SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (02/01/2017)


CONTENTS

  1. Announcements:
    * CoolDC 20172017-02-10http://cooldc17.eecs.umich.edu/
    * MARS 2017 (former SFMA)2017-02-10https://sites.google.com/site/mars2017eurosys/
    * ICAC 20172017-02-14http://icac2017.ece.ohio-state.edu/
    * DeepSpec 20172017-02-15http://deepspec.org/events/ss17detail.html
    BeyondMR 20172017-02-17https://sites.google.com/site/beyondmr2017/
    * PaPoC 20172017-02-17http://software.imdea.org/Conferences/PAPOC17/index.shtml
    DEBS 20172017-02-21http://www.debs2017.org
    SYSTOR 20172017-02-22http://www.systor.org/2017/
    ISMM 20172017-02-26http://conf.researchr.org/home/ismm-2017
    * DBSec 20172017-03-06https://dbsec2017.ittc.ku.edu/
    WiSec 20172017-03-13http://wisec2017.ccs.neu.edu/index.html
    * GreenMetrics 20172017-03-27http://www.sigmetrics.org/greenmetrics/
    SOSP17-Workshops2017-03-31http://www.sigops.org/sosp/sosp17/workshops.html
    * ROSS 20172017-03-31http://www.mcs.anl.gov/events/workshops/ross/2017/
    * MASCOTS 20172017-04-04http://mascots2017.cs.ucalgary.ca
    * CNS 20172017-04-14http://cns2017.ieee-cns.org/
    ECBS 20172017-04-24http://cyprusconferences.org/ecbs2017/
    * SoCC 20172017-04-28https://acmsocc.github.io/2017

  2. (*= new this month)

  3. Special Announcements:
    ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Dissertation Award

  4. About SIGOPS Announce mailing list
    How to unsubscribe, subscribe, and submit requests for announcements.



1. ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW THIS MONTH!

CoolDC 2017

Title:2nd Workshop on Cool Topics in Sustainable Data Centers
Submission Deadline:2017-02-10
Webpage:http://cooldc17.eecs.umich.edu/
Dates:April 9, 2017
Location:Xi'an, China (colocated with ASPLOS 2017)
Contact Email:tdnguyen@cs.rutgers.edu
Synopsis:
CoolDC provides a forum to disseminate results and stimulate further cutting-edge research in quantitative design, evaluation, and research methods for sustainable data centers. The goal of the workshop is to become a venue where experts in sustainable energy systems, data center physical infrastructure, networking and server architecture, cloud computing, and internet-scale applications can come together to exchange ideas on how to maintain and improve the sustainability of warehouse-scale computer infrastructure.

NEW THIS MONTH!

MARS 2017 (former SFMA)

Title:7th Eurosys Workshop on Multicore and Rack Scale Systems
Submission Deadline:2017-02-10
Webpage:https://sites.google.com/site/mars2017eurosys/
Dates:April, 23, 2017
Location:Belgrade, Serbia
Contact Email:mark@ee.technion.ac.il
Synopsis:
The workshop brings together researchers in operating systems, language runtime, virtual machine and architecture communities to present and discuss their system building experiences with the new generations of parallel and heterogeneous hardware. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): novel multi-core operating system designs, runtime systems and programming environments for future hardware, OS or runtime support for heterogeneous processing cores, hybrid scale-up/scale-out system designs performance evaluation of potential future hardware, architectural support for systems-level software, and case studies of system-level software design for current or future multi-core hardware.

NEW THIS MONTH!

ICAC 2017

Title:14th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing
Abstract Deadline:2017-02-14
Submission Deadline:2017-02-21
Webpage:http://icac2017.ece.ohio-state.edu/
Dates:July, 17-21, 2017
Location:Columbus, OH, USA
Contact Email:anshul@cs.stonybrook.edu
Synopsis:
ICAC is the leading conference on autonomic computing, its foundations, principles, engineering, technologies, and applications. Nowadays, complex systems of all types, like large-scale data centers, cloud computing infrastructures, cyber-physical systems, the internet of things, self-organizing systems, organic computing systems, cognitive computing systems, or self-aware computing systems, are increasingly complex, involving many active, interconnected components requiring careful coordination. Being impossible for a human to manage such systems, the autonomic computing paradigm with its support for self-management capabilities becomes increasingly indispensable for the components of our IT world.

