[Om-announce] Projects Showcase at STAF'15 - Call for Paper

alexander.perucci at graduate.univaq.it alexander.perucci at graduate.univaq.it
Tue Mar 17 17:26:49 CET 2015

********** Projects Showcase at STAF'15 - Call for Paper **********

--- Goals and Scope
During the last decade a number of national and international financial instruments have been funding research, innovation and development programmes. From local to global scales, many projects have been funded delivering research and industrial innovation through reinforcing the excellence of science, speeding up the industrial leadership, and supporting the growth of new markets. These initiatives have been driving economic growth and creating employment opportunities, by addressing societal challenges, boosting productivity and securing competitiveness. 

The Projects Showcase event at STAF'15 (http://www.disim.univaq.it/staf2015/projects-showcase/) is dedicated to national and international projects dissemination and cooperation. The event provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners (from both academia and industry) involved in completed, to be started or ongoing research projects related to Software Technologies - Applications and Foundations, and hence to the topics of the leading conferences federated by STAF'15 and other co-located events.

The Projects Showcase welcomes contributions disseminating the objectives of the project, outcomes of specific deliverables, the final outcome of the project, as well as, advances beyond the state of the art, overall innovation potential, exploitation approach and (expected) impact, marketing value, barriers and obstacles. Thus, the Projects Showcase at STAF'15 represents a concrete opportunities for participants to share experience, ideas, on-going work, and knowledge that can lead to fruitful collaborations and cross-sectoral concertations among projects.

--- Paper Organization
Each submission should follow the following structure and clearly indicate:

- name and acronym of the project;
- source and amount of funding as well as overall total budget (if possible);
- consortium of the project or involved people;
- link to the official project web site (if available);
- current status of the project and its duration; 
- brief description of the project overall; 
- objectives of the projects overall;
- final (expected) outcomes of the project overall;
- the following information (or part of):
	o description of the (expected) outcomes of specific work package(s);
	o description of the (expected) outcomes of specific task(s);
	o description of the (expected) outcomes of specific deliverable(s); 
	o (expected) advances beyond the state of the art; 
	o overall (expected) innovation potential; 
	o exploitation approach and (expected) impact; 
	o barriers and obstacles, and (expected) marketing value;
- references to related work and related projects;

--- Paper Format
Each submission must be a (max) 8-pages paper formatted according to the Springer LNCS formatting instructions (http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0), be in PDF, and should include the authors' names, affiliations and contact details.

All submissions must be in English. All submissions will be peer reviewed by three members of the international Program Committee of the Projects Showcase track. The reviewers will assess the completeness, the quality of and the relevance of the submission for the target audience. 

--- Submission
Please submit via EasyChair https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=projectsshowcaseatst 

Each accepted submission will be part of the Projects Showcase proceedings. At least one author of the accepted submission has to register at the conference and present the accepted submission during the Projects Showcase track.

--- Important Dates
- Abstract submission: 24 April 2015
- Paper submission:  8 May 2015
- Author notification: 5 June 2015
- Camera-ready version: 19 June 2015

--- Chairs
- Marco Autili - www.di.univaq.it/marco.autili 
- Tom Ritter - http://www.fokus.fraunhofer.de/usr/tom.ritter 
- Andrey Sadovykh - https://fr.linkedin.com/in/sadovykh 
- Massimo Tivoli - http://www.di.univaq.it/tivoli 

--- Program Committee
- Nikolaos Georgantas, INRIA, Paris - Rocquencourt, France
- Rocco Oliveto, University of Molise, Italy
- Valerie Issarny, INRIA, Paris - Rocquencourt, France
- Paolo Falcarin, University of East London, UK
- Luciano Baresi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
- Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
- Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio, Italy
- Apostolos Zarras, University of Ioannina, Greece 
- Geir Horn, University of Oslo, Norway
- Sebastien Gerard, CEA List, France
- Holger Giese, HPI, University of Potsdam, Germany
- Reda Bendraou, UniversitΓ© Pierre et Marie Curie, France
- Alexander Viehl, FZI, Germany

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