General Co-chairs:

Mohammed Erradi
ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco

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Mohammed Erradi has been a professor in Computer Science since 1986. He has been leading the distributed computing and networking research group since 1994 at ENSIAS (Ecole Nationale d’Informatique et d’Analyse des Systèmes) of Mohammed V-Souissi University (Rabat Morocco), and is currently Vice-Director of ENSIAS. Before joining ENSIAS, Professor Erradi has been affiliated with the University of Sherbrooke and the University of Quebec in Canada. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1993 at University of Montreal in the area of Communicating Software Engineering under Professor Gregor Von Bochmann. His recent main research interests include Communication Software Engineering, Distributed Collaborative Applications, Composition of Security Policies in the Cloud, and Reflection and Meta-level Architectures.

Bernd Freisleben
Marburg Univ, Germany

Bernd Freisleben is a full professor of computer science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Marburg, Germany. He received his M.Sc. degree in computer science from the Pennsylvania State University, USA, in 1981, and his Ph.D. degree and his Habilitation in computer science from the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, in 1985 and 1993, respectively. He published about 390 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, and he received several research awards. He lead over 35 research projects funded by German governmental institutions (e.g. DFG, BMBF) and industrial partners (e.g. Siemens, SAP, IBM). His current research interests include IT security, mobile computing, Cloud computing, and multimedia computing,

Program Co-chairs:


Rachid Guerraoui
EPFL, Switzerland

Rachid Guerraoui is professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne where he leads the Distributed Programming Laboratory. He has also been affiliated with MIT in Boston, HP in Palo Alto  as well as CEA and Ecole des Mines in Paris. He is ACM fellow and his research focuses on distributed algorithms.

Vincent Gramoli
Univ of Sydney, Australia

Vincent Gramoli is currently a lecturer at the University of Sydney where he leads the Network major of the Master in IT. Prior to this, he was affiliated with INRIA in France, University of Connecticut and Cornell University, USA, and University of Neuchâtel and EPFL in Switzerland. His reseach focuses on concurrent programming and distributed storage. Vincent received his PhD from Université de Rennes.

January 15, 2013

Abstract submission deadline

January 28, 2013 (23:59 Hawaii time)

Submission deadline

March 21, 2013

Acceptance notification

April 21, 2013

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The proceedings of the conference will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science