DRMTICS Conference

                    First International Conference on
   Digital Rights Management: Technologies, Issues, Challenges and  
                           Sydney, Australia
                       31 October - 2 November 2005

This new conference series (abbreviated: DRMTICS, pronounced:  
seeks submissions from academia and industry describing novel research
results that cover  theoretical and practical advancements in all  
areas of
DRM systems. The conference will serve as a broad multi-disciplinary  
for all DRM related issues.

DRMTICS 2005 is held in co-operation with IACR (http://www.iacr.org) and
the IEEE Computer Society Task Force on Information Assurance
(http://www.ieeeia.org). The conference proceedings will be published in
Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series

The conference will be held in the North Sydney Harbourview Hotel,  
just ten minutes from the centre of Sydney and offering views over  
Harbour and its famous bridge.

Conference Programme

The conference includes twenty-seven submitted papers and three invited

     * "A Brief History of Rights Expression Languages"
       Renato Iannella, National ICT Australia

     * "Humans, Computers and Cryptography"
       Moni Naor, Weizmann Institute, Israel

     * "DRM and Legal Issues"
       Gordon Hughes, Blake Dawson and Waldron, Australia

The full conference programme can be found on the conference home  
page at


Delegates wishing to attend the conference may obtain a registration  
from http://www.titr.uow.edu.au/DRMTICS2005/registration. Please  
the form and either post or fax it back to us with payment.

Programme Co-Chairs

Rei Safavi-Naini, University of Wollongong, Australia
Moti Yung, RSA Laboratories and Columbia University, USA

General Co-Chairs

Wanqing Li, University of Wollongong, Australia
Nicholas Sheppard, University of Wollongong, Australia

Programme Committee

Feng Bao, Institute for Infocom Research, Singapore
Stefan Bechtold, Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods, Germany
Jong Uk Choi, MarkAny, Korea
Christian S. Collberg, University of Arizona, USA
Ingemar Cox, University of London, England
Ezzy Dabbish, Motorola Labs, USA
Jana Dittmann, University of Magdeburg, Germany
Yevgeniy Dodis, New York University, USA
Brian Fitzgerald, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Susanne Guth, ODRL Initiative
Greg Heileman, University of New Mexico, USA
HweeHwa Pang, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Hideki Imai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University, USA
Ton Kalker, HP Labs, USA
Stefan Katzenbeisser, Technical University of Muenchen, Germany
Aggelos Kiayias, University of Connecticut, USA
Kwangjo Kim, Information and Communication University, Korea
Kaoru Kurosawa, Ibaraki University, Japan
Jeff Lotspiech, IBM Almaden, USA
Stefan Nusser, IBM Almaden, USA
Josef Pieprzyk, Macquarie University, Australia
Bin Zhu, Microsoft Research Asia, China


DRMTICS 2005 is grateful for the support of

   Motorola (http://www.motorola.com)

   DigiSensory Technologies (http://www.digisensory.com)

   The Co-operative Research Centre for Smart Internet Technology

   The Telecommunications and Information Technology Research Institute,
   University of Wollongong (http://www.titr.uow.edu.au)

   The Research Network for a Secure Australia




Renato Iannella

Received on Sunday, 16 October 2005 23:31:54 UTC