[Sigmetrics] CFP: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2018)

Patrick Hung Patrick.Hung at uoit.ca
Sat Dec 2 11:35:01 EST 2017

Apology for cross-postings. Please send it to interested colleagues and students. Thanks!

***** Call For Papers *****

IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2018)
2018 IEEE World Congress on Services

Website: http://conferences.computer.org/cloud/2018/

IEEE CLOUD is the flagship conference focusing on Innovative cloud computing across all the "as a service" categories (such as Networks, Infrastructure, Platform, Software, and Function).

The IEEE CLOUD 2018 is solely sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society under the auspice of the Technical Committee on Services Computing (TCSVC).

Contributions addressing all areas related to cloud computing technology, systems, applications and business innovations are solicited. CLOUD 2018 will organize refereed paper reviews in 11 research areas (themes):

Cloud as a Service
* Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
* Platform as a service (PaaS) and Cloud Foundry
* Software as a service (SaaS)
* Storage as a service
* Network as a service
* Information as a service

Cloud Infrastructure
* Cloud Computing Architectures
* Storage and Data Architectures
* Distributed and Cloud Networking
* Infrastructure Technologies
* Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds

Cloud Management and Operations
* Cloud Composition, Federation, Bridging, and Bursting
* Cloud Migration
* Hybrid Cloud Integration
* Compliance Management in Cloud
* Green and Energy Management of Cloud Computing
* Cloud Configuration and Capacity Management
* Cloud Workload Profiling and Deployment Control
* Self-service Cloud Portal, Dashboard, and Analytics
* Cloud Metering and Monitoring
* Service Management Automation

Cloud Security
* Cloud Security
* Data Privacy
* Cloud Privacy
* Security as a service

* Blockchain Platforms
* Blockchain Mechanisms
* Enterprise Blockchain Solutions and Applications

Performance, Scalability, and Reliability
* Performance of Cloud Systems and Applications
* Cloud Availability and Reliability
* Microservices-based Architecture

Systems Software and Hardware
* Virtualization and Composition
* Cloud Provisioning Orchestration
* Architecture Support for Cloud Computing, including ASICs and FPGAs

Data Analytics in Cloud
* Analytics Applications
* Scientific Computing and Data Management
* Big data Management and Analytics
* Storage, Data, and Analytics Clouds

Software Engineering Practice for Cloud
* Cloud Solution Design Patterns
* Cloud Programming Models
* Cloud Development Tools
* Service Life Cycle Management
* Autonomic Business Process and Workflow Management in Clouds
* Cloud Modeling
* Research on Cloud Software
* User Experience Design

Cloud Applications
* Large Scale Cloud Application
* Innovative Cloud Applications and Experiences
* Social and Mobile Clouds
* Mobile Services

Cloud Economics
* Cloud Strategy for Enterprise Business Transformation
* Cloud Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
* Economic and Business Model of Clouds and Cloud Services
* ROI Analysis
* Cloud Quality Management
* Cloud Computing Consulting
* Cloud Cost and Pricing

*** Manuscript Guidelines and Submission Information ***
Language: English.
Paper size and format: US Letter; Two-column format in the IEEE style.
Page limit: Up to 8 pages for peer review.
Abstract length:  Approximately 1500 characters.
File format: Limit the size of a single PDF file to be 6 MB.

All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 program committee members. Accepted papers with confirmed presentation will appear in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. Each conference/congress will publicly announce the winners of its Best Paper Award, and Best Student Paper Award. The authors of selected papers will be encouraged to submit extended and enhanced versions of their papers to the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) and other suitable journals.

*** Key Dates ***
Paper submission (for peer review) due: January 10, 2018.
Notification to authors on the decisions on papers: March 15, 2018.
Camera-ready papers due: April 6, 2018.
Congress date: July 2 - 7, 2018.

General Chair: Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
General Co-Chair: Daniel Reed, University of Iowa, USA
Program Chair: Ian Foster, Argonne National Lab and University of Chicago, USA
Program Co-Chair: Jia Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

SERVICES Congress General Chair: Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA

IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Services Computing Chair: Rong N. Chang, IBM Research, USA

Steering Committee:
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
Carl K. Chang, Iowa State University, USA (Chair)
Rong N. Chang, IBM Research, USA
Peter Chen, Carnegie Mellon University. USA
Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy
Ian Foster, University of Chicago, USA
Dennis Gannon, Indiana University, USA
Michael Goul, Arizona State University, USA
Frank Leymann, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Hong Mei, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA

Finance Chair: Shiyong Lu, Wayne State University, USA

Publication Chair: Katsunori Oyama, Nihon University, Japan

Publicity Team:
Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Eleanna Kafeza, Zayed University, UAE
Hamad Binsalleeh, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia
Jorge Roa, National Technological University, Santa Fe Regional Faculty, Argentina
Marcelo Fantinato, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Young Yoon, Hongik University, Korea
Radha Krishna Pisipati, Infosys, India
Uwe Breitenbücher, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Andrei V. Kopylov, Tula State University, Russia
Matogoro Jabera, University of Dodoma, Tanzania
Mohammad Aazam, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
Bhekisipho Twala, University of South Africa, South Africa

If you have any questions or queries on IEEE CLOUD 2018, please send email to: ieeecs DOT cloud AT gmail DOT com.


More information about the SIGMETRICS mailing list