2022 Top Call for Participation Opportunities

Have you been looking for a way to make your mark in computing? Look no further than these calls. We want contributions from computing professionals who have interest and expertise from the many disciplines within the computing community!
IEEE Computer Society Team
12/29/2021
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Last Updated: 25 January 2022

The computing field is growing and evolving at a rapid rate. As a leader, you can contribute your knowledge to make that impact happen in the best way possible!

 

Top 2022 CFP TNCalls for participation are an opportunity to contribute to the Computer Society’s mission of being a leading provider of technical information, community services, and personalized services to an international community of computing professionals.

Participating in these activities helps the industry in countless ways including inspiring the next generation of computing professionals. This page is updated regularly throughout the year, so be sure to bookmark this page and come back regularly.

Explore our current calls for participation.

 

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Calls for Participation

 

P3131™

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) invites you to participate in the working group for IEEE P3131™, Recommended Practice for Data Engineering with Heterogeneous Ecosystems and Data Sources for Efficient Data Processing, Management, and Consumption.

Why Get Involved?

This recommended practice involves Data engineering workflows of single to multiple systems that leverage remote procedure invocation integration patterns with OASIS Open Data Protocol (OData) JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) payloads.

It also outlines an agile and malleable approach in designing and developing data engineering pipelines that interact with heterogeneous ecosystems and data sources using remote procedure invocations such as APIs and microservices that focus on data processing, integration, wrangling, management, and consumption thereby allowing for more efficient data-driven workflows.

Meeting Information:

Date: Friday, 04 March 2022

Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EST

This meeting will be held via teleconference.

How to Participate:

  1. Log in to the myProject system to indicate interest in following or participating in this effort.
    • Note: An IEEE SA account is needed to access the system – just click on ‘Create Account’ if you do not already have one.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ icon at the top of the page and go to the ‘Manage Profile and Interests’ page.
  3. Click on the ‘Interests’ tab, click on the ‘Add Groups’, and search for ‘P3131’ or ‘Data Engineering Working Group.’ Click on the button in the ‘Groups I am Interested In’ column to indicate interest in the group.
  4. Indicate whether you want to follow or participate in the activity and declare your affiliation.

Need help? Click on the ‘Help’ icon at the top of the page for assistance.

For additional information, contact the IEEE P3131™ Working Group Chair, Benjamin Carpena, at benjamin.carpena@ieee.org or the IEEE SA Program Manager, Christy Bahn, at c.bahn@ieee.org.

 


 

P2998™

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) invites you to participate in the working group for IEEE P2998™, Recommended Practice for Building Accessible Applications.

Why Get Involved?

This recommended practice provides a consistent method to enable web content and web applications to be accessible for people with disabilities, including blindness and visual impairment by enabling text to speech, captioning of images, and auto-detection of user accessibility limitations that may exist.

The purpose of the standard is to specify practices for increasing accessibility of web content to people with disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment, and seizure disorders.

Meeting Information:

Date: Thursday, 10 February 2022

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AMM EST

How to Participate:

  1. Log in to the myProject system to indicate interest in following or participating in this effort.
    • Note: An IEEE SA account is needed to access the system – just click on ‘Create Account’ if you do not already have one.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ icon at the top of the page and go to the ‘Manage Profile and Interests’ page.
  3. Click on the ‘Interests’ tab, click on the ‘Add Groups’ and search for ‘P2998.’ Click on the button in the ‘Groups I am Interested In’ column to indicate interest in the group.
  4. Indicate whether you want to follow or participate in the activity and declare your affiliation.

Need help? Click on the ‘Help’ icon at the top of the page for assistance.

For additional information, contact the IEEE 3120™ Working Group Chair, Amanda Deol, at adeol@addteq.com or the IEEE SA Program Manager, Christy Bahn, at c.bahn@ieee.org.

 


 

P3127™

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) invites you to participate in the working group for IEEE P3127™, Guide for an Architectural Framework for Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning.

Note: This is an entity-based project and IEEE SA Corporate Membership is required. Please review the SA Corporate Member List to confirm if your company is a corporate member.

Why Get Involved?

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for improving the security auditability and traceability of Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning. It specifies an architectural framework and application guidelines for Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning, including:

  1. A description and a definition of Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning
  2. The types of Federated Machine Learning for Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning
  3. Application scenarios for each type
  4. A definition of the levels of competency for blockchain-based federated learning and guidelines for certifying these systems
  5. Security and privacy requirements of blockchain-based federated learning
  6. Performance evaluations of Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning in real application systems.

How to Participate:

  1. Log in to the myProject system to indicate interest in following or participating in this effort.
    • Note: An IEEE SA account is needed to access the system – just click on ‘Create Account’ if you do not already have one.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ icon at the top of the page and go to the ‘Manage Profile and Interests’ page.
  3. Click on the ‘Interests’ tab, click on the ‘Add Groups’ and search for ‘P3127’ or ‘Blockchain-based Federated Machine Learning Working Group.’ Click on the button in the ‘Groups I am Interested In’ column to indicate interest in the group.
  4. Indicate whether you want to follow or participate in the activity and declare your affiliation.

