The CLOSER Conference (The 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science) organized by INSTICC (Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication) will take place from 24 to 26 of April 2017 in Oporto, Portugal.
The CLOSER conference aims at creating a meeting point for researchers and practitioners that address new challenges on Cloud Computing and Services Science. The conference welcomes original papers of either practical or theoretical nature, presenting research or applications, of specialized or interdisciplinary nature, addressing any aspect of Cloud Computing.
One of the most important contributions that CLOSER brings about is the creation of a high-level forum in collaboration with the most prestigious internationally recognized experts, including names such as Markus Helfert (Dublin City University, Ireland) and Claus Pahl (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy) as conference co-chairs. CLOSER conference also includes as program chairs Donald Ferguson (Columbia University, United States), Víctor Méndez Muñoz (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, Spain) and Jorge Cardoso (University of Coimbra, Portugal and Huawei European Research Center, Germany). CLOSER 2017 will have invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed but one of the names confirmed is Stefan Tai from TU Berlin, Germany
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library .
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
Further information about CLOSER 2017 can be found at the conference website.
INSTICC is the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, a scientific, non-profit, association whose main goals are to serve the international scientific community by promoting, developing and disseminating knowledge in the areas of information systems and technologies, control and communications.