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Call For Contributions: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2007)

From: Patrick Hung <Patrick.Hung@uoit.ca>
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:52:12 -0500
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To: "Patrick Hung" <Patrick.Hung@uoit.ca>
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Tutorial Proposal 
Workshop Proposal 
Panel Proposal 
SOA Standards Presentation Proposal 
Demo Presentation Proposal 
Exhibit Proposal 
Job Fair Booth Reservation or Event Proposal 
For any enquires about proposals, please contact the related chair(s) directly.
::::::::: CALL FOR PAPERS :::::::::
2007 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2007)

July 9-13, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Theme: Services: Science, Technology, and Business
Celebrating the 2007 IEEE Congress on Services! 
Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society
Technical Committee on Services Computing (tab.computer.org/tcsc)
Building on its great success in 2004, 2005, and 2006, the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2007) continues to bridge the gap between Services Computing and Business models with an emerging suite of ground-breaking technology that includes service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process integration and management, grid and utility computing. SCC 2007 will be co-located with the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2007). IEEE Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) Industry Summit, IEEE International Services Computing Contest, IEEE SOA Standards Symposium, IEEE Services Computing Workshops, IEEE Services Computing Ph.D. Student Symposium will be featured at this joint event. The theme of SCC 2007 is "Services: Science, Technology, and Business" 
Services Computing, as a new cross discipline, addresses how to enable IT and computing technology to help people perform business processes, services, and applications more efficiently and effectively. At the core of a business model is a set of processes that jointly help yield a profit in an organization. As we can see, Services Computing currently shapes the thinking of  business modeling, business consulting, solution creation, service delivery, and software architecture design, development and deployment. The global nature of Services Computing leads to many opportunities and few challenges and creates a new networked economic structure for supporting different business models. SCC 2007 has the following three major research tracks: Foundations of Services Computing, Services-Centric Business Models, and Business Process Integration and Management.
Authors are invited to submit original, UNPUBLISHED research papers that are not being considered in another forum. Please note that the same paper should not be submitted to SCC 2007 and ICWS 2007 simultaneously. Such duplicate submissions will be rejected from both conferences without review. Manuscripts will be limited to 8 (IEEE Proceeding style) pages and be printed on 10 or 11 size font. Please follow the IEEE Computer Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare your papers. Electronic submission of manuscripts (in PDF or Word format) is required. Detailed Instructions for electronic paper submission, panel proposals, tutorial proposals, and review process can be found at http://conferences.computer.org/scc/2007/. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the conference and present the paper. The enhanced version of the selected papers published in SCC 2007 will be invited for publication in the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM), the International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), the International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC), and possibly other IEEE journals in the field of Services Computing. One Best Paper Award and one Best Student Paper Award will be presented by SCC 2007. The first author of the best student papers should be full-time student. 
Review Policy: "IEEE Policy and professional ethics requires that referees treat the contents of papers under review as privileged information not to be disclosed to others before publication. It is expected that no one with access to a paper under review will make any inappropriate use of the special knowledge, which that access provides. Contents of abstracts submitted to conference program committees should be regarded as privileged as well, and handled in the same manner. The Conference Publications Chair shall ensure that referees adhere to this practice. Organizers of IEEE conferences are expected to provide an appropriate forum for the oral presentation and discussion of all accepted papers. An author, in offering a paper for presentation at an IEEE conference, or accepting an invitation to present a paper, is expected to be present at the meeting to deliver the paper. In the event that circumstances unknown at the time of submission of a paper preclude its presentation by an author, the program chair should be informed on time, and appropriate substitute arrangements should be made. In some cases it may help reduce no-shows for the Conference to require advance registration together with the submission of the final manuscript."
Topics of interest include, but are NOT limited to, the following:
Foundations of Services Computing 
Services Science 
Service Modeling and Implementation 
Service Delivery, Deployment and Maintenance 
Service Value Chains and Innovation Lifecycle 
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Industry Standards and Solution Stacks 
Service-based Grid/Utility/Autonomic Computing 
Services Computing in Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs) 
Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Negotiation, Automation and Orchestration 
Service Security, Privacy and Trust 
Quality of Services (QoS) and Cost of Services (CoS) 
Ontology and Semantic Web for Services Computing 
Services Repository and Registry
Formal Methods for SOA
Service Discovery
Services Engineering Practices and Case Studies
Services-Centric Business Models
Business Service Analysis, Strategy, Design, Development and Deployment 
Service-Oriented Business Consulting Methodology and Utilities 
Intra- or Inter- Enterprise for Business-to-Business Service Control 
Service Revenue Models and Utility Computing, e.g., Fee-for-Transaction and Fee-for-Service. 
Service Strategic Alliance and Partners 
Service Network Economic Structures and Effects 
Ontology and Business Service Rules 
Trust and Loyalty in Services-Centric Business Models 
Cultural, Language, Social and Legal Obstacles in Services-Centric Business Models 
Commercialization of Services Computing Technologies 
Industry Service Solution Patterns 
Service Interaction Patterns
Case Studies in Services-Centric Business Models 
Business Process Integration and Management
Mathematical Foundation of Business Process Modeling, Integration and Management 
Business Process Modeling Methodology and Integration Architecture 
Collaborative Business Processes 
Extended Business Collaboration (eBC) Architecture and Solutions 
Business Process-Based Business Transformation and Transition 
Enabling Technologies for Business Process Integration and Management 
Performance Management and Analysis for Business Process Integration and Management 
Security, Privacy and Trust in Business Process Management 
Return On Investment (ROI) of Business Process Integration and Management 
Requirements Analysis of Business Process Integration and Management 
Enterprise Modeling and Application Integration Services, e.g. Enterprise Service Bus 
Monitoring of Services, Process Mining, and Quality of Service
Case Studies in Business Process Integration and Management 

