Homeland Resilience
2023 IEEE Virtual International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST)
Cyber Security
Border Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection

We are currently seeking technical paper submissions in these application areas of Homeland Security

Technologies to:

Protect borders, critical infrastructure, key resources, population centers, and facilitate threat detection

(including chemical, biological, nuclear, explosives) and counter-terrorism surveillance.

Track responders, improve situational awareness, and better mitigate, respond to, and recover from


Enable remote detection of unlawful movement or action, and non-invasive transport screening.

Aid law enforcement for data analysis, identification verification, and evidence evaluation.

Rapid and efficient cyber operations enablers that protect availability, integrity, and confidentiality of

information and services.

Identify and apprehend cyber criminals, characterize cyber adversaries, and enable effective cyber


Protect and maintain societal health, critical infrastructure, and economic well-being.

Instructions for Paper Submission

Prospective paper authors are invited to submit detailed extended abstracts by July 15, 2023. Abstracts of

three to seven pages in length (minimum 12-point font) will serve as the basis for acceptance. Authors will be

notified of the review result (i.e. acceptance or rejection) by August 15, 2023. The abstract should include

author(s) title, name, address, phone, email and organizational affiliation within the page limit. A one page or

shorter biography of the presenting author should be attached.

A completed paper is required only from authors receiving a notice of acceptance. This paper should be

prepared in standard IEEE format and not exceed seven pages, including all illustrations and references.

Technical papers must not substantially overlap with material published at or simultaneously submitted to

another venue. Final paper manuscripts must be submitted by October 15, 2023. 

Please note: Accepted paper submissions require at least one author to register, pay the conference fee and


All submissions should be made through the conference submission site at


Publishing Information

All papers will be published in the conference proceedings and distributed to conference attendees. Extended

versions of selected full technical papers that meet the publishing requirements may be published in selected

journals and in the IEEE Xplore as part of the IEEE Conference Publication Program.

Important Dates (All deadlines are by midnight Eastern Standard Time)

Paper Extended Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2023 extended until August 1, 2023

Paper Acceptance Notification:  August 15, 2023

Final Paper Submission Deadline:  October 15, 2023

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November 15 - 16, 2023

Call for Papers

The HST Symposium will include three application area tracks:

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