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ESOCC 2015 : European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing


Conference Series : European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing
When Sep 15, 2015 - Sep 17, 2015
Where Taormina (Messina), Italy
Submission Deadline May 15, 2015
Notification Due Jun 19, 2015
Final Version Due Jun 26, 2015
Categories    services   cloud computing   SOA   web services

Call For Papers

The European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing (ESOCC) is the premier conference on the advances in the state of the art and practice of Service-Oriented Computing and Cloud Computing in Europe. ESOCC has evolved from the ECOWS (European Conference on Web Services) conference series, after the Steering Committee decided to renew and broaden its scope, and to start a new conference series on advanced topics of service-oriented and cloud computing.

The first edition of the new series, ESOCC 2012, was successfully held in Bertinoro, Italy, the second edition, ESOCC 2013, was held in Malaga, Spain, the third edition, ESOCC 2014 was held in Manchester, UK and will be continued by ESOCC 2015 in Taormina (Messina), Italy.

The main objectives of this conference are to facilitate the exchange between researchers and practitioners in the areas of SOC and Cloud Computing and to foster future collaborations in Europe and beyond. ESOCC 2015 will include invited talks, presentations of selected research papers, industrial, business model (BM) and work in progress (WIP) tracks papers with the participation of top researchers from academia and industry. ESOCC 2015 will also include a PhD Symposium and a series of satellite workshops.


The continued success of service-oriented distributed applications has shown that tightly coupled software systems may be useful for niche markets, whereas loosely coupled software systems have proven to be more flexible, adaptive and often more appropriate for practical applications.

Loose coupling makes it easier for a given system to interact with other system components (including legacy systems) that have been developed independently somewhere in a heterogeneous universe of services. Thus, service-oriented applications can evolve more easily during their lifespan and adapt better to changing or even unpredictable environments. In such scenarios, cloud computing enables a new execution paradigm for distributed software application where resources can be shared, optimally realized as well as utilized and exchanged between heterogeneous execution platforms and the cloud, so as to achieve fast response times and to ensure immersive and non-interrupted user experience.

Services today are developed independently, deployed as well as freely composed, and they can be implemented in a variety of technologies a fact which is of particular importance from a business perspective.

Similarly, cloud computing aims at enabling mobility as well as device, platform and/or service independence by offering centralized sharing of resources. It promotes interoperability, portability and security standards, and raises a completely new set of security issues. On the implementation side, essential agreement has been reached on integration technologies and consensus has emerged in today’s middleware market. Customers use web technologies extensively; however, service developers, providers, and integrators need to create methods, tools and techniques to support cost-effective and secure development and use of dependable devices, platforms, services and service-oriented applications in the cloud.

Topic of Interest

ESOCC 2015 seeks original, high quality papers related to all aspects of Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing, which constitute the main technology available to date for implementing service-oriented architectures and cloud computing. Topics of interest to the Research, Industry, BM, and WIP Tracks include, but are not limited, to:

Agile Computing

DevOps in the Cloud

Social and Crowd-based Cloud

Smart Cities Services and Applications

IoT Services and IoT Clouds

Mobile Clouds and Mobile Services

Business Process Management and Services

Cloud Services Management and Composition

Dynamic and Adaptive Services

Economic and Business Models for Services

Enterprise Architecture and Services

Emerging Trends of Service Composition and Mashups

Experience reports of novel applications of Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing in Health, Commerce, Finance, Telecom, Scientific Computing and other domains

Service Modeling, Analysis, and Design

Formal Methods for Services

Frameworks for Building Service Based Applications

Architectural Models for Cloud Computing

Identity and Access Management using Services

Model-Driven Service Engineering

Next Generation Services Middleware and Service Repositories

Service quality and service interface design guidelines

RESTful Clouds and Services

Self-Organizing Service Oriented and Cloud Architectures

Service-Oriented Business Collaboration

Service Governance

Service Marketplaces

Services Life-Cycles

Services Security and Privacy

Big Data Management

Crowdsourcing Business Services

Cloud Interoperability and Federation

Emerging Trends in Storage, Computation and Network Clouds

Cloud Computing Business Models

Service Science

ESOCC 2015 solicits both new research papers (in the main track and BM), papers on early research initiatives in WIP, as well as reports on practical experiences from industry (industry track). However, papers on existing products or product marketing information are not within the scope of the ESOCC 2015 Industry Track.


Original papers, not submitted for publication elsewhere, can be submitted using this link: for:

Research papers
Industry-Track papers
Business Model Track papers
Work In Progress (WIP) Track papers
PhD Symposium submissions

Paper submissions should be formatted according to the LNCS proceedings guidelines and the templates available at: and they should not exceed 15 pages. A paper might be accepted as a full paper (15 pages), as a short paper (8 pages) or as a poster (a 2-page abstract in the proceedings).

Conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Research papers
Submission: 15 May 2015
Notification: 19 June 2015
Final version:26 June 2015

Industrial papers
Submission: 15 May 2015
Notification: 19 June 2015
Final version:26 June 2015

Business Model papers
Submission: 15 May 2015
Notification: 19 June 2015
Final version:26 June 2015

Work in Progress papers
Submission: 15 May 2015
Notification: 19 June 2015
Final version:26 June 2015

PhD Symposium papers
Submission: 1 August 2015
Notification: 15 August 2015
Final version:22 August 2015

Workshop proposals
Submission: 20 March 2015
Notification: 27 March 2015

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