Important Dates: 
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 5, 2007
Paper Submission Due Date: February 12, 2007 
Decision Notification (Electronic): April 15, 2007
Camera-Ready Copy & Pre-registration Due: May 1, 2007

ICWS 2007 Keynotes:
Robert Morris, Ph.D.
Vice President, Services Research, IBM Research
Ike Nassi, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, SAP Research Americas 

General Chairs:
Ephraim Feig, IEEE Fellow, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Services Architecture
Motorola, USA
HT Kung, Ph.D.
William H. Gates Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University, USA

Program Committee Chairs:
W.M.P. van der Aalst. Ph.D.
Professor, the Information Systems (IS) Department 
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Liang-Jie (LJ) Zhang, Ph.D.
Research Staff Member and Founding Chair of Services Computing Professional Interest Community
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Program Committee Vice-Chair:
Patrick C. K. Hung, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Canada

Industry Track Chair:
Fausto Bernardini, Ph.D.
Senior Manager, Application Services Technologies 
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Work-in-Progress Chair:
Zhi-Hong Mao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Tutorial Chairs:
Michael Maximilien, Ph.D.
Research Staff Member, Almaden Services Research Group
IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
J. Leon Zhao, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of MIS
University of Arizona, USA 

Panel Chairs: 
Frank Ferrante
Editor in Chief, IEEE IT Professional Magazine
Ling Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Workshop Chair:
Jian Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Computing
Macquaire University, Australia

IEEE SOA Industry Summit Co-Chairs: 
Ali Arsanjani, Ph.D.
Chief Architect, SOA and Web services Center of Excellence
IBM Global Services, USA
Tony Shan
Lead Systems Architect
Wachovia Bank, USA

SOA Contest Co-Chairs: 
Zhixiong Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Information Science
Macy College, USA
Charles A. Shoniregun, Ph.D.
Programme Leader for MSc TM, School of Computing & Technology
University of East London, UK
Publicity Co-Chairs: 
Mikio Aoyama, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Information and Telecommunication Engineering
Nanzan University, Japan
Hong Mei, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science
Peking University, China 
Andreas Wombacher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
EPFL, Switerland
Akhil Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Smeal College of Business
Penn State University, USA

Ph.D. Symposium Chair: 
Anup Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Louisville, USA 

