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From: Alessandra Toninelli <alessandra.toninelli@unibo.it>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2008 19:48:00 +0100
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      *** PAPER REGISTRATION DEADLINE January 4 2008 ***
      *** PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE   January 11 2008 ***

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                           CALL FOR PAPERS

                           ---  POLICY 2008  ---

             2008 IEEE International Workshop on Policies
                 for Distributed Systems and Networks

                           2-4 June 2008
                      Palisades, NY, USA

                 <http://www.policy-workshop.org/2008>http://www.policy-workshop.org/2008

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The policy workshop aims to bring together researchers and
practitioners working on policy-based systems across a wide range of
application areas including policy-based networking, privacy and
security management, storage area networking, and enterprise systems.

POLICY 2008 is the 9th in a series of successful workshops which
since 1999 have provided a forum for discussion and collaboration
between researchers, developers and users of policy-based systems.
This year, in addition to the latest research results from the
communities working in any area of policy-based management and
computing, we encourage contributions on policy-based techniques in
support of management and security of all types of wireless networks:
cellular, Wi-Fi, Mobile Ad Hoc, hybrids, etc.

POLICY 2008 invites unpublished novel contributions on all aspects of
policy-based management. This year, as part of the technical program
we also plan a special session devoted to the demonstrations of
innovative policy based systems. Papers must describe original work
and must not have been accepted or submitted for publication
elsewhere. Submitted papers will be evaluated for technical
contribution, originality, and significance.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:


POLICY MODELS AND LANGUAGES:

* Abstract models and languages for policy specification
* Representing policies in XML, RDF, and OWL
* Semantic Web rule languages for policy reasoning
* Policy standards, their extensions and refinements
* Formal semantics of policies
* Relationships between policies in IT processes and devices
     or across multiple applications
* Methodologies/tools for discovering, specifying, analyzing,
     refining, evaluating and visualizing policy
* Models of policy negotiation
* Representation of belief, trust, and risk in policies


POLICY APPLICATIONS:

* Application of policies for autonomic computing, QoS adaptation,
     and security
* Application of policies for identity and privacy management
* Business rules and organizational modeling
* Identity management
* Personalization
* Risk adaptive policy systems
* Database policies
* Policy applications in on-demand, utility based computing
* Resource virtualization and policy-based collaboration
* Case studies of applying policy-based management


POLICIES IN WIRELESS NETWORKS:

* Service management in mobile ad hoc networks
* Policy systems for small devices
* Policy-based spectrum management
* Privacy and security
* Policies in location based services
* Context-aware policies in pervasive and mobile computing


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PAPER or DEMO SUBMISSION
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Papers under review elsewhere must NOT be submitted to Policy 2008. Paper or
demo submissions will be evaluated on the basis of their technical merit and
novelty. For System Demo, of particular interest are systems that illustrate
research contributions and innovative applications of policy based
technologies.

Policy 2008 invites contributions in the form of either:
    * Technical papers (max. length 8 pages).
    * Short position papers describing preliminary systems or experimental
results (max. length 4 pages).

Please check out 
<http://www.policy-workshop.org/2008>http://www.policy-workshop.org/2008 
for details.


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IMPORTANT DATES
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Paper registration deadline (EXTENDED): 4 January 2008
Paper submission deadline (EXTENDED): 11 January 2008
Author notification: 5 March 2008
System demonstration submission deadline:  3 March 2008
System demonstrator notification: 17 March 2008


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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

General Chair
* Dakshi Agrawal -- IBM Research, US

Program Chairs
* Ehab Al-Shaer -- DePaul University, US (ehab "AT" cs.depaul.edu)
* Lalana Kagal -- MIT, US lkagal "AT" csail.mit.edu)
* Jorge Lobo -- IBM Research, US (jlobo "AT" us.ibm.com)

Finance Chair
* Claudio Bartolini -- HP Labs, UK

Publicity Chair
* Alessandra Toninelli -- University of Bologna, Italy

Publication Chair
* Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville -- Federal University of Rio Grande
de Sul, Brazil

System Demonstrations Chair
* Daniel Olmedilla -- L3S Research Center and Hannover University, Germany



PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Akhil Sahai  -- HP Laboratories
Alva Couch  -- Tufts University
Andrea Westerinen  --  Microsoft Corp
Andreas Schaad   --  SAP
Anna Cinzia Squicciarini  --  Purdue University
Arcot Rajasekar --  University of California at San Diego
Arosha Bandara  -- Open University
Babak Sadighi  --  Swedish Institute of Computer Science
Bhavani Thuraisingham  --  The University of Texas at Dallas
Bruno Crispo --  Vrije Universiteit
Carl Gunter  --  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Christian Jensen  --  University of Denmark
Duminda Wijesekera  --  George Mason University
Elisa Bertino  --  Purdue University
Emil Lupu  --  Imperial College
Filip Perich  --  Shared Spectrum
Francisco Garcia  --  Agilent
Gail Ahn   --   UNC Charlotte
Gregory Cirincione  --  Army Research Lab
Hanan Lutfiyya   --  University of Western Ontario
Helge Janicke  --  De Montfort University
Hong Li  --  Intel Corporation
John Strassner   --  Motorola Labs
Ken Moody  --  Cambridge University
Lisandro Z. Granville  --  UFRGS
Manish Dave  --  Intel Corporation
Marco Casassa Mont  --  Hewlett-Packard Labs
Marianne Winslett   --   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Morris Sloman  --  Imperial College London
Nahid Shahmehri   --   Linkopings University, Sweden
Naranker Dulay   --  Imperial College London
Olivier Festor   --   LORIA - INRIA Lorraine
Pierangela Samarati   --  University of Milan
Rebecca Montanari  --  University of Bologna
Ritu Chadha   --  Telcordia
Sanjai Narain  --  Telcordia
Seraphin Calo   --  IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Sushil Jajodia   --  George Mason University
William Winsborough  --  University of Texas at San Antonio
Yuri Demchenko  --  University of Amsterdam
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