Call for Posters

Deadline Extensions! See main conference page here for deadline extensions across the BDCAT programme!

Authors are invited to submit a short two-page writeup covering original work-in-progress (WIP) and ongoing research suitable for presentation at the conference venue in poster form. Submissions should refer to current research in all areas of Cloud and Utility computing including design and analysis of distributed and centralized Cloud systems, data center design and engineering, economic and market models for cloud systems, revenue and business models as well as their applications in scientific and commercial deployments.

Poster submissions:

Topics of interest include but are not limited to those covered in the UCC or BDCAT conferences, such as:

  • Cloud computing and application architectures

  • Cloud technologies including virtual machines, containers and functions

  • Programmable infrastructure and deployment models in cloud environments

  • Cloud performance, security and energy efficiency aspects

  • Operations and management of clouds

  • Big Data science

  • Big Data infrastructures and platforms

  • Big Data applications

  • Big Data trends and challenges

  • Visualization of Big Data


Authors are requested to submit papers electronically. Submitted poster writeups should be structured as technical papers and need to conform to the ACM conference format guidelines. The manuscripts may not exceed two (2) single-spaced double-column letter size (8.5 x 11) pages using 10-point size font including figures, tables and references using the templates available at the ACM templates website:

Authors should submit the manuscript in PDF format and make sure that the file will print on a printer that uses letter size (8.5 x 11) paper. The official language of the meeting is English. All manuscripts will be reviewed and will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance, quality of presentation, interest and relevance to the conference attendees.

Manuscript submissions must be received by the announced submission deadline. All manuscripts will be reviewed by the Program Committee and evaluated based on originality, relevance of the problem to the conference theme, technical strength, rigour in analysis, quality of results, organization and clarity of presentation of the paper.

Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Further details on the publication instructions and registration information will be published on the UCC/BDCAT 2019 website.

The poster review and selection process will be coordinated by the posters chairs.

• Kenichi Kourai, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

• Evangelos Pournaras, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Poster Presentation

The authors of accepted posters will be given a 3-minutes time slot to present their work, following the three-minute thesis (3MT) style, at the UCC/BDCAT 2019 Poster Session. The authors will also present their posters and discuss their research with the conference attendees and visitors in the poster exhibition session. The recommended poster size is A0 (33.1 x 46.8 in, portrait). One or more best poster awards will be given for outstanding poster presentations. Posters will be selected based on their reviewers’ scores, contributions and appropriateness to the conference theme. Further details will be made available at the conference webpage.