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CloudViews 2011 : 3rd Cloud Computing International Conference: “Cloud Computing & You”


When Oct 17, 2011 - Oct 18, 2011
Where Porto, Portugal
Submission Deadline Aug 8, 2011
Notification Due Sep 10, 2011
Final Version Due Oct 10, 2011
Categories    cloud computing

Call For Papers

“Cloud Computing & You”
3rd Cloud Computing International Conference (CloudViews 2011)
October 17-18, 2011
Porto, Portugal
EuroCloud Portugal

General Chair: Inês Dutra, University of Porto,

Recognizing the potential of the Cloud Computing paradigm for ICT evolution, the CloudViews.Org project was launched in the end of 2007. Initially created by independent entrepreneurs, researchers and technical staff of the Porto Polytechnic Institute, CloudViews.Org aimed at promoting and discussing technologies related with Cloud Computing. Following the CloudViews.Org spirit, the EuroCloud Portugal Association (, a non profit organization, was created in January 2010.

The CloudViews project has already organized two international conferences on Cloud Computing. “To Cloud or not to Cloud” was the main theme of the first edition, held in Porto, Portugal, in 2009. “Cloud Ecosystem” was the theme of CloudViews 2010, which was also held in Porto, Portugal with the help of the Eurocloud Association. In that edition, academia, business people and decision makers gathered together to present their views, which motivated a lively debate where all ICT players were challenged to think about how to achieve a true Cloud Ecosystem.

CloudViews 2011, in its third edition, moves a step forward by defying academia, business people and decision makers to think about their relationship with the clouds. “Cloud Computing & You”, the main theme of the third edition of CloudViews has as its main goal to raise awareness and analyse the impact of Cloud Computing on small and medium business (SME), as well as on individual users.

Around the theme “Cloud Computing & You”, CloudViews 2011 welcomes contributions from several fields related to cloud computing, including, but not limited to, scientific computing applications, performance evaluation and resource management, predictability and provision platforms, storage clouds architectures and implementations, cloud computing security: models and frameworks, cloud interoperability, scheduling mechanisms, elastic platforms, service level agreements, fault tolerant architectures and implementations, human factors in computing systems, cloud usability, and business models in the cloud.

Submissions of full (8 pages maximum) and short papers (4 pages maximum) must conform to 2 columns IEEE style, in PDF format and offer new, unpublished, original contributions. All contributions must be written in English and submitted electronically through the CV2011 Easy Chair conference system at

Reviews will be double-blinded. Prepare your paper without any authors names or affiliations and avoid explicit self-references such as “in a previous work, we [ref]...”. Give preference to sentences like: “in a previous work, Smith et al [ref]...”. Also avoid the inclusion of acknowledgements and references to funding agencies in your submission version.

Program Committee (list not yet closed)
Inês Dutra, University of Porto, Portugal
Alysson Bessani, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ana Aguiar, University of Porto, Portugal
António Costa, Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
António Pinto, Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
Benedita Malheiro, Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
Grzegorz Malewicz, Google Research, USA
Ignacio Llorente, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee, USA
Joaquim Filipe, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Jorge Barbosa, University of Porto, Portugal
Jorge Gomes, LIP Lisbon, Portugal
José Fortes, University of Florida, USA
José Rogado, University Lusófona, Portugal
Jonathan Dudek, Dudek Global Partners, USA
Juan Carlos Burguillo, University of Vigo, Spain
Kate Keahey, University of Chicago & ANL, USA
Kui Ren, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Lígia Ribeiro, University of Porto, Portugal
Marcel Kunze, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Marcelo Pasin, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Miguel Correia, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Miguel Leitão, Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
Paolo Romano, INESC-ID, Portugal
Paulo Calçada, University of Porto, Portugal
Pedro Assis, Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
Pedro Medeiros, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ricardo Costa, Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
Ricardo Machado, University of Minho, Portugal
Sebastian Goasguen, Clemson University, USA
Ulrich Schwickerath, CERN, Switzerland
Yong Zhao, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, People's Republic of China

Important Dates
Submission deadline 31st July, 2011
Acceptance notification 10th September, 2011
Camera-ready deadline 10th October, 2011
Early registration deadline 15th September, 2011

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