Welcome to the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science!

CloudCom 2016 will be held from December 12th to December 15th, 2016, in Luxembourg, at the Parc-Hotel Alvisse. CloudCom 2016, part of IEEE’s Cloud Computing Initiative, will feature world-class keynotes, technical papers, tutorials and business panels addressing the key theme of “Cloud Computing”.

CloudCom is the premier conference on Cloud Computing worldwide, attracting researchers, developers, users, students and practitioners from the fields of big data, systems architecture, services research, virtualization, security and privacy, high performance computing, always with an emphasis on how to build cloud computing platforms with real impact. The conference is co-sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), is steered by the Cloud Computing Association, and draws on the excellence of its world-class Program Committee (supported also by IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC and its participants. Since 2009, the conference is committed to fostering the latest technological breakthroughs and business policies. IEEE CloudCom 2016 is expected to attract more than 300 of industry professionals, scientists, and academics from all over the world.

CloudCom is an official portfolio conference of IEEE, the world largest professional association, with over 400,000 members from 160 countries, dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence. The full-fledged support of IEEE, IEEE Communication Society, IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative and IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing guarantee high international recognition, quality and visibility.

We are therefore more than delighted to organize this year’s edition. We do hope you will appreciate your time here in Luxembourg!

Sebastien Varrette and Pascal Bouvry, University of Luxembourg
CloudCom 2016 General co-chairs