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The 6th Annual International ICST Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services

13-16 July 2009, Toronto, Canada



Sponsored by ICST

Technically co-sponsored by CREATE-NET and IEEE Computer Society



The 6th Annual International ICST Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MOBIQUITOUS 2009) will provide a forum for practitioners and researchers from diverse backgrounds to interact and exchange experiences about the design and implementation of mobile and ubiquitous systems. Areas addressed by the conference include systems, applications, social networks, middleware, networking, data management and services, all with special focus on mobility and ubiquitous computing.



Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Ubiquitous architectures, systems and applications
  • Wearable computing and personal area networks
  • Wireless technologies (Bluetooth, ZigBee, 802.15.x, WiFi, WiMAX)
  • Wireless Internet access in ubiquitous systems
  • Ad hoc and sensor network support for ubiquitous computing
  • Reconfigurability and personalization of wireless networks
  • Wireless/mobile service management and delivery
  • Security and privacy of mobile and ubiquitous systems
  • Social Networks
  • Trust Computation, Propagation and Use
  • Community based computing
  • Service and knowledge discovery, matching and composition mechanisms
  • Location-based services and tracking in ubiquitous environments
  • Context- and location-aware applications
  • Agent technologies in ubiquitous, wearable, and mobile systems
  • Energy efficiency and awareness
  • Toolkits, testbeds, development environments, and languages for ubiquitous computing
  • Rapid prototyping of ubiquitous applications
  • Mobile and ubiquitous data management and processing
  • Data replication, migration and dissemination in ubiquitous environments
  • Queries, transactions and workflows in mobile and ubiquitous environments
  • Multimodal interfaces (speech, video kinetic, tactile)
  • Mixed (virtual/real) world infrastructures



The poster session of Mobiquitous 2009 (technically co-sponsored by IEEE computer society) is designed to showcase “works-in-progress", facilitating researchers in obtaining feedback on this work from conference attendees. As with the rest of the program, research topics for the poster track include applications and user interfaces, service-oriented computing, middleware, networking, agents, data management and services – all with special focus on mobility and ubiquitous computing.
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Early Registration Deadline: 13 June 2009

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Imrich Chlamtac, CREATE-NET, Italy

Steering Committee Members
Fausto Giunchiglia, University of Trento, Italy
Tom La Porta, Penn State, USA
Francesco De Pellegrini, CREATE-NET, Italy
Chiara Petrioli, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Krishna Sivalingam, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
Michele Zorzi, Universita di Padova, Italy



General Chair
Archan Misra, Telcordia Technologies

Technical Program Chair
Eyal De Lara, University of Toronto

Technical Program Vice-Chairs
Paul Castro, IBM Research
Konstantina Papagiannaki, Intel Research

Workshops Chairs
Iqbal Mohomed, Microsoft Research
Milena Radenkovic, University of Nottingham

Local Chair
Mike Eklund, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Posters Chair
Qi Han, Colorado School of Mines

Publications Chair
Aileen Cheng, Telcordia Technologies

Publicity Chairs
Tristan Henderson, University of St. Andrews
Jing Su, University of Toronto

Conference Coordinator
Maria Morozova, ICST

Web Chair
Andre Kalamandeen, University of Toronto



The conference will be held at the Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto HarbourFront, Toronto, Canada.
The Radisson Admiral Hotel - Toronto Harbourfront is an intimate, boutique-style hotel that provides dramatic views of Lake Ontario and the CN Tower. Convenient public transportation at their doorstep makes for easy access to downtown Toronto attractions. Treat yourself to a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city for a truly unforgettable Toronto hotel experience.



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Dates & News

Workshop proposals
January 20, 2009
January 30, 2009

Paper registration

March 20, 2009

Paper submission
March 20, 2009
March 27, 2009

Notification of acceptance
May 20, 2009

Camera-ready version
June 5, 2009

Discounted Hotel Registration
June 12, 2009.

Conference dates
July 13-16, 2009