14th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob 2018): Last Call for Workshop Proposals

by George Angelos Papadopoulos, April 16, 2018

As part of the program of WiMob 2018, a limited number of workshops are
planned to be held in conjunction with the main conference. The main aim
will be to provide an international forum for researchers to present their early
research results and share experiences focused on specific research areas.

Workshop proposals are solicited in all areas and topics related to wireless
networking, mobile computing, mobile and wireless communications,
pervasive computing and networking, and services and applications. All
papers accepted by the workshops will be published in the WiMob 2018
proceedings. All workshops will be held on October 15, 2018.

*** LAST CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS ***


14th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing,

Networking and Communications (WiMob 2018)


St. Raphael Resort, Limassol, Cyprus, 15-17 October, 2018


http://www.wimob.org/wimob2018/



(*** Sponsorship Approved by IEEE Communication Society ***)



WiMob is an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and

experience among researchers, developers and practitioners of wireless and

mobile technology. For fourteen years, the International WiMob conference

has provided unique opportunities for researchers and developers to interact,

share new results, show live demonstrations, and discuss emerging directions

in a number of contemporary topics in wireless and mobile computing.


WiMob 2018 is soliciting high quality technical papers addressing research

challenges in the areas of wireless communications, wireless networking,

mobility, nomadicity, ubiquitous computing, services and applications.

Papers should present original work validated via analysis, simulation or

experimentation. Practical experiences and Testbed trials also are welcome.



TOPICS


WiMob 2018 will host 5 parallel symposia on:


• Wireless Communications

• Wireless Networking, Mobility and Nomadicity

• Ubiquitous Computing, Services and Applications

• Green and Sustainable Communications and Network Computing

• Security on Wireless and Mobile Networks


A full list of topics for each symposium can be found on the conference

web site.



CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS


As part of the program of WiMob 2018, a limited number of workshops are

planned to be held in conjunction with the main conference. The main aim

will be to provide an international forum for researchers to present their early

research results and share experiences focused on specific research areas.


Workshop proposals are solicited in all areas and topics related to wireless

networking, mobile computing, mobile and wireless communications,

pervasive computing and networking, and services and applications. All

papers accepted by the workshops will be published in the WiMob 2018

proceedings. All workshops will be held on October 15, 2018.


Workshop Proposal Form


A proposal to organize a workshop can be submitted in PDF or plain text and

should contain the following information:

• A draft of the CFP of the workshop (includes title, description, topics and

    dates)

• Why is the topic area important?

• Likely contributors and target audience

• Organizing committee (chairs, list of potential TPC members)

• Plan for workshop advertising and publicity (including workshop URL)

• Biography of the main organizer(s) (100-200 words)


Workshop proposals must be sent by e-mail to the three Workshop co-chairs:

- Anna Maria Vegni, annamaria.vegni[at]uniroma3.it

- Hossam Hassanein, hossam[at]cs.queensu.ca

- Nirwan Ansari, nirwan.ansari[at]njit.edu



IMPORTANT DATES


• Workshop proposal submission: April 20, 2018

• Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals: April 25, 2018

• Preliminary CFP to be published for workshops: April 30, 2018

• Paper submission deadline for the workshops: June 30, 2018

• Workshop paper acceptance: July 31, 2018



ORGANISATION


Honorific Chair

• Lajos Hanzo, University of Southampton, UK


General Chair

• Abderrahim Benslimane, University of Avignon, France


Steering Committee

• Abderrahim Benslimane - University of Avignon, France

• Hsiao-Hwa Chen - National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

• Khaled Ben Letaief - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK

• Victor C. M. Leung - University of British Columbia, Canada

• Samuel Pierre - Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada

• Dovan Thanh - Telenor & Norwegian Univ. of Science & Technology, Norway


Executive Co-Chairs

• Wessam Ajib, Universite du Quebec - Montreal, Canada

• George Angelos Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus


Workshop Co-Chairs

• Nirwan Ansari, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

• Hossam Hassanein, Queen's University, Canada

• Anna Maria Vegni - Roma Tre University, Italy


TPC Co-Chairs

• Abbas Bradai, XLIM Institute, University of Poitiers, France

• Brigitte Jaumard, Concordia University, Canada

• Ming Li, University of Arizona, USA 

• Qi Liao, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany 


Publication Co-Chairs

• Abderrahim Benslimane, University of Avignon, France

• Corinna Schmitt, University of Zurich, Switzerland 


Publicity Co-Chairs

• Abdellatif Ezzouhairi, ENSA Fez, Morocco

• Chunxiao Jiang, Tsinghua University, China

• Neeraj Kumar, Thapar University, India 

• Cristina López-Bravo, Universidade de Vigo, Spain 

• Roca Vincent, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France