Call for Papers: IEEE Cloud Summit 2020

Virtual | October 21- 22, 2020
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Submissions Due: 10 August 2020

Wed-Thur Oct 21- 22, 2020

Now taking place virtually for the safety of our attendees


  • Dr. Calton Pu, Professor and John P. Imlay, Jr. Chair in Software, College of Computing, Georgia Tech

  • Dr. Krishna Kant, Professor and Director of NSF IUCRC Center on Intelligent Storage Systems Research Laboratory, Temple University

  • Dr. Weisong Shi, Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow and a Professor of Computer Science, Wayne State University


The IEEE Cloud Summit provides a unique international forum for researchers, developers, and practitioners to present cutting-edge research and best practices, and to exchange ideas and views on the current trends and technical challenges related to Cloud, Fog, Internet of Things, and Edge Computing as well as their applications for societal benefit.

The IEEE Cloud Summit 2020 is technically sponsored by the IEEE Technical Committee on Cloud Computing (TCCLD).

In addition to keynote speeches, paper presentations, and poster sessions, the conference program features tutorials on cloud, fog and big data techniques (AWS, Spark, MapReduce, etc.), as well as their applications in healthcare and other industries, presented by industry experts. The conference will provide networking opportunities to the stakeholders from across the world in the field of cloud and fog computing.

All accepted and presented papers/poster abstracts in IEEE Cloud Summit will be published in the conference proceedings by IEEE Computer Society’s Conference Publishing Services (CPS) and included in the IEEE Xplore.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Machine learning & AI with cloud/fog Hybrid clouds

  • Mobile edge/fog computing

  • Cloud-based cyber-physical systems

  • Cloud forensics

  • Big data analytics with cloud/fog

  • Hybrid clouds

  • Low-latency edge applications

  • Fog-cloud interaction

  • Security & privacy in cloud/fog

  • Big data virtualization

  • QoS in cloud and fog computing

  • Graphics as a service

  • Cloud/data center networking

  • Mobile sensing & mobile services with cloud/ fog

Submission Guidelines:

Submitted papers must be original, unpublished work and not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Authors may submit:

(1) full papers not longer than 6 pages (up to 8 pages with extra page charges) or

(2) extended abstracts for posters not longer than 2 pages.

All papers/extended abstracts should follow the standard IEEE double-column template. Please submit papers/extended abstracts via the online submission system.

Please indicate the type of papers for submission. Submission implies willingness of at least one author to register and present the paper/poster at the conference if the paper/poster is accepted.

Important Dates

Paper Due: Aug 10 2020

Acceptance Notification:  Sept 28 2020

Camera-ready:  Aug 31, 2020 extended to Oct 5 2020

Registration start:  Sept 28 2020


Virtual conference information will be send to attendees after registration.