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Poster Competition

poster competition | netherlands 2020’s first Poster Competition is now open for entries by students from all parts of the world!

We would like to invite you and your fellow students to take part in our online poster competition and gain valuable feedback from the industry. The only thing you need to do is create a remarkable poster describing the research you’re currently working on.

Posters Selected

How to participate:

Individual students as well as teams of 2-4 students currently enrolled in higher education programmes (undergrad, grad, Phd) may participate in the Poster Competition. Each participant must have an academic supervisor.

There is no registration fee for participating in the competition.

Registration will take place on Google Form:

Guidelines for submissions:

Students are expected to create a poster describing their research work on any topic within the field of hardware security but not limited to:

  • Integrated Circuits
  • Processors
  • Internet of Things / Smart Devices
  • Embedded Systems
  • Automobile, Aeroplane, Train Automation Systems and Hardware Components
  • Industrial Control Systems / SCADA Systems
  • Satellite Systems
  • Medical Devices
  • Smartphone Firmware, Hardware Firmware
  • Hardware Pentesting
  • Trusted Platform Module
  • Radio Communication Protocols and Hardware
  • Hardware Trust and Assurance Algorithms
  • Multimedia Hardware, Firmware, Protocols
  • Telecom Hardware / Networks
  • Electronic / Physical Locks

All applicants must have the final version of their poster approved by their supervisor.

Submission due: New Deadline! September 7 at 09.00 am CEST.

Tips for what to include on the poster (not mandatory):

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Analysis
  • Visualization (graphs, charts, tables) – can also be included in an appendix
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • Suggestions for future studies
  • References

Poster should be preferably of size 33.1 x 46.8 inches / 841 x 1189 mm / A0 paper size in PDF format.


All submitted posters will be judged by a review panel based on the research’s clarity, novelty, technological innovation and relevance to the field.

The review panel consists of:

  • Nele Mentens – Associate Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Stjepan Picek – Assistant professor at TU Delft, The Netherlands
  • Yossi Oren – Senior Lecturer at Ben-Gurion University, Israel
  • Stefan Kuipers – Director Security Concepts at NXP Semiconductors

Selected posters will be showcased at the online conference.

Students will be notified of acceptance no later than: September 14.

During our online conference 1-2 Oct 2020, participants will be able to vote for their favourite poster in three distinct categories:

  • Best technical research
  • Industry Relevance
  • Most creative poster

The winners will be announced at the closing remarks of the conference and they are expected to give a 5-10min presentation at the conference.


In addition to the prizes, this is a great opportunity for all students to showcase themselves and present research to industry professionals as well as to have private networking opportunities.

If you have questions about any aspect of the competition, please contact [email protected].