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SCC 2008
IEEE International Conference on Services Computing
Dates Jul 8, 2008 (iCal) - Jul 11, 2008
Location: Hawaii, USA
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Important dates
Abstracts: Feb 15, 2008
Submissions: Feb 22, 2008
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2008 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2008)
Services: Business, Technology, and Application

Celebrating the 2008 IEEE Congress on Services!
July 8-11, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society
Technical Committee on Services Computing (

Services now account for more than half of the U.S. economy. Services Computing, as a new cross discipline, address how to enable IT to help people perform business services more efficiently and effectively. Building on its great successes in 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007, the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2008) continues to bridge the gap between Services Computing and Business models with an emerging suite of ground-breaking technologies that include service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process integration and management, services engineering, grid/utility computing, and Web 2.0. The theme of SCC 2008 is "Services: Business, Technology, and Applications". From a technology foundation perspective, Services Computing has become a default discipline in the modern services industry.

SCC 2008 will be co-located with and strategically part of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Services (SERVICES 2008) in Hawaii to explore "Services" (Science and Technology), which has been formally promoted by IEEE Computer Society since 2003. Global Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Industry Summit, IEEE International Services Computing Contest, IEEE SOA Standards Symposium, IEEE Services Computing Workshops, Services University, and IEEE Services Computing Ph.D. Student Symposium will be featured at this joint event in Hawaii, USA.

Services Computing currently shape the thinking of business modeling, business consulting, solution creation, service delivery, and software architecture design, development and deployment. The global nature of Services Computing leads to many opportunities and challenges, and creates a new networked economic structure for supporting different business models. SCC 2008 has the following major research tracks: Foundations of Services Computing, Services-Centric Business Models, Business Process Management and Integration, and SOA Tools, Solutions and Services.

SCC 2008 is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Services Computing. SCC 2004 was held in Shanghai, China, September 15-18, 2004. SCC 2005 was co-located with ICWS 2005 on July 11-15, 2005 in Orlando, Florida, USA. SCC 2006 was co-located with ICWS 2006 on September 18-22, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. SCC 2007 was co-located with ICWS 2007 on July 9-13, 2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The SCC Proceedings has been included in EI Compendex.

SCC 2008 will concentrate on the science and technology of Business/Application Services and bridging technologies such as Business Strategy and Design, Business Process Integration and Management, Grid and Utility Computing, and SOA Services and Solutions. ICWS 2008 ( will continue to put its focus on all aspects of Web services from Computer Science and Engineering perspectives.

Authors are invited to submit original, UNPUBLISHED research papers that are not being considered in another forum. Please note that the same paper should not be submitted to SCC 2008 and the 2008 International Conference of Web Services (ICWS 2008) simultaneously. Such duplicate submissions will be rejected from both conferences without review. Manuscripts will be limited to 8 (IEEE Proceeding style) pages and be printed on 10 or 11 size font. Please follow the IEEE Computer Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare your papers. Electronic submission of manuscripts (in PDF or Word format) is required. Detailed Instructions for electronic paper submission, panel proposals, tutorial proposals, and review process can be found at At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the conference and present the paper. Enhanced versions of selected papers published in SCC 2008 will be invited for publication in the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM), the International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), the International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC), and the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. One Best Paper Award and one Best Student Paper Award will be presented by SCC 2008. The first author of the best student papers should be full-time student.

Review Policy: 

"IEEE Policy and professional ethics requires that referees treat the contents of papers under review as privileged information not to be disclosed to others before publication. It is expected that no one with access to a paper under review will make any inappropriate use of the special knowledge, which that access provides. Contents of abstracts submitted to conference program committees should be regarded as privileged as well, and handled in the same manner. The Conference Publications Chair shall ensure that referees adhere to this practice. Organizers of IEEE conferences are expected to provide an appropriate forum for the oral presentation and discussion of all accepted papers. An author, in offering a paper for presentation at an IEEE conference, or accepting an invitation to present a paper, is expected to be present at the meeting to deliver the paper. In the event that circumstances unknown at the time of submission of a paper preclude its presentation by an author, the program chair should be informed on time, and appropriate substitute arrangements should be made. In some cases it may help reduce no-shows for the Conference to require advance registration together with the submission of the final manuscript."

Topics of interest include, but are NOT limited to, the following:

Foundations of Services Computing
Services Science 
Service Modeling and Implementation 
Service Delivery, Deployment and Maintenance 
Service Value Chains and Innovation Lifecycle 
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Industry Standards and Solution Stacks 
Service-based Grid/Utility/Autonomic Computing
Mobile Service Computing 
Services Computing in Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs) 
Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Negotiation, Automation and Orchestration 
Service Security, Privacy and Trust 
Quality of Services (QoS) and Cost of Services (CoS) 
Ontology and Semantic Web for Services Computing 
Services Repository and Registry 
Formal Methods for SOA 
Service Discovery 
Services Engineering Practices and Case Studies 

