SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (01/04/2018)


CONTENTS

  1. Announcements:
    NVMW PIP 20182018-01-15http://nvmw.ucsd.edu/2018-nvmw-persistent-impact-prize/
    e-Energy 20182018-01-15http://conferences.sigcomm.org/eenergy/2018/
    HPDC 20182018-01-17http://www.hpdc.org/2018/
    SIGCOMM 20182018-01-24https://conferences.sigcomm.org/sigcomm/2018/
    ROME 20182018-01-30https://wrome.github.io/vancouver2018/
    * CrossCloud '182018-02-01http://bit.ly/CrossCloud
    * SFMA 20182018-02-01https://sites.google.com/site/sfma2018eurosys/home
    * W-P2DS 20182018-02-02http://www.gsd.inesc-id.pt/~p2ds/
    * DAIS 20182018-02-02http://2018.discotec.org
    * PaPoC 20182018-02-07https://papoc-workshop.github.io/2018/index.html
    SACMAT 20182018-02-10www.sacmat.org/2018/
    EuroDW 20182018-02-10http://conferences.inf.ed.ac.uk/EuroDW2018/
    * SecureComm 20182018-02-16http://securecomm.org
    * SATIS '182018-02-28http://site.uit.no/satis2018
    * FiCloud 20182018-03-05http://www.ficloud.org/2018/
    * ProvenanceWeek2018-03-12http://provenanceweek2018.org

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS

NVMW PIP 2018

Title:2018 Persistent Impact Prize (Test of time award for non-volatile memory research)
Submission Deadline:2018-01-15
Webpage:http://nvmw.ucsd.edu/2018-nvmw-persistent-impact-prize/
Dates:March 11-13, 2017
Location:San Diego, CA, USA
Contact Email:swanson@cs.ucsd.edu
Synopsis:
The NVMW Persistent Impact Prize is awarded annually to a paper published at least five years prior that has had exceptional impact on the fields of study related to non-volatile memories. To be eligible, work must have appeared in major, peer-reviewed, archival conference of journal (i.e., appeared in an official proceedings or journal publication). For conference papers, the date of the conference will be used to determine eligibility. For journals, we will use publication date. There is no requirement for the work to have been presented at the NVMW. The award includes a $1000 cash prize. Self nominations are allowed.

e-Energy 2018

Title:9th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems
Abstract Deadline:2018-01-15
Submission Deadline:2018-01-22
Webpage:http://conferences.sigcomm.org/eenergy/2018/
Dates:June 12-15, 2018
Location:Karlsruhe, Germany
Contact Email:deirwin@gmail.com
Synopsis:
ACM eEnergy is the premier forum for research at the intersection of computing and communication technologies with energy systems. It has established a strong track record for high-quality research in the application of computing and networked systems to make legacy systems more energy-efficient and in the design, analysis, and development of innovative energy systems. The Ninth International Conference on Future Energy Systems (ACM e-Energy) will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany from the 12th to the 15th of June 2018. By bringing together researchers in a single-track conference designed to offer significant opportunities for personal interaction, it is a major forum for shaping the future of this area.

HPDC 2018

Title:The 27th International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC-2018)
Abstract Deadline:2018-01-17
Submission Deadline:2018-01-24
Webpage:http://www.hpdc.org/2018/
Dates:June 11-15, 2018
Location:Phoenix, AZ, United States
Contact Email:mingzhao@asu.edu
Synopsis:
The ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC) is the premier annual conference for presenting the latest research on the design, implementation, evaluation, and the use of parallel and distributed systems for high-end computing. Submissions are welcomed on high-performance parallel and distributed computing (HPDC) topics including but not limited to: clouds, clusters, grids, big data, massively multicore, and extreme-scale computing systems. Submissions that focus on the operating systems, runtime environments, architectures, and networks of high end computing systems are particularly encouraged. Experience reports of operational deployments that provide significantly novel insights for future research on HPDC applications and systems will also receive special consideration.