NEW THIS MONTH!

DeepSpec 2017

Title:1st DeepSpec Summer School on Verified Systems
Submission Deadline:2017-02-15
Webpage:http://deepspec.org/events/ss17detail.html
Dates:July, 13-28, 2017
Location:Philadelphia, USA
Contact Email:bcpierce@cis.upenn.edu
Synopsis:
Can critical systems be built with no bugs in hardware, operating systems, compilers, crypto, and other key components? It may seem a pipe dream, but the past decade has seen explosive advances in the technology required to realize it. This summer school aims to give participants a wide-ranging overview of several ambitious projects currently underway in this space. Participants will complete the summer school with a thorough understanding of the conceptual underpinnings of these projects plus considerable hands-on experience with state-of-the-art tools for building verified systems.

BeyondMR 2017

Title:The 4th workshop on Algorithms and Systems for MapReduce and Beyond
Submission Deadline:2017-02-17
Webpage:https://sites.google.com/site/beyondmr2017/
Dates:May, 19-19, 2017
Location:Raleigh, NC, USA
Contact Email:jan.hidders@vub.ac.be
Synopsis:
Algorithms and Systems for MapReduce and Beyond (BeyondMR) is a workshop for research at the frontier of large-scale computations, with topics ranging from algorithms, to computational models, to the systems themselves. The workshop aims to explore algorithms, computational models, architectures, languages and interfaces for systems that need large-scale parallelization and systems designed to support efficient parallelization and fault tolerance. These include specialized programming and data-management systems based on MapReduce and extensions, graph processing systems, data-intensive workflow and dataflow systems.

NEW THIS MONTH!

PaPoC 2017

Title:3rd Workshop on Principles and Practice of Consistency for Distributed Data
Submission Deadline:2017-02-17
Webpage:http://software.imdea.org/Conferences/PAPOC17/index.shtml
Dates:April, 23, 2017
Location:Belgrade, Serbia
Contact Email:bieniusa@cs.uni-kl.de
Synopsis:
This workshop aims to investigate the principles and practice of consistency models for large-scale, fault-tolerant, distributed shared data systems. It will bring together theoreticians and practitioners from different horizons: system development, distributed algorithms, concurrency, fault tolerance, databases, language and verification, including both academia and industry. We solicit proposals for contributed talks. We recommend 2 page-submissions, written in English. However, we will accept longer proposals or submissions to other conferences, under the understanding that PC members are only expected to read the first two pages. Authors will have the opportunity to choose if they want their papers published in ACM DL.

DEBS 2017

Title:11th ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event‐based Systems
Abstract Deadline:2017-02-21
Submission Deadline:2017-02-26
Webpage:http://www.debs2017.org
Dates:June, 19 - 23, 2017
Location:Barcelona, Spain, Europe
Contact Email:vinay@cs.aau.dk
Synopsis:
Over the past decade, the ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event‐based Systems (DEBS) has become the premier venue for contributions in the fields of distributed and event‐based systems. The objectives of the ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event‐Based Systems (DEBS) are to provide a forum dedicated to the dissemination of original research, the discussion of practical insights, and the reporting of experiences relevant to distributed systems and event‐based computing. The conference aims at providing a forum for academia and industry to exchange ideas through industry papers and demo papers.

SYSTOR 2017

Title:10th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference
Submission Deadline:2017-02-22
Webpage:http://www.systor.org/2017/
Dates:05, 22-24, 2017
Location:Haifa, Israel
Contact Email:moshikh@il.ibm.com
Synopsis:
SYSTOR provides a forum for interaction across the systems and storage community: international, academic, and industrial, for both students and more established members. We solicit high-quality experimental and practical research papers encompassing all aspects of computer systems. Research papers will be published by the ACM. In addition to research papers, SYSTOR hosts distinguished keynote speakers, highlighted papers from recent top conferences, a poster session, and social and cultural activities.

