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When May 17, 2017 - May 19, 2017
Where Rabat, Morocco
Abstract Registration Due Nov 25, 2016
Submission Deadline Dec 2, 2016
Notification Due Jan 27, 2017
Final Version Due Mar 3, 2017
Categories    distributed systems   networks   security   big data

Call For Papers


NETYS 2017
May 17 - 19, 2017, Rabat, Morocco

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, big data applications and systems, 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 case study 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:
- Registration of the abstract: November 25, 2016
- Submission of the paper: December 02, 2016
- Notification of acceptance: January 27, 2017
- Camera ready copy due: March 03, 2017
- Conference: May 17 - 19, 2017


General chair:
Mohammed Erradi ENSIAS, UM5, Morocco

General Co-chairs:
Rachid Guerraoui EPFL, Switzerland
Ahmed Bouajjani Univ. Paris Diderot, France

Program Co-chairs:
Amr El Abbadi Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Benoît Garbinato Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland

Program Committee:
Parosh Aziz Abdulah Uppsala University, Sweden
Periklis Andritsos University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Najib Badache Cerist, Algeria
Slimane Bah EMI, Mohammed V Univ. of Rabat, Morocco
Rida Bazzi Arizona State University, USA
Yahya Benkaouz FSR, Mohammed V Univ. of Rabat, Morocco
Ismail Berrada USMBA, Fes, Morocco
Mohamed Bettaz Philadelphia University, Jordan
Silvia Bonomi University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Aysu Betin Can Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Antonio Carzaniga Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
Xavier Defago Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Rachida Dssouli Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Mohamed El Kamili Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University, Fes, Morocco
Patrick Eugster Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Pascal Felber Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Bernd Freisleben Marburg University, Germany
Eli Gafni UCLA, USA
Mohamed Gouda UT Austin, USA
Seif Haridi SICS, Sweden
Maurice Herlihy Brown University, USA
Kévin Huguenin University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Zahi Jarir University Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
Mohammed Jmaiel University of Sfax, Tunisia
Anne-Marie Kermarrec INRIA, Rennes, France
Mikel Larrea University of the Basque Country, Spain
Miroslaw Malek University of Lugano, Switzerland
Louise Moser UCSB, USA
Achour Moustefaoui Université de Nantes, France
Guevara Noubir Northeastern University, USA
Rui Oliveira University of Minho, Portugal
Meriem Ouedirni INP Toulouse, IRIT France
Mohammed Ouzzif ESTC, Hassan II Univ., Casablanca, Morocco
Stacy Patterson RPI USA
Fernando Pedone Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
Andreas Podelski University of Freiburg, Germany
Shaz Qadeer Microsoft Research, USA
Michel Raynal IRISA, Rennes, France
Elad Schiller Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Mohamed Sharaf University of Queensland, Australia
Gregor von Bochmann University of Ottawa, Canada
Fang Yu National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Mohamed Zait Oracle, USA
Albert Zomaya University of Sydney, Australia

Steering Committee:
Parosh Aziz Abdulah Uppsala University, Sweden
Ahmed Bouajjani Univ. Paris Diderot, France
Carole Delporte Univ. Paris Diderot, France
Mohammed Erradi ENSIAS, UM5R, Morocco
Hugues Fauconnier Univ. Paris Diderot, France
Vincent Gramoli Univ. of Sydney, Australia
Rachid Guerraoui EPFL, Switzerland
Guevara Noubir Northeastern University, USA
Michel Raynal IRISA, Rennes, France

Organizing Committee:
Khadija Bakkouch IRFC, Rabat
Yahya Benkaouz FSR, Mohammed V Univ., Rabat
Abdellah Boulouz Ibn Zohr Univ., Agadir
Zahi Jarir Cadi Ayyad Univ., Marrakech
Abdellatif Kobbane ENSIAS, Mohammed V Univ., Rabat
Mohammed Ouzzif ESTC, Hassan II Univ., Casablanca

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