Call for Tutorials
UCC 2016 invites half-a-day tutorial proposals (preferably 3 hours in length, although longer tutorials can be considered) relating to the subject areas indicated in the list of topics below. We seek proposals across a wide range of topics and levels, from fundamentals to the latest advances in hot topic areas. Topics of interest include (but are not restricted to):
- Principles and theoretical foundations of Utility Computing, including pricing and service models
- Policy languages and programming models, such as cloud-native and cloud-enabled applications
- Utility-driven models and mechanisms for Cloud federations
- Autonomic techniques for Cloud applications
- Utility-/comfort-driven platforms for Clouds
- Architectural models to achieve Utility in Clouds
- Designs and deployment models for Clouds: private, public, hybrid, federated, aggregated
- Cloud Computing middleware, stacks, tools, delivery networks and services at all layers (XaaS)
- Virtualization technologies and other enablers
- Economic models and scenarios of use
- Scalability and resource management: brokering, scheduling, capacity planning, parallelism and elasticity, as well as marketplaces
- Cloud management: autonomic, adaptive, self-*, SLAs, performance models and monitoring
- Applications: games, social networks, scientific computing (e-science) and business, as well as large-scale foundations for Big Data and analytics
- Mobile and energy-efficient use of Clouds
- Beyond technology: Cloud business and legal implications, such as security, privacy, trust and jurisdiction especially in Utility contexts
- Tutorial Proposals Due: 03 July, 2016
- Notification of Acceptance: 14 August, 2016
- Final Description: 12 September, 2016
- Tutorial Slides Due: 14 November, 2016
Tutorial proposals (in PDF format) and any other enquiries should be sent by email to the tutorial chairs.
Each tutorial proposal must contain the following:
- Name and Affiliation of the Speaker(s)
- Abstract (one paragraph, 200 words maximum, including previous experience with such tutorials)
- Intended Audience (one paragraph) and prerequisites: Describe the background assumed of tutorial attendees (i.e. beginner, intermediate, advanced), and any requirements needed (e.g. bring own laptop)
- Learning Outcome (one paragraph): Describe the benefit, knowledge or skill that will be gained by attendees.
- Description (no more than 2 pages): A statement giving clear motivation/justification for the topic to be presented at UCC 2016 and a comprehensive outline of the proposed content.
- Statement on if this tutorial has been given before and if so how this presentation will be different.
- Materials (one paragraph): A description of materials to be provided to attendees on the conference website – course slides, annotated bibliography, code snippets, etc. NOTE: the materials themselves do not need to be provided in the proposal.
- Bio-sketch: A single paragraph bio-sketch per tutorial presenter.
- Requested tutorial length (preferably half a day – 3 hours).
Materials for the tutorial must be emailed by the 14th of November 2016 at the latest. The UCC 2016 Conference Organizing Committee will be responsible for the following:
- Providing logistics support and a meeting place for the tutorial.
- In conjunction with the organizers, determining the tutorial date and time.
- Providing copies of the tutorial materials to attendees.