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9th European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS 2011), 14-16 Sept Lugano Switzerland - Call for Participation

From: Cesare Pautasso <cesare.pautasso@usi.ch>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 18:35:28 +0200
Message-ID: <4E15E050.6080402@usi.ch>
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ECOWS 2011: The 9th IEEE European Conference on Web Services
14-16 September 2011
Lugano, Switzerland

http://ecows2011.inf.usi.ch

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* * CALL FOR PARTICIPATION * *

Early registration deadline: 15 July 2011
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The European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS) is the premier 
conference series for both researchers and practitioners to discuss the 
latest advances in the state of the art and practices of Web services 
and to foster cross-European collaboration and exchange. The 9th edition 
of the ECOWS series will be held on September 14-16 at the University of 
Lugano, Switzerland. The ECOWS2011 conference includes prestigious 
invited speakers, in-depth presentations of contributed research papers 
and an industrial track with the participation of top industry 
researchers, experts and practitioners. Together with its satellite 
workshops on focused topics, ECOWS 2011 will also feature a doctoral 
symposium for PhD students.



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Program Highlights
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Keynote speakers:

* Wil van der Aalst, Technische Univ. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
* Stephan Murer, Credit Suisse AG, Switzerland
* Carlo Ghezzi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Co-Located Workshops:

* WEWST'11
6th International Workshop on Enhanced Web Service Technologies
http://www.inf.usi.ch/faculty/binder/wewst11/

* Mashups 2011
5th International Workshop on Web APIs and Services Mashups
http://mashups2011.aifb.kit.edu/

* DATAVIEW'11
2nd International Workshop on DATA Visualization and Integration on 
data-centric Web Services
http://dataview.como.polimi.it/

* CMSC 2011
Workshop on Challenges in Mobile Service Computing
http://www.kom.tu-darmstadt.de/CMSC-2011/

* QASBA 2011
1st International Workshop on Quality Assurance for Service-based 
Applications
http://www.inf.usi.ch/phd/bianculli/qasba2011/


Tutorial:

Smart Work Roadmap Tutorial for Business and IT
* Peter Utzinger, IBM
* Hans-Peter Hoidn, IBM


Research and Industry Track Papers:

http://ecows2011.inf.usi.ch/program/accepted



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Venue
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ECOWS 2011 will be hosted by the Faculty of Informatics of the 
University of Lugano, Switzerland.

Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only 
Switzerland's third most important financial centre and a conference, 
banking and business city, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas 
and sacred buildings. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the 
advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small 
town. The Ceresio lake has numerous activities to offer to sports 
lovers, to those wanting to visit corners that are unreachable by land 
or simply who want to discover enchanting spots or get a taste of the 
excellent seafood that is served in the various restaurants and grottos 
situated along its shores. Mountain enthusiast will also find plenty of 
routes and excursions to explore the beautiful landscape of the region.

Lugano is conveniently located in the center of Europe. In addition to 
the proximity with a major international airport (MXP), Lugano also 
features its own small airport (LUG) with frequent connections to three 
major European hubs (ZRH, GVA, FCO).

The Faculty of Informatics at the University of Lugano (USI) was founded 
in 2004 and stands out as a centre of excellence in software and service 
engineering research. In a matter of very few years, it has become one 
of Switzerland’s major poles for teaching and research, hosting 22 
faculty members and more than one hundred Post-doctoral and Pre-doctoral 
researchers. The Faculty aims to train informatics experts that are 
interdisciplinary in approach, with abstract thinking and problem 
solving skills, a sound knowledge in the application fields of 
information technologies, as well as teamwork, interpersonal 
communication and project-management abilities.

Get more information and watch a video about the University of Lugano on
http://ecows2011.inf.usi.ch/venue


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Important Dates
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Advance Program
* Workshops: 14 September 2011
* Tutorial: 15 September 2011
* Research Track: 15-16 September 2011
* Industry Track: 16 September 2011
* PhD Symposium: 16 September 2011

Registration deadlines
* Early registration by: 15 July 2011
* Regular registration by: 15 August 2011
* Late registration until: 6 September 2011

Students, IEEE Members, ATED Members and S-I Student Members benefit 
from reduced registration fees.
http://ecows2011.inf.usi.ch/registration


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Organization
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General Chair:
* Cesare Pautasso, University of Lugano, Switzerland

Program Chairs:
* Ulf Schreier, Univ. of Applied Sciences Furtwangen, Germany
* Gianluigi Zavattaro, University of Bologna, Italy

Industry Track Chair:
* Olaf Zimmermann, IBM Research - Zurich, Switzerland

Workshop Chair:
* Flavio de Paoli, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

PhD Symposium Chair:
* Wolf Zimmermann, University of Halle, Germany

ECOWS 2011 Program Committee:
* Achilleas Achilleos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
* Marco Aiello, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
* Farhad Arbab, CWI, The Netherlands
* Luciano Baresi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
* Sami Bhiri, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
* Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland
* Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
* Christoph Bussler, Xtime, Inc., USA
* Fabio Casati, University of Trento, Italy
* Siobhan Clarke, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
* Juergen Dunkel, FH Hannover, Germany
* Schahram Dustdar, TU Wien, Austria
* Rik Eshuis, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands
* David Eyers, University of Otago, New Zealand
* Christopher Giblin, IBM Zurich Research Lab, Switzerland
* Claude Godart, Universiy of Lorraine, France
* Paul Grefen, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands
* Thomas Gschwind, IBM Zurich Research Lab, Switzerland
* Reiko Heckel, University of Leicester, UK
* Martin Henkel, Stockholm University, Sweden
* Birgitta Koenig-Ries, Universitaet Jena, Germany
* Ernoe Kovacs, NEC Europe Network Labs, Germany
* Akhil Kumar, Pennsylvania State University, USA
* Peep Kungas, University of Tartu, Estonia
* Frank Leymann, University Stuttgart, Germany
* Welf Loewe, Linnaeus University, Sweden
* Heiko Ludwig, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
* Radu Mateescu, INRIA, France
* Ingo Melzer, DaimlerChrysler Research, Germany
* Dirk Neumann, University Freiburg, Germany
* Roy Oberhauser, Aalen University, Germany
* Guadalupe Ortiz, University of Cadiz, Spain
* Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, Ireland
* George Angelos Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
* Ernesto Pimentel, University of Malaga, Spain
* Manfred Reichert, University of Ulm, Germany
* Wolfgang Reisig, Humbold-Universitaet Berlin, Germany
* Heiko Schuldt, University of Basel, Switzerland
* Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, the Netherlands
* Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
* Jim Webber, Neo Technology, UK
* Erik Wilde, UC Berkeley, USA
* Umit Yalcinalp, Adobe Systems, USA
* Olaf Zimmermann, IBM Research - Zurich, Switzerland
* Wolf Zimmermann, University Halle, Germany

ECOWS Steering Committee:
* Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
* Siobhan Clarke, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
* Rik Eshuis, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands
* Paul Grefen, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands
* Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, Ireland
* George Angelos Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
* Liang-Jie Zhang, Kingdee Research, China


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Sponsors
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* Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano (USI)
* IEEE Technical Committee on Services Computing
* City of Lugano
* Swiss Informatics Society (S-I)
* Doodle AG
* Associazione Ticinese Elaborazione Dati (ATED)
* IBM

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Contact
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Conference Website: http://ecows2011.inf.usi.ch
Follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/ecows2011

For any inquiries please contact the local organizers at:
chair@nospam.ecows2011.inf.usi.ch
or the program chairs at: program@nospam.ecows2011.inf.usi.ch

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