[AISWorld] IEEE SERVICES 2014 (deadline extension)

Nuno Laranjeiro cnl at dei.uc.pt
Mon Feb 3 16:32:07 EST 2014

***** SERVICES 2014 News *****

# All Proposal Submission Deadlines are extended to February 24, 2014! 
Due to the extended submission deadline of our sister conferences and numerous requests from the community members, the organizing committee has decided to extend the proposal submission deadline to February 24, 2014. 

Call For Contributions: The IEEE 10th World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014)
June 27- July 2, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska, USA 

URL: http://www.servicescongress.org/2014/

Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC), 2014 IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014) aims to serve as a federation to host the several theme topic conferences (CLOUD 2014, ICWS 2014, SCC 2014, MS 2014) to explore the deep knowledge space of Services Computing in different directions. SERVICES 2014 will also co-locate with 2014 International Congress on Big Data (BigData 2014).

SERVICES 2014 presents keynote sessions, panel discussions, plenary poster sessions, innovation show cases, job fair, Services University (Summer School), "CLOUD Cup" contest, Cloud industry summit, workshops, and Ph.D. symposiums. Papers published in plenary poster sessions, "CLOUD Cup" contest, Global Cloud Industry Summit, Workshops, and Ph.D. symposiums will be included in the Proceedings of 2014 IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014), indexed by EI.

1. Panels:

You are welcome to propose a panel. Electronic submission of 1-page proposal (in PDF or Word formats) is required. Submissions should include panel title, abstract, name of panel coordinator and panelists, their affiliations, emails addresses, and postal addresses. Use the link above to go to panel web page. 

2. Tutorials:

You are welcome to propose a tutorial. Submitted tutorial proposal will be limited to 1 page and required to be in a single column (see a Sample). Electronic submission of proposals (in PDF or Word formats) is required. Submissions should include tutorial title, abstract, name of authors, their affiliations, emails addresses, and postal addresses. Use the link above to go to tutorial web page. 

3. Workshops:

You are welcome to submit workshop proposals related to cloud computing, web services, mobile services, and service economics. Workshop duration can be one day or one and half day. All the accepted and presented papers by the workshops will be included in the Proceedings of 2014 IEEE 10th World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014) which will be published by IEEE. Use the link above to go to workshop web page. 

4. Services University (SU) Summer School:

SU-2014 is now calling for participation. Eligible applicants shall be (1) professors in universities whose teaching and research areas are related to Cloud Computing, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web services, Web technology, Software Engineering, IT, and management or (2) industry practitioners who have experiences in services software design and development and are willing to get more involved in Services Computing community. Use the link above to go to SU-2014 web page. 

5. PhD Symposium:

The Ph.D. Symposium is organized to bring together Ph.D. students and graduates working on topics related to the various aspects of SERVICES 2014 conference topic areas. The goal of the symposium is to offer Ph.D. students and graduates the opportunity to summarize, present, discuss, and receive feedback on their research in a constructive manner. Papers submitted to the Ph.D. symposium must summarize an ongoing or completed Ph.D. thesis. Use the link above to go to PhD Symposium web page. 

6. CLOUD Cup:

CLOUD Cup 2014 will again bring together worldwide talented students (Students Group) and industry practitioners (Professionals Group) for the industrial wave. Focused terms for 2014 are: Cloud Computing, Big Data, Web Services, and Mobile Services. The finalists and final top winners of the contest will be announced in April 2014. In addition, the technical papers of the winners will be published in the proceedings of 2014 IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014). Use the link above to go to CLOUD Cup web page. 

7. Global Cloud Industry Summit:

This 7th Global Cloud industry summit is intended to bridge the gap between Cloud Computing and Business models that are supported by them, with an emerging suite of ground-breaking technologies that includes cloud computing, SOA, business process modeling, integration and management, grid/utility/autonomic computing, enterprise service bus and Web 2.0. The relative placement of these emerging technologies, standards and concepts need to be clarified for the pragmatic needs of the industry. Use the link above to go to industry summit web page. 

8. Innovation Show Case:

Exhibiting companies and research institutions will provide products, prototypes, First-Of-The-Kind demos, and services offerings in all aspects of Services Computing. In addition, participating companies or institutes will be able to give a product presentation in an exhibitor's track. Use the link above to go to innovation show case web page. 

9. Job Fair:

All the services provided to job seekers and employers are FREE at this time point. Employers can also order an exhibit space at the joint ICWS 2014, SCC 2014, CLOUD 2014, MS 2014, and BigData 2014 co-located with SERVICES 2014. Use the link above to go to job fair web page to see details.

SERVICES Organizing Committee 2014

General Chairs
 Ephraim Feig, IEEE Technical Committee of Services Computing, USA
 Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA

Plenary Poster Chairs
 Pedro Furtado, University of Coimbra, Portugal
 Georgia M. Kapitsaki, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Ph.D. Symposium Chair
 Aditya K. Ghose, University of Wollongong, Australia

Registration Chair
 Qun Zhou, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Industry Summit Chairs
 Shiping Chen, CSIRO, Australia
 Eric Wohlstadter, University of British Columbia, Canada

Publicity Chairs
 Nuno Laranjeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal
 Zibin Zheng, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 Jian Wang, Wuhan University, China
 Federica Paci, University of Trento, Italy

Tutorial Chairs
 Incheon Paik, University of Aizu, Japan
 Raymond Wong, University of New South Wales, Australia

Panel Chairs
 Louise Moser, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
 Tony Shan, CTS, USA

Workshop Coordinating Chairs
 Rami Bahsoon, The University of Birmingham, UK
 Andreas Wombacher, Nspyre, The Netherlands

Services Education Methodology Summit Chairs
 Andrzej M Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
 Michael R. Lyu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Services CUP Chairs
 Yuhong Yan, Concordia University, Canada
 Artem Chebotko, University of Texas - Pan American, USA

Innovation Show Case Chair
 Mikio Aoyama, Nanzan University, Japan

Career Development Chair
 Nianjun (Joe) Zhou, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Chair of Big Data Hackonson
 Xuanzhe Liu, Peking University, China

Advisory Committee Members
 Sorel Reisman, California State University Fullerton, USA
 Cesar Gonzales, Independent Consultant, USA
 Ian Foster, University of Chicago and Argonne National Lab, USA
 J. Leon Zhao, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 Junliang Chen, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Steering Committee Members
 Ephraim Feig, Independent Consultant, USA
 Liang-Jie Zhang, Kingdee International Software Group CO.,Ltd, China (Chair)
 Hemant Jain, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
 Frank Leymann, University of Stuttgart, Germany
 Jeffrey Tsai, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
 Carl Chang, Iowa State University, USA

Important Dates
 Proposal Submission Due Date: February 24, 2014 EXTENDED!
 Decision Notification (Electronic): March 15, 2014
 Camera-Ready Copy Due Date & Pre-registration Due: March 31, 2014, 2014 

Contact Information
If you have any questions or queries on SERVICES 2014, please send email to services DOT ieeecs AT gmail.com.

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