ISMM 2017

Title:16th ACM SIGPLAN International Symposium on Memory Management
Submission Deadline:2017-02-26
Webpage:http://conf.researchr.org/home/ismm-2017
Dates:June 18, 2017
Location:Barcelona, Spain
Contact Email:ck@cs.uni-salzburg.at
Synopsis:
The International Symposium on Memory Management (ISMM) is a premier forum for research in memory management. ISMM focuses on garbage collection, dynamic storage allocation, storage management implementation techniques, plus interactions with languages and operating systems, and empirical studies of memory allocation and access behavior in programs. ISMM 2017 is soliciting full-length submissions covering new work on memory management topics as well as papers presenting confirmations or refutations of important prior results. Surveys and comparative analyses that shed new light on previously published techniques are also welcome.

NEW THIS MONTH!

DBSec 2017

Title:31st Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy
Submission Deadline:2017-03-06
Webpage:https://dbsec2017.ittc.ku.edu/
Dates:July, 17-19, 2017
Location:Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact Email:fli@ittc.ku.edu
Synopsis:
DBSec is an annual international conference covering research in data and applications security and privacy. The 31st Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec 2017) will be held in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of data protection, privacy, and applications security.

WiSec 2017

Title:ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
Abstract Deadline:2017-03-13
Submission Deadline:2017-03-20
Webpage:http://wisec2017.ccs.neu.edu/index.html
Dates:July, 18 - 20, 2016
Location:Boston, USA
Contact Email:chhagan@math.unipd.it
Synopsis:
ACM WiSec is the leading ACM and SIGSAC conference dedicated to all aspects of security and privacy in wireless and mobile networks and their applications. In addition to the traditional ACM WiSec topics of physical, link, and network layer security, we welcome papers focusing on the security and privacy of mobile software platforms, usable security and privacy, biometrics, cryptography, and the increasingly diverse range of mobile or wireless applications such as Internet of Things, and Cyber-Physical Systems. The conference welcomes both theoretical as well as systems contributions.

NEW THIS MONTH!

GreenMetrics 2017

Title:GreenMetrics 2017 Workshop (with ACM SIGMETRICS)
Submission Deadline:2017-03-27
Webpage:http://www.sigmetrics.org/greenmetrics/
Dates:June 5, 2017
Location:Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Contact Email:nikca@ida.liu.se
Synopsis:
Sustainability is a topic of increasing importance in modern society. The primary objective of this workshop is to explore how improvements to or new uses of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can improve the environmental, economic and/or social sustainability of ICT systems, networks, and applications and of non-ICT processes (e.g., quantify the reduction in cost or carbon emissions from using tele-presence services instead of travel). Please see the website for more details.

SOSP17-Workshops

Title:Workshops at the 25th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP17)
Submission Deadline:2017-03-31
Webpage:http://www.sigops.org/sosp/sosp17/workshops.html
Dates:Oct, 28, 2017
Location:Shanghai, China
Contact Email:hweather@cs.cornell.edu
Synopsis:
SOSP 2017 will officially host workshops at the conference venue on Saturday, October 28th. The purpose of these workshops is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and preliminary results of topics related to SOSP in an interactive environment. We invite proposals for "open" workshops with the intent to draw upon the collective experience, interests, and opinions of all SOSP attendees.

NEW THIS MONTH!

ROSS 2017

Title:International Workshop on Runtime and Operating Systems for Supercomputers
Submission Deadline:2017-03-31
Webpage:http://www.mcs.anl.gov/events/workshops/ross/2017/
Dates:June, 27, 2017
Location:Washington, D.C., USA
Contact Email:ross2017@easychair.org
Synopsis:
The ROSS workshop will be held as a full-day meeting at the HPDC 2017 conference, in cooperation with ACM SIGHPC. Topics of interest: OS and runtime system scalability on many-node and multi/many-core systems; management of heterogeneous and reconfigurable compute resources, including FPGAs, GPUs, etc.; distributed/hybrid/partitioned OSes and runtime systems for Supercomputing; system noise analysis and prevention; interaction between middleware, runtime system, and the OS; modeling and performance analysis of runtime systems; OS and runtime considerations for large-volume, high-performance I/O; memory management and emerging memory technologies; the role of OS and runtime system in minimizing power usage.

