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4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2011)
                 December 5-7, Melbourne, Australia

            http://www.cloudbus.org/ucc2011/

                  Sponsored by:
           IEEE Computer Society, USA
     Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA

                Hosted/Supported by:
        * Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory
          The University of Melbourne, Australia
        * CSIRO, Australia
        * Indiana University, USA
        * Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
        * University of Southern California, USA
        * Colorado State University, USA
        * Manjrasoft Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
        * Dell Inc, USA
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                        CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
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Posters and Research Demos:
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UCC 2011 is accepting proposals for Posters and Research Demo session. Those interested, please contact Rodrigo Calheiros <rodrigo.calheiros@gmail.com> and Rajiv Ranjan <rranjans@gmail.com> with you proposal (2 page writeup) immediately. These papers will be part of web published proceedings. Use following easy chair link to upload to your contribution - http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ucc11posters.


Introduction:
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We are pleased to welcome you to the 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2011), sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA.

Computing is being transformed to a model consisting of services that are commoditized and delivered in a manner similar to traditional utilities such as water, electricity, gas, and telephony. In such a model, users access services based on their requirements without regard to where the services are hosted or how they are delivered. Several computing paradigms have promised to deliver this utility computing vision and Cloud computing is the most recent kid in the block, which is on its way to make the vision of “computing utilities” a reality.

To provide a dedicated forum for sharing recent R&D advances and industrial innovations in the area of Utility Computing, UCC--International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing—series, sponsored by IEEE/ACM, has been initiated. This conference series has emerged out of several successful Cloud computing events (Cloud 2009 held in Shanghai, China; Cloud 2010 held in Melbourne, Australia; and UCC 2010 held in Chennai, India). UCC 2011, as the 4th event in the series, focuses on principles, paradigms, and applications of Utility Computing and its practical realization in industry, especially in the form of Cloud Computing.

UCC is an important conference for the international community as it provides a forum for Utility and Cloud Computing researchers, service providers, developers, users, and those who want to become aware of the progresses made in these areas.

The UCC 2011 conference is hosted as an independent event for the first time. The city of Melbourne, as the 2011 world’s most-livable city in the world, is the perfect location for convening internationally renowned leaders from academia, government, and industry to present their work. We are pleased with the response we received from researchers, developers, and users of Cloud Computing technologies and applications from all over the world.

UCC 2011 features Keynote talks, Industry talks, Research papers, Workshops, Tutorials, Posters, and Panel.

UCC 2011 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
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1. Professor Manish Parashar
Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey, USA
http://nsfcac.rutgers.edu/people/parashar/
Tentative Title: Autonomic Management of Clouds for Scientific Applications

2. Professor Albert Zomaya
The University of Sydney, Australia
Tentative Title: Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing

3. Dr. Wolfgang Gentzsch
DEISA (Distributed European Initiative for Supercomputing Applications), Germany
Tentative Title: HPC in the Cloud: use cases from research and industry


MAIN CONFERENCE PAPERS:
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The UCC 2011 conference received 127 submissions from 32 countries around the world: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.   After peer-reviewing all the submissions, the Program Committee accepted 36 top quality works as full papers, resulting in an acceptance rate of ~28%.

INDUSTRY TRACK SPEAKERS:
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1. Dr. Geng Lin
Chief Technology Officer
Networking Business, Dell Inc.
Title: Title: Emerging Network Architectures for Cloud Computing

2. Dr. Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
Director, Information Engineering Laboratory
CSIRO ICT Centre, Canberra, Australiae
Title: Complex Event Processing and Real Time Analysis in Cyberphysical Systems

WORKSHOPS:
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1. CCSA 2011: International Workshop on Cloud Computing and Scientific Applications
2.  ITACC 2011: International Workshop on Intelligent Techniques and Architectures for Autonomic Clouds
3.  PPCloud 2011: Privacy and Provenance in the Cloud
4. CSQMC 2011: International Workshop on Cloud Service Quality Measurement and Comparison
5. IWFW 2011: International Workshop on Cloud Computing & Future of Work
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Registration
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All those interested in attending UCC 2011, please visit UCC 2011 for details:
 http://www.cloudbus.org/ucc2011/ucc2011registration.html



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