Services-Centric Business Models
Business Service Analysis, Strategy, Design, Development and Deployment 
Service-Oriented Business Consulting Methodology and Utilities 
Intra- or Inter- Enterprise for Business-to-Business Service Control 
Service Revenue Models and Utility Computing, e.g., Fee-for-Transaction and Fee-for-Service 
Service Strategic Alliance and Partners 
Service Network Economic Structures and Effects 
Ontology and Business Service Rules 
Trust and Loyalty in Services-Centric Business Models 
Cultural, Language, Social and Legal Obstacles in Services-Centric Business Models 
Commercialization of Services Computing Technologies 
Industry Service Solution Patterns 
Service Interaction Patterns 
Case Studies in Services-Centric Business Models (e.g., healthcare, financial, aviation, etc)

Business Process Integration and Management
Mathematical Foundation of Business Process Modeling, Integration and Management 
Business Process Modeling Methodology and Integration Architecture 
Collaborative Business Processes 
Extended Business Collaboration (eBC) Architecture and Solutions 
Business Process-Based Business Transformation and Transition 
Enabling Technologies for Business Process Integration and Management 
Performance Management and Analysis for Business Process Integration and Management 
Security, Privacy and Trust in Business Process Management 
Return On Investment (ROI) of Business Process Integration and Management 
Requirements Analysis of Business Process Integration and Management 
Enterprise Modeling and Application Integration Services, e.g. Enterprise Service Bus 
Monitoring of Services, Process Mining, and Quality of Service 
Case Studies in Business Process Integration and Management 
SOA Tools, Solutions and Services

SOA Tooling Practices and Examples 
Systematic Design Method for SOA Solutions 
SOA based Consulting Services and Design Services 
SOA Delivery Excellence 
Service-Oriented Computing 

Important Dates for Regular Research and Industry Tracks: 
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 15, 2008 (Extended!)
Paper Submission Due Date: February 15, 2008 (Extended!)
Decision Notification (Electronic): March 25, 2008 
Camera-Ready Copy Due Date & Pre-registration Due: April 18, 2008
Conference Dates: July 8-11, 2008 (Hawaii, USA) 

SERVICES 2008 General Chair:
Liang-Jie Zhang, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Paul Hofmann (SAP Research, USA)


SCC 2008 Organizing Committee:

General Chairs:
Wil van der Aalst (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Calton Pu (Georgia Tech, USA)

Program Committee Chairs:
Elisa Bertino, IEEE and ACM Fellow (Purdue University, USA)
Ephraim Feig, IEEE Fellow (Motorola, USA)

Program Committee Vice-Chair:
Patrick C. K. Hung (University of Ontario Institute of Technology and University of Waterloo, Canada)

Administrative Assistant: Jordanne Christie (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)

Industry Track Chairs:
Paul Hofmann (SAP Research, USA)
Murthy Devarakonda (IBM Watson Research Center, USA) 
Wu Chou (Avaya Labs Research, Avaya, USA) 

Work-In-Progress Chair:
Zhi-Hong Mao (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Local Arrangement Chair:
Qun Zhou (IBM, USA)

Publication Chair:
Jia Zhang (Northern Illinois University, USA)

Tutorial Chairs:
Mikio Aoyama (Nanzan University, Japan)
Akhil Kumar (Penn State University, USA)

Panel Chairs:
J. Leon Zhao (University of Arizona, USA)
Anup Kumar (University of Louisville, USA)

Workshop Chairs:
Jian Yang (Macquaire University, Australia)
Fausto Bernardini (IBM T. J. Watson Research, USA)

Global SOA Industry Summit Chair:
Tony Shan (Bank of America, USA) 

SOA Contest Chair: 
Yuhong Yan (National Research Council Canada, Canada)

Publicity Chairs: 
Satoshi Hada (IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan)
Andreas Wombacher (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Alistair Barros (SAP Research, Australia)

Services Education Methodology Summit Chair:
Zhixiong Chen (Mercy College, USA)

PhD. Symposium Chairs:
Frank Leymann (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Christian Huemer (University of Vienna, Austria)

Body of Knowledge Chair:
Hong Cai (IBM China Research Lab, China)

Job Fair Chairs:
Sushil Prasad (Georgia State University, USA)
Brian Blake (Georgetown University, USA)

Technical Steering Committee:
Carl K Chang (Iowa State University, USA)
Ephraim Feig (Motorola, USA)
Hemant Jain (University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, USA)
Frank Leymann (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Calton Pu (Georgia Tech, USA)
Jeffrey Tsai (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Zhiwei Xu (Institute of Computing Technology, China)
Liang-Jie Zhang (Chair) (IBM Research, USA)

