SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (01/04/2010)


CONTENTS

  1. Announcements:
    ICAC 20102010-01-11http://www.cis.fiu.edu/conferences/icac2010/
    SOCC 20102010-01-15http://research.microsoft.com/socc2010
    HPDC 20102010-01-15http://hpdc2010.eecs.northwestern.edu
    MSST2010: Research Track2010-01-22http://storageconference.org/STORAGECONFERENCE/index.html
    WIOV 20102010-01-22http://sysrun.haifa.il.ibm.com/hrl/wiov2010/
    HotPar 20102010-01-24 http://www.usenix.org/event/hotpar10/
    SIROCCO 20102010-01-31http://www.sirocco2010.boun.edu.tr/
    SYSTOR 20102010-01-31http://www.haifa.ibm.com/conferences/systor2010/
    FeBID 20102010-02-01http://controlofsystems.org/febid2010/
    * VPACT 20102010-02-01http://vpact.org
    USENIX FAST 20102010-02-08http://www.usenix.org/events/fast10/
    PODC 20102010-02-10http://www.podc.org/podc2010
    IEEE Micro2010-02-15http://www.computer.org/portal/web/computingnow/micfp4
    * IIDS 20102010-02-15http://www.iids-workshop.org
    NOSSDAV 20102010-02-17http://nsl.cs.sfu.ca/nossdav10/
    * WRAITS 20102010-02-22http://wraits10.di.fc.ul.pt/
    ICPP-20102010-02-24http://www.cse.ohio-state.edu/icpp2010/index.html
    * APSys 20102010-02-26http://conferences.sigcomm.org/sigcomm/2010/ApSys.php
    * LSAP20102010-03-01http://www.lsap2010.org
    * IEEE P2P'102010-03-29http://www.p2p10.org
    IEE HST 102010-04-24http://www.ieee-hst.org/

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

ICAC 2010

Title:The 7th International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communications
Abstract Deadline:2010-01-11
Submission Deadline:2010-01-18
Webpage:http://www.cis.fiu.edu/conferences/icac2010/
Dates:June 7-11, 2010
Location:Washington, DC, USA
Contact Email:sadjadi@cs.fiu.edu
Synopsis:
Research in autonomic computing spans a variety of areas, from computer systems, architecture, databases and networks to machine learning and control theory. The purpose of ICAC is to bring together researchers and practitioners across these disciplines to address the multiple facets of self-management in computing systems and applications. Papers are solicited from all areas of autonomic computing: management of resources, decision and analysis techniques, monitoring systems, virtual machines, novel human interfaces for monitoring and controlling, management topics, toolkits, frameworks, principles and architectures, fundamental science and theory of self-managing systems, experience with existing systems, and applications of autonomics.

SOCC 2010

Title:First ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-01-15
Webpage:http://research.microsoft.com/socc2010
Dates:June, 10-11, 2010
Location:Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Contact Email:mendel@cs.stanford.edu
Synopsis:
The ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing 2010 is the first in a new series of symposia with the aim of bringing together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners interested in cloud computing. This series is co-sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Groups on Management of Data (SIGMOD) and on Operating Systems (SIGOPS). SOCC will be held in conjunction with SIGMOD and SOSP Conferences in alternate years, starting with SIGMOD in 2010. The scope of SOCC Symposia will be broad and will encompass diverse systems topics such as software as a service, virtualization, and scalable cloud data services.

HPDC 2010

Title:19th ACM International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing
Abstract Deadline:2010-01-15
Submission Deadline:2010-01-22
Webpage:http://hpdc2010.eecs.northwestern.edu
Dates:June 21-25, 2010
Location:Chicago, IL, USA
Contact Email:pdinda@northwestern.edu
Synopsis:
The ACM International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC) is the premier venue for presenting the latest research on the design, implementation, evaluation, and use of parallel and distributed systems for high performance and high end computing. Submissions are welcomed on all forms of high performance distributed computing, including grids, clouds, clusters, service-oriented computing, utility computing, peer-to-peer systems, and global computing ensembles. New scholarly research showing empirical and reproducible results in architectures, systems, and networks is strongly encouraged, as are experience reports of applications and deployments that can provide insights for future high performance distributed computing research.

