[hpc-announce] IC2E 2021 - Call for workshops

Vincenzo De Maio vincenzo at ec.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Jan 13 01:55:36 CST 2021

Important Dates

     Workshop proposals due: January 31, 2021
     Notification of proposal acceptance: February 5, 2021
     Second round workshop proposal due: April 30, 2021
     Notification of second round proposal acceptance: May 7, 2021
     Conference dates: October 2021
     (workshops will take place during this period, the exact date is to 
be determined)

As part of the IEEE International Conferences on Cloud Engineering 
(IC2E), we solicit proposals for affiliated workshops. We seek proposals 
for workshops on topics likely to be of interest to the cloud 
engineering communities. The purpose of these workshops is to provide a 
forum for the exchange of ideas and preliminary results. Possible topics 
include, but are not limited to:

     Virtualization and isolation technologies
     Software-defined systems (XaaS)
     Quality of Service (e.g., performance, reliability), benchmarking, 
monitoring, and Service Level Agreements
     Microservices and orchestration/choreography, DevOps
     Internet of Things
     Fog, Edge, and Mobile Cloud Computing
     Big Data management (storage, platforms, analytics, stream processing)
     Middleware for cloud environments
     Cloud applications
     Cloud economics and business models
     Blockchains for and in the cloud
     Security, privacy, trust, and compliance
     Cloud and Machine Learning
     HPC and cloud
     Software Engineering for the cloud
     other related topics

Submission Information

Proposals should not exceed three pages and must include:

     Workshop name and an abstract of no more than 175 words describing 
the workshop, suitable for the conference web site
     A (draft) Call for Papers. This should include the names, 
affiliations, and contact details of the workshop chair(s), publicity 
chair(s), a preliminary list of program committee members (and an 
indication of whether they accepted the invitation), and workshop URL 
(if it already exists).
     Workshop format: duration (half or full-day), expected number of 
presentations, invited talks/panels, demonstrators, etc.
     An indication of expected popularity, timeliness of the topic, 
other related workshops/conferences, workshop history (if any), etc.
     A short description of your COVID-related plans: are you planning a 
virtual, an on-site, a mixed workshop?

Proposals must be emailed to tfjmp at cs.ubc.ca with the subject "Workshop 


For further information, please contact the Workshop and Tutorials 
Chairs. You are also welcome to email an initial draft of a workshop 
idea before preparing the proposal described above. Please be aware that 
we will expect at least one of the organizers to attend the workshop. If 
this is problematic for you due to the conference being in San 
Francisco, CA, USA, please consider looking for a co-organizer from the 

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