SIGCOMM 2018

Title:The ACM SIGCOMM 2018 conference
Abstract Deadline:2018-01-24
Submission Deadline:2018-01-31
Webpage:https://conferences.sigcomm.org/sigcomm/2018/
Dates:August, 20-24, 2018
Location:Budapest, Hungary
Contact Email:generalchairs18@sigcomm.org
Synopsis:
The ACM SIGCOMM 2018 conference seeks papers describing significant research contributions to the field of data communication networks and networked systems. SIGCOMM’18 takes a broad view of networking research. This includes new ideas relating to (but not limited to) mobile, wide-area, data-center, home, and enterprise networks using a variety of link technologies (wired, wireless, visual, and acoustic), as well as social networks and network architecture. It encompasses all aspects of networks and networked systems, including packet-processing hardware and software, virtualization, mobility, sensors, provisioning and resource management, performance, energy consumption, topology, robustness and security, measurement, diagnosis, verification, privacy, economics and evolution, interactions with applications, internet-of-things, novel applications of machine learning to networking, and usability of underlying networking technologies.

ROME 2018

Title:The 6th Workshop on Runtime and Operating Systems for the Many-core Era
Submission Deadline:2018-01-30
Webpage:https://wrome.github.io/vancouver2018/
Dates:May, 25, 2018
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Contact Email:slankes@eonerc.rwth-aachen.de
Synopsis:
Parallel processing has become prevalent across the board. In order to continue a performance increase, innovative many-core architectures will be developed. Such systems, equipped with a significant higher number of cores per chip than multicores, pose challenges in both hardware and software design. On the hardware side, on-chip networks, hybrid memory cubes and non-volatile and stacked memory, as well as novel cache-coherence strategies will enrich the current research areas. The ROME workshop is addressed to the new challenges in hardware/software co-design of runtime and operating systems in order to exploit the available performance for high-performance but also for cloud computing.

NEW THIS MONTH!

CrossCloud '18

Title:5th Workshop on CrossCloud Infrastructures & Platforms
Submission Deadline:2018-02-01
Webpage:http://bit.ly/CrossCloud
Dates:April, 23, 2018
Location:Porto, Portugal
Contact Email:CrossCloudRsrch@gmail.com
Synopsis:
CrossCloud is an international workshop series that aims to bring to light several issues related to cross-cloud systems: cloud federation, multi-cloud architectures, cross-cloud applications, and hybrid clouds. CrossCloud aims to attract researchers from both academia and industry to share and discuss their recent research and experiences in designing and operating multiple cloud systems. Work in this area extends over various topics including cross-cloud resource management, monitoring, service migration, API interoperability, portability, policy enforcement, benefit–cost analysis, and fault mitigation. We solicit two types of submissions: (1) technical papers (max 6 double-column pages), and (2) posters (max 2 double-column pages).

NEW THIS MONTH!

SFMA 2018

Title:8th Workshop on Systems for Multi-core and Heterogeneous Architectures
Submission Deadline:2018-02-01
Webpage:https://sites.google.com/site/sfma2018eurosys/home
Dates:April, 23, 2018
Location:Porto, Portugal
Contact Email:mark@ee.technion.ac.il
Synopsis:
Modern multi-core and accelerator-rich architectures present a variety of challenges for system developers. To achieve high performance on these platforms, application developers will need to exploit parallelism and leverage low-level hardware features to a much greater extent than before. The workshop (the eight installment of the successful SFMA and MaRS workshops) 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.

NEW THIS MONTH!

W-P2DS 2018

Title:Workshop on Privacy by Design in Distributed Systems
Submission Deadline:2018-02-02
Webpage:http://www.gsd.inesc-id.pt/~p2ds/
Dates:April, 23, 2018
Location:Porto, Portugal
Contact Email:francisco.a.maia@inesctec.pt
Synopsis:
The goal of the workshop is to gather researchers and practitioners from the cryptography, distributed systems, and security systems communities to discuss the current state of the art, emerging challenges and trends, as well as novel solutions, implementation and deployment of privacy-preserving systems and applications. The focus is on concrete applications that bring privacy-preserving mechanisms into cloud computing infrastructures. The workshop is looking for submissions in the form of papers with 6 pages or less describing novel contributions and results as well as experimental reports. The organization welcomes contributions from both academia and industry.

NEW THIS MONTH!

DAIS 2018

Title:18th IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems
Abstract Deadline:2018-02-02
Submission Deadline:2018-02-09
Webpage:http://2018.discotec.org
Dates:June, 18 - 21, 2018
Location:Madrid, Spain
Contact Email:dais2018@easychair.org
Synopsis:
The DAIS conference series addresses all practical and conceptual aspects of distributed applications, including their design, modeling, implementation and operation, the supporting middleware, appropriate software engineering methodologies and tools, as well as experimental studies and practice reports. Submissions will be judged on their originality, significance, clarity, relevance, and technical correctness.

NEW THIS MONTH!

