[ecoop-info] Final Call for Papers: IEEE/ACM Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2012)

Carlos Varela cvarela at cs.rpi.edu
Wed Jul 4 11:35:46 CEST 2012

UCC 2012
The 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing
November 5-8, 2012
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Regular Paper Submission Deadline:  July 9, 2012 (Extended, Firm)

Cloud Computing promises to deliver computational resources on demand as a service that are commoditized and delivered as in traditional utilities such as electricity, gas and water.  UCC is the premier IEEE/ACM conference covering all areas related to Cloud Computing as a Utility.  Submissions are invited to UCC 2012.

[Conference Scope]
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Pricing and Service Models for Utility Computing
- Cloud Computing Architectures and Middleware
- Cloud Programming Models, Languages and Frameworks
- Virtualization Technologies
- Formal Methods for Utility and Cloud Computing
- Cloud Management: Autonomic, Self-*, and Adaptive
- Energy Efficient Clouds
- Mobile Clouds
- Service Level Agreements 
- Private, Public and Hybrid Clouds
- Scalability and Reliability in Cloud Services
- Security, Privacy, Trust and Jurisdiction
- Interoperability and Standardization for Federated Clouds
- Cloud Stack (*aaS): Infrastructure, Platform, Software as a Service
- Resource Management: Brokering, Scheduling, Capacity Planning and Elasticity
- Performance Models and Monitoring
- Case Studies and Applications including Games, Social Networks, Scientific Computing, and Business Intelligence

[Paper Submission]
Authors are invited to submit papers electronically through EasyChair. Manuscripts may not exceed 8 letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings (print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with columns 3-1/16 inches (7.85 cm) wide with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-point Times fully justified text). Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of the authors and sponsors of the conference. The proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society, USA, and will be made available online through the IEEE Digital Library. 

[Important Dates (tentative)]
May 4: Workshop and Tutorial Proposals due
July 9: Regular Paper Submissions due
August 10: Notification of acceptance or rejection of papers
August 24: Short Papers, Posters, and Demos Submissions due
September 7: Camera Ready versions due
November 5-8: Symposium

[Chairs and Committees]
Conference Chair: Gul Agha (University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign)
Program Co-Chairs: Carlos Varela (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Manish Parashar (Rutgers University)
Workshops and Tutorials Chair: Shrideep Pallickara (Colorado State University)
Cyber Chair: Mohammed AlRokayan (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

[Steering Committee Members]
Rajkumar Buyya, The University of Melbourne, Australia (Chair)
Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia
Bharadwaj Veeravalli, The National University of Singapore, Singapore
Cho Li Wang, The University of Hong Kong, China
Craig Lee, Open Grid Forum, USA
Geng Lin, Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Jane Siegel, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Kai Hwang, University of Southern California, USA
Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, UK
Steve Versteeg, Computer Associates, Australia
Walfredo Cirne, Google, USA
Wolfgang Gentzsch, Universities Regensburg (Germany); Duke and NC State (USA)
S.Thamarai Selvi, Anna University Chennai, India
Gul Agha, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Ivona Brandic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Bruno Schulze, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC), Brazil

[Program Committee]
Jemal Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia
Arun Agarwal, University of Hyderabad, India
David Anderson, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, USA
David A. Bader, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Thar Baker, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Henri Bal, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands
Carlos Jaime Barrios Hernandez, UIS, Colombia
Siegfried Benkner, University of Vienna, Austria
Nik Bessis, University of Derby, United Kingdom
Milind Bhandarkar, EMC, USA
Viraj Bhat, Yahoo!, USA
Rajkumar Buyya, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Rodrigo N. Calheiros, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Harold Castro, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
Simon Caton, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Paolo Ciancarini, University of Bologna, Italy
Ewa Deelman, USC Information Sciences Institute, USA
Travis Desell, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Marcos Dias De Assuncao, IBM Research, Brazil 
Zhihui Du, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Kaoutar El Maghraoui, IBM, USA
Erik Elmroth, Umeå University, Sweden
Dick Epema, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Jose Fortes, University of Florida, USA
Pawel Garbacki, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Saurabh Kumar Garg, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Wolfgang Gentzsch, DEISA, Spain
Cecile Germain, LRI, France
Rob Gillen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
Madhusudhan Govindaraju, SUNY Binghamton, USA
Ken Hawick, Massey University, New Zealand
Bo Hong, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Marty Humphrey, University of Virginia, USA
Hai Jin, Amazon Web Services, USA
Thilo Kielmann, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands
Kyong Hoon Kim, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
Bastian Koller, HLRS - University of Stuttgart, Germany
Derrick Kondo, INRIA, France
Doug Lea, SUNY Oswego, USA
Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation, USA
Laurent Lefevre, INRIA, France
Xiaorong Li, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore 
Thenalapadi S. Mohan, Infosys Technologies Ltd, India
Marco A.S. Netto, IBM Research, USA
Shrideep Pallickara, Colorado State University, USA
Sangmi Pallickara, Colorado State University, USA
Siani Pearson, HP Labs, USA
Marlon Pierce, Indiana  University, USA
Radu Prodan, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Benny Rochwerger, IBM, USA
Bruno Schulze, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC), Brazil
Dongwan Shin, New Mexico Tech, USA
Alex Sim, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy
Michela Taufer, University of Delaware, USA
Ruppa Thulasiram, University of Manitoba, Canada
Robert Van Engelen, Florida State University, USA
Peter Van Roy, Universit catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Carlos A. Varela, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Jinesh Varia, Amazon Web Services, USA
Bharadwaj Veeravalli, NUS, Singapore
Srikumar Venugopal, University of New South Wales, Australia
David Walker, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Wei-Jen Wang, National Central University, Taiwan
C.L. Wang, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Paul Watson, NCL, United Kingdom
Timothy Wood, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Ramin Yahyapour, GWDG - University of Göttingen, Germany
Xinghui Zhao, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Qin Zheng, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore 
Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

- Carlos A. Varela and Manish Parashar (UCC 2012 PC Chairs)

Carlos A. Varela      <cvarela at cs.rpi.edu> 
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