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CALL FOR PAPERS

**IEEE CloudCom 2016**
_8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and 
Science_
December 12-15th, 2016, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

http://2016.cloudcom.org

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IMPORTANT DATES

**New Regular Papers Due........... June 30, 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

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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
    - Cloud-powered services design
    - Business processes, compliance & certification
    - Data management applications & services
    - Application workflows & scheduling
    - Application benchmarks & use cases
    - Cloud-based services & protocols
    - Fault-tolerance & 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
    - Cloud-based dynamic composition of IoT
    - Cloud-based context-aware IoT
    - Mobile cloud architectures & models
    - Green mobile cloud computing
    - Resource management in mobile cloud environments
    - Cloud support for mobility-aware networking protocols
    - Multimedia applications in mobile cloud environments
    - Cloud-based 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

More details can be found at the following URL: 
http://2016.cloudcom.org/conf/tracks.html

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PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

See http://2016.cloudcom.org/submissions/cfp.html

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been 
published
or that are  simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with
proceedings.
Authors must submit their papers by the deadline indicated above, using 
the
Easychair submission system available on the following URL:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cloudcom2016

Only PDF files will be accepted. Manuscripts need to be prepared 
according to
the IEEE CS format. All regular paper submissions should be written in 
English
with a maximum paper length of 8 pages (including references).
All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least three experts 
(acceptance
rate: ~18%).

Accepted papers **must be presented** at the conference. At least one 
author of
each accepted paper must register to the conference, by the early date 
indicated
by the organizers, and present the paper.

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
journals.

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

__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__
     - Dany Donnen, Bidvest Belgium, Belgium
     - 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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