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CPSCom 2011 - CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS for 4th *IEEE International
Conferences on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (Dalian, China), October
19-22, 2011*

Proposals are solicited for workshops to be held in conjunction with CPSCom
2011. The purpose of these workshops is to provide vibrant opportunities for
researchers and industry practitioners to share their research experience,
original research results and practical development experiences on specific
new challenges and emerging issues at the forefront of cyber, physical and
social computing.

The organizers of the workshop shall have responsibility of the call for
papers, forming program committee, review and selection of papers as well as
planning the workshop program. The registration fee for workshops will be
determined by the conference (not the workshop itself). The fees will be
paid to the conference, and the conference will provide workshop facilities
including the working notes printing, the meeting room, coffee break, lunch,
proceedings and etc.

Proceedings of CPSCom 2011 workshops will be published by IEEE Computer
Society (EI indexed). Selected best papers from CPSCom 2011 workshops will
be recommended for publication in special issues of several SCI-indexed
international journals (check the Special Issues webpage for details).

The workshops with more than 15 accepted papers will be granted with a free
complimentary registration for the leading workshop organizer.

Important Dates


Workshop proposal due:

April 20, 2011 (extended)

Workshop notification:

ongoing as received

Suggested paper submission deadline:

June 10, 2011

Suggested paper status notification:

July 10, 2011

Camera-ready due:

August 01, 2011

Proposal Submission


Prospective workshop organizers should send a proposal containing the
following information to CPSCom 2011 Workshop Chairs:

- Title of the workshop (Full name and Abbreviation)

- Objectives, scope, and contribution to the main conference (up to 1 page)

- Short bio of the key organizers and their experience on
conference/workshop organization

- Procedure for selecting papers, plans for dissemination (for example, how
to advertise and special issues of journals), and the expected number of

- A tentative list of program committee members (if available)

- A tentative website address

Each workshop should identify one organizer as the point of contact. A brief
advertisement plan should be included in the proposal.Approved workshops
should follow the important dates, particularly the paper status
notification and camera-ready dates. The submission deadline could be later
than that of the main conference. But a workshop should have sufficient
time, say 4-6 weeks, for generating peer reviews. Generally, each paper
should receive 3 peer reviews. Proposals should be sent via email to all
workshops chairs. Enquiries can also be sent to any one of the workshops

Workshop Chairs


Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan; jin{AT}

Alvin Chin, Nokia Research Center, China; email: alvin.chin{AT}

Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory & University of Oslo, Norway; email:



Alvin Chin
Senior Researcher

Mobile Social Networking Group

Nokia Research Center Beijing
Workshop Co-chair, IEEE CPSCom 2011

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