The 1st International Workshop on Workflow Management in Service and Cloud Computing (WMSC2009)

10-12 August 2009, Chengdu, China

in conjunction with the

7th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA-09)


Supported by IEEE TCSC Technical Area on Workflow Management in Scalable Computing Environments


As emerging paradigms, service and cloud computing enable resource to be employed in utility-based fashion. Workflow automating business and scientific processing in step by step can be executed in service and cloud computing environments in the benefit of deploying resources for execution in that fashion. This workshop aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers from different background areas such as service computing, cloud computing and workflow area to exchange the latest experience, research ideas and synergic research and development on fundamental issues and applications about workflow management in service and cloud computing environments. The workshop solicits high quality research results in all related areas.


The objective of the workshop is to invite authors to submit original manuscripts that demonstrate and explore current advances in all aspects of workflow management in service and cloud computing environments. The workshop solicits novel papers on a broad range of topics, including but not limited to:


·        Service based workflow modelling

·        Service Delivery and Composition

·       Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Negotiation, Automation and Orchestration

·        Quality of Services for workflow execution

·        Workflow verification and validation

·        Services Repository and Registry

·       Service Security, Privacy and Trust for workflow modelling and execution

·       Novel architectural models for cloud computing in support of workflow execution

·        Cloud workflow architecture

·        Cloud resource management

·        Scientific computing in the cloud

·       Programming models for cloud computing

·        Access control and authorisation for workflow execution

·        Workflow scheduling in cloud computing

·        Utility models and service pricing

·        Service enabled workflow applications

·        Cloud workflow applications

Submission Requirements

Please email your manuscripts in PDF to with the email subject as “WMSC2009 paper submission”. Papers should be limited up to 6 pages in IEEE format. All papers will be peer reviewed by two or three pc members. Submitting a paper to the workshop means that if the paper is accepted, at least one author should register to ISPA2009 and attend the conference to present the paper.

Publication of Papers

All accepted papers will appear in the proceedings published by IEEE Computer Society (EI indexed). Selected papers will be invited to special issues in Journal of Supercomputing (SCI indexed) and Distributed and Parallel Databases (SCI indexed, pending), as well as in books.

Important Dates

Deadline for Paper Submission:               April 30, 2009 (hard)

Notification of Acceptance:                       May 15, 2009

Camera Ready Copies:                             May 31, 2009

Program Committee Co-Chairs:

Jianxun Liu, Hunan University of Science and Technology, China

Jinjun Chen, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia


Program Committee

Danilo Ardagna, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Shawn Bowers, University of California at Davis, USA

Christoph Bussler, Merced Systems, Inc., USA

Jian Cao, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Peter Dadam, University Ulm, Germany

Wanchun Dou, Nanjing University , China

Schahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Yushun Fan, Tsinghua University, China

Ken Hawick, Massey University, New Zealand

Robert C. H. Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan

Chunhua Hu, Central South University, China

Tao Hu, Hainan University, China

Marta Indulska, The University of Queensland, Australia

Shiyong Lu, Wayne State University, USA

Xiangfeng Luo, Shanghai University, China

Zongwei Luo, The University of Hong Kong, China

Dan C. Marinescu, University of Central Florida, USA

Helen Paik, University of New South Wales, Australia

Cesare Pautasso, The University of Lugano, Switzerland

Sabri Pllana, University of Vienna, Austria

Radu Prodan , University of Innsbruck, Austria

David De Roure, University of Southampton, UK

Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia

Wei Tan, University of Chicago, USA

Paul de Vrieze, SAP Research, Switzerland

Jiacun Wang, Monmouth University, USA

Jianwu Wang, San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA

Liwei Wang , Wuhan University, China

Maggie Minhong Wang, Hong Kong University, China

Lai Xu, SAP Research, Switzerland

Yang Yu, Yat-sen University, China