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Workshop Proposals - ACM SIGCOMM 2018 : Call for Workshop Proposals - ACM SIGCOMM 2018


When Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018
Where Budapest
Submission Deadline Nov 23, 2017
Notification Due Dec 4, 2017
Categories    data communication   computer communication   protocols

Call For Papers

SIGCOMM 2018 is soliciting proposals for new and recurring workshops. SIGCOMM 2018 will hold multiple one-day workshops in conjunction with the conference, to be held in Budapest, Hungary from August 20 to 24, 2018. Workshops will take place on Monday, August 20 and Friday, August 24.

We invite you to submit workshop proposals on any topic related to the broad set of research and application areas covered by the SIGCOMM conference. We welcome workshops on topics in network research, practice, and education. The workshop format itself should favor interaction among participants and community building. We welcome returning workshops.

A workshop proposal should contain at least the following information:

Motivation and rationale for the workshop.

A draft Call for Papers (CFP), as complete as possible.

The workshop deadlines, both internal and external. See below for guidelines on important external guidelines.

Names and affiliations of main organizers. If the workshop is not a teaching workshop, include a tentative composition of the committees (as complete as possible). Please indicate whether prospective TPC members have been contacted, and whether they have accepted the invitation.

Workshop format, including expected number of presented papers, invited talks, panels, demonstrations, etc.

Expected number of participants and the expected number of submissions (if appropriate).

Prior history of this workshop, if any, including number of submissions, number of accepted papers, and attendee count. If the workshop was co-located with another conference please include details and a brief description why SIGCOMM is a more appropriate venue.

A list of people whom you have solicited (or plan to solicit) to participate at the workshop. If the workshop is interdisciplinary, please provide details about your plans to advertise to other communities and how you intend to encourage participation at the workshop.

If appropriate, a brief explanation of how the workshop relates to other workshops and conferences on similar topics.

If appropriate, the financial support the workshop intends to receive from a third-party.

The workshop organizers should also take into account the following practical considerations:

The room capacity is approximately 50-100 attendees.

All of the Workshops for SIGCOMM 2018 should have the same deadlines (submission deadline, camera-ready date), to facilitate coordination with other aspects of the conference organization. Deadline extensions should be coordinated with the Workshop Co-chairs and if needed, the Publications Chair.

A/V (projector and screen) will be provided in all workshop rooms, which may also be equipped with microphone and speakers.

There will be Wi-Fi coverage in all areas of the conference, including the workshop rooms. Any specific networking requirements should be stated in the proposal.

We will require all workshops to have identical start, end and break times.

Individual Workshop organizers will be expected to be responsible for managing their workshop and coordination with the local arrangements chair of SIGCOMM 2018 for facilities, and with publications chairs for camera ready papers.

Individual Workshop organizers will be responsible for setting up the paper submission site and review process for the selected workshops and their individual web page design in coordination with the SIGCOMM 2018 web chair (hosted on the common conference web site).

If you have questions about your workshop proposal, do not hesitate to contact the workshop chairs.

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