Privacy-aware computational genomics 2015 (PRIVAGEN 2015)


PRIVAGEN 2015 is an official satellite workshop of GIW/InCoB 2015 focusing on privacy-aware technologies that assist computational genomics, and aims to facilitate discussion among researchers in diverse fields including bioinformatics, genome ethics, machine learning, data-mining and cryptography.
PRIVAGEN 2015 seeks abstract submissions to be peer-reviewed and selected either oral presentations or posters. A few oral presenters are eligible for travel fellowships.

Keynote Speakers:
Kazuto Kato (Osaka University)
Emiliano De Cristofaro (University College London)

Key Dates:
Abstract submission deadline: June 30, 2015
Notifications of selected talks: July 20, 2015
Late abstract submission deadline: August 10, 2015
Registration Ends: August 20, 2015
Workshop Date: September 8, 2015

Topics of interest include, but not limited to:
    - Privacy-preserving machine learning and data mining for genomics
    - Cryptographic techniques that potentially assist genomic sequence retrieval/medical information analyses/epi-genomic information analyses
    - Genome ethics
    - Privacy evaluation of personal genome
    - Genome-hacking

General Co-Chairs:
Kana Shimizu (AIST)
Takahiro Matsuda (AIST)
Antti Honkela (University of Helsinki)

Venue:  AIST Tokyo Waterfront Bio-IT Res. Build. (Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan)

URL:  http://aistcrypt.github.io/Privacy-Aware-Computational-Genomics/