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[Condor-users] MGC 2006: CFP: Deadline August 14th

4th International Workshop on Middleware for Grid Computing - MGC 2006
In conjunction with ACM/IFIP/USENIX 7th International Middleware
Conference 2006 Melbourne, Australia, Monday November 27, 2006

The Middleware for Grid Computing (MGC) workshop series have been
organized in conjunction with the Middleware Conference, since MGC 2003,
in Rio Brazil, followed by MGC 2004 in Toronto - Canada, and MGC 2005 in
Grenoble - France. Following each workshop, thoroughly revised selected
papers were invited to Special Issues of Concurrency and Computation:
Practice and Experience Journal (CPE) Journal. For MGC 2006, workshop
researchers from the various GRID middleware communities are encouraged to
submit and present original work to be considered for publication. Overall
topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Grid and Web Services Architectures and Middleware
- Object Metadata and Schemas in Grid Middleware
- Programming Models and Tools in Grid Middleware
- Resource Management and Scheduling
- Strategies and Protocols for QoS in Grid Middleware
- Information Services in Grid Middleware
- Dependability and Fault Tolerance in Grid Middleware
- Performance Evaluation and Modeling in Grid Middleware
- Agent-based Approaches in Grid Middleware
- Utility computing
- Core Grid Infrastructure
- Grid Security
- Virtualization in Grid Middleware
- Wireless Grids Middleware
- Data Grid Middleware
- Peer to Peer Protocols in Grid Computing
- Network Support for Grid Computing
- Grid Application Frameworks
- Portals and Portlet Containers
- Adaptive/Autonomic Middleware
- Messaging in Grid Middleware

Paper Submission: The Workshop on Middleware for Grid Computing invites
authors to submit original and unpublished work. Papers should not
exceed 6 pages ACM style (single-spaced 2-column of text using 09-point
size type on A4 paper).

Authors should submit a PostScript (level 2) or PDF file that will print
on a PostScript printer. - Electronic only submission (via submission
server). - Submission requires the willingness of at least one of the
authors to register and present the paper. - All selected papers for this
workshop are peer-reviewed and will be published with ACM. - Selected
(extended) papers will be invited to a special issue of Concurrency and
Computation: Practice and Experience Journal to appear in 2007(8).

Important Dates: Submissions: Moday - 14th August 2006 Notice of
acceptance: Thursday - 14th September 2006 Camera-ready: Thursday - 5th
October 2006

Program Committee (preliminary) Cristiana Amza - Univ. Toronto, CA Jim
Basney - NCSA, US Francoise Baude - U Nice Sophia-Antipolis, FR Geoff
Coulson - Lancaster Univ., UK Michel Daydé - ENSEEIHT, FR Thomas Fahringer
- UIBK, AT Geoffrey Fox - Univ. Indiana , US Wolfgang Gentzsch - D-Grid
Initiative, DE Claudio Geyer - UFRGS, BR Manfred Hauswirth - EPFL, CH Hai
Jin - HUST, CN Adriana Iamnitchi - USF, US Kate Keahey - Univ. of Chicago
and ANL, US Himanshu Khurana NCSA, US Tevfik Kosar - LSU, US Edmundo
Madeira - UNICAMP, BR Thomas Magedanz - FHG, DE Jim Myers - NCSA, US Fabio
Porto - EPFL, CH Omer Rana - Cardiff University UK Alessandro Ricci -
UNIBO, IT Matei Ripeanu UBC, CA Noemi Rodriguez - PUC-RJ, BR Stefan Tai -
IBM T J Watson, US Francois Taiani - Lancaster Univ., UK Vanish Talwar -
HP Labs, US Douglas Thain - UND, US Mary Thompson, Lawrence Berkeley Natl.
Lab, US Srikumar Venugopal - U Melbourne, AU Viktor Yarmolenko U
Manchester, UK Von Welch NCSA, US Carlos Westphall - UFSC, BR

Workshop Co-Chairs: Bruno Schulze - LNCC, BR David Abramson - Monash
Univ., AU Radha Nandkumar - NCSA, US Rajkumar Buyya - Univ. Melbourne, AU

Publicity Co-Chairs: Bikash Agarwalla - Gatech, US Antonio T A Gomes -