Call for Tutorials at WIFS 2018


The organizing committee is pleased to invite tutorial proposals for the IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2018, Tutorials can be for either half- or full day. Tutorials will be held on December 10, 2018.

A good tutorial should be educational rather than just a cursory survey of existing techniques. The topic should be of sufficient relevance and importance to attract significant interest from Information Forensics and Security community.

Tutorials are expected to offer an opportunity for WIFS 2018 participants to acquire technical knowledge in emerging and/or established research areas in information forensics and security. Examples of topics may include, but are not limited to deep learning methods for biometrics, cryptography, network security, data privacy and anonymity, steganography and covert communications, digital forensics and analysis, surveillance, hardware security, usability and human factors, information theoretic security, watermarking and data hiding.

Tutorial proposals will be prioritized and evaluated based on their originality, relevance to the conference, qualifications of the tutors on the proposed topic, and their potential to attract participants to the conference.

Tutorial proposals should contain the following information; (i) title, (ii) abstract, (iii) target participants, (iv) prerequisites for the participants, (v) expected enrollment along with the basis of such enrollment, (vi) list of topics to be presented with their estimated duration and pointers to the associated literature, and (vii) short biography of the tutor with relevant experience on the tutorial topic.

Tutorial proposals should be submitted as a PDF attachment via email to the tutorial chair: with CC to with the subject title “WIFS 2018 – Tutorial Proposal”.

Important Dates for Tutorials:

  • Tutorial proposal submission deadline: June 10th 2018 June 18th 2018
  • Acceptance notification: June 18th 2018 June 26th 2018
  • Tutorial date: December 10th 2018