The First International Workshop on Border Security Technologies 

in conjunction with the  WASA'09

August 18, 2009

Boston, USA

WBST 2009 is an international forum for researchers, engineers and practitioners to discuss new ideas, research, development and applications of security technologies, which are being driven forward by demands from real world applications, such as border control. Via this forum, the communities of academia, industry and government meet together to utilize, create and develop the state-of-the-art technologies related to border security.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Intl. Conf. on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications (WASA'09). The workshop proceedings will be published by Springer LNCS. Conference registration and accommnodation will be handled by WASA.

Research Topics

The topics of interest in applied security include, but are not limited to:

  • Video surveillance

  • Human tracking

  • Behavior analysis

  • Virtualization security

  • Data collection

  • Sensor networks

  • Remote sensing

  • Information assurance

  • Information fusion

  • Robotics

  •  Secure ID

  • Biometrics ID

  • Authentication

  • Applied cryptography

  • Cyber security

  • Intrusion detection

  • Radar detection

  • Motion detection

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  • Concealed weapon detection

Important Dates 

Paper Submission Due:          April 20, 2009

Acceptance Notification:       May 05, 2009

Camera Ready:                         May 20, 2009

Confernce Date:                       August 16-18, 2009

Workshop Date:                      August 18, 2009

Paper submission 

Original research papers in the relevant areas are solicited. All papers will be peer reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to topics, originality, significance, and clarity.

Papers must be no longer than 10 pages, including text, figures, references, and appendices. The font size used in the text of your submission must not be smaller than 10 points.

All accepted papers will be included in a proceeding published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS), and will be available for distribution at the workshop. Submissions are strongly encouraged to follow the LNCS format. For LNCS templates for word or latex, please visit Information for LNCS Authors

Please email your paper in PDF or Word as attachment to:

Contact Us

Any questions or concerns can be directed to:

Hansheng Lei

80 Fort Brown

Brownsville, USA 78526

Tel: ++1(956) 882 6585

Fax: ++1(956) 882 6604