In the Applied Research Competition, students are invited to enter the running for the CSAW Best Paper Award.

Eligible submissions include any paper published between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, on any topic related to the application or implementation of security technologies or security systems.

Accepted papers are presented by one of the student authors in poster-format during CSAW Finals. Industry experts serving as judges evaluate the originality, relevance, and accuracy of the research. 

With eligibility limited to previously published papers, this competition has a reputation for drawing some of the best doctoral security research worldwide.

Submission phase now open

CSAW'17 Submission Deadline: *Extensions in RED* 

3:59 UTC Saturday, September 9, 2017 

Submission Extension for North America: 9:00 AM ET September 11, 2017 - Extended to 9:00 PM/21:00, Sept. 11, 2017

Submission Extension for Europe: 11:59 PM/23:59 CET September 15, 2017 23:59 CET September 20, 2017

Submission Extension for India: 11:59 PM/23:59 IST September 15, 2017 23:59 IST September 20, 2017 23:59 IST September 26, 2017

Submission Extension for MENA 11:59 PM/23:59 GST September 15, 2017  23:59 GST September 20, 2017 23:59 GST September 24, 2017

CSAW'17 Final Presentations: 

November 9 - 11, 2017 at all participating international locations 

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The preliminary and final round reviewers.

Awards given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.