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CloudCom 2016 : The 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science


Conference Series : Cloud Computing
When Dec 12, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016
Where Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Abstract Registration Due Jun 8, 2016
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2016
Notification Due Aug 15, 2016
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2016

Call For Papers

The "Cloud" is a natural evolution of distributed computing and of the widespread adaption of virtualization and Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA).
In Cloud Computing, IT-related capabilities and resources are provided as services, via the Internet and on-demand, accessible without requiring detailed knowledge of the underlying technology.

**IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology & Science 2016** will be the 8th in the series of conferences, steered by the Cloud Computing Association, that brings together researchers, developers and users interested in cloud computing systems to present and discuss the needs of, and innovations in, the area and related technologies.

TOPICS OF INTEREST, but are not limited to:

1. **Architecture and Virtualization**
- Intercloud architecture models
- Cloud services delivery models, campus integration & "last mile" issues
- Networking technologies
- Programming models & systems/tools
- Cloud system design with FPGAs, GPUs, APUs
- Storage & file systems
- Scalability & performance
- Resource provisioning, monitoring, management & maintenance
- Operational, economic & business models
- Green data centers
- Computational resources, storage & network virtualization
- Resource monitoring
- Virtual desktops
- Resilience, fault tolerance, disaster recovery
- Modeling & performance evaluation
- Disaster recovery
- Energy efficiency

2. **Cloud Services and Applications**
- Cloud services models & frameworks
- Cloud services reference models & standardization
- Cloud­powered services design
- Business processes, compliance & certification
- Data management applications & services
- Application workflows & scheduling
- Application benchmarks & use cases
- Cloud­based services & protocols
- Fault­tolerance & availability of cloud services and applications
- Application development and debugging tools
- Business models & economics of cloud services

3. **IoT and Mobile on Cloud**
- IoT cloud architectures & models
- Cloud­based dynamic composition of IoT
- Cloud­based context­aware IoT
- Mobile cloud architectures & models
- Green mobile cloud computing
- Resource management in mobile cloud environments
- Cloud support for mobility­aware networking protocols
- Multimedia applications in mobile cloud environments
- Cloud­based mobile networks and applications

4. **Big Data**
- Machine learning
- Data mining
- Approximate & scalable statistical methods
- Graph algorithms
- Querying & search
- Data lifecycle management
- Frameworks, tools & their composition
- Dataflow management & scheduling

5. **High Performance Computing in/with the Cloud**
- Load balancing
- Middleware solutions
- Scalable scheduling
- HPC as a Service
- Programming models
- Use cases & experience reports
- Cloud deployment systems
- TCO analysis Cloud vs HPC

6. **Security and Privacy**
- Accountability & audit
- Authentication & authorization
- Cloud integrity
- Cryptography for & in the cloud
- Hypervisor security
- Identity management & security as a service
- Prevention of data loss or leakage
- Secure, interoperable identity management
- Trust & credential management
- Trusted computing
- Usable security

7. **Distributed Cloud / Cloud Brokering / Edge Computing**
- Distributed Cloud Infrastructure
- Cloud federation & hybrid cloud infrastructure
- Utility Computing (UC)
- Cloud Brokering Problem
- Edge Computing infrastructure
- Cloudlets
- Fog Computing Systems


Workshop Proposal........................ May 15, 2016
Tutorial Proposal............................ May 15, 2016

Abstract Due................................. June 8, 2016
**Regular Papers Due.................... June 15, 2016**
PhD Consortium Papers Due......... August 10, 2016
Posters and Demo Paper Due........ August 10, 2016

Notification of Paper Acceptance... August 15, 2016
Camera Ready Due......................... September 15, 2016

Conference Date................... December 12 - 15, 2016


Papers should be submitted through the paper submission system at the conference
website. Manuscripts need to be prepared according to the IEEE CS format. All
submitted papers will be reviewed by at least three experts (acceptance rate: ~18%).

The conference proceedings of CloudCom 2016 will be published by IEEE CS Press
(IEEE Xplore) and indexed by EI and ISSN. Distinguished papers will be invited
to be included within a number of special issues in prestigious international


General Chairs
- Sebastien Varrette, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Pascal Bouvry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Albert Y. Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia

Steering Committee
- Chunming Rong (chair), University of Stavanger, Norway
- Martin Gilje Jaatun (vice-chair), SINTEF, Norway
- Albert Y. Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia
- Stephen L. Diamond, IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative, USA

Program Chairs
- Gregoire Danoy, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Sathish Gopalakrishnan, The University of British Columbia, Canada

Workshops and Tutorials Chairs
- Valentin Plugaru, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Henry Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Posters and Demo Chair
- Xavier Besseron, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Industry Panel Chair
- Mazin Yousif, T-Systems International, IEEE, USA

Student Travel Grants and PhD Forum Chairs__
- Lin Wang, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Magali Martin, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Publicity Chair
- Robert (Ching-Hsien) Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan

Sponsorship Chairs
- Joseph Emeras, SnT, Luxembourg
- Dzmitry Klaziovich, SnT, Luxembourg

Publication and Web Chair
- Hyacinthe Cartiaux, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Registration Chairs
- Magali Martin, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Stephanie Annet, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Local Arrangement Chairs
- Stephanie Annet, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Magali Martin, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Daniel Gugan, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Bertrand Dessart, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Laurent Betry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Financial Chair
- Magali Martin, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Laurent Betry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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