NEW THIS MONTH!

MASCOTS 2017

Title:The 25th IEEE International Symposium on the Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems
Abstract Deadline:2017-04-04
Submission Deadline:2017-04-11
Webpage:http://mascots2017.cs.ucalgary.ca
Dates:September 20-22, 2017
Location:Banff, Alberta, Canada
Contact Email:brecht@cs.uwaterloo.ca
Synopsis:
The MASCOTS conference encourages original submissions describing state-of-the-art research in the areas of the performance evaluation of computer systems and networks. Papers describing results of theoretic and/or practical significance are solicited. Experimental, modeling, and simulation studies are all in the scope of the conference. Work presenting novel performance evaluation methods or providing insights on design and runtime management tradeoffs are particularly encouraged.

NEW THIS MONTH!

CNS 2017

Title:5th IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security
Submission Deadline:2017-04-14
Webpage:http://cns2017.ieee-cns.org/
Dates:October, 9-11, 2017
Location:Las Vegas, NV, USA
Contact Email:giovanni.livraga@unimi.it
Synopsis:
IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS) is a premier forum for cyber security researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and users to exchange ideas, techniques and tools, raise awareness, and share experience related to all practical and theoretical aspects of communications and network security. The 5th IEEE CNS will be held in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada from October 9, 2017 to October 11, 2017. The conference seeks submissions from academia, government, and industry presenting novel research results in all practical and theoretical aspects of communications and network security.

ECBS 2017

Title:5th European Conference on the Engineering of Computer Based Systems
Abstract Deadline:2017-04-24
Submission Deadline:2017-05-01
Webpage:http://cyprusconferences.org/ecbs2017/
Dates:August, 31st - September, 1st, 2017
Location:Larnaca, Cyprus
Contact Email:george@cs.ucy.ac.cy
Synopsis:
ECBS 2017 is a formal meeting dedicated to engineering of computer-based systems. The conference is devoted to the design, development, deployment, and analysis of the complex systems whose behavior is largely determined or controlled by computers. Such systems are characterized by functional, performance, and reliability requirements that mandate the tight integration of information processing and physical processes. ECBS integrates software, hardware, and communication perspective of system engineering through its many facets that include system modeling, requirements specification, simulation, architectures, safety, security, reliability, human–computer interaction, system integration, verification and validation, high performance/parallel computing, cloud-based technologies, and project management.

NEW THIS MONTH!

SoCC 2017

Title:ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing 2017
Abstract Deadline:2017-04-28
Submission Deadline:2017-05-05
Webpage:https://acmsocc.github.io/2017
Dates:Sep 25-27, 2017
Location:Santa Clara, California, USA
Contact Email:haryadi@cs.uchicago.edu
Synopsis:
The annual ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC'17) brings together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners interested in cloud computing. ACM SoCC'17 is the 8th edition of the premier conference on cloud computing; it is the only conference co-sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Groups on Management of Data (SIGMOD) and on Operating Systems (SIGOPS). SoCC will be held in Silicon Valley, to foster connections between the academic and industrial communities operating in the cloud space. We solicit original contributions on all aspects of cloud computing. We particularly encourage submissions on the research, development, practice, and experience of cloud computing systems and data management.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Title:ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Dissertation Award
Summary:
 http://sigbed.blogspot.no/p/awards.html

Nomination deadline: 1 March 2017

The Paul Caspi Dissertation Award is a new ACM SIGBED award established in 2013. The award will recognize outstanding doctoral dissertations that significantly advance the state of the art in the science of embedded systems, in the spirit and legacy of Dr. Paul Caspi's work.

The ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Dissertation Award will be presented annually to the author of an outstanding dissertation in the area of Embedded Systems. The author of the winning dissertation will be invited to publish a dissertation summary in the ACM SIGBED Newsletter and to submit their work to the journal ACM TECS (Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems) for possible publication, after the normal peer-review process. The award will include an award certificate for the author and an honorarium of 2000 USD. A public citation for the award paper will be placed on the SIGBED web site.

The nomination should be submitted via EasyChair at
    https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=caspiaward17

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