IM 2009 Application Sessions: Call for Papers
11th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Management
June 1-5, 2009
New York, NY, USA

The Application Sessions of the Eleventh IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management solicit papers for presentation at the symposium and inclusion in the IEEE Digital Library.

The IM 2009 Application Sessions complement the Technical Sessions with contributions that emphasize practical experiences and lessons learned in implementing and deploying management technology. They will focus on aspects such as real-world deployment scenarios, experiences with the management of new services and technology, industrial applications of management technology, implementation examples of new management technology, organizational impact, and business cases. The symposium is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 6.6 on Management of Networks and Distributed Systems, and by the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Network Operations and Management.

Topics of interest to the IM 2009 Application Sessions include, but are not limited to, the following:

      * Case Studies and Best Practices
      * Integration Technologies for Management
      * Management Information Models
      * Management of emerging Networks and Services
      * Managing Virtualized Environments, Grids, Clouds, P2P Overlays
      * Virtualization of Operations Centers and Help Desks
      * Security Management
      * Mobility Management
      * Network, Systems and Service Monitoring
      * Event Correlation, Fault, Performance Management
      * Accounting Management and Service Level Reporting
      * Organizational Aspects of IT Service Management
      * Experiences with Process Engineering and Process
        Frameworks (ITIL, eTOM)
      * Risk Management and IT Governance Issues
      * Business Alignment of IT Service Management
      * Service Delivery
      * Issues regarding practical deployments
      * Other kinds of experience reports

Submissions should be made using the conference submission system at https://submissoes.sbc.org.br/home.cgi?c=774

Papers for the Application Sessions must be written in English. The paper format will be one of annotated slides - papers should have a visual in the upper half of a page and the explanatory text in the lower
half. Paper submissions should consist of no more than 15 annotated visuals, including title and references, in PDF only. For samples, please refer to the symposium website at http://www.ieee-im.org.

Submitted papers may not be submitted for conference publication, journal publication, or be under review for any other conference or journal. For any questions regarding this matter, please contact the co-chairs:
   IM 2009 Application Session Co-Chairs

   E-mail: IM2009-AppSessions@comsocconferences.org

Application Session Co-Chairs
Alexander Keller, IBM Global Technology Services, USA

Burkhard Stiller, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland