[Om-announce] ECSS 2011 - 2nd Call for Submissions/Participation
cristina.pereira at informatics-europe.org
Fri Jul 8 14:40:04 CEST 2011
7th EUROPEAN COMPUTER SCIENCE SUMMIT - ECSS 2011***
Informatics Transforming Society*/
8--9 November 2011, Milan, Italy
Pre-summit workshop on 7 November 2011/
* REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! *
* DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JULY 20! *
The 7th European Computer Science Summit, ECSS 2011, is a unique
opportunity to meet some of the leading decision makers in informatics
research and education, and discuss the critical issues of the
discipline. ECSS 2011 is the yearly conference of Informatics Europe and
will be held at the Politecnico di Milano, in the heart of one of the
most exciting cities in the world, filled with culture, art and innovation.
The Summit is devoted to important and timely strategic issues and
trends regarding all aspects of informatics: education, research,
funding, entrepreneurship, management, career development, and policies.
ECSS 2011 brings together key constituencies:
. Heads (or deans, chairs etc.) of informatics/computer science/IT
departments (or schools, faculties etc.) in universities.
. Research directors and managers of research centers and
laboratories, both in public institutions and in industry.
. Senior faculty and senior researchers from both academia and industry.
. Members of funding agencies at the European, national, regional,
and local level.
. Experts and advisors in technology transfer and innovation.
The particular theme of ECSS 2011 is /*Informatics Transforming
Society*/. Recent events have shown more clearly than ever the
transformative power of information technologies; ECSS 2011 will enable
researchers, educators, managers and other experts in the field to
assess the consequences of our discipline and discuss the best ways of
enabling informatics to make its best possible contribution to the
progress of society.
ECSS will feature keynote talks by some of the most prominent academics
and researchers from Europe and elsewhere, who will present their latest
advances and debate the future of the field. A partial list includes:
. Stefano Ceri - Politecnico di Milano
. Monika Henzinger - University of Vienna
. Willem Jonker - CEO EIT ICT Labs
. Miron Livny - University of Wisconsin
. John Mylopoulos - University of Trento
. Xavier Serra - Universidad Pompeu Fabra
. John White - CEO ACM
Partial list as from July 08, other names will be added.
ECSS 2011 is soliciting contributions on topics of interest to its
intended audience, including (but not limited to) the following list:
. Major trends in informatics research and education.
. Relationship of informatics researchers and educators with governments.
. Research funding: issues, experience reports, policy.
. Image of the discipline, student enrollment.
. Infrastructure to support informatics research and education.
. Issues in research and education policy.
. Experience reports on educational techniques for informatics.
. Research organization for informatics.
. Research careers in informatics, researcher evaluation.
Of particular relevance are contributions directly related to the theme
of ECSS 2011: Informatics Transforming Society. In particular,
contributions examining the effect of technology and the way to make
them beneficial are welcome.
*_Special Event - Curriculum Best Practices Award Ceremony
_*As a special feature of the ECSS 2011 it will be held the Award
Ceremony of the 2011 Curriculum Best Practices Award. Organized by
Informatics Europe and sponsored by Intel, the first edition of the
Curriculum Best Practices Award focus in the area of Parallelism and
Concurrency. The winner or winners will be presented during the
ceremony, receive the 30.000,00 EUR prize and give a keynote talk on the
All submissions must arrive before _*20 July 2011*_, 23:59pm Central
European Time. Early submission is encouraged. Author notifications will
be sent by 5 September 2011.
*_Contributions and Registrations_*
Position papers can be submitted in either of the following forms:
. Extended abstracts (up to 3 pages)
. Full papers (up to 12 pages)
Each submission should state in the first page to which of these
categories it belongs, as well as the title, authors and affiliation.
Format guidelines: A4 format, 11-pt Arial font type, single-space,
one-column and 2 cm margins.
All contributions should be submitted as PDF format in the conference
submission site: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ecss20110
. Deadline: 20 July 2011
. Author's Notification: 5 September 2011
_*Registrations to the conference are now open. Register early to
benefit from the discounted fees. Deadline early bird registration: 15
*_*To register follow the steps on "How to Register" at the conference
All accepted papers will be made available to the conference attendees
and on the Informatics Europe site (http://www.informatics-europe.org).
The European Computer Science Summit 2011 will be held in Milan, Italy,
in the main campus "Leonardo" of the Politecnico di Milano. The Leonardo
Campus is the oldest of the Politecnico di Milano's campuses and was
inaugurated in 1927 in the Piazza Leonardo da Vinci. The campus has
since been expanded has given rise to a university quarter known as
"Città Studi". ECSS will be held in the South Building of the Leonardo
Campus, located near the city centre with easy access by public
Milan is an exciting, cosmopolitan, attractive, multi-faceted, elegant
city. As Italy's economical center, Milan is an intriguing mix of
culture, science, art, fashion and business. Milan is an international
centre of research and technology, the capital of fashion and design, a
temple of music, and the custodian of an artistic striking heritage.
Come join this exciting and important event in the field of Informatics
and participate by submitting your contribution!/*
*P.S. Our apologize to those receiving multiple message about this call.*
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