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[PVS] Call For Workshop Proposals - PICom-09

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                         CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS



                           In conjunction with


The 8th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing


                December 12-14, 2009, Chengdu, China


                    Sponsored by IEEE CS TCSC






               Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2009






The 8th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing

(PICom-09) workshops will be organized by calibers in the areas of Pervasive

Intelligence and Computing.


We invite proposals for workshops. Workshops provide the imminent opportunities

for students, researchers, and industry practitioners to investigate, discover,

share, collaborate on their research ideas, questions, challenges, modeling,

practical implementation, development experiences, and lessons learnt on

specific emerging areas in Pervasive Intelligence and Computing.


Each workshop should have at least EIGHT paper presentations and preferably

no more than TWENTY. The workshops with more than FIFTEEN papers accepted will

be granted with a free complimentary registration for the leading workshop



The proceedings of the PICom-09 workshops will be published by IEEE Computer

Society Press (Indexed by EI).



Please submit any interesting topics for workshops. Some possible topics (but

not limited to) are as follows:


  - Agent-Based Intelligent Computing


  - Cloud Computing


  - Computational Intelligence


  - Embedded Systems


  - Sensor-Based Systems


  - Service-Oriented Computing


  - Smart Services in Pervasive Computing


  - Social Computing



Prospective workshop organizers should send a proposal containing the following

information to PICom-09 Workshop Chairs.


  - Full name and acronym of the workshop.


  - One page Call for Paper of the workshop.


  - URL of the workshop web site.


  - Name, affiliation, mailing address and e-mail address of the proposer(s).


  - Short biography of workshop key organizer(s).


  - Description of the topics of the workshop (not exceeding 100 words),

    including: objective and scope of the workshop. 


  - Description of how the workshop will contribute to the field of Pervasive

    Intelligence and Computing.



Note that if you would like to propose your own topics, please identify in the

proposal how the topics are relevant to, and different from, those of the main




Important Dates


Workshop Proposal Due:               Jul. 15, 2009

Workshop Proposal Notification:     Jul. 21, 2009

Workshop Paper Submission Deadline:  Sep. 1, 2009

Workshop Paper Notification:         Sep. 30, 2009

Workshop Paper Camera-ready:         Oct. 15, 2009



The organizers and chairs of the workshop shall have full control on the call

for papers, forming of program committees, review and selection of papers as

well as planning the workshop program. The registration fees for workshops will

be determined by the conference (not the workshop itself). The fees will be

paid to the conference, and the conference will provide workshop facilities

including the working notes printing, the meeting room, coffee break, lunch,

proceedings, etc.



We look forward to your stimulating proposals and contributions to PICom-09




Workshop Chairs (picom09@googlegroups.com):


Huadong Ma, Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China

Email: mhd@bupt.edu.cn


Evi Syukur, University of New South Wales, Australia

Email: evis@cse.unsw.edu.au


Xiaolong Jin, University of Bradford, UK

Email: x.jin@bradford.ac.uk