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[DMANET] [ACM MobiCom 2014] Extended Registration Deadline & Celebratory Events!


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ACM MobiCom 2014

The 20th Annual International Conference on
Mobile Computing and Networking

Sept 7-11, 2014 - Maui, Hawaii

Early registration deadline August 22, 2014
Conference dates September 7-11, 2014
Workshops dates September 7/September 11, 2014

Conference Registration:
Advanced Program:
20 Year Anniversary Celebrations:

* SCOPE: ACM MobiCom 2014, the Annual International Conference on Mobile
Computing and Networking, is the twentieth in a series of annual
conferences sponsored by ACM SIGMOBILE dedicated to addressing the
challenges in the areas of mobile computing and wireless and mobile
networking. The MobiCom conference series serves as a highly selective,
premier international forum addressing networks, systems, algorithms,
and applications that support mobile computers and wireless networks. In
addition to the regular conference program, MobiCom 2014 will include a
set of workshops, panels, research demonstrations, and a poster session
that includes the ACM Student Research Competition. This year, MobiCom
will be featuring the mobile app competition successfully introduced
last year. The conference will be held in Maui, Hawaii. The registration
is open and can be performed on-line at the conference web page:

* KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: This year, the MobiCom technical program will
include four keynote speakers: Leonard Kleinrock (Distinguished
Professor of Computer Science at UCLA, and Outstanding Contributions
Award Winner), Sanjit Biswas (CEO of Meraki and VP/GM of the Cisco Cloud
Networking Group), Jeff Gelhlaar (VP of Technology for Qualcomm
Technologies, Inc.), and Kit Colbert (CTO of End-User Computing at VMware)

* TECHNICAL PROGRAM: 36 papers have been accepted for presentation
and for publication in the conference proceedings. The
complete list of accepted papers can be found on-line at the conference
web page:

* PANEL: This year, the MobiCom technical program will include two
panels: (1) Tackling Societal Grand Challenges with Mobile Computing
(Moderated by Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, NYU) and (2) Applying the
lessons learnt for navigating the future - a conversation with the
pioneers (Moderated by Victor Bahl, Microsoft Research).

* Workshops: MobiCom 2014 will hold four workshops on Sunday (September
7th, 2014) and three on Thursday (September 11th, 2014) of the
conference week in Maui, Hawaii, USA. The details of accepted workshop
can be found on-line at the conference web page:

- Scheduled Workshops: Sunday, September 7:
+6th Annual Wireless of the Students, by the Students, for the
Students Workshop (S3 2014)
+1st ACM Workshop on Visible Light Communication Systems (VLCS 2014)
+9th ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS 2014)
+9th ACM International Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds,
Experimental Evaluation and Characterization (WiNTECH 2014)

- Scheduled Workshops: Thursday, September 11:
+9th ACM Workshop on Mobility in the Evolving Internet Architecture
(MobiArch 2014)
+ACM Workshop on Security and Privacy in Mobile Environments (SPME
+1st ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Wireless (HotWireless 2014).

Poster Session providing an excellent opportunity for initial feedback
on early research results and for gaining early visibility of ongoing
projects. This year, each accepted poster will have the opportunity to
deliver a fast elevator pitch and to have a webpage, which will be
linked from the MobiCom Posters & SRC program page. ACM MobiCom 2014
also hosts an ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) along side the
Posters Program. Selected competitors will receive up to $500 USD for
their conference travel, depending on need, and will earn a chance to
compete in the SRC Grand Finals. The winners will be recognized at the
Annual ACM Awards Banquet.

* DEMOS: MobiCom 2014 also includes a Demo Session, providing innovative
research prototypes, platforms and applications that are related to the
practice of mobile computing or wireless and mobile networking. Demos
this year include a software defined radio on a smartphone, long-range
network on the whitespace television channels available in Maui,
millimeter real-time tracking of RFIDs, and breathe monitoring using
ultra-wideband radar signals.

* MOBILE APP COMPETITION: MobiCom 2014 is pleased to organize the second
Mobile App competition in conjunction with the main conference. The
competition is for novel and innovative mobile applications utilizing
any computing architecture (stand-alone, client/server,
client/proxy/server, peer-to-peer/ad-hoc, cloud/mobile, others). It is
intended as a platform-neutral Contest. More details can be found
on-line at the conference web page:

* SPONSORS: MobiCom 2014 organizing committee is pleased to announce it
has a Platinum patron (National Science Foundation), Gold patrons
(Cisco/Meraki and Microsoft Research), Silver patrons (Facebook, Google,
IBM Research, INRIA, and Qualcomm Research), and Bronze Patrons (HP Labs
and NEC Labs). See more information at

* VENUE: The venue for MobiCom 2014 will be the Westin Maui Resort and
Spa. The hotel is situated along a spectacular stretch of the famed
Ka'anapali Beach. This oceanfront resort blends an endless array of
activities and amenities with gracious aloha spirit. Located beachfront
with spectacular views of Lana'i and Moloka'i, The Westin Maui Resort
and Spa is just minutes from Maui's many attractions. The special hotel
rate is applicable for a fixed block of rooms. To guarantee this rate,
make your hotel reservation as early as possible. Reservations can be
made on-line
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