[e2e] IWQoS 2005 Call for Participation

Ivan Dedinski dedinski at fmi.uni-passau.de
Tue May 10 00:55:11 PDT 2005

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* Thirteenth International Workshop on Quality of Service
* (IWQoS 2005), co-sponsored by IFIP, IEEE, ACM, GI, and EuroNGI
* June 21-23, 2005
* University of Passau, Germany
* http://www.fmi.uni-passau.de/iwqos

The 13th IWQoS is hosted by the University of Passau in the ancient and 
historic town of Passau, Germany. IWQoS 2005 will not only live up to 
the excellent technical repuation of its predecessor events but will 
also excell by a rich cultural and social program that will be offered 
at Passau's charming location at the confluence of the three rivers: 
Danube, Inn and Ilz. IWQoS 2005 has been designed to be particulary 
highly interactive and to confront industrial practice with academic 

The program 
includes the following highlights:

Keynote Speakers:
Randy Katz, "Quality of Service versus Any Service at All", University 
of California, Berkeley, USA
(co-authored by George Porter, Ion Stoica, Scott Shenker and Mel Tsai)

Michael Stal, "Beyond Middleware and QoS - Service-Oriented 
Architectures - Cult or Culture?", Siemens Munich, Germany

Full Paper Sessions:
QoS in Overlay Network
QoS in Wireless Environments
The User Experience of QoS
QoS in Large Scale Systems
Stochastic QoS
QoS in 3rd / 4th Generation Mobile Systems

Panel Session:
“Would self-organized or self-managed networks lead to improved QoS?”
by David Hutchison, Lancaster Univ., U.K.

Gísli Hjálmtýsson, Reykjavík University, Iceland, James P.G. Sterbenz, 
University of Massachussets, Amherst, USA, Giorgio Ventre, University of 
Napoli, Italy, John Vicente, Intel Corporation, USA

Short paper sessions:
(1) The Impact of QoS - Where Industry Meets Academia
Part I: QoS in Wireless and Wired Networks, Why Is This Needed?
Part II: Stateful QoS versus Overprovisioning

(2) Work in Progress - Innovative, Provocative and Visionary Statements

Industrial Exhibition and Demonstration

of Tools and Methods related to Quality of Service

Important Dates:
- Hotel reservation cut-off date: May 19th , 2005
- Early online registration: May 19th 2005
- Regular online registration: May 20th - June 20th 2005
- Late online registration/On-site registration: June 21th - June 23th 2005
- Workshop dates: June 21-23 , 2005
- Workshop reception and welcome party: June 20th, 2005

Social Events:
Monday, 20.06.05
Early Afternoon: Guided Historic Passau Sigthtseeing Tour
Get-Together and Welcome Reception Party

Tuesday, 21.06.05:
Conference Dinner and Banquet at Neuburg Castle

Wednesday, 22.06.05:
Organ Concert in St. Stephan's Cathedral (the world's biggest church organ)
PC Meeting and Dinner (Program Committee only) in "Altem Bräuhaus"

Please have a look at http://www.fmi.uni-passau.de/iwqos for detailed 
information about IWQoS 2005

We are looking forward to welcome you at Passau, June 20th - 23rd 2005!
Best Regards,

Hermann De Meer, University of Passau, Passau, Germany
Nina Bhatti, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California USA

IWQoS 2005 (Program) Co-Chairs

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