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Call for Papers - The Sixth International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law (LSPI)


Date: September 19-22, 2011

Place: Nicosia, Cyprus


The International Association of IT Lawyers (IAITL) invites you to participate in the 6th International Conference on legal, security and privacy issues in information technology law.  The Conference is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants to come together, exchange ideas, and discuss emerging issues in IT law and the emerging technological environment. We invite contributions focusing on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues of IT, including but not limited to:


  • E-signatures

  • E-forensics and Evidence

  • Email monitoring and privacy issues in the workplace

  • Data retention & protection

  • Intellectual Property Rights

  • Contract and Tort

  • Virtual Companies

  • E-commerce law

  • Media & entertainment law

  • Data mining

  • Internet Freedom

  • Phishing, virus, malware etc.

  • Trustmarks

  • Legal risks and protection strategies

  • E-government & edemocracy

  • Privacy, Virology and security issues

  • Jurisdiction in Cyberspace

  • Cloud computing

  • Online gaming

  • Mobile technology

  • Robots &Intelligent agents

  • Consumer Protection

  • Cross-border ADR and Litigation

  • Content Regulation and Liability Issues

  • Telecommunication law and technology

  • Licensing and franchising

  • IT Outsourcing

  • Taxation of cross-border transactions

  • Jurisdictional barriers to regulation and enforcement

  • E-trade

  • Audio-visual technology

  • Broadband technology

  • Virtual worlds: regulation and taxation issues

  • Biometrics

  • Risk Management

  • Brain Computer Interface

  • Cybercrime

  • End User Development



The conference committee is seeking submissions of papers for oral presentations at the conference in three major categories:

- Academic, peer reviewed papers - these papers will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee and other independent reviewers (where necessary) and will be published   in the edited conference proceedings with ISBN.  All papers will also be published in several leading international journals. Case studies, abstracts of research in progress, as well as full research papers will be considered for the conference program for presentation purposes.  However, only complete papers will be published in the proceedings. Previously published peer-reviewed papers will also be considered, provided the authors (s) are granted license from the publisher and publication information are noted in the article.

- Presentations based on a short abstract & non-academic papers - these papers will not be peer reviewed. These papers will be selected on merit by the program committee. This category covers corporate papers, best practices, new technologies, policy issues etc.

All accepted papers will also be published in leading international journals. 

Authors must provide about 150 words abstract. For complete papers, authors must provide about 150 word abstract and five keywords. There is a word limit of maximum page limit of 15 pages using a paper size of 16 x 23 or approximately 6500 words including references). All photos, tables and figures must be in jpg format.


For full papers submitted for peer review, identifying information should be removed. Please send in a separate Word attachment the following information: Title, Affiliation and Author's Name.  When preparing your final version of the manuscript, please ensure that you use the conference template (click here). 


Send submissions by electronic mail in a Word document to: submit[a] or sylvia[a]



Important Dates


- Submission Deadline for Full Research Papers: August 15, 2011 EXTENDED: August 23,2011


- Submission Deadline for Abstract Presentations: September 5, 2011


- Notification of Acceptance: September 1, 2011, For papers submitted before the deadline, authors will be notified 7 days after submission.


- Final Camera-Ready (Proceedings) Version and Registration Payment: September 1, 2011