3rd International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT (LSPI 2008)

Venue: University Economics Prague

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Event Date/Time: Sep 03, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 05, 2008
Registration Date: Aug 10, 2008
Early Registration Date: Apr 10, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 15, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Aug 01, 2008
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The Second International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law (LSPI)
Date: September 3-5, 2008
Place Prague, Czech Republic

The International Association of IT Lawyers (IAITL)and the University of Economics Prague invite you to participate in the 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:

• Jurisdiction in Cyberspace
• Mobile technology

• E-signatures
• Robots & Intelligent agents

• E-forensics
• Consumer Protection

• E-commerce law
• Virtual worlds: regulation and taxation issues

• E-finance
• Content Regulation and Liability Issues

• E-trade & e-gambling
• Telecommunication law and technology

• Intellectual Property Rights
• Licensing and franchising

• Cybercrime
• IT Outsourcing

• Email monitoring and privacy issues in the workplace
• Taxation of cross-border transactions & e-payment

• Data retention & protection
• Contract and Tort

• Media & entertainment law • Virtual Companies
• Data Mining • Audio-visual technology
• Internet Freedom • Broadband technology
• Phishing,virus,malware etc. • Cross-border ADR and Litigation
• Prosecution & Sentencing Issues concerning computer crime • Jurisdictional barriers to regulation & enforcement
• Legal risks and protection strategies • Government Surveillance & impact on civil liberties
• Evidence & Discovery • Techniques to use when litigating high tech crimes
• Trustmarks • E-government
• New Laws addressing legal protections afforded confidential business information and trade secrets • E-inclusion
• E-finance & auditing • E-Libel, blogs &defamation
• Advertising & Marketing • International trade, Investments & IT
• Gambling & games • Competition law
• Communication,PR & media issues • Trust & Insolvency
• Gambling & games • Conflict of Laws

The conference committee is seeking submissions of papers for oral presentations at the conference in two 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 under a non-exclusive copyright agreement in the edited conference proceedings with ISBN. Selected papers will also be published in several leading international law 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.

• 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.

For complete papers, authors must provide about 150 word abstract and five keywords. There is a maximum page limit of 12 pages (single-spaced, Times Roman ”10”). All photos, tables and figures must be in jpg format. No footnotes are allowed! Papers must be submitted in the correct template, which may be downloaded from the website.

All information enabling the identification of authors must be removed from submissions undergoing academic peer review. Please send in a separate attachment in a word document, the following information: Title, Affiliation and Author’s Name.

Send submissions by electronic mail in a Word document to:
submit@lspi.net or sylvia.kierkegaard@lspi.net

For further contact
Sylvia Kierkegaard: sylvia.kierkegaard@lspi.net ; contact@lspi.net

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline for Full Research Papers: August 1, 2008
Submission Deadline for Abstract Presentations: August 15, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: August 3, 2008
For papers submitted before the deadline, authors will be notified 7 days after submission
Final Camera-Ready (Proceedings) Version and Registration: August 10, 2008


Additional Information

All peer reviewed papers will be published in leading international journals.