ICCCN 2008

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer Communications and Networks
(ICCCN 2008)
Virgin Islands, USA, August 4-7, 2008

The 17th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2008) will be held at U.S. Virgin Islands, USA, August 4-7, 2008. Six to eight workshops will be held in conjunction with ICCCN 2008. The workshops aim to explore special topics and provide international forums for scientists, engineers, and computer users to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results on hot and broad topics on computer communications and networks. Workshops for presenting papers from industrial companies and papers on implementations of systems and services are also very welcome. Running a workshop in association with ICCCN is of high visibility, since it is a major IEEE international event in the field. This is the second time in its 17 years history to embrace workshops. The proceedings of the workshops program will be published, as the ICCCN 2008 main conference, by IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Digital Library.
Topics covered by the ICCCN 2008 workshops will include, but are not limited to:

• Mobile and Ad Hoc Networks
• Wireless Sensor Networks
• Quality of Service in Computer Networks and Systems
• Security in Computer Networks and Systems
• Grid and P2P Computing
• Autonomic and Bio-Inspired Computing and Communication
• Multimedia Communications and Systems
• Power-aware Pervasive Computing
• Ubiquitous and Intelligent Services
• Distributed and Mobile Computing
• Scalable Internet Architectures and Services

Workshops Co-Chairs

Prof. Xiaolin (Andy) Li
Department of Computer Science
Oklahoma State University, USA
Email: xiaolin@cs.okstate.edu

Prof. Yunhao Liu
Computer Science and Engineering Department
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Email: liu@cs.ust.hk

Important Dates

Proposal submission due: Jan. 1, 2008
Paper submission due: 30 March 2008 (or specified by the workshop)
Acceptance notification: 11 May 2008 (or specified by the workshop)
Camera-ready due: 22 May 2008
Author registration due: 20 May 2008
Conference dates: August 4-7, 2008 (August 7 to be the workshops day)

Submission Guidelines and Publication:

In general, a workshop takes one day with 10 to 15 accepted papers and presentations. Special arrangement is possible if a workshop program goes beyond it. Please send a workshop proposal by Jan 30, 2008, to


Prof. Xiaolin (Andy) Li
ICCCN-2008 Workshops Chair
E-mail: xiaolin@cs.okstate.edu
Prof. Yunhao Liu
ICCCN-2008 Workshops Co-Chair
E-mail: liu@cs.ust.hk

But please note that the proposals will be reviewed in FCFS manner and we will try to make the decision and send the notification back as soon after they are received. Please do not hesitate to send emails to the workshops chair if you have any questions.
The workshop proposal should include following information:

• Title of the workshop
• Workshop organizer(s): name, affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail, with the indication of the main contact person
• Description of the workshop, content and dates
• Expected number of papers to be submitted with marketing approaches
• Draft Call for paper of the workshop
• Tentative list of program committee members
• Short bio of the main workshop organizers

Each workshop will start to distribute a call for paper after receiving the approval notification. Papers submitted to each workshop should be original, and, be peer reviewed by the program committee and external reviewers of the workshop (if available). An accepted paper must be registered and presented at the conference venue and must be limited to 6 pages (with an allowance of up to two extra pages at additional cost) in standard IEEE camera-ready format (double-column, 10-pt font). Any update will be posted on the ICCCN-08 Web site. Please contact the Program Chair with any questions.