Transportation Air –Direct flights (e.g., from London Heathrow) –Indirect flights ( e.g., through Toronto, Montreal, Chicago ) –10 Km from airport to city center (~$25. by taxi) Ground (car, bus, rail) –4.5 hours from Toronto –2.5 hours from Montreal
Facilities Ottawa –Capital city of Canada –Many hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions University of Ottawa –Walking distance to heart of downtown –Regional, national, and international conferences and workshops hosted previously SITE building –Lecture halls, smaller classrooms, labs –Multimedia rooms; wireless network access –Catering, cafeterias on campus, nearby restaurants
Potential Attendees Academia –Researchers at Univ. of Ottawa, Carleton University –ORNEC Identity Theft project –On the Identity Trail project Government –Federal government employees –National Research Council of Canada Institute for Information Technology (NRC-IIT) –Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Industry –Nortel, Alcatel, Entrust, …
Final Note Personal Experience –Co-chair of the annual international conference Workshop on Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC): 1997, 1999, 2007 Proceedings published in Springer LNCS series No Shortage of Assistants –Easy to create local organizing committee to help with Web page, registrations, reservations, logistics, etc. I feel confident that PET 2007 in Ottawa, Canada would be another highly successful PET workshop!