Call for Paper


The Fourth Cyber Awareness and Research Symposium (CARS) will be held on October 28-29, 2024 at the University of North Dakota. CARS is jointly hosted by UND’s Center for Cyber Security Research (C2SR), IEEE Region 4 and IEEE Red River Valley Section. This is a hybrid international conference bringing together cyber security experts, researchers, and practitioners across the world. The mission of CARS 2024 is to enable the audience to be informed about cutting-edge research and advancements related to cyber security topics as well as cyber awareness perspective.

In order for your paper to be published in the 2024 IEEE CARS Conference Proceedings and to qualify for inclusion in IEEE Xplore®, at least one of the authors of an accepted paper must complete registration for the conference at the FULL (member or non-member) rate.


  • AI and Machine Learning in Cyber Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Security
  • Network and IoT Security
  • Cyber Physical Systems

• Human-Centric Cyber Security
• Specialized Security Domains
• Cyber Security Awareness/Industry Track


The CARS organizing committee is seeking individuals or groups who would like to present a workshop on October 29. The committee is open to a broad spectrum of workshop content relevant to cyber security and awareness. The length of the workshops will be around 60-90 minutes.

The workshop presenter(s) must submit for review a short abstract (250-500 words) that describes the title and content of the workshop, presenter’s name(s), presenter’s affiliation, phone number, and e-mail address. The workshop abstracts should be submitted by July 15 on

Important Dates

July 15, 2024 // 11 p.m. CST
Full Paper Submission Deadline

August 15, 2024
Notification of Acceptance

September 15, 2024
Camera-Ready Submission


Conference Founding Chair
Dr. Prakash Ranganathan

Conference Co-Chairs
Dr. Neena Goveas
Dr. Utku Kose
Dr. Sicong Shao
Dr. Jielun Zhang


Presentation opportunity
5 complimentary conf. registrations

Promotional video
3 complimentary conf. registrations

Logo on CARS 2024 Webpage
2 complimentary conf. registrations

Logo on CARS 2024 Webpage
1 complimentary conf. registration

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submission details, please
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