Hotels we recommend for our visitors:

The Eldridge and Springhill Suites are downtown near restaurants and bars.  The Oread is next to campus.  If you choose to walk to the meeting, The Oread is closest.


The meeting will be held in The Burge Union in the KU Central District:  The easiest place to park for the event is the Allen Fieldhouse Garage.  Parking is paid for by registering your license plate number at one of several kiosks or using the ParkMobile app.  Alteriatively, you can register your car and ITTC will cover parking by registering your license plate.


If you have questions about the meeting, please contact Perry Alexander (palexand [at] ku [dot] edu)