Intelligent Investigation - Challenges & Chances (UPDATED 7/18/2013)

Intelligent Investigation - Challenges & Chances

The second Policy Workshop of the SMART project aims to present and discuss intermediary results of the SMART Project activities with stakeholders and experts involved in the study and application of such systems. At the same time, the goal is also to bring together experts from different perspectives (police and security forces, intelligence, policy makers, technology providers and research and academia) and contexts (International, European and national) in order to share experience and knowledge as well as to discuss risks and opportunities inherent to the use of smart surveillance.

The workshop programme will include:

• Presentations by SMART Project work package coordinators on intermediary results

• Speeches by invited speakers on key issues relating smart surveillance;

• Presentation of papers selected on the base of Call for Papers.


Call for Participation

This is an open call and all interested stakeholders are invited to attend this workshop, either as presenters or observers. All the participants that wish to make a presentation are invited to submit an abstract of their presentation related to the workshop's topics. The topics of the workshop will be organised around the following themes:

• Data collection and data processing for law enforcement;

• Data collection and data processing for purposes of public and state security;

• Smart surveillance and border control;

• Smart surveillance and counter terrorism;

• Smart surveillance and law enforcement;

• Smart surveillance and consumer sector multi-purpose mobile devices;

• Smart surveillance and eGovernment;

• Smart surveillance and cyberspace;

• Automated individual decisions;

• Surveillance and fundamental rights;

• Surveillance and data protection;

• Surveillance and data mining;

• Surveillance and data subject rights;

• Privacy impact assessment;

• Politics of surveillance;

• Transparency and surveillance;

• Consumption and surveillance;

• Reuse of commercial and non-commercial data for surveillance;

• Ethics of surveillance;

• Citizens’ perception smart surveillance and privacy.

Selected papers will be published.


Important Dates

Abstract Submission:     July 15 EXTENDED July 31

Author Notification:     July 31

Camera-ready paper:     August 31

Workshop Date:     September 19-20


For more information please see the event's website.

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Title: SMART (Scalable Measures for Automated Recognition Technologies)
Funding scheme: Collaborative project (small or medium scale focused research project)
Grant agreement no.: 261727
Duration: 36 months (June 2011 - May 2014)
Co-ordinator: University of Malta
Co-ordinating person: Professor Joseph Cannataci
EU funding: € 3.456.017
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