MSST2010: Research Track

Title:The 26th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies: Research Track
Submission Deadline:2010-01-22
Webpage:http://storageconference.org/STORAGECONFERENCE/index.html
Dates:May 6-7, 2010
Location:Lake Tahoe, NV, USA
Contact Email:factor@il.ibm.com
Synopsis:
The 26th IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST2010) will be held at Lake Tahoe, Nevada, May 3-7, 2010. This years conference will include a two-day research track May 6-7 of peer-reviewed papers on the design, implementation, and analysis of storage systems. As with prior MSST conferences, this conference will be a top-quality venue for presenting the latest research and development in storage systems and meeting with colleagues from industry, academia, and government. We encourage the submission of research papers on all areas of the implementation, design, and analysis of file and storage systems.

WIOV 2010

Title:2nd Workshop on I/O Virtualization
Submission Deadline:2010-01-22
Webpage:http://sysrun.haifa.il.ibm.com/hrl/wiov2010/
Dates:March, 2010
Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Contact Email:muli@il.ibm.com
Synopsis:
The Second Workshop on I/O Virtualization (WIOV '10) will be held in conjunction with ASPLOS 2010 and VEE 2010 in in March 2010. Following the success of the First Workshop on I/O Virtualization (WIOV '08), this one-day workshop is again meant to provide a forum to discuss the challenges of I/O virtualization that cut across the virtual machine monitor, guest operating system, processor, memory subsystem, and I/O subsystem. In that spirit, we welcome papers that describe new challenges in I/O virtualization, papers that describe novel approaches to solving known problems in I/O virtualization, and papers describing real world experiences.

HotPar 2010

Title:Second USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Parallelism
Submission Deadline:2010-01-24
Webpage: http://www.usenix.org/event/hotpar10/
Dates:June 14-15, 2010
Location:Berkeley, CA, USA
Contact Email:hotpar09chairs@usenix.org
Synopsis:
Following the tremendous success of HotPar '09, the Second USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Parallelism (HotPar '10) will once again bring together researchers and practitioners doing innovative work in the area of parallel computing. We request submissions of position papers that propose new directions for research in these areas and advocate non-traditional approaches to the problems engendered by parallelism. HotPar seeks relevant contributions from all fields, including application design, languages and compilers, systems, and architecture. We particularly encourage contributions containing highly original ideas that are likely to have a significant impact.

SIROCCO 2010

Title:17th International Colloquium on Structural Information and Communication Complexity
Submission Deadline:2010-01-31
Webpage:http://www.sirocco2010.boun.edu.tr/
Dates:June, 7-11, 2010
Location:Sirince, Turkey
Contact Email:sirocco2010@easychair.org
Synopsis:
SIROCCO is devoted to the study of communication and knowledge in multi-processor systems from both the qualitative and quantitative viewpoints. Special emphasis is given to innovative approaches and fundamental understanding, in addition to efforts to optimize current designs. Original papers are solicited from all areas of study of local structural knowledge and global communication and computational complexities. Among the typical areas are distributed computing, communication networks, game theory, parallel computing, social networks, mobile computing (including autonomous robots), peer to peer systems, and communication complexity. Keeping with the tradition of SIROCCO, new areas are always welcome.

SYSTOR 2010

Title:The 3rd Annual Haifa Experimental Systems Conference (SYSTOR 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-01-31
Webpage:http://www.haifa.ibm.com/conferences/systor2010/
Dates:May, 24-26, 2010
Location:Haifa, Israel
Contact Email:muli@il.ibm.com
Synopsis:
IBM Research - Haifa and the University of Haifa are organizing SYSTOR 2010, a successor to the highly successful SYSTOR conference and workshops on systems and storage held at the IBM Haifa Research Lab. The goal of the conference is to promote systems research and foster stronger ties between the Israeli and worldwide systems research communities and industry. Therefore, international submissions are specially encouraged. SYSTOR 2010 will be a three-day conference. Each day will include a keynote by a well-known international researcher. Submissions of a practical and experimental nature are solicited. The conference is open to all systems research topics.

