[hpc-announce] Call for Participation - ICCCN 2021 (The 30th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks)

Xin, Yufeng yxin at renci.org
Mon Jul 5 21:11:16 CDT 2021

Call for Participation – ICCCN 2021

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to cordially invite you to join us at the ICCCN 2021 to be held virtually between July 19 and July 22, 2021. This year will be the 30th year/edition of the ICCCN and we have a fantastic slate of keynote speakers, panelists, and research papers. We encourage you to join us to help celebrate this milestone for ICCCN!

Prof. Tarek F. Abdelzaher, Executive Chair;
Prof. George Rouskas, General Chair;
Prof. Deniz Gurkan and Prof. Symeon Papavassiliou, TPC Co-Chairs
Prof. Kewei Sha, Workshop General Co-Chairs;
Prof. Wenjun Jiang, Poster Chair;
Dr. Valeria Loscri and Dr. Yufeng Xin, Publicity Co-Chairs

Conference Highlights:
ICCCN 2021 (http://www.icccn.org)
July 19 – 22, 2021

Technical Co-Sponsor: IEEE, IEEE Communication Society.

ICCCN is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel ideas and fundamental advances in the fields of computer communications and networks. ICCCN serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners with a common interest in improving communications and networking through scientific and technological innovation. The primary focus of the conference is on new and original research results in the areas of design, implementation, and applications of computer communications and networks.

The four-day program features three keynote talks and two plenary panels given by world-renowned scholars covering a variety of exciting research topics. We have more than 140 research presentations (including invited paper sessions) scheduled in the main conference plus the accompanying workshops and the poster session, all held virtually.

Keynote Speakers:

July 19, 2021 (Monday):
TITLE: "Human-Centric Networking and why it should be a key focus for the Next Generation Internet and 6G research?"
              Prof. Dimitra Simeonidou
  University of Bristol, UK

July 20, 2021 (Tuesday):
TITLE: "Machine Learning and Security: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"
                Prof. Wenke Lee and John P. Imlay Jr.
    The Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA USA

July 21, 2021 (Wednesday):
TITLE: "Decision-Making for Uncoordinated User Access to Limited Distributed Resources"

  Prof. Ioannis Stavrakakis (IEEE Fellow)
  Dept of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian
  University of Athens (Greece)

Panel #1: Cities of the future: what possible evolution towards the creation of smart communities (July 19, 2021)
Moderator: Prof. Antonio Puliafito, University of Messina, Director CINI Lab on Smart cities, Italy
Dr. Glenn Ricart, Founder and CTO, US Ignite smart cities initiative (USA)
Dr. Marco Conti, Director of the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of the CNR (Italy)
Prof. Ernesto Damiani, Director of the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute, Khalifa University (Abu Dhabi)
Prof. Serge Fdida, Sorbonne Université (France)

Panel 2: Privacy vs. Utility: Can this Conflict over Personal Data Have Two Winners (July 20, 2021)
Moderator: Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, Dept. of Informatics and Telecom, National & Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, and Athena Research Center, Greece
Prof. Elisa Bertino, Computer Science Department, Purdue University (USA)
Prof. Minos Garofalakis, Information Management Systems Institute, Athena Research Center, and School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Technical Univ. of Crete (Greece)
Dr. Lucian Itu, Artificial Intelligence Team, Siemens Romania, and Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, Transilvania University of Brasov
Dr. Peter Kairouz, Google Research, USA

Workshops (Thursday, July 22, 2021):

The 3rd International Workshop on Smart City Communication and Networking (SmartCityCom 2021): http://cs.pnw.edu/SmartCityCom <http://cs.pnw.edu/SmartCityCom>
Program Chairs:
Shuhui Yang, Purdue University Northwest, Shuhuiyang at pnw.edu<mailto:Shuhuiyang at pnw.edu> <mailto:Shuhuiyang at pnw.edu>
Besma Smida, University of Illinois at Chicago, smida at uic.edu<mailto:smida at uic.edu> <mailto:smida at uic.edu>

The 1st International Workshop on Big Data and Machine Learning for Networking (BDMLN 2021): https://bdmln2021.wordpress.com <https://bdmln2021.wordpress.com/>
Program Chairs:
Yalong Wu, North Central College, ywu1601 at noctrl.edu<mailto:ywu1601 at noctrl.edu> <mailto:ywu1601 at noctrl.edu>
Jie Lin, Xi’an Jiaotong University, jielin at mail.xjtu.edu.cn<mailto:jielin at mail.xjtu.edu.cn> <mailto:jielin at mail.xjtu.edu.cn>

The 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Fog/Edge Computing (AFEC 2021): https://jshang-msu.github.io/AFEC2021/<https://jshang-msu.github.io/AFEC2021/>
Program Chairs:
Wei Chang, Saint Joseph's University, wchang at sju.edu<mailto:wchang at sju.edu> <mailto:wchang at sju.edu>
Ning Wang, Rowan University, wangn at rowan.edu<mailto:wangn at rowan.edu> <mailto:wangn at rowan.edu>

The 11th International Workshop on Security, Privacy, Trust, and Machine Learning for IoT (IoTSPT-ML 2021): https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/iotspt-ml2021/home <https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/iotspt-ml2021/home>
Program Chairs:
Geethapriya Thamilarasu, University of Washington Bothell, geetha at uw.edu<mailto:geetha at uw.edu> <mailto:geetha at uw.edu>
Abhishek Parakh, University of Nebraska-Omaha, aparakh at unomaha.edu<mailto:aparakh at unomaha.edu> <mailto:aparakh at unomaha.edu>

Workshop on Quantum Internet and Networking (QuantumCom 2021): https://sites.google.com/view/wqin<https://sites.google.com/view/wqin>
Program Chairs:
Walter O. Krawec, University of Connecticut, walter.krawec at uconn.edu<mailto:walter.krawec at uconn.edu> <mailto:walter.krawec at uconn.edu>
Abhishek Parakh, University of Nebraska-Omaha, aparakh at unomaha.edu<mailto:aparakh at unomaha.edu> <mailto:aparakh at unomaha.edu>

The 3rd International Workshop on Social (Media) Sensing (SMS 2021): https://sites.google.com/view/sms2021/home<https://sites.google.com/view/sms2021/home>
Program Chairs:
Marco Furini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, marco.furini at unimore.it<mailto:marco.furini at unimore.it> <mailto:marco.furini at unimore.it>
Silvia Mirri, University of Bologna, Italy, silvia.mirri at unibo.it<mailto:silvia.mirri at unibo.it> <mailto:silvia.mirri at unibo.it>

The 4th International Workshop on BLockchain Enabled Sustainable Smart Cities (BLESS 2021): http://bingweb.binghamton.edu/~rxu22/BLESS_2021.html <http://bingweb.binghamton.edu/~rxu22/BLESS_2021.html>
Program Chairs:
Yu Chen, Binghamton University, ychen at binghamton.edu<mailto:ychen at binghamton.edu> <mailto:ychen at binghamton.edu>
Sachin Shetty, Old Dominion University, sshetty at odu.edu<mailto:sshetty at odu.edu> <mailto:sshetty at odu.edu>

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