For eleven years the New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW) has
provided a stimulating and highly interactive forum for innovative
approaches to computer security. The workshop offers a constructive
environment for experienced researchers and practitioners as well as
newer participants in the field. The result is a unique opportunity to
NSPW 2003 will take place August 18 - 21 at the
Centro Stefano Francini (CSF),
the conference center of the Swiss Federal
Technical Institute. The CSF is located in scenic Ascona, Switzerland,
on Lago Maggiore, a few hours by train from Zurich, Geneva, or Milan.
In order to preserve the small, focused nature of the workshop,
participation is limited to authors of accepted papers and conference
NSPW is highly interactive in nature.
encouraged to present ideas that might be considered risky in some
other forum. All participants are charged with providing feedback in a
constructive manner. The resulting brainstorming environment has proven
to be an excellent medium for furthering the development of these
ideas. The proceedings, which are published after the workshop, have
consistently benefited from the inclusion of workshop feedback.