FeBID 2010

Title:Fifth International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks (FeBID 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-02-01
Webpage:http://controlofsystems.org/febid2010/
Dates:April 13, 2010
Location:Paris, France
Contact Email:febid10-chairs@controlofsystems.org
Synopsis:
FeBID is a series of workshops. In 2010, FeBID is associated with the ACM SIGOPS EuroSys 2010 conference. The workshop aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the control of computer systems and networks. The focus of the workshop is on novel, practical, systems-oriented work. Please see the Conference Website for further details: http://controlofsystems.org/febid2010/

NEW THIS MONTH!

VPACT 2010

Title:Third International Workshop on Virtualization Performance: Analysis, Characterization and Tools (VPACT 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-02-01
Webpage:http://vpact.org
Dates:March 28, 2010
Location:White Plains, New York
Contact Email:zhaom@cis.fiu.edu
Synopsis:
The International Workshop on Virtualization Performance: Analysis, Characterization and Tools (VPACT) is a selective venue for reporting and discussing new initial results in the measurement, characterization, analysis, and modeling of the performance of virtualized computer systems, including the tools to support such work. VPACT is interested in results at all scales, including multicore/manycore processors, mobile devices, desktops, servers, data centers, clusters, parallel supercomputers, and distributed virtualized computing environments.

USENIX FAST 2010

Title:8th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-02-08
Webpage:http://www.usenix.org/events/fast10/
Dates:February 23 - 26, 2010
Location:San Jose, CA
Contact Email:fast10chairs@usenix.org
Synopsis:
Join us in San Jose, CA, February 23-26, 2010, for the 8th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies. FAST 2010 kicks off with tutorials on topics such as storage virtualization and solid-state storage. The program continues with 21 technical papers, two keynote addresses, work-in-Progress reports, and a poster session. Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to meet with premier storage system researchers and industry practictioners. Register online by Monday, February 8, and save!

PODC 2010

Title:29th ACM SIGACT-SIGOPS Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing
Abstract Deadline:2010-02-10
Submission Deadline:2010-02-17
Webpage:http://www.podc.org/podc2010
Dates:July 25-28, 2010
Location:Zurich, Switzerland
Contact Email:aricha@asu.edu
Synopsis:
PODC solicits papers in all areas of distributed computing. Papers from all viewpoints, including theory, practice, and experimentation, are welcome. The common goal is to improve understanding of the principles underlying distributed computing.

IEEE Micro

Title:IEEE Micro Magazine, Special Issue on Datacenter Computing
Submission Deadline:2010-02-15
Webpage:http://www.computer.org/portal/web/computingnow/micfp4
Dates:July/August 2010 Issue
Location:
Contact Email:luiz@google.com, partha.ranganathan@hp.com
Synopsis:
Much of our computing needs today are fulfilled not from software installed in locally accessible desktop machines but from programs and services that run in large computing clusters, accessible through high-speed Internet links. Personal data, such as photos and video, is also starting to move from home devices to Internet-accessible storage services due to the added convenience of access and ease of manageability. The computing infrastructure behind these computing and storage services is the subject of this special issue.

NEW THIS MONTH!

IIDS 2010

Title:EuroSys Workshop on Isolation and Integration for Dependable Systems 2010
Submission Deadline:2010-02-15
Webpage:http://www.iids-workshop.org
Dates:April, 13, 2010
Location:EuroSys, Paris, France
Contact Email:hans@di.fc.ul.pt
Synopsis:
Virtualization technology has proven to be an important foundation for isolation and integration of systems. These are of special importance in dependable as well as embedded systems. The IIDS workshop combines the successful VTDS (Virtualization Technology for Dependable Systems) and IIES (Isolation and Integration in Embedded Systems) workshops held in conjunction with previous EuroSys conferences. We invite you to submit your contribution.

NOSSDAV 2010

Title:The 20th International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-02-17
Webpage:http://nsl.cs.sfu.ca/nossdav10/
Dates:June 2-4, 2010
Location:Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contact Email:mhefeeda@cs.sfu.ca
Synopsis:
**** CALL FOR PAPERS **** NOSSDAV 2010 Amsterdam, The Netherlands. June 2-4, 2010 http://nsl.cs.sfu.ca/nossdav10/ NOSSDAV is SIGMM's leading workshop on network and operating systems support for digital audio and video. The workshop, hosted by the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), will continue to focus on emerging research topics, controversial ideas, and future research directions in the area of multimedia systems. For NOSSDAV 2010, we will accept papers on a broad ranges of topics related to the transmission and presentation of digital audio/video objects. Submissions should be at most SIX pages, using ACM proceedings style.

