Thursday, June 7, 2012

[DMANET] SustainIT 2012 - Call for short papers and demos - Deadline fast approaching

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Call for WORK-IN-PROGRESS papers and DEMOS

SustainIT 2012
Second IFIP Conference on
Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability

October 4-5, 2012
Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

******* WIP/DEMO PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 11, 2012 *******

Conference proceedings in IEEE Xplore


SustainIT 2012 invites Work in Progress (WIP) papers and technical demonstrations (DEMOs) showing innovative and original research in the areas of Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability. Submissions from both industry and academia are strongly encouraged.

WIP papers are expected to report on early or ongoing research activities, while DEMO papers are expected to present innovative applications and tools.

The WIP and DEMO sessions will provide a forum to discuss novel ideas and emerging results, presenting innovative applications and tools, and bring about novel research questions, approaches, and directions.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Green Internet
- Power-aware Internet applications
- Energy-efficient network architecture and protocols
- Green wireless networking
- Energy-efficient network technologies
- Cross-layer optimization for green networking
- Standards and metrics for green communications
- Energy-efficient management of network resources
- Energy efficiency in data centers
- Energy efficiency, Quality of Service, and reliability
- Algorithms for reduced power, energy and heat
- ICT for energy efficiency in buildings
- ICT for sustainable smart cities
- ICT for sustainable transports and logistics
- ICT for green mobility
- ICT for energy efficiency in industrial environments
- ICT for smart grids
- Sustainability achievements due to ICT-based optimization
- Energy consumption measurements, models, and monitoring tools
- Measurement and evaluation of the Internet sustainability
- Test-bed and prototype implementations


Authors are requested to submit original, unpublished manuscripts in standard IEEE proceedings format in PDF. The IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates, as well as related information, can be found at the IEEE Computer Society website ( Submitted papers must include the contact information of all the authors. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically through EDAS. When submitting, please select the appropriate Track for your paper (i.e., WIP or Demo).

WIP papers must be, at most, 5 pages in size (including figures, tables, and references). They are expected to present early or ongoing research activities. Novel approaches and preliminary results are especially appreciated.

Demo papers must be up to 4 pages in size (including figures, tables, and references). They should explicitly state what will be demonstrated to the audience, and how the attendees will be able to interact, enjoy, and experiment.

The submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by members of the SustainIT 2012 Technical Program Committee. All the accepted papers will be presented during the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper must register and attend the conference to present it. The accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by IEEE, and will be included in the Digital Library.


Paper submissions: June 11, 2012
Notification of acceptance: July 15, 2012
Camera-ready copy due: July 30, 2012
Conference date: October 4-5, 2012


Valerio Arnaboldi - SUSTAINIT2012 Publicity Chair

Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT)
Italian National Research Council (CNR)
Via G. Moruzzi, 1 - 56124 Pisa, Italy
phone: +39 050 315 2195
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