About ICSOC 2016

ICSOC (Wikipedia page) is the top international forum for academics, industry researchers, developers, and practitioners to report and share groundbreaking work in service-oriented computing. ICSOC fosters cross-community scientific excellence by gathering experts from various disciplines, such as business process management, distributed systems, computer networks, wireless and mobile computing, cloud computing, cyber physical systems, networking, scientific workflows, services science, data science, management science, and software engineering.

ICSOC 2016 will bring together scientists, engineers, and practitioners from multiple disciplines to focus on service-oriented, cloud-based, innovative enterprises ready for the 21st century. The conference will feature research and industry presentations, forward-looking keynote presentations, workshops, demonstrations, tutorials, and a PhD track.

The conference flyer is available.

October 10-13


Important Dates

April 11, 2016
Workshop proposals due
May 08, 2016
Workshop notifications
May 24, 2016
Abstract & full papers due (extended, firm deadline)
July 12, 2016 Main conference notifications
July 24, 2016 Main conference camera-ready papers due [ CR Instructions]
July 24, 2016 Main conference author registration due [ Registration Instructions]
July 30, 2016
Demonstration proposals due (extended)
July 30, 2016
PhD Symposium papers due (extended)
August 21, 2016
Demonstration notifications
August 21, 2016
PhD Symposium notifications
September 7, 2016 Early registration due
October 10-13, 2016 ICSOC2016 Conference


ICSOC 2016 Keynote Slides: Elisa Bertino, Valerie Issarny, Rick Hull


Seven workshops will be held in conjunction with the 14th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing. The detailed information and submission instructions of each workshop can be found at the Web-site of each workshop.

Title Organizers
IoT Systems Provisioning & Management in Cloud Computing (ISyCC) Sami Yangui
Mohamed Mohamed
Diala Naboulsi
Adaptive Service-oriented and Cloud Applications Mohamed Jmaiel
Slim Kallel
Ismael Bouassida Rodriguez
International workshop on Management of Service-oriented,Cyber-Physical Systems (MCPS) Nawal Guermouche
Thierry Monteil
Engineering Service-Oriented Applications (WESOA 2016) George Feuerlicht
Winfried Lamersdorf
Guadalupe Ortiz
Christian Zirpins
The Second International Workshop on Big Data Services and,Computational Intelligence (BSCI 2016) Zhangbing Zhou
Patrick C. K. Hung
Yucong Duan
Richard Lomotey
Research Infrastructure and Services in the Cloud (WRISC) Mike Smit
3rd Workshop on Intelligent Service Clouds (ISC'16), canceled Dirk Draheim
Roman Vaculin
Alex Norta


    The early registration is due on September 7, 2016. For registration related questions, please contact the finance chair by emailing bernd.kraemer@fernuni-hagen.de.

Early Registration Late Registration
Regular ACM Member Student Regular ACM Member Student
Conference + WS/T 710.00 € 650.00 € 550.00 € 840.00 € 780.00 € 650.00 €
Conference Only 650.00 € 590.00 € 520.00 € 790.00 € 730.00 € 620.00 €
WS/T only 220.00 € 180.00 € 120.00 € 330.00 € 310.00 € 200.00 €
Additional Page(s) 90.00 € 90.00 € 90.00 € 90.00 € 90.00 € 90.00 €
Extra Copy of Proceedings 80.00 € 80.00 € 60.00 € 80.00 € 80.00 € 60.00 €
Extra Reception Ticket 45.00 € 45.00 € 25.00 € 45.00 € 45.00 € 25.00 €
Extra Banquet Ticket 60.00 € 60.00 € 60.00 € 60.00 € 60.00 € 60.00 €

    Registration can be done through ConfTool site. If you are the first time user, you need to register first. If you are authors, please login and indicate your paper track and number in the field "Remark of Participant" in step 2 of the registration procedure. Registering for a paper requires to be registered as regular participant (not as student), no later than July 24, 2016.



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    If you choose to travel by private vehicle, please refer to [this website] for detailed guide.


    The visa application information can be found at the website of Government of Canada [here]. Attendees please be sure to have valid visa to enter Canada. Please plan accordingly.


    To reserve a room or inquire about your existing room booking at the Banff Centre at conference rate, please make sure to book through the following link:

    Group Name: ICSOC 2016 [Link].

    Special rates have been extended for delegates for 3 night before and 3 nights after the conference dates (10-13 Oct 2016) subject to availability. If you need to book extra nights, please contact:
    Phone: (403) 762-6308
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 884-7574
    Fax: (403) 762-7502
    Email: reservations@banffcentre.ca
    Hours of Operation:
       Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m
       Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
       Statutory Holidays 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
       Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

    If you wish to share the accommodation costs with another participant, please let us know through this google form by September 11: https://goo.gl/forms/dqh4LSrPOduVto0J3
    If you cannot access the google form, please email the local arrangements chair, Jenny Zou (ying.zou@queensu.ca), the following information:
    Duration of stay in the Banff Center:
    Additional comments:

General Co-Chairs (gc@icsoc.org)

Barbara Pernici

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Munindar P. Singh


Program Co-Chairs (pc@icsoc.org)

Michael Sheng

University of Adelaide, Australia

Eleni Stroulia

University of Alberta, Canada

Samir Tata

Institute Mines-Telecom, France

Workshops Co-Chairs (wc@icsoc.org)

Khalil Drira

Université de Toulouse, France

Hongbing Wang

Southeast University, China

Qi Yu

Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

PhD Symposium Co-Chairs (phdc@icsoc.org)

Yan Wang

Macquarie University, Australia

Yuhong Yan

Concordia University, Canada

François Charoy

Université de Lorraine, France

Demonstration Co-Chairs (dc@icsoc.org)

Jan Mendling

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Mohamed Mohamed

IBM Almaden, USA

Zhongjie Wang

Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Panel Co-Chairs (panelc@icsoc.org)

Boualem Benatallah

UNSW, Australia

Heiko Ludwig


Jianwen Su

UC Santa Barbara, USA

Local Chair

Ying Zou

Queen's University, Canada

Publicity Co-Chairs (pubc@icsoc.org)

Naouel Moha

University of Québec in Montréal, Canada

Mohamed Sellami

ISEP, France

Lucinéia Heloisa Thom

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Lina Yao

UNSW, Australia

Publication Chair

Sami Bhiri

University of Monastir, Tunisia

Finance Chair

Bernd J. Krämer

FernUniversität, Germany

Web Co-Chairs

Nguyen Khoi Tran

University of Adelaide, Australia

Wei Emma Zhang

University of Adelaide, Australia

Steering Committee

Boualem Benatallah

UNSW, Australia

Fabio Casati

University of Trento, Italy

Bernd J. Krämer

FernUniversität, Germany

Winfried Lamersdorf

University of Hamburg, Germany

Heiko Ludwig


Mike Papazoglou

Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Jian Yang

Macquarie University, Australia

Liang Zhang

Fudan University, China


With the support of International Federation for Information Processing