Submission Guidelines

Paper Submissions and Publications

The Privacy Symposium solicits submission of original papers (unpublished), including research and academic papers, as well as industry and practitioner papers.

Format and Requirements

Papers shall be in English and up to 20 pages, shorter papers are encouraged. Authors are invited to use preferably the LNCS’s Latex template or MS Word Template available via this link:

Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through EasyChair online submission system at:   

Originality. Submitted papers must not be currently under review in any other conference or journal and has not been previously published. All submitted papers must conform to the LNCS Formatting Guidelines. Privacy Symposium conference series takes the protection of intellectual property seriously. Accordingly, all submissions will be screened for plagiarism using a plagiarism tool. By submitting your work, you agree to allow Springer to screen your work.

Special Session Proposal Submissions

The Privacy Symposium will be hosting a series of special sessions and invites the submission of special session proposals. They should emphasize on current topics relevant to the data protection and compliance community on the latest research, studies, innovations, societal and business issues and should include a mix of regular and invited presentations. Special Sessions should complement the regular program with new and emerging topics of interest. Each Special Session must include the following and should be maximum five pages:

Accepted Special Sessions must implement Springer academic best practices regarding peer reviews and paper publication. Accepted and presented papers will be included in the conference proceedings, and the Springer Digital Library (pending approval).

The proposal must be submitted through Easychair at:

Patronage Opportunities

Different patronage packages are available to companies that would be interested to get visibility at the conference and can be requested by mail at

Further information

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