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CFP with extended deadline of Mar. 17, 2009: 2009 InternationalConference on Grid Computing and App

Discussion in 'Embedded' started by A. M. G. Solo, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. C A L L F O R P A P E R S

    The 2009 International Conference on
    Grid Computing and Applications

    Date and Location: July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA


    Due to numerous requests, the paper submission deadline has been
    extended to March 17, 2009. You are invited to submit a paper; see
    below for submission instructions. All accepted papers will be
    published in the respective conference proceedings (in printed books).

    SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the

    O Software integration technologies in grid systems
    O Policy requirements and implications
    O Software engineering support for grid computing
    O Grid technology and security
    O Grid computing virtual organization and policy
    O Grid computing security
    O Grid information services
    O Grid middleware and toolkits
    O Grid monitoring, management, and organization tools
    O Cloud computing
    O Evolution of grid standards
    O User development environment and programming tools for grid
    O Internet-based computing models
    O Creation and management of virtual enterprises
    O Information/knowledge grids
    O Architectures for grid computing
    O Data grid management systems
    O Resource management, reservation, scheduling, and load balancing
    O Resource discovery
    O Performance evaluation and modeling
    O Web services and web security in grid computing
    O P2P computing
    O Wireless enhanced grid systems
    O Grid and cluster integration
    O Programming models, tools and environments
    O Grid architectures and fabrics
    O Grid object metadata and schemas
    O e-Science and virtual instrumentation
    O Grid survivability
    O Grid enabled virtual organizations
    O e-Business applications
    O Case studies
    O Grid application and deployment environments
    O Interconnects and protocols for grids
    O Evolution of grid - any progress?
    O Major grid initiatives
    O Grid computing scenarios and applications in science,
    engineering, and commerce (life science, CFD grids, business
    process grids, physics grids, ...)

    Web links:

    SPONSORS (confirmed as of Feb. 20, 2009):

    Academic Sponsors include:
    United States Military Academy, Network Science Center, USA;
    Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory, HST of Harvard University and
    MIT, USA; Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne
    National Laboratory, USA; Functional Genomics Laboratory,
    of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Minnesota Supercomputing
    Institute, University of Minnesota, USA; Intelligent Data
    Exploration and Analysis Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin,
    Texas, USA; Harvard Statistics Department Genomics & Bioinformatics
    Laboratory, Harvard University, USA; Texas Advanced Computing
    The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA; Center for the
    Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics, Georgia Institute of
    Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Bioinformatics & Computational
    Biology Program, George Mason University, Virginia, USA; Institute
    of Discrete Mathematics and Geometry, Vienna University of
    Technology, Austria; BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging
    Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University,
    Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Knowledge Management & Intelligent System
    Center (KMIS) of University of Siegen, Germany; National Institute
    for Health Research; Hawkeye Radiology Informatics, College of
    Medicine, University of Iowa, USA; Institute for Informatics
    of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; Medical Image
    & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab), University of Iowa, USA; SECLAB of
    U. of Naples Federico II, U. of Naples Parthenope, and Second U. of
    Naples, Italy; U. of North Dakota, USA; Intelligent Cyberspace
    Engineering Lab., ICEL, Texas A&M University (Com./Texas), USA;
    International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine; World
    Academy of Biomedical Sciences & Technologies; and European
    Other Sponsors include:
    High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano);
    HoIP - Health without Boundaries; The International Council on
    Medical and Care Compunetics; The UK Department for Business,
    Enterprise & Regulatory Reform; VMW Solutions Ltd.; Scientific
    Technologies Corporation; and others.

