IEEE International Symposium on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY 2012)

July 2, 2012

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16-18 July 2012
Sitterson Hall
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Policy 2012 brings together an international group of researchers and practitioners working on policy-based systems. POLICY 2012 is the 13th in a series of successful events that have provided a forum for discussion and collaboration between researchers, developers and users of policy-based systems.

The agenda for this international symposium includes:

July 16
1:30 – Introductions
2:00 – Invited talk: Munindar Singh, "Governing Sociotechnical Systems: Combining Norms and Policies"
3:00 – Break
3:30 – Konstantine Arkoudas, "Automated Policy Analysis"
4:00 – Dimosthenis Pediaditakis, Anandha Gopalan, Naranker Dulay, Morris Sloman and Tom Lodge "Home Network Management Policies:  Putting the User in the Loop"
4:30 – Barry Denchak and Ingolf Krüger, "Policy Driven Development:  Flexible Policy Insertion for Large Scale Systems"
5:00 – Adjourn

July 17
9:00 – Leigh Griffin, Bernard Butler, Eamonn de Leastar, Brendan Jennings and Dmitri Botvich, "On the Performance of Access Control Policy Evaluation"
9:30 – John Slankas and Laurie Williams, "Parsing Data Use Agreements for Policies"
10:00 – Break
10:30 – John Lyle, Salvatore Monteleone, Shamal Faily, Davide Patti and Fabio Ricciato, "Cross-Platform Access Control for Mobile Web Applications"
11:00 – Anna Sauicciarina, William Mcgill, Giuseppe Petracca and Shuo Huang, "Early Detection of Policies Violations in a Social Media Site:  A Bayesian belief Network Approach"
11:30 – Nelson Matthys, Christophe Huygens, Danny Hughes, Sam Michiels and Wouter Joosen, "A Component and Policy-Based Approach for Efficient Sensor Network Reconfiguration"
12:00 – Lunch
1:30 – Panel
2:30 – Muhammad Rizwan Asghar and Giovanni Russello, "Actors: A Goal-Driven Approach for Capturing and Managing Consent in e-health Systems"
3:00 – Break
3:30 – Mirko Montanari, Lucas T. Cook and Roy Campbell, "Multi-Organization Policy-Based Monitoring"
4:00 – Demonstrations or Posters
5:00 – Adjourn

July 18
9:00 – Panel or Small Group Discussions
10:00 – Break
10:30 – Jorge Lobo, Massimo Marchi and Alessandro Provetti, "Firewall Configuration Policies for the Specification and Implementation of Private zones"
11:00 – Muhammad Amer, Weiwei Chen and Ann L. Chervenak, "Improving Scientific Workflow Performance Using Policy-Based Data Placement"
11:30 – Pratik Savla and Lorenzo Martino, "Content Analysis of Privacy Policies for Health Social Networks"
12:00 – Adjourn

Fees: The cost for the symposium is $420 for IEEE members, $470 for non-members and $350 for students.

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Organizing Committee
General Chairs:
Reagan Moore      UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Arcot Rajasekar     UNC Chapel Hill, USA

Program Chairs:
Naranker Dulay     Imperial College London, UK
Jeff Kephart          IBM T. J. Watson Research Centre, USA

Publicity Chair:
Wanda Monroe     UNC at Chapel Hill, USA