Keynote speakers

Data hiding and the statistics of images
Professor Ingemar Cox (University College London, UK)
Ingemar Coxr

Ingemar J. Cox received the B.Sc. degree from the UCL, U.K. in 1980 and the Ph.D. degree from Oxford University, Oxford, U.K., in 1983. Currently, he is Professor and BT Chair of Telecommunications in the Departments of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at UCL and Director of UCL’s Adastral Park Postgraduate Campus. he is a Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts and Manufacturers. He is a Holder of a Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship. In 1999, he was awarded the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award (Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing Area) for a paper he coauthored on watermarking.

The Changing Face of Cryptography
Professor Em. Fred Piper (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)
Fred Piper

Fred Piper BSc PhD (London) CEng CMath FIEE ARCS DIC FIMA was appointed Professor of Mathematics at the University of London in 1975 and has worked in information security since 1979. n 1985, he formed a company, Codes & Ciphers Ltd, which offers consultancy advice in all aspects of information security. He has acted as a consultant to over 80 companies including a number of financial institutions and major industrial companies in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia, South Africa and the USA. In 2002, he was awarded an IMA Gold Medal for “services to mathematics” and received an honorary CISSP for “leadership in Information Security”. In 2003, Fred received an honorary CISM for “globally recognised leadership” and “contribution to the Information Security Profession”.

Forensic Techniques for Image Source Classification: A Comparative Study
Professor Edward J. Delp (Purdue University, USA)
 Edward J. Delp

Edward J. Delp received the B.S.E.E. (cum laude) and M.S. degrees from the University of Cincinnati, and the Ph.D. degree from Purdue University. In May 2002 he received an Honorary Doctor of Technology from the Tampere University of Technology in Tampere, Finland. From 2002 - 2008 he was a chaired professor and held the title The Silicon Valley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering. In 2008 Dr. Delp received the Society Award from IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS). This is the highest award given by SPS and it cited his work in multimedia security and image and video compression. In 2009 he received the Purdue College of Engineering Faculty Excellence Award for Research.