Green Computing Conference 2012

Third International Green Computing Conference (IGCC'12):

Moto: Sustainable Computing and Computing for Sustainability

Main Conference

IGCC’12 will provide a forum for presenting and discussing innovative research on a broad range of topics in the fields of sustainable and energy-efficient computing, and computing for a more sustainable planet. The conference will hold a technical program, panels, workshops, and tutorials on these topics. IGCC’12 will be technically co-sponsored by the IEEE. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Topics: Sustainable Computing Topics: Computing for Sustainability
  • Power-aware algorithms and protocols
  • Power-aware software and hardware
  • Low-power electronics and systems
  • Application-specific ASICs and FPGAs
  • Sensing and monitoring
  • Characterization, metrics, and modeling
  • Reliability, thermal behavior and control
  • Power-efficient delivery and cooling
  • Life-cycle analysis of IT equipment
  • Renewable energy models and prediction
  • Matching energy supply and demand
  • Smart grid and microgrids
  • Smart transportation and manufacturing
  • Smart buildings and urban development
  • Energy harvesting, storage, and recycling
  • Climate and ecosystem monitoring
  • Using IT to reduce carbon emissions
  • Carbon metering and user feedback

IGCC’12 welcomes submissions that have not been published and that are not under review by another conference or journal. All submissions will be evaluated on their originality, technical soundness, significance, presentation, and interest to the conference attendees. Submissions must not exceed 10 letter-size pages using the IEEE format for conference proceedings. Papers must be received by the submission deadline to be considered for presentation.

Best paper award and journal publication:

The Technical Committee will select the best paper as well as several papers to be extended and considered by the Journal on Sustainable Computing.

Workshops and tutorials:

Proposals are solicited for workshops and tutorials to be held in conjunction with the conference. Proposals should be submitted to the Workshops and Tutorials Chairs. Additional details are available at http://www.green-conf.org.

Important dates:

Abstract submission: January 13, 2012
Paper submission: January 20, 2012
Notifications sent to authors: April 4, 2012
Camera-ready papers due: May 1, 2012

Organization:

General chairs: David Culler (UC Berkeley), Behrooz Shirazi (Wash. State Univ.)

Program chairs: Ricardo Bianchini (Rutgers Univ.), Fred Chong (UC Santa Barbara)

Workshops chair: Sanjay Ranka (Univ. of Florida)

Publications chair: Saeed Rajput (Nova Southeastern Univ.)

Publicity chair: Giuseppe Anastasi (Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy)

Steering committee chairs: Behrooz Shirazi (Wash. State Univ.), Ishfaq Ahmad (UT Arlington)