Call for Posters

This call for papers applies to posters with accompanying two-page short writeups for the main UCC or BDCAT conferences. Authors may also wish to consult the calls for the associated conference workshops.

Authors are invited to submit a short two-page writeup covdering original work-in-progress (WIP) and ongoing research suitable for presentation at the conference venue in poster form. Submissions should relte to current research in all areas of Cloud and Utility computing including design and analysis of distributed and centralized Cloud systems, data center design and engineering, economic and market models for cloud systems, revenue and business models and their applications in scientific and commercial deployments.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to those of the UCC or BDCAT conferences.

Important dates

Workshop proposals due* 22 June, 2017
Tutorial and special event proposals due* 31 July, 2017
Poster submissions due 15 September, 2017
Notification of acceptance* 15 September, 2017 30 September, 2017
Camera ready papers due 30 September, 2017 2 October, 2017
Early registration deadline 5 October, 2017
Regular registration deadline5 November, 2017
Late registration deadline At the conference

* Extended!

(Note: separate calls for submissions apply for each workshop or tutorial.)

Manuscript guidelines

Authors are requested to submit papers electronically. Submitted manuscripts should be structured as technical papers and may not exceed two letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the templates available at, which include an optional free collaborative cloud-based LaTeX authoring tool. Papers should be prepared in two-column single-spaced format.

Authors should submit the manuscript in PDF format and make sure that the file will print on a printer that uses letter size (8.5 x 11) paper. The official language of the meeting is English. All manuscripts will be reviewed and will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance, quality of presentation, and interest and relevance to the conference attendees.Papers conforming to the above guidelines can be submitted through the UCC 2017 poster submission system (

Submitted poster writeups should be structured as technical papers and need to conform to the ACM conference format guidelines.

Manuscript submissions must be received by the announced submission deadline. All manuscripts will be reviewed by the Program Committee and evaluated on originality, relevance of the problem to the conference theme, technical strength, rigour in analysis, quality of results, and organization and clarity of presentation of the paper.

Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Further details on the publication instructions and registration information will be published on the UCC website.

Awards and Special Issues

One or more best paper awards will be given for outstanding contributed papers. Selected papers from the conference will be invited to submit an extended version to reputable journals for special issues. Papers will be selected based on their reviewers’ scores and appropriateness to the journal’s theme. All extended versions will undergo reviews and must represent original unpublished research work. Further details will be made available at the conference webpage.

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Important Dates