[hpc-announce] CALL FOR PAPERS - FINAL DEADLINE - WCC 2021 - Workshop on Cloud Computing

Márcio Castro marcio.castro at ufsc.br
Wed Sep 1 06:04:16 CDT 2021

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The 1st Workshop on Cloud Computing,
October 26-29, 2021,
in conjunction with the 33rd IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing (SBAC-PAD 2021)


The Workshop on Cloud Computing (WCC) attracts researchers, engineers, and students from the fields of big data, systems architecture, service-oriented architecture, virtualization, security and privacy, high-performance computing, always with an emphasis on cloud computing platforms. The workshop is even closer to the HPC community and holds it in conjunction with the SBAC-PAD conference.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
	- Blockchain Cloud services
	- Computational resources, storage & network virtualization 
	- Cloud capacity planning 
	- Cloud services models & frameworks
	- Cloud system design with FPGAs, GPUs, APUs 
	- Cryptography in the Cloud 
	- Energy, cost, efficiency and security in the Cloud
	- Fog computing 
	- Green data centers 
	- IoT cloud architectures & models
	- Management in edge computing
	- Modeling & performance evaluation 
	- Networking technologies network virtualization, software-defined networking 
	- Operational, economic & business cloud models 
	- Privacy protection in Cloud platforms 
	- Resilience, fault-tolerance, disaster recovery
	- Resource provisioning, monitoring, management & maintenance 
	- Scalability, performance, and Cloud elasticity 
	- Storage & file systems 
	- Virtual desktops 
	- Virtual Machines (VMs), containers, unikernels and microservices
	- Virtualization technologies and enablers 

Important Dates (Anywhere on Earth)
	Paper deadline: EXTENDED September 10, 2021
	Author notification: September 26, 2021
	Camera-ready submission: October 02, 2021
	Workshop date: October 26-29, 2021

Submission guidelines
	Submissions must be in English, 6 pages maximum, following the IEEE conference formatting guidelines (submission). All accepted papers will be published at IEEE Xplore. Papers that do not meet these requirements will be rejected without a review.

	Manuscript templates for IEEE conference proceedings can be found at the following link: https://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

	All paper submissions must be made through EasyChair using the following link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wcc2021

Workshop chairs
	- Philippe O. A. Navaux - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
	- Francisco Brasileiro - Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG)
	- Matheus S. Serpa - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
	- Márcio Castro - Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)
	- Priscila Solis - University of Brasília (UnB)
	- Thais Batista - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Program Committee
	- Alba Melo – University of Brasilia (UnB)
	- César De Rose – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
	- Claude Tadonki – Mines ParisTech (ENSMP)
	- Dalvan Griebler – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
	- Diego Aranha – University of Aarhus (AU)
	- Edson Borin – University of Campinas (Unicamp)
	- Eduardo Roloff – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
	- Francisco Brasileiro – Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG)
	- Ignacio Blanquer – Universidade Politécnica de Valencia (UPV)
	- Lucas Schnorr – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
	- Lúcia Drummond – Fluminense Federal University (UFF)
	- Marcelo Pasin – Université de Neuchâtel (UniNE)
	- Marco Vieira – Universidade de Coimbra (UC)
	- Matthias Diener – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
	- Priscila Solis – University of Brasília (UnB)
	- Rosa Badia – Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
	- Thais Batista – Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Kind regards,
WCC Organization

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