[hpc-announce] IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2020: Call for Workshop Proposals - Deadline: Sep 30th, 2019

Tortonesi Mauro mauro.tortonesi at unife.it
Thu Sep 5 07:56:25 CDT 2019


                    CALL FOR PAPERS - NOMS 2020

        IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium

              20-24 April 2020 // Budapest, Hungary

 Management in the Age of Softwarization and Artificial Intelligence





The 17th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2020) will
be held on 20-24 April 2020 in Budapest, Hungary. Held in even-numbered years
since 1988, NOMS 2020 will follow the 32 years tradition of NOMS and IM as the
primary IEEE Communications Society's forum for technical exchange on
management of information and communication technology focusing on research,
development, integration, standards, service provisioning, and user

NOMS 2020 will feature a number of workshops to further disseminate fine-tuned
research, that are organized around the main conference theme: Management in
the Age of Softwarization and Artificial Intelligence.

IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2020 invites proposals for one-day or half-day workshops, which
will be held prior or immediately after the main NOMS 2020 Technical Program.
The main purpose of the NOMS 2020 Workshops is to provide a forum for
evaluating new frontiers in research, development, integration, standards,
advance service provisioning, and user communities addressing smart and
hyper-connected environments, virtualization, programmability in native
softwarization of networking technologies. All workshops would need to
complement the main conference theme and topics that include management of 5G
and Beyond Networks, Fixed and Mobile Networks and Services, Clouds, Vertical
Eco-Systems, Converged network operations and seamless secure services.



Each workshop proposal must include:

 1. Title of the workshop

 2. Names, addresses, and a short (200 words) bio of the major
 organizers (e.g., TPC (Co-) chair(s), OC General (Co-)chair(s))

 3. A brief description (1 page) of the technical issues addressed
 by the workshop. State reasons why and how the workshop would
 attract the NOMS 2020 audience.

 4. Organizing Committee (OC) and  Technical Program
 Committee (TPC)

 5. Likely contributors and targeted audience.

 6. The planned format of the workshop, including a strategy to
 facilitate lively and interactive discussions.

 7. If applicable, a description of the past events of the workshop,
 including all statistics of submitted/accepted papers and
 attendee numbers. If the workshop does not have past editions,
 please provide estimates and explain a strategy on how to reach
 the targets of paper submissions and attendees.

 8. Publicity and advertising plan to attract paper submissions and

 9. A draft of 1-page "Call for Papers (CFP)" including title,
 description, topics and important dates.

 10. The workshop website address, if applicable.

Submission of workshop proposals should be made to the Workshop
Co-chairs of NOMS 2020 by email to the following addresses:

 - Marc-Oliver Pahl <pahl at net.in.tum.de>
 - Mauro Tortonesi <mauro.tortonesi at unife.it>


Important Dates

 - Workshop proposal submission: September 30, 2019
 - Notification of acceptance: October 15, 2019


*Tentative* Schedule for Accepted Workshops

 - Paper submission deadline (coordinated): January 15, 2020
 - Paper acceptance notification (coordinated): February 15, 2020
 - Camera-ready version due (coordinated): February 28, 2020


Workshop Co-chairs

 - Marc-Oliver Pahl, Technischen Universität München, Germany
 - Mauro Tortonesi, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy

Mauro Tortonesi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Distributed Systems Research Group
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Ferrara

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