IEEE SCC 2008 Program Committee:
Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed (Marquette University, USA)
Antonia Albani (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) 
Akhilesh Bajaj (The University of Tulsa, USA)
Janaka L. Balasooriya (Arizona State University, USA)
Sujoy Basu (HP Labs Palo Alto, USA)
Mario Bravetti (University if Bologna, Italy)
Paul Buhler (College of Charleston, USA)
Rajkumar Buyya (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Jiannong Cao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Mark Cameron (CSIRO, Australia)
Rong N. Chang (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Jeane Chen (Kintera, USA)
Shiping Chen (CSIRO, Australia) 
Zhixiong Chen (Mercy College, USA)
Hsing K. Cheng (University of Florida, USA)
Ludmila Cherkasova (HP Laboratories, USA)
Dickson Chiu (Dickson Computer Systems, Hong Kong)
Haluk Demirkan (Arizona State University, USA)
Joerg Desel (The Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany)
Murthy Devara (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)
Remco Dijkman (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Prashant Doshi (University of Georgia, USA)
Khalil El-Khatib (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
Opher Etzion (IBM Research Laboratory in Haifa, Israel)
Casey Fung (Boeing Phantom Works, USA)
Claude Godart (University Henri Poincar? France)
Michael Goul (Arizona State University, USA)
Hakan Hacigumus (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Satoshi Hada (IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan)
Michael Hafner (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Yanbo Han (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Alan Hevner (University of South Florida, USA)
Christian Huemer (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Kazuo Iwano (IBM Corporation, Japan)
Varghese S. Jacob (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Pontus Johnson (KTH - The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Dawn Jutla (Saint Mary's University, Canada)
Kamalakar Karlapalem (International Institute of Information Technology, India)
Daniel S. Katz (JPL/Caltech, USA)
Jeffrey T. Kreulen (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Akhil Kumar (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Thomas Kwok (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Dongwon Lee (Pennsylvania State University, USA) 
Fiona Lee (Baptist University, Hong Kong)
Ying Li (IBM China Research Lab, China)
Althea Liang (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Ramiro Liscano (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
Shiyong Lu (Wayne State University, USA)
Kelly Lyons (University of Toronto, Canada)
Sanjay K. Madria (University of Missouri-Rolla, USA)
Zhi-Hong Mao (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Axel Martens (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)
Leo Mark (College of Computing, Georgia Tech, USA)
Carolyn McGregor (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
E. Michael Maximilien (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA) 
Vojislav Misic (University of Manitoba, Canada)
Yuri Natchetoi (SAP Labs, Canada)
Varadharajan Niranjan Iyengar (Infosys Technologies Limited, India)
SeogChan Oh (GM Research, USA)
Aris M. Ouksel (The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Srinivas Padmanabhuni (Infosys Technologies Limited, India)
Dunlu Peng (Fudan University, China)
Iman Poernomo (King's College London, UK)
Bhanu Prasad (Florida A&M University, USA)
Calton Pu (Georgia Tech, USA)
Sandeep Purao (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Berthold Reinwald (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
Wolfgang Reisig (Humboldt University, Germany)
Norbert Ritter (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Dumitru (Titi) Roman (University of Innsbruck / STI Innsbruck, Austria)
Matti Rossi (Claremont Graduate University, USA)
Steve Ross-Talbot (Hattrick Software & Pi4 Technologies Foundation, UK)
Fumiko Satoh (IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan)
Josef Schiefer (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Tony Shan (Bank of America, USA)
Venky Shankararaman (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Benjamin Shao (Arizona State University, USA)
Jun Shen (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Charles Shoniregun (University of East London, UK)
Keng Siau (University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA)
Yuqing Sun (Shandong University, China)
Michiaki Tatsubori (IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan)
Giri K Tayi (SUNY at Albany, USA)
Kerry Taylor (CSIRO, Australia)
Karthikeyan Umapathy (University of North Florida, USA)
Naohiko Uramoto (IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan)
Vijay Vaishnavi (Georgia State University, USA)
Robert van Engelen (Florida State University, USA)
Cho-Li Wang (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Hongbing Wang (SouthEast University, China)
Kanliang Wang (Xi'An Jiaotong University, China)
Xiaoling Wang (Fudan University, China)
Mathias Weske (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Andreas Wombacher (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Carson Woo (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Huaigu Wu (SAP Labs, Canada)
George Yee (National Research Council, Canada)
Yuan-Chwen You (National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan)
Gianluigi Zavattaro (University if Bologna, Italy)
Dongsong Zhang (University of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA)
Jia Zhang (Northern Illinois University, USA)
Yanchun Zhang (Victoria University, Australia )
Huimin Zhao (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA)
Tian Zhong (IBM Beijing Research Lab, China)
Aoying Zhou (Fudan University, China)
Joe Zhou (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)
Lina Zhou (University of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA)
Hai Zhuge (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Haibin Zhu (Nipissing University, Canada)  

*** For any enquires, please e-mail to the Program Committee Vice-Chair Patrick C. K. Hung: ***

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Facts about "SCC 2008"
Abstract deadlineFebruary 15, 2008 +
AcronymSCC 2008 +
End dateJuly 11, 2008 +
Event typeConference +
Has coordinates19° 35' 14", -155° 25' 37"Latitude: 19.587266666667
Longitude: -155.42688888889
Has location cityHawaii +
Has location countryCategory:USA +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
Start dateJuly 8, 2008 +
Submission deadlineFebruary 22, 2008 +
TitleIEEE International Conference on Services Computing +