[ecoop-info] FINAL CALL FOR DEMO SUBMISSIONS: POLICY 2012 -- IEEE International Symposium on Policies for Distributed Systems

Arcot Rajasekar sekar at renci.org
Wed Feb 15 15:08:33 CET 2012

Just a reminder that important deadlines are quickly approaching. 

Demo submission deadline:     20 February 2012

IEEE International Symposium on Policies for  Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY 2012)
16-18 July 2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Policy 2012 brings together researchers and practitioners working on policy-based systems. POLICY 2012 is the 13th in a series of successful events that have provided a forum for discussion and collaboration between researchers, developers and users of policy-based systems.
Organizers of the POLICY 2012 Symposium invites unpublished novel contributions on any aspect of policy-based systems.  Papers must describe original work and must not have been accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere. Submitted papers will be evaluated for technical contribution, originality and significance.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Formal aspects and theory
- Models for access control, usage control, trust, privacy
- Specifications, refinement, analysis, reasoning
- Implementation techniques, architectures, tools
- Policy systems for mobile, cloud and ubiquitous computing
- Policy-based networking
- AI approaches, machine learning, agents, natural languages
- HCI and usability aspects
- Organisational, ethical, legal aspects, standards
- Case studies, real-life deployments and experiences
Policy 2012 also invites submissions for demonstrations that illustrate research contributions or innovative applications of policy-based technologies. Those interested in demonstrating a system or application should submit a description following the instructions in the submission information section. Commercial products are eligible, but sales and marketing activities are not appropriate.
Important Dates

Paper Registration deadline:     20  January 2012
Paper submission deadline:      25  January 2012
Author notification:                  14 March 2012

Demo submission deadline:     20 February 2012
Demo notification:                   14 March 2012

Symposium dates:   16-18 July  2012

Submission Information
- Demonstration descriptions illustrating research contributions or applications of policy-based technologies (max length 2 pages including references).

Organizing Committee
General Chairs:
Reagan Moore      UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Arcot Rajasekar     UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Program Chairs:
Naranker Dulay     Imperial College London, UK
Jeff Kephart          IBM T. J. Watson Research Centre, USA
Publicity Chair:
Wanda Monroe     UNC Chapel Hill, USA

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