PaPoC 2018

Title:5th Workshop on Principles and Practice of Consistency for Distributed Data
Submission Deadline:2018-02-07
Webpage:https://papoc-workshop.github.io/2018/index.html
Dates:April, 23 2018
Location:Porto, Portugal
Contact Email:sburckha@microsoft.com
Synopsis:
Consistency is one of the fundamental issues of distributed computing. There are many competing consistency models, with subtly different tradeoffs. In practice, these translate to difficult choices between fault tolerance, performance, and programmability. This workshop aims to investigate the principles and practice of consistency models for large-scale, 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.

SACMAT 2018

Title:23rd ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies
Submission Deadline:2018-02-10
Webpage:www.sacmat.org/2018/
Dates:June 13-15, 2018
Location:The Omni Severin Hotel Indianapolis, USA
Contact Email:conti@math.unipd.it
Synopsis:
The organizing committee of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT 2018) invites contributions in all aspects of access control. The symposium will provide participants the opportunity to present work at different levels of development, from early work on promising ideas to fully developed technical results as well as system demonstrations.

EuroDW 2018

Title:EuroSys Doctoral Workshop 2018
Submission Deadline:2018-02-10
Webpage:http://conferences.inf.ed.ac.uk/EuroDW2018/
Dates:April, 23, 2018
Location:Porto, Portugal
Contact Email:pramod.bhatotia@ed.ac.uk
Synopsis:
The 12th EuroSys Doctoral Workshop (EuroDW 2018) will provide a forum for PhD students to present their work and receive constructive feedback from experts in the field as well as from peers. Technical presentations will be augmented with general advice and discussions about getting a PhD, doing research, and post-doctoral careers. We invite applications from PhD students at any stage of their doctoral studies.

NEW THIS MONTH!

SecureComm 2018

Title:14th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm)
Submission Deadline:2018-02-16
Webpage:http://securecomm.org
Dates:August 8-10, 2018
Location:Singapore
Contact Email:ygtian@smu.edu.sg
Synopsis:
SecureComm seeks high-quality research contributions in the form of well-developed papers. Topics of interest encompass research advances in ALL areas of secure communications and networking. Topics in other areas (e.g., formal methods, database security, secure software, theoretical cryptography) will be considered only if a clear connection to private or secure communication/networking is demonstrated.

NEW THIS MONTH!

SATIS '18

Title:1st ACM SIGOPS Summer School on Advanced Topics in Systems
Submission Deadline:2018-02-28
Webpage:http://site.uit.no/satis2018
Dates:August, 14-17, 2018
Location:Sommarøy / Tromsø, Norway
Contact Email:havard.johansen@uit.no
Synopsis:
ACM SIGOPS is sponsoring a series of summer schools on Advanced Topics in Systems, to be held once every two years. The summer schools will feature a teaching staff of well-known researchers and is targeted at Ph.D. students, engineers, and junior faculty. This first summer school will focus on advanced topics in distributed systems, and will be held on the picturesque and secluded island of Sommarøy located in a Norwegian fjord 300 km (200 miles) north of the Arctic circle. This summer school will feature lectures by nine distinguished speakers. In the evenings we will have social activities and/or poster sessions.

NEW THIS MONTH!

FiCloud 2018

Title:IEEE 6th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud
Submission Deadline:2018-03-05
Webpage:http://www.ficloud.org/2018/
Dates:08, 6-8, 2018
Location:Barcelona, Spain
Contact Email:ficloud.info@gmail.com
Synopsis:
The theme of this conference is to promote the state of the art in scientific and practical research of the IoT and cloud computing. It provides a forum for bringing together researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and public sector in an effort to present their research work and share research and development ideas in the area of IoT and cloud computing.

NEW THIS MONTH!

ProvenanceWeek

Title:3rd ProvenanceWeek (2018)
Abstract Deadline:2018-03-12
Submission Deadline:2018-03-19
Webpage:http://provenanceweek2018.org
Dates:July, 9-13, 2018
Location:London, UK
Contact Email:provenanceweek2018@easychair.org
Synopsis:
Following successful ProvenanceWeek events in 2014 and 2016, this year's installment will again co-locate the IPAW and TaPP workshops as well as several satellite events that focus on novel directions for provenance. IPAW and TaPP build on a successful history of provenance workshops that bring together researchers from a wide range of computer science fields including workflows, semantic web, databases, high performance computing, distributed systems, operating systems, programming languages, and software engineering, as well as researchers from other fields, such as biology and physics that have urgent provenance needs.

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