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CLOSER 2018 will be held in conjunction with IoTBDS 2018 and COMPLEXIS 2018.
Registration to CLOSER allows free access to the IoTBDS and COMPLEXIS conferences (as a non-speaker).

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The 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER 2018, focuses on the emerging area of Cloud Computing, inspired by some latest advances that concern the infrastructure, operations, and available services through the global network. Further, the conference considers as essential the link to Services Science, acknowledging the service-orientation in most current IT-driven collaborations. The conference is nevertheless not about the union of these two (already broad) fields, but about Cloud Computing where we are also interested in how Services Science can provide theory, methods and techniques to design, analyze, manage, market and study various aspects of Cloud Computing.

Conference Co-chairs

Markus HelfertDublin City University, Ireland
Claus PahlFree University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


Víctor Méndez MuñozMind the Byte & Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, Spain
Donald FergusonColumbia University, United States

Keynote Speakers

Mike PapazoglouTilburg University, Netherlands
Tobias HoellwarthEuroCloud Europe, Austria
Péter KacsukMTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Lee GillamUniversity of Surrey, United Kingdom

All papers presented at the conference venue
will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library

It is planned to publish a short list of revised and 
extended versions of presented papers with Springer
in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending)

A short list of papers presented at the conference
venue will be selected for publication of extended
and revised versions in a special issue of 
Springer's Journal of Grid Computing 

In Cooperation with:

ACM In-Cooperation



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