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CLOUDTECH 2015 : IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies and Applications


When Jun 2, 2015 - Jun 4, 2015
Where Marrakesh, Morocco
Submission Deadline Jan 15, 2015
Notification Due Feb 28, 2015
Final Version Due Mar 22, 2015
Categories    cloud architectures   cloud security and privacy   cloud energy efficiency   datacenter and big data

Call For Papers

The " IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies and Applications - CLOUDTECH 2015 "

will be held on June 2-4 2015, Marrakesh, Morocco

Paper submission deadline: December 20, 2014


After the success of the three editions of “The International Workshop on Mobile and Cloud Computing Technologies and Security”, held successively in Rabat (2011), Agadir (2012) and Marrakesh (2013), we are proud to upgrade it as a plenary conference. CLOUDTECH’2015, “International Conference of Cloud Computing Technologies and Applications” will be held in Marrakesh on June 2-4, 2015.

Cloud computing has recently gained great attention from both academia and IT industry as a new infrastructure requiring smaller investments in hardware platform, staff training, or licensing new software tools. Cloud computing can be seen as any subscription-based or pay-per-use service that, extends the Internet existing capabilities.

CLOUDTECH 2015 will address topics related to cloud technologies; architecture and applications including distributed computing and data centers, cloud infrastructure and its security, end-user services.

The conference will provide a high-level, international forum for scientists, researchers, professionals and students who will have the opportunity to present state-of-the-art research results, address new challenges, and discuss trends in Cloud Technology and applications.

We invite the submission of original work that is related to the topics below. Topics are organized into six tracks as follow:

Cloud Architectures and Applications topic

Design, implementation and performance evaluation for cloud applications
Cloud Reference Architecture
Cloud Computing and Engineering
Cloud Computing Architecture
Cloud Application Portability
Cloud Interoperability
Cloud IT Systems Reuse
Cloud Abstraction of Composite IT Systems
Cloud Application Scalability and Availability
Cloud Computing Platforms and Applications

Cloud Security and Privacy topic

Cloud-centric Mobile security
Security for emerging cloud programming models
Cloud-delivered security services
Cryptographic protocols for cloud security
Cloud threat/attack/vulnerability models
Security, integrity and privacy for Cloud Computing
Reliability, Fault Tolerance, Quality-of-Service
Trust and policy management in the Cloud
Secure Identity Access Management
New standards, guidelines, best practices for security and privacy in the Cloud
Security risk models for cloud computing
Legal issues in the Cloud
Incident Response in the Cloud
Cloud Security
Cloud Middleware Frameworks
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Cost and economic models for security in the Cloud
Cloud Risk, Challenges and Governance

Cloud Energy Efficiency topic

Service Level Agreements and Performance Measurement
Energy-aware computing and communications.
Energy-efficient networking and computing infrastructures.
Energy-aware resource allocation and scheduling mechanisms.
Green materials and devices designs.
Usage of renewable energy for green ICT operation.
Cross-layer optimization of green networking infrastructures.
Life-cycle analysis of computing equipment.
Energy harvesting, storage, and recycling
Climate and ecosystem monitoring
Energy-efficient data center and cloud technologies
Green computing models, simulations, designs, and paradigms.

Datacenter and Big Data in Cloud topic

Big Data in Cloud
Cloud Storage Technologies for the Public
Green high-performance computing and applications
Cloud Business Solutions
Managing and administering information in the Cloud
Case studies on Cloud Computing adoption

Mobile & Social Cloud, Cloud Solutions and Applications topic

Bring Your Own Device, Mobile Device Management
Cloud wireless sensor networks
Cloud forensics and e-discovery
Cloud systems and tools
Business Cloud vs. Software Cloud
Cloud based GPU
Educational Cloud Solutions
Cloud Delivery Models
Cloud Optimization and Automation
Web services supporting cloud computing
Models, methodologies and tools for web services
Grid Computing vs. Cloud Computing
Utility Computing vs. Cloud Computing

Applications and Industrial Track topic

Business Cloud
Cloud applications in industry

Submission Procedure

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research papers. Submitted manuscripts will be limited to 8 (IEEE Proceedings style) pages and required to be formatted using the IEEE Proceedings template.
Please follow the IEEE Computer Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare your papers. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the conference and present the paper. Submissions should include paper title, abstract, names of authors, their affiliations, and emails addresses.
The full papers should be submitted in PDF format to the CLOUDTECH 2015 EasyChair online submission website:

Papers Publication

All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 program committee members. Accepted and presented papers will appear in the conference proceeding. Selected papers from those presented in this workshop will be also published in the IEEE Digital Library. Extended versions of CLOUDTECH 2015 papers will be published in a set of special issues of some prestigious indexed International Journals. Extended versions of selected papers will be also invited for potential publication in some International Journals.

General Chairs

Professor Mohamed Essaaidi
Chair - IEEE Morocco Section
Director of the National College of IT (ENSIAS)
E-mail :
Professor Mostapha Zbakh
President of Moroccan Association of Cloud Computing
National College of IT (ENSIAS), Rabat, Morocco
E-mail :
Professor Tarek El-Ghazawi
The George Washington University, USA
E-mail :
Professor Pierre Manneback
University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
E-mail :

Steering Committee Members

Tarek El-Ghazawi, The George Washington University, USA
Claude Tadonki , MINES ParisTech, France
Kashif Munir, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA
Abdellah Touhafi , VUB, Brussels, Belgium
Mohammed Boulmalf, IUR, Morocco

Technical Program Committee Chairs

Pierre Manneback, University of Mons, Belgium
Claude Tadonki, MINES ParisTech, France

Local Organization Committee Chairs

Mohammed Dafir El Kettani, ENSIAS, University of Mohammed V-Souissi, Rabat, Morocco
Hanane Bekkali, ENSIAS, University of Mohammed V-Souissi, Rabat, Morocco
Amine Berqia, ENSIAS, University of Mohammed V-Souissi, Rabat, Morocco
Mostapha Zbakh, ENSIAS, University of Mohammed V-Souissi, Rabat, Morocco

Submission deadlines

Full Paper Submission: January 15, 2015
Decision Notification (Electronic): February 28, 2015
Camera-Ready Copy and Pre-registration : March 22, 2015

For more information

Mostapha Zbakh

ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

E-mail :

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