CFP: Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2008 - new date

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-- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (new date): 31 March
2008 --

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 to 24 July 2008
part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information
Systems (MCCSIS 2008)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 to 27 July 2008

* Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Professor Ananth Srinivasan, Director of the Centre for Digital
Enterprise, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

* Conference background and goals
IADIS Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2008 conference covers
theory, design
and application of computer and telecommunication networks and
systems. During recent
years there has been an impressive increase in the use of networked
applications and
networks are now key resources in any information system
configuration. Wireless and
fixed-line networks complemented by a growing range of mobile devices
are having a
significant impact on the way we run our lives and our businesses.

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a
book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS
Digital Library (
The best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions of
their papers in a special issue of the IJBDCN - International Journal
of Business Data Communications and Networking (ISSN: 1548-0631).

* Types of submissions
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations,
Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to Telecommunications, Networks and Systems are of
interest. These include, but are not limited to the following areas:
- Adoption and diffusion of networking technologies
- Business applications of telecommunications
- Cross-border network-based information systems
- Design and performance evaluation of new network application and
- Designing, deploying and using networked systems in specialized
sectors (i.e. Health, Education, Manufacturing)
- Effects of legislation and regulation on telecommunications
- Emerging networking trends
- Frameworks for wireless security
- Grid, Cluster and Internet Computing
- Internetworking Protocols
- Location- and context-aware distributed systems
- Management of telecommunications in organizations
- Mobile computing, mobile networks, and mobile agents
- Mobility and m-commerce issues
- Network management contingency issues
- Network Performance Analysis and Evaluation
- Network pricing issues and strategies
- Networking: architectures, services, routing, and applications
- Outsourcing of networking and data communication services
- Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Systems
- Policy-based network management systems
- Policy-based security systems
- Quality of Service issues associated with networked systems
- Security of interconnected systems
- Sensor, mesh, and ad hoc networks
- Standards and network interoperability issues
- Strategic use of networking technologies
- Success factors of networked systems
- Pervasive Computing Environments
- Telecommuting, remote access and Virtual Private Networks
- Use of distributed services over wireless networks
- Wireless and Mobile Networking and Computing

* Important Dates:
- Submission deadline (new date): 31 March 2008
- Notification to Authors: 18 April 2008
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 9 May
- Late Registration: After 9 May 2008
- Conference: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 to 24 July 2008

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: secretariat@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Web site:

* Program Committee
Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2008 Conference Program Chair
Jairo Gutiérrez, University of Auckland, New Zealand

General MCCSIS Conference Co-Chairs:
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Pedro Isaías, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University),
Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Committee Members: *
* for committee list please refer to