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.

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 Sacalble Computing guarantee high international recognition, quality and visibility.

CloudCom 2016 in numbers

  • More than 300 technical experts and practitioners of cloud computing technology and science from more than 40 countries, worldwide are expected to come
  • A Technical Program Committee (TPC) composed by more than 280 worldwide experts from academia and the industry, among the most renowned of the field.
  • Main conference: 4 full days with tutorials and exhibitions
  • Five keynotes from world leading experts in the field
  • Around 50 high-quality research papers (consistent acceptance rate: ~18%) and 25 posters will be presented
  • 2-4 half-day tutorials
  • Exhibition and demo sessions
  • 1-2 panels on hot topics, such as Big Data in the Cloud or the convergence of High Performance Computing and Cloud technologies.
  • Social events: Welcoming reception, Cocktail reception, Gala dinner through a boat trip on the Moselle river, Luxembourg city tour


The main conference is composed of 5 different types of contributions:

  1. Regular academic and industry papers: around 250-300 full papers manuscripts will be submitted and prepared according to the IEEE CS format, for regular papers, the page limit will be 8 pages double-column IEEE format. See this page for submission details.

    Distinguished papers will be invited to be included within a number of special issues in prestigious international journals. The acceptance rate will be around 18% with a target of accepting 50 research papers.

  2. Special workshop sessions: 6 special workshop sessions accepting full papers will be organized to complement regular program with new and emerging topics related to the main theme of the conference. See this page for more information.

  3. Demo and Poster short papers: short papers of up to 3 double-column IEEE style pages will be reviewed and accepted for publication in conference proceedings. These short papers will be presented using poster and demos.

  4. Tutorial proposals: 2-4 tutorials from the world leading experts in cloud computing and networking will be selected to be presented.

  5. PhD symposium track: 5-10 promising papers from PhD students will be selected for presentation, during which a scientific board of the appointed experts will provide their guidance to students. This track is designed to stimulate the involvement of young researchers. In addition, graduate school of the Univ. of Luxembourg (UL) is agreed to allocate support for PhD students attending CloudCom. There are already 6 students registered for the conference and approved for funding support, with more coming closer to the beginning of the conference.

Social Events

Multiple events are planned to favour social networking during the conference. More details can be found on this page

Sponsorship Opptunities

Interested to become a patron for this conference? See this page for more details.

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