CfC on trustworthy systems and sustainability

October 12, 2016

We are soliciting contributions for the track on ‘Trustworthy Systems’ and the track on ‘Sustainability’ in the ‘Symposium on Learning and Innovation in Resilient Systems’. The symposium is organized by the Open University of the Netherlands and will take place on March 23-24, 2017 in Heerlen, the Netherlands. The symposium program contains keynotes (eg, by prof. Bart Jacobs of Radboud University) and parallel sessions.

*** Topics ***

For the ‘Trustworthy Systems’ track we welcome contributions on trustworthiness of computer/information/software systems. Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • security
  • privacy
  • correctness and formal verification
  • testing
  • techniques supporting trustworthiness (eg, machine learning, distributed programming)
  • trust in smart services and supply chains

For the ‘Sustainability’ track we welcome contributions on sustainability of computer/information/software systems. Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • software sustainability
  • energy analysis
  • sustainability of smart services and supply chains

We especially appreciate contributions that are interdisciplinary in nature, integrating computer science, management science, and/or natural science. 

*** Contributions ***

We welcome contributions in the form of proposals for sessions or presentations. A session proposal should contain a number of presentations on a specific topic. Please submit your proposal in the form of a short abstract (250 words) by email to program.resilient2017@ou.nl. Submission deadline is November 1, 2016.

*** Publications ***

Optionally, you may submit a paper that accompanies your session or presentation. Please indicate together with your session/presentation proposal if you intend to also submit a paper. The paper submission deadline is February 1, 2017.

- Selected papers in the ‘Trustworthy Systems’ track will be published in a special issue of Elsevier Science of Computer Programming (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/science-of-computer-programming/). This special issue on ‘Trustworthy systems’ has an open call and also welcomes submissions outside the symposium. Papers that are presented at the symposium will receive feedback from reviewers before the symposium.

- Selected papers in the ‘Sustainability’ track will be published in a special issue of Elsevier Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/current-opinion-in-environmental-sustainability). The theme of this special issue is ‘Learning and Innovation in Resilient Systems’.

*** Important dates ***

  • Submission of session/presentation proposal (abstract, 250 words): November 1, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance: December 15, 2016
  • Paper submission deadline: February 1, 2017
  • Symposium: March 23-24, 2017

For more info considering this call-for-contributions, please contact Harald Vranken (harald.vranken@ou.nl) as member of the organizing committee. 

For general info on the symposium, please visit www.ou.nl/resilient.