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When May 18, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Where Rabat, Morocco
Abstract Registration Due Jan 5, 2016
Submission Deadline Jan 9, 2016
Notification Due Mar 9, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 10, 2016
Categories    distributed systems   networks   security   cloud systems

Call For Papers

Aim and Scope:

NETYS aims to bring together researchers and engineers from both the theory and practice of distributed and networked systems. The scope of the conference covers all aspects related to the design and the development of these systems, including, but not restricted to, multi-core architectures, concurrent and distributed algorithms, parallel/concurrent/distributed programming, distributed databases, cloud systems, networks, security, formal verification, etc.

NETYS will provide a forum to report on best practices and novel algorithms, results and techniques on networked systems. Original contributions as well as case study papers on the principles, design, implementation, modeling, analysis, verification, and application of networked systems are solicited. Specific concepts common to different forms of such systems are most welcome.

NETYS is coupled with the METIS Spring School which aims at introducing young researchers to the domain of distributed and networked systems through tutorials on basics, as well as lectures on new research topics and current trends in this domain.

Paper submission:

Submissions should contain original research and sufficient detail to assess the merits and relevance of the contribution. NETYS welcomes papers on theory, case studies and comparisons with existing experimental research, tools, as well as combinations of new theory with experimental evaluation.

NETYS is soliciting two forms of papers: full and short papers. Full papers are allowed a maximum of 15 pages in Springer’s LNCS format, whereas short papers are allowed a maximum of 5 pages (in the same format), both in the submission and in the proceedings. A full paper submission might be accepted as such, as a short paper or a poster. A short paper may be accepted as such or as a poster.

Posters will be presented at the conference to reflect work in progress and will not lead to a publication in the proceedings. Authors are given the option to accept or not the type in which their paper is selected for acceptance.


Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series will publish the proceedings of the conference ( It is required that each accepted paper be presented at the conference by one of its authors.

The Computing Journal could publish extended versions of selected papers (

Awards will be given to the best paper and the best student paper. A paper is eligible for the best student paper award if at least one of its authors is a full-time student at the time of submission. This should be indicated in the submission.

Submission instructions:

All submissions should follow the LNCS template. Submitted papers must be written in English. Full papers are allowed a maximum of 15 pages in LNCS format, whereas short papers are allowed a maximum of 5 pages, both in the submission and in the proceedings. Papers exceeding these limits may be rejected without review.

Paper submission will be handled by EasyChair, so please make sure that you have an active account. The papers must be submitted electronically at:


General Co-chairs:
Mohammed Erradi ENSIAS, UM5, Morocco
Rachid Guerraoui EPFL, Switzerland

Program Co-chairs:
Parosh Aziz Abdulla Univ. Uppsala, Sweden
Carole Delporte Univ. Paris Diderot, France

Program Committee:
Mohamed Faouzi Atig Uppsala Univ., Sweden
Slimane Bah Mohammed V Univ., Morocco
Gregor Bochmann Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Silvia Bonomi Univ. di Roma, Italy
Stéphane Devismes Univ. Joseph Fourier, France
Mohamed El Kamili USMBA, Fes, Morocco
Mohamed El Koutbi ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco
Michael Emmi IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid
Javier Esparza Technische Univ. München, Germany
Panagiota Fatourou Univ. of Crete & FORTH ICS
Hugues Fauconnier Univ. Paris Diderot, France
Bernd Freisleben Univ. of Marburg, Germany
Maurice Herlihy Brown Univ., USA
Zahi Jarir Cadi Ayyad Univ., Marrakech, Morocco
Mohamed Jmaiel ReDCAD, ENIS, Tunisia
Anne-Marie Kermarrec INRIA Rennes, France
Akash Lal Microsoft Research, India
Roland Meyer Univ. of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Madhavan Mukund Chennai Mathematical Institute, India
Madan Musuvathi Microsoft Research, USA
Guevara Noubir Northeastern Univ., USA
Mohammed Ouzzif ESTC, Casablanca, Morocco
Franck Petit CNRS-INRIA UPMC Sorbonne Univ., France
Michel Raynal IRISA, France
Ahmed Rezine Linköping Univ., Sweden
Liuba Shrira Brandeis Univ., USA
Serdar Tasiran Koc Univ., Turkey
Viktor Vafeiadis MPI-SWS, Germany

Organizing Committee:
Khadija Bakkouch IRFC, Rabat
Yahya Benkaouz ENSIAS, Mohammed V Univ., Rabat
Abdellah Boulouz Ibn Zohr Univ., Agadir
Zahi Jarir Cadi Ayyad Univ., Marrakech
Mohammed Ouzzif ESTC, Hassan II Univ., Casablanca

Students Committee:
Maryem Ait El Hadj ENSIAS, Mohammed V Univ., Rabat
Meryeme Ayache ENSIAS, Mohammed V Univ., Rabat
Karam Younes Kharraz ENSIAS, Mohammed V Univ., Rabat

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