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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: OTM 2007 Federated Conferences "OnTheMove (OTM) to Meaningful Internet Systems and Ubiquitous Computing"


OTM 2007 Federated Conferences - Call For Papers
October 28 - November 2, 2007
Iberian peninsula and islands



"OnTheMove (OTM) to Meaningful Internet Systems and Ubiquitous Computing" co-locates five successful related and complementary conferences:
- International Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications (DOA'07)

- International Conference on Ontologies, Databases and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE'07)

- International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS'07)

- International Symposium on Grid computing, high-performAnce and Distributed Applications (GADA'07)

- International Symposium on Information Security (IS'07)

Each conference covers multiple research vectors, viz. theory (e.g. underlying formalisms), conceptual (e.g. technical designs and conceptual solutions) and applications (e.g. case studies and industrial best practices).
All five conferences share the scientific study of the distributed, conceptual and ubiquitous aspects of modern computing systems, and share the resulting application-pull created by the WWW.


- Abstract Submission Deadline May 24, 2007
- Paper Submission Deadline May 31, 2007
- Acceptance Notification August 8, 2007
- Camera Ready Due August 20, 2007
- Registration Due August 20, 2007
- OTM Conferences October 28 - November 2, 2007

General Co-Chairs (fedconf@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Robert Meersman, VU Brussels, Belgium
 Zahir Tari, RMIT University, Australia

Workshops General Chair
 Pilar Herrero, Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, Spain

CoopIS PC Co-Chairs (coopis2007@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Francisco Curbera, IBM, USA
 Frank Leymann, Francisco Curbera, Germany
 Mathias Weske, University of Potsdam, Germany

DOA PC Co-Chairs (doa2007@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Pascal Felber, Universit de Neuchtel, Switzerland
 Aad van Moorsel, Newcastle University, UK
 Calton Pu, Georgia Tech, USA

ODBASE PC Co-Chairs (odbase2007@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Tharam Dillion, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
 Michele Missikoff, CNR, Italy
 Steffen Staab, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

GADA PC Co-Chairs (gada2007@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Pilar Herrero, Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, Spain
 Daniel Katz, Louisiana State University and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
 Mara S. Prez, Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, Spain
 Domenico Talia, Universit della Callabria, Italy

IS PC Co-Chairs (is2007@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Mrio M. Freire, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
 Simo Melo de Sousa, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
 Vitor Santos, Microsoft, Portugal
 Jong Hyuk Park, Hanwha S&C Co. Ltd., Korea

Publication Chair (kwonlai@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Kwong Yuen Lai, RMIT University, Australia

Publicity Chair
 Jean-Marc Petit, INSA, Lyon, France

Workshop Publication Chair (dimpet@cs.rmit.edu.au)
 Peter Dimopoulos, RMIT University, Australia

Secretariat (onthemove@starlab.vub.ac.be)
 Ana-Cecilia Martinez Barbosa,
 Jan Demey,
 Daniel Meersman