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Subject: APWG's 2009 CeCOS III Registration is open

From: foy shiver <>

This email with the subject "APWG's 2009 CeCOS III Registration is open" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 02 Feb 2009 17:02:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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We are excited to announce that registration for the APWG's third annual Counter eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS III) has opened and that the program committee has posted the preliminary agenda.

The CeCOS III, to be held in Barcelona on May 12-14, reflects the rapidly expanding APWG membership in Europe and presents an extraordinary opportunity to build strategic alliances between counter- eCrime operatives worldwide from both the private and public sectors. NOTE: CeCOS III Barcelona will be an open conference, with all sessions available to both member and non-member attendees.

APWG has always worked to build bridges between constituencies who engage the threat electronic crime poses against consumers and enterprises. With CeCOS III, the APWG will continue its mission of unifying key counter ecrime constituencies from global economies and key operatives (from financial services to telecoms to public sector law enforcement and private sector security companies) against the growing, international peril of electronic crime.

This year's meeting will focus on the development of e-crime response approaches, resources for counter-ecrime managers and forensic professionals and operational aspects of consumer protection. Presenters will proffer assessments of ecrime attack paradigms and technologies, case studies of national and regional economies under attack, narratives of successful trans-national forensic cooperation, paradigms for cooperation and unified response against ecrime and data resources for forensic activities.

We've already accepted a number of presentation proposals and a panel, to be posted soon, for the agenda. If you have conference presentation suggestion, please forward them to APWG Secretary General Peter Cassidy,

A preliminary working agenda can be found at this APWG Web page:

The links for registration Web pages for this APWG conference can be found here:

The conference will be held at the the Hotel AB Skipper located on the beautiful Barcelona Beaches across the street from the Parc de la Cuitadella and one block from the Olympic Port district. The hotel’s English-language Web site can be found here:

The APWG has negotiated an extraordinary (for this city and this time of year) discount rate for conference attendees at the AB Skipper, Barcelona. This 5-star luxury hotel is in Barcelona’s Olympic Port, just 50 metres from the beach, with easy access to the city's main attractions, and a ten minute walk from a commuter train station. (Estacio de Franca) Yes, complimentary WiFi Internet access is available throughout and the hotel. The hotel's English-language site is here:

To access the the online reservation form with the APWG conference discount use this link:

Step 1:
Use the link above to open the reservation application
Enter the Attendee Code for our event "6850" and click the "Attendee Login" button.

Step 2:
Use the calander to select the arrival and departure dates. Use the reset button if you mistakenly select the wrong dates.

Step 3:
In the right hand side of this window, select "Executive" for the Room Type and click the "Contact Information" button at the bottom right of the next window.

Step 4:
On this page you will enter your personal information and credit card details. Finally click the Finish Reservation button to confirm and finalize your reservation.

Interested event sponsors can contact me directly at about opportunities for this event.

As ever, I look forward to seeing you all at CeCOS III Barcelona.

Foy Shiver
Deputy Secretary-General
+1 404 434 7282

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