Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • New anonymization methods for tabular data
  • New anonymization methods for microdata (including non-conventional microdata types such as trajectories, graphs, etc.)
  • Best anonymization practices for tabular data
  • Best anonymization practices for microdata
  • Co-utility for privacy preservation
  • Big data anonymization
  • Streaming data anonymization
  • Decentralized anonymization
  • Balancing data quality and data confidentiality in SDC
  • Differential privacy and other privacy models
  • SDC transparency issues
  • Onsite access centers
  • Remote access facilities
  • SDC software
  • Estimating disclosure risk in SDC
  • Record linkage methods
  • Real-life disclosure scenarios in EU-member states and abroad
  • Privacy preserving data mining (both cryptographic and non-cryptographic)
  • Private information retrieval
  • Privacy in web-based e-commerce
  • Privacy in healthcare
  • Privacy in official and corporate statistics
  • Other data anonymization issues


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Online Proceedings

PSD2018 online proceedings (Springer LNCS 11126) are available.

Free access from the conference site will be granted from September 19th to November 15th.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline EXTENDED deadline:
    May 31, 8h00 (CEST)

    MAY 27, 2018
  • Acceptance notification June 29, 2018
  • Proceedings version due July 8, 2018
  • USB-only submission deadline July 8, 2018
  • USB-only acceptance notification July 18, 2018
  • USB-only proceedings version due July 25, 2018


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Previous editions

  • PSD2016: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • PSD2014: Eivissa, Spain
  • PSD2012: Palermo, Italy
  • PSD2010: Corfu, Greece
  • PSD2008: Istanbul, Turkey
  • PSD2006: Rome, Italy
  • PSD2004: Barcelona, Catalonia