International Network Conference 2010 (INC2010)

Venue: Studio Villa Bosch

Location: 69118 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Event Date/Time: Jul 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Jul 08, 2010
Early Registration Date: Apr 23, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jan 31, 2010
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Eighth International Network Conference (INC2010)
Heidelberg, Germany 6th – 8th July 2010

Call for Papers

We invite you to participate in the International Network Conference 2010. This conference is the eighth in a series of events that was established in 1998, and will bring together leading figures from academia and industry to present and discuss the latest advances in applications and networking technologies.

Conference themes – Suggested topics for papers include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Internet technologies and applications: Internet architecture and protocols, Search technologies, Semantic web, Multicast/ broadcast technologies, SOA/Web services, Content management, Unified communications

• Network architectures and management: NGN, System management, Quality of service, Real time applications, Distributed systems and middleware, Multimedia communications

• Security: Authentication and access control, Network security, Intrusion detection and response, Cryptography, Information security and privacy management, Usability of security applications

• Applications and impacts: eLearning, eCommerce, Virtual communities, Social legal and ethical issues, Human interaction issues, Pervasive networks, Social networks, Network-enabled devices

• Mobile and wireless networking: 3G and 4G technologies, Mobile wireless Internet, Mobile commerce, Service discovery and management, Mobile device management, Wireless protocols, Wireless sensor or satellite networks, networks of actuators, broadband wireless access

The conference welcomes papers addressing technological and/or application level issues, as well as those illustrating the impact of networking in a societal context (e.g. commerce, communication, education).

In addition there will be three intensive workshop sessions covering interesting and controversial topics:

• Next Generation Networks – Next Revenues? Innovative ideas within Next Generation Networks will have a huge impact on our society. New applications with a dynamic deployment may support the rapid development of new services even better than before. Does this lead to new revenues as well?

• Security vs. Usability Practical evidence suggests that these are often contradictory requirements. But do the issues have to be in competition? What approaches could solve the problem?

• The Pedagogy of eLearning? The role of eLearning within teaching is continuously changing. How will a varying number of factors influence the pedagogy of eLearning? What will be the future concepts within pedagogy in this context?

Author guidelines

Authors are invited to submit their full papers or position papers, via the conference web site, by 31st January 2010. The total length of the paper should not exceed ten pages for full papers and four pages for workshop position papers, including all figures, tables and references. A comprehensive set of instructions for preparing camera ready papers will be available on the conference web site. All papers will be double-blind reviewed by members of the Programme Committee.

Important Dates

Paper submission: 31st January 2010
Author notification: 5th March 2010
Final papers: 9th April 2010

Conference co-chairs: Prof Udo Bleimann and Prof Steven Furnell
Organising co-chairs: Dr Paul Dowland and Steffen W. Schilke, MBA



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Additional Information

Additional Information can be found on the web pages of the conference.