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NeGIS 2020 : 1st International Workshop on Next Generation Information Systems: Modeling, Monitoring and Management in Cloud and Fog Computing (NeGIS 2020)


When Jun 9, 2020 - Jun 9, 2020
Where Grenoble, France
Submission Deadline Mar 3, 2020
Notification Due Apr 1, 2020
Final Version Due Apr 7, 2020
Categories    cloud computing   fog computing   computer security   energy efficient computing

Call For Papers

1st International Workshop on Next Generation Information Systems:
Modeling, Monitoring and Management in Cloud and Fog Computing
(NeGIS 2020)
Co-located with CAiSE'20

June 9th 2020
Grenoble, France

The amount of data and services supported by Information Systems (ISs) has increased exponentially during the last few years. To improve their efficiency and reduce costs, modern organizations have been shifting their services, with part of their ISs, to the Cloud. More recent developments have shown an inversion towards decentralization and distribution of applications and services in the huge pool of devices and computing facilities available nearer to the customers. This shift is due to the impact of Internet of Things, which is further increasing the amount of data to be stored and computed. Fog Computing is the last frontier for ISs, where data and services can be moved in the continuum of resources between the cloud and the edge.
In this workshop we aim to collect contributions investigating issues related to the management of cloud and fog computing in modern information systems with a focus, but not limited, on energy efficiency, security, and privacy, their relations and trade-off with other requirements such as response time and throughput. In doing so, we are considering both the application components of the information system with their complexity, as well as the management of the data used by such applications. We also consider the impact of the human in the loop, looking at how the awareness and the behaviors of users and designers in socio-technical systems can affect the effective adoption of energy and security policies.
Topics include but are not limited to:
Modelling Cloud and Fog computing solutions for modern Information Systems
Monitoring and Managing Information Systems in Cloud and Fog Computing
Models, methods, and tools for data management in Cloud and Fog Computing
Energy-awareness and sustainability in Information Systems: metrics and measurements
Quality of Service, energy efficiency and security in Mobile Edge Computing
Methodologies and tools for energy efficiency and security compliance in Cloud and Fog computing
Adaptive approaches to manage energy consumption, QoS, and security of applications and systems
Energy and Security aware blockchain solutions
Energy and security requirements in Information Systems and Socio-Technical Systems
Energy and security behaviours in Socio-Technical Systems
Negis2020 will be co-located in Grenoble with the 32nd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems (CAISE'20, 8-12 June 2020).

The best paper will be considered for publication in a high level international journal. To be selected the paper must include a validation of the proposed approach. The authors of the paper selected as best paper will have to provide an extended version for submission to a fast evaluation track.

Abstract submission: 20th February 2020
Full paper submissions: 26th February 2020
Notification of acceptance: 1st April 2020
Camera-ready copies: 7th April 2020
Workshop: 9th June 2020

Submission site:
The workshop is addressed to researchers with a strong background in the field of Modeling, Monitoring and Management of information systems in Cloud and Fog Computing. Contributions will be evaluated for their relevance to the workshop topics and will be blind reviewed by at least three PC members. The workshop will be divided into two main parts. In the first part, authors of accepted papers will present their work. This part will be divided into sessions according to the topics emerged from the contributions. The second part will be a round table for discussing issues and solutions, aiming at enhancing collaboration.
Contributions are accepted in the form of:
Full Papers describe original solutions (theoretical, methodological or conceptual) in the field of sustainable IS engineering.
Short Papers describe an initial approach towards an innovative ea in the field of sustainable IS engineering.
Papers should be submitted in PDF format. The results described must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Submissions must conform to Springer’s LNBIP format and should not exceed 12 pages (6 pages for short papers), including all text, figures, references and appendices.
Authors should consult Springer’s authors’ guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or Word, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers. In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form. The corresponding author signing the copyright form should match the corresponding author marked on the paper. Once the files have been sent to Springer, changes relating to the authorship of the papers cannot be made.
Workshop Chairs:
Monica Vitali, Umeå University, Sweden
Mattia Salnitri Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ting Li Beijing University of Technology, China

Program Committee:
Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Achim Brucker, University of Exeter, UK
Georges Da Costa, IRIT, University of Toulouse, France
Vasiliki Diamantopoulou, University of the Aegean, Greece
Christina Herzog, IRIT, University of Toulouse, France
Carlo Mastroianni, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Giovanni Meroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Haris Mouratidis, University of Brighton, UK
John Mylopoulos, University of Ottawa, Canada
Anne-Cécile Orgerie, CNRS - IRISA, France
Per-Olov Östberg, Umeå University, Sweden
Elda Paja, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Michalis Pavlidis, University of Brighton, UK
Jean-Marc Pierson, Paul Sabatier University, France
Pierluigi Plebani, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Patricia Stolf, IRIT, University of Toulouse, France
Haiyang Yu, Beijing University of Technology, China

Workshop website: (under construction)
Workshop mail account:
Workshop twitter account: @NeGIS_workshop

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