    General Co-Chair and Coordinator:

    H. R. Arabnia, PhD
    Professor, Computer Science
    Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
    Advisory Board, IEEE Technical Committee on TCSC
    Vice President, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
    The University of Georgia
    Department of Computer Science
    415 Boyd Building
    Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA

    Tel: (706) 542-3480
    Fax: (706) 542-2966


    Prospective authors are invited to submit their draft papers by
    uploading them to http://worldcomp.cviog.uga.edu/ .
    Submissions must be received by Mar. 17, 2009 and they must be in
    either MS doc or pdf formats (about 5 to 7 pages - single space,
    font size of 10 to 12). All reasonable typesetting formats are
    acceptable (later, the authors of accepted papers will be asked to
    follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their papers for

    The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited
    to 7 (IEEE style) pages. Papers must not have been previously
    published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. The
    first page of the draft paper should include: title of the paper,
    name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
    The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
    and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the
    content of the paper. Finally, the name of the conference (GCA)
    must be mentioned on the first page.

    Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity,
    impact, and soundness. Each paper will be refereed by two experts
    in the field who are independent of the conference program
    The referees' evaluations will then be reviewed by two members of
    the program committee who will recommend a decision to the co-
    The co-chairs will make the final decision. Lastly, the Camera-
    papers will be reviewed by one member of the program committee.


    March 17, 2009: Extended deadline for Submission of papers
    (about 5 to 7 pages)
    April 17, 2009: Notification of acceptance
    May 4, 2009: Camera-Ready papers and Registration due
    July 13-16, 2009: The 2009 World Congress in Computer Science,
    Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing
    (WORLDCOMP'09 - 22 joint conferences)


    The Program Committee includes members of chapters of World Academy
    of Science (chapters: supercomputing; scientific computing; AI;
    imaging science; databases; simulation; software engineering;
    embedded systems; internet and web technologies; communications;
    bioinformatics; computational biology; and computer security.)
    The Program Committee for GCA is currently being formed. Those
    interested in joining the Program Committee should email Prof.
    () the following information: Name, affiliation
    and position, complete mailing address, email address, a short
    biography together with research interests and the name of the
    conference (GCA) offering to help with.
    Many who have already joined the committees of individual tracks
    are renowned leaders, scholars, researchers, scientists and
    practitioners of the highest ranks; many are directors of research
    laboratories, fellows of various societies, heads/chairs of
    departments, deans and provosts.


    GCA'09 is an annual research conference about grid computing and
    applications. It is being held jointly (same location and dates)
    with a number of other conferences (WORLDCOMP'09). WORLDCOMP is
    the largest annual gathering of researchers in computer science,
    computer engineering and applied computing.

    The motivation is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated research
    into a coordinated meeting held in a common place at a common time.
    The main goal is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas in a
    of research areas that interact. The model used facilitates
    communication among researchers from all over the world in
    fields of computer science, computer engineering and applied
    computing. Both inward research (core areas of computer science
    engineering) and outward research (multi-disciplinary, inter-
    and applications) will be covered during the event.

    GCA'09 and WORLDCOMP'09 will be composed of research presentations,
    keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel
    and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote and/or tutorial
    speakers included: Prof. David A. Patterson (U. of California,
    Berkeley); Prof. Michael J. Flynn (Stanford U.); Prof. John H.
    (U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor); Prof. Brian D. Athey (U. of Michigan,
    Ann Arbor), Prof. H. J. Siegel (Colorado State U.); Prof. Barry
    (MIT); Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (U. of California, Berkeley);
    Prof. Jun Liu (Harvard U.); Dr. Jim Gettys (OLPC + developer of X
    Window); Dr. Chris Rowen (President and CEO, Tensilica, Inc.); and
    many other distinguished speakers.


    The conferences will be held in the Monte Carlo hotel, Las Vegas,
    Nevada, USA (with any overflows at other near-by hotels). This is
    a mega hotel with excellent conference facilities and over 3,000
    rooms. It is minutes from the airport with 24-hour shuttle
    service to and from the airport. This hotel has many recreational
    attractions, including: waterfalls, spa, pools, sunning decks, Easy
    River, wave pool, lighted tennis courts, health spa, nightly shows,
    a number of restaurants, ... The negotiated room rate for
    conference attendees is very reasonable. The hotel is within
    walking distance from most other attractions (recreational
    destinations, Golf courses, ...)
    A. M. G. Solo, Mar 7, 2009
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