Call For Workshops

Workshops provide opportunities for focused discussion on selected topics related to Distributed Computing Systems in a group setting.

A workshop proposal submission consists of a descriptive proposal that is up to 3 pages in length and contains the following information:

  • Title of the workshop
  • A brief technical description of the workshop, identification of specific technical issues, focus, and justification of its timeliness
  • A brief description of the review process
  • Names and contact information of the organizer
  • The names, postal addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of the proposed workshop organizing committee. This committee should consist of at least two persons knowledgeable in the technical issues to be addressed by the workshop
  • Primary contact of the organizing committee
  • Estimated number of participants, length, and timetable of the workshop
  • Resources required, such as one day or half day workshop, expected number of attendees (room size), whether a panel setup is needed, etc.
  • A tentative call for papers with important dates (submission of papers, notifications, etc.)
  • Information about the previous edition of the workshop (if any) including:
    • History and frequency of the workshop
    • Previous conference co-locations
    • URLs, if available
    • Approximate attendance

Acceptance will be based on an evaluation of the workshop’s potential for generating useful results, the timeliness of and the expected interest in the topic, and the proposers’ ability to lead a successful workshop.

Organizers are expected to perform additional advertising in related communities outside the main ICDCS community, to create and maintain the workshop website, arrange for the collection and refereeing of submissions, and to co-ordinate the collection and delivery of camera ready material and IEEE copyright transfers.

Workshops Program Chairs

  • Joao E. Ferreira, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Teruo Higashino, Univ. of Osaka, Japan

All workshop proposals should be submitted electronically.

Electronic Submission:

Important Dates

  • Workshop Proposal Submission: October 17th, 2016November 1st, 2016
  • Workshop Proposal Notification: October 24th, 2016November 8th, 2016
  • Workshop Website linked from ICDCS 2017 home: November 1st, 2016November 15th, 2016