CNSM 2010 (Former MANWEEK)

6th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Network and Service Management Niagara Falls, Canada
October 25 – 29, 2010

The 6th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010) is a premier annual conference in the general area of network, systems, and services management. Built upon the success starting in 2005 to collocate six management workshops within the same week (MANWEEK), this year we debut the single main conference with a single track. The integrated conference provides a unique opportunity to showcase both premier research results and innovative cross-disciplinary explorations. As an open forum, we encourage authors to explore new ideas and to boost the synergy among distinctive but strongly correlated areas.

Topics of interest include:

Service and Business Management
Distributed systems operations and management
Application management (context-aware, enterprise, healthcare) Management of multimedia and data services
SOA and web services management
Data centers& hosting service management
IT service management and Business process management
Cloud computing and grid management
Virtualization& resource provisioning
Trust and privacy as a service
Decision support for business-driven management

Network Management
Ad-hoc networks
Wireless& mobile networks
IP/MPLS networks
Optical networks
Sensor networks
Overlay networks
P2P networks
Broadband access networks
Home networking
IP Operations and management
Smart Grids (Energy)
Future Internet and Next-Generation networks
Managing network and service changes

Management Methods and Technologies
Fault management
Configuration management
Performance management
Security management
Event management
Energy management
Policy-based management
Autonomic and self-management
Protocols, middleware, and mobile agents
Control theory, optimization theory, and machine learning Probability and stochastic processes

Paper registration and submission May 7, 2010
Author notification June 30, 2010
Camera ready papers due July 23, 2010
Conference date October 25-29, 2010

Paper submissions must present original, unpublished research or experiences. Late-breaking advances and work-in-progress reports are also encouraged. Papers under review elsewhere MUST NOT be submitted to CNSM 2010. Authors are requested to submit either long papers or short papers (work-in-progress reports) formatted according to the standard IEEE two-column Transactions guidelines

* Long papers (up to 8 two-column pages)
* Short papers (up to 4 two-column pages)

Please visit JEMS conference management system at for paper registration and submission (only PDF files are accepted).

General Chair
Raouf Boutaba, University of Waterloo, Canada

Program Chairs
Hanan Lutfiyya, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Yixin Diao, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Program Vice Chairs
Service and Business Management
* Lisandro Granville, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil * John Strassner, POSTECH, Korea
Network Management
* Alexander Clemm, Cisco Systems, USA
* Rolf Stadler, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden Management Methods and Technologies
* Alexander Keller, IBM Global Technology Services, USA * Joan Serrat, University Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Publications Chair
Deep Medhi, University of Missouri, USA

Publicity Chair
Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Workshops Chair
Noura Limam, POSTECH, Korea

Karthick Ramachandran, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Steering Committee
Raouf Boutaba, University of Waterloo, Canada
James Hong, POSTECH, Korea
Aiko Pras, University of Twente, Nethereland
Doug Zuckerman, Telcordia Technologies, USA