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When May 13, 2015 - May 15, 2015
Where Agadir, Morocco
Abstract Registration Due Jan 5, 2015
Submission Deadline Jan 9, 2015
Notification Due Mar 9, 2015
Final Version Due Apr 10, 2015

Call For Papers

Aim and Scope:

NETYS aims to bring together researchers and engineers from both the theory and practice of distributed and networked systems. The scope of the conference covers all aspects related to the design and the development of these systems, including, but not restricted to, multi-core architectures, concurrent and distributed algorithms, parallel/concurrent/distributed programming, distributed databases, cloud systems, networks, security, formal verification, etc.

NETYS will provide a forum to report on best practices and novel algorithms, results and techniques on networked systems. Original contributions as well as experience papers on the principles, design, implementation, modeling, analysis, verification, and application of networked systems are solicited. Specific concepts common to different forms of such systems are most welcome.

NETYS is coupled with the METIS Spring School which aims at introducing young researchers to the domain of distributed and networked systems through tutorials on basics, as well as lectures on new research topics and current trends in this domain.

Paper submission:

Submissions should contain original research and sufficient detail to assess the merits and relevance of the contribution. NETYS welcomes papers on theory, case studies and comparisons with existing experimental research, tools, as well as combinations of new theory with experimental evaluation.

NETYS is soliciting two forms of papers: full and short papers. Full papers are allowed a maximum of 15 pages in Springer’s LNCS format, whereas short papers are allowed a maximum of 5 pages (in the same format), both in the submission and in the proceedings. A full paper submission might be accepted as such, as a short paper or a poster. A short paper may be accepted as such or as a poster.

Posters will be presented at the conference to reflect work in progress and will not lead to a publication in the proceedings. Authors are given the option to accept or not the type in which their paper is selected for acceptance.


Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series will publish the proceedings of the conference ( It is required that each accepted paper be presented at the conference by one of its authors.

The Computing Journal could publish extended versions of selected papers (

Awards will be given to the best paper and the best student paper. A paper is eligible for the best student paper award if at least one of its authors is a full-time student at the time of submission. This should be indicated in the submission.

Submission instructions:

All submissions should follow the LNCS template. Submitted papers must be written in English. Full papers are allowed a maximum of 15 pages in LNCS format, whereas short papers are allowed a maximum of 5 pages, both in the submission and in the proceedings. Papers exceeding these limits may be rejected without review.

Paper submission will be handled by EasyChair, so please make sure that you have an active account. The papers must be submitted electronically at:

Important dates

- Abstract submission deadline: January 5, 2015
- Paper submission deadline: January 9, 2015
- Acceptance notification: March 9, 2015
- Camera ready copy due: April 10, 2015
- Conference: May 13-15, 2015


General Co-chairs:
Mohammed Erradi ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco
Rachid Guerraoui EPFL, Switzerland

Program Co-chairs:
Ahmed Bouajjani Univ. Paris Diderot, France
Hugues Fauconnier Univ. Paris Diderot, France

Program Committee:
Parosh Aziz Abdulla Univ. Uppsala, Sweden
Joffroy Beauquier Univ. Paris 11, France
Boualem Benatallah Univ. New South Wales, Australia
Gregor Bochmann Univ. Ottawa, Canada
Carole Delporte Univ. Paris Diderot, France
Amr El Abbadi UCSB, USA
Khaldoun El Agha Univ. Paris 11, France
Mohamed El Kamili USMBA, Fes, Morocco
Mohamed El Koutbi ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco
Bernd Freisleben Univ. Marburg, Germany
Mohamed Gouda Univ. Texas at Austin
Vincent Gramoli Univ. Sydney, Australia
Seif Haridi SICS, Sweden
Maurice Herlihy Brown Univ., USA
Claude Jard Univ. Nantes, France
Zahi Jarir Univ. Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
Anne-Marie Kermarrec INRIA, Rennes, France
Rupak Majumdar MPI-SWS, Germany
Stephan Merz INRIA, Nancy, France
Louise Moser UCSB, USA
Hassan Mountassir Univ. Franche-Comté, France
Guevara Noubir Northeastern Univ., USA
Andreas Podelski Univ. Freiburg, Germany
Shaz Qadeer Microsoft Research, USA
Vivien Quema INPG, Grenoble, France
Sergio Rajsbaum UNAM, Mexico
Ganesan Ramalingam Microsoft Research, India
Michel Raynal IRISA, Rennes, France
Alexander Shvartsman Univ. Connecticut, USA
Sebastian Tixeuil Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Martin Vechev ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Organizing Committee:
Khadija Bakkouch IRFC, Rabat
Abdellah Boulouz Univ. Ibn zohr, Agadir
Mohammed Erradi ENSIAS, UM5S, Rabat
Zahi Jarir Univ. Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech
Mohammed Ouzzif ESTC, UH2M, Casablanca

Students Committee:
Meryeme Ayache ENSIAS, UM5S, Rabat
Yahya Benkaouz ENSIAS, UM5S, Rabat

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