NEW THIS MONTH!

WRAITS 2010

Title:4th Workshop on Recent Advances in Intrusion-Tolerant Systems (WRAITS 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-02-22
Webpage:http://wraits10.di.fc.ul.pt/
Dates:June, 28, 2010
Location:Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contact Email:wraits10@di.fc.ul.pt
Synopsis:
The workshop will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to present architectures for intrusion-tolerant systems, new defense mechanisms, recent results, discuss open problems that still need research, and survivability challenge problems in specific application and domain areas.

ICPP-2010

Title:The 39th International Conference on Parallel Processing
Submission Deadline:2010-02-24
Webpage:http://www.cse.ohio-state.edu/icpp2010/index.html
Dates:September 13 - 16, 2010
Location:San Diego, CA, USA
Contact Email:lai@cse.ohio-state.edu
Synopsis:
The International Conference on Parallel Processing provides a forum for engineers and scientists in academia, industry and government to present their latest research findings in any aspects of parallel and distributed computing.

NEW THIS MONTH!

APSys 2010

Title:1st ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (ApSys 2010)
Submission Deadline:2010-02-26
Webpage:http://conferences.sigcomm.org/sigcomm/2010/ApSys.php
Dates:August 30, 2010
Location:New Delhi, India (Colocated with SIGCOMM 2010)
Contact Email:kotla@microsoft.com
Synopsis:
APSys 2010, the first ACM SIGOPS/SIGCOMM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, will bring together innovative practitioners and researchers to present their work on all aspects of systems practice. APSys takes a broad view of systems and solicits papers from various fields of systems,including but not limited to:  Operating systems  Manycore/multicore computing and programming  File and storage systems, flash based storage systems  Distributed systems and networks  Systems for the emerging world  Mobile, embedded, and personal devices  Cloud computing, data center issues, software as a service

NEW THIS MONTH!

LSAP2010

Title:2nd Large-scale Systems and Applications Performance Workshop
Submission Deadline:2010-03-01
Webpage:http://www.lsap2010.org
Dates:June, 21, 2010
Location:Chicago, Ill., USA
Contact Email:d.h.j.epema@tudelft.nl
Synopsis:
Computer systems and applications in everyday use have grown to unprecedented scales. Large clusters serving millions of search requests per day, grids executing large parameter sweeps, and supercomputers running complex e-science applications, have now hundreds of thousands of processing cores, and clouds are emerging as a large-scale computing infrastructure. In addition, P2P systems and centralized video distribution systems, online social networks, and internet applications such as massive multiplayer online games are used by millions of people. This workshop solicits original papers on performance evaluation methods, tools, and case studies explicitly focusing on the challenges of large scale.

NEW THIS MONTH!

IEEE P2P'10

Title:10th IEEE Int'l Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing
Abstract Deadline:2010-03-29
Submission Deadline:2010-04-05
Webpage:http://www.p2p10.org
Dates:August, 25-27, 2010
Location:Delft, the Netherlands
Contact Email:p2p10info@gmail.org
Synopsis:
The IEEE P2P conference provides a single-track forum for presenting new research results on all aspects of P2P computing. It is the oldest and largest conference dedicated to P2P computing, and has been held every year since 2001. Prospective authors are invited to submit papers and proposals for demonstrations to P2P'10. Of particular interest is research that furthers the state-of-the-art in the design and analysis of P2P applications and systems, or that investigates real, deployed, large-scale P2P applications or systems.

IEE HST 10

Title:2010 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security
Abstract Deadline:2010-04-24
Submission Deadline:2010-08-13
Webpage:http://www.ieee-hst.org/
Dates:November 8-10, 2010
Location:Waltham, MA, USA
Contact Email:r.alongi@ieee.org
Synopsis:
The tenth annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (IEEE HST '10) will focus on innovative technologies for deterring and preventing attacks, protecting critical infrastructure and individuals, and mitigating damage and expediting recovery. Submissions are desired in the broad areas of critical infrastructure and key resources protection (CIKR), border protection and monitoring, and disaster recovery and response, with application within about five years.

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