CfP: YR-SOC 2007

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                 Call for Posters and Participation

                              YR-SOC 2007

              2nd European Young Researchers Workshop on 
                     Service Oriented Computing

                           June 11-12, 2007

                University of Leicester, Leicester, UK




Following the success of the first workshop in 2005, the University of 
Leicester is pleased to host the 2nd European Young Researchers 
Workshop on Service Oriented Computing (co-organised with De Montfort 
University). This 2-day workshop is designed to bring together PhD 
students, young researchers working in the industry and those who 
completed their doctoral studies within the past few years. 

Attendance at the workshop is open to all. 

The aim of the workshop is to build a reputable and respectable forum 
for young researchers with inputs from industry practitioners. The core 
objectives are to exchange information regarding advancements in the 
state of the art and practice of SOC, as well as to identify the 
emerging research topics and define the future trends in this domain. 

Keynote Speakers:

- Mark Little (JBoss, UK)

- Steve Ross-Talbot (Pi4 Tecnologies, UK)

- Martin Wirsing (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)


Service oriented computing is more than just ideas related to those 
services: in particular it is a chance of bringing together the 
business/user domain and the services domain. The word 'service' 
encompasses web services, semantic web services, grid services and 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:  
-	Mathematical foundations of SOC
-	Data management issues in SOC
-	Frameworks for building SOC applications
-	Composite SOC creation and enabling infrastructures 
		(e.g., workflow technology)
-	SOC composition, orchestration, and choreography
-	SOC modelling & design
-	Semantic Web, ontologies, and SOC
-	Agents and SOC
-	Dynamic invocation mechanisms for SOC
-	Contractual issues between provider and consumer of SOC
-	Version management in SOC
-	Customization of SOC
-	SOC architecture
-	SOC negotiation & agreement
-	SOC discovery & selection
-	UDDI and SOAP enhancements
-	SOC and process management
-	Trust, security & privacy in SOC
-	Scalability and performance of SOC
-	SOC standards and technologies
-	Automatic computing for SOC infrastructure
-	Wireless web, mobility, and SOC
-	SOC based Grid Computing and peer to peer computing
-	SOC based applications for e-commerce
-	Quality of service for SOC
-	Multimedia applications using SOC
-	Economics and pricing models of utility computing and SOC
-	Resource management of SOC
-	Solution management for SOC
-	Adoption of SOC by organizations
-	Case studies on SOC based applications
-	Analysis, testing, and verification of Services
-	Context aware services
-	Business modelling for services 

Submission Information:

Posters should be submitted as 2-page abstracts in LNCS style. The
primary author should be a young researcher and listed as first author.

Author instructions may be found at

Posters may be submitted at

IMPORTANT DATES (all in 2007)

Deadline for poster submissions:	11 May
Poster notification:			25 May
Workshop:					11-12 June


PC Chairs
Stephen Gorton (University of Leicester)
Monika Solanki (De Montfort University)
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec (University of Leicester)

Steering Committee
Barry Norton (Open University, UK)
Monika Solanki (De Montfort University)
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec (University of Leicester)

Programme Committee
Roberto Bruni (University of Pisa, Italy)
Christoph Bussler (CISCO Systems Inc., US)
Antonio Cau (De Montfort University, UK)
Schahram Dustdar (Technical University of Vienna, Austria)
David Edmond (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Dieter Fensel (DERI Innsbruck, Austria)
Gianluigi Ferrari (University of Pisa, Italy)
Reiko Heckel (University of Leicester, UK)
Frank Leymann (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Aad van Moorsel (University of Newcastle, UK)
Arun Mukhija (University College London, UK)
Barry Norton (Open University, UK)
Mike Papazoglou (University of Tilburg, Netherlands)
Stefan Tai (IBM Research, US)
Emilio Tuosto (University of Leicester, UK)
Kenneth Turner (University of Stirling, UK)
Mathias Weske (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Jian Yang (Macquarie University, Australia)
Gianluigi Zavattaro (University of Bologna, Italy)

All enquiries may be addressed to:

Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2007 13:31:33 UTC