Job Fair Chair: 
Hemant Jain, Ph.D.
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor; Tata Consultancy Services Professor, School of Business Administration
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
Technical Program Committee:
Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed (Marquette University, USA)
Antonia Delft Albani (University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Anne H. Anderson (Sun Microsystems Laboratories)
Axel Martens (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)
Akhilesh Bajaj (The University of Tulsa, USA)
Roger Barga (Microsoft Research, USA)
Bhanu Prasad (Florida A&M University, USA)
Mario Bravetti (University if Bologna, Italy)
Paul Buhler (College of Charleston, USA)
Rajkumar Buyya (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Jiannong Cao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Rong N. Chang (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Charles Shoniregun (University of East London, UK)
Zhixiong Chen (Mercy College, USA)
Hsing K. Cheng (University of Florida, USA)
Ludmila Cherkasova (HP Laboratories, USA)
William Cheung (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)
S.C. Cheung (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Cecil Eng Huang Chua (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Claude Godart (University Henri Poincare, France)
Farhad Daneshgar (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Haluk Demirkan (Arizona State University, USA)
Joerg Desel (The Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany)
Prashant Doshi (University of Georgia, USA)
Opher Etzion (IBM Research Laboratory in Haifa, Israel)
Ming Fan (University of Washington, USA)
Weiguo Fan (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA)
Fion Lee (Baptist University, Hong Kong)
Gianluigi Zavattaro (University if Bologna, Italy)
Michael Goul (Arizona State University, USA)
Dominic Greenwood (Whitestein Technologies AG, New Zealand)
Minyi Guo (University of Aizu, Japan)
Hakan Hacigumus (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Hai Zhuge (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Yanbo Han (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Alan Hevner (University of South Florida, USA)
Peter Hrastnik (E3 Competence Center, Austria)
Christian Huemer (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Kazuo Iwano (IBM Corporation, Japan)
Stefan Jablonski (University of Erlangen, Germany)
Varghese S. Jacob (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Janaka L. Balasooriya (University of Missouri-Rolla, USA)
Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Daniel S. Katz (JPL/Caltech, USA)
Jeffrey T. Kreulen (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Akhil Kumar (Penn State University, USA)
Dongwon Lee (Penn State University, USA)
Sanjay K. Madria (University of Missouri-Rolla, USA)
Zhi-Hong Mao (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Leo Mark (Georgia Tech, USA)
Michael Maximilien (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Vojislav Misic (University of Manitoba, Canada)
Prasenjit Mitra (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Niranjan Iyengar Varadharajan (Infosys Technologies Limited, India)
Srinivas Padmanabhuni (Infosys Technologies Limited, India)
Paul Grefen (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Dunlu Peng (Fudan University, China)
Sandeep Purao (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Ramiro Liscano (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
Berthold Reinwald (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Norbert Ritter (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)
Dumitru (Titi) Roman (University of Innsbruck / DERI Innsbruck, Austria)
Matti Rossi (Helsinki School of Economics, Finland)
Steve Ross-Talbot (Hattrick Software & Pi4 Technologies Foundation, USA)
Josef Schiefer (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Seog-Chan Oh (GM Research, USA)
Tony Shan (Wachoiva Bank, USA)
Venky Shankararaman (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Benjamin Shao (Arizona State University, USA)
Jun Shen (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Keng Siau (University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA)
Giri K. Tayi (SUNY at Albany, USA)
Zhong Tian (IBM Beijing Research Lab, China)
Kwok Ching Tsui (HSBC, Hong Kong)
Vijay Vaishnavi (Georgia State University, USA)
Robert van Engelen (Florida State University, USA)
Kaladhar Voruganti (IBM Almaden Research, USA)
Cho-Li Wang (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Kanliang Wang (Xi'An Jiaotong University, China)
Xiaoling Wang (Fudan University, China)
Hongbing Wang (SouthEast University, China)
Mathias Weske (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Wolfgang Reisig (Humboldt University, Germany)
Andreas Wombacher (EPFL, Switerland)
Carson Woo (University of British Columbia, Canada)
George Yee (National Research Council, Canada)
Ying Li (IBM Beijing Research Lab, China)
Yuan-Chwen You (National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan)
Yuqing Sun (Shandong University, China)
Dongsong Zhang (University of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA)
Jia Zhang (Northern Illinois University, USA)
Yanchun Zhang (Victoria University, Australia)
Jing Zhao (China University of Geosciences, China)
Huimin Zhao (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA)
Lina Zhou (University of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA)
Aoying Zhou (Fudan University, China)
Haibin Zhu (Nipissing University, Canada)
Technical Steering Committee:
Carl K Chang (Iowa State University, USA)
Ephraim Feig (Motorola, USA)
Hemant Jain (University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee , USA)
Frank Leymann (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Calton Pu (Georgia Tech, USA)
Jeffrey Tsai (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Zhiwei Xu (Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), China)
Liang-Jie Zhang (IBM Research, USA)

Web Master:
Ryan Bishop (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
*** For any enquires, please e-mail to the Assistant of Program Committee Vice-Chair Patrick C. K. Hung: Michelle Watson via michelle DOT watson AT uoit DOT ca
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