Need help? Click on the ‘Help’ icon at the top of the page for assistance.

For additional information, contact the IEEE 3127™ Working Group Chair, Da Wang, at wangda3@asiainfo.com or the IEEE SA Program Manager, Christy Bahn, at c.bahn@ieee.org.

 


 

P3120™

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) invites you to participate in the working group for IEEE P3120™, Standard for Quantum Computing Architecture.

Why Get Involved?

This standard defines technical architectures for quantum computers based on the technological type (e.g., fault-tolerant universal quantum computing) and one or more qubit modalities (e.g., superconducting quantum processor). The defined architectures include the hardware (e.g., signal generator) and low-level software (e.g., quantum error correction) components of a quantum computer. This standard excludes any definition of a quantum circuit or algorithm.

Meeting Information:

Date: Friday, 11 February 2022

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

This meeting will be held via teleconference.

How to Participate:

  1. Log in to the myProject system to indicate interest in following or participating in this effort.
    • Note: An IEEE SA account is needed to access the system – just click on ‘Create Account’ if you do not already have one.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ icon at the top of the page and go to the ‘Manage Profile and Interests’ page.
  3. Click on the ‘Interests’ tab, click on the ‘Add Groups’ and search for ‘P3120™.’ Click on the button in the ‘Groups I am Interested In’ column to indicate interest in the group.
  4. Indicate whether you want to follow or participate in the activity and declare your affiliation.

Need help? Click on the ‘Help’ icon at the top of the page for assistance.

For additional information, contact the IEEE 3120™ Working Group Chair, Jonathan Attia, at jja@ieee.org or the IEEE SA Program Manager, Tom Thompson, at thomas.thompson@ieee.org.

 


 

P3128™

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) invites you to participate in the working group for IEEE P3128™, Recommended Practice for The Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Dialogue System Capabilities.

Note: This is an entity-based project and IEEE SA Corporate Membership is required. Please review the SA Corporate Member List to confirm if your company is a corporate member.

Why Get Involved?

This recommended practice establishes an evaluation framework for the capabilities of artificial intelligence dialogue systems such as chatbots, consulting terminals, or operation interfaces. It defines and classifies the types and levels of the intelligence capabilities according to a checklist of criteria. The checklist tables describe the criteria used to determine the level that a dialogue system achieves based on the analysis of behavior and performance.

It provides a framework for the evaluation of AI applications in dialogue systems, where both industry and academia can achieve consensus on professional terms and definitions, and share a common understanding of test methods as well. It can also be used as the test guide for AI dialogue systems in smart manufacturing and smart city construction.

How to Participate:

  1. Log in to the myProject system to indicate interest in following or participating in this effort.
    • Note: An IEEE SA account is needed to access the system – just click on ‘Create Account’ if you do not already have one.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ icon at the top of the page and go to the ‘Manage Profile and Interests’ page.
  3. Click on the ‘Interests’ tab, click on the ‘Add Groups’ and search for ‘P3128™.’ Click on the button in the ‘Groups I am Interested In’ column to indicate interest in the group.
  4. Indicate whether you want to follow or participate in the activity and declare your affiliation.

Need help? Click on the ‘Help’ icon at the top of the page for assistance.

For additional information, contact the IEEE 3128™ Working Group Chair, Hongzhi Tao, at taohz@lenovo.com or the IEEE SA Program Manager, Christy Bahn, at c.bahn@ieee.org.

 


 

P1954™

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) invites you to participate in the working group for IEEE P1954™, Standard for Self-Organizing Spectrum-Agile Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Communications.

Why Get Involved?

This standard defines an architecture and protocols to enable self-organizing spectrum-agile communications among unmanned aerial vehicles. It enables Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to automatically build a network exploiting available spectrum resources and deploy connectivity to terrestrial users and devices. It focuses on enabling the usage of unmanned aerial vehicles for fast network deployment. This standard does not cover specific communication technologies, but it is expected to leverage existing communication standards while introducing additional functionalities at system level.

The purpose of the proposed standard is:

  • To define an architecture to support self-organizing and spectrum-agile communications among UAVs.
  • To integrate existing communication standards by defining protocols to support self-organization and spectrum-agility in networks of UAVs.
  • To be compatible with IEEE P1920.1 and IEEE P1920.2, and build upon the existing family of standards for dynamic spectrum access, IEEE P1900 (e.g. IEEE P1900.1 and IEEE P1900.2).

Meeting Information:

Date: Thursday, 27 January 2022

Time: 2:00 PM CET / 8:00 AM EST

This meeting will be held via teleconference. Please contact the Working Group chair at fabrizio.granelli@unitn.it for the meeting link.

How to Participate:

  1. Log in to the myProject system to indicate interest in following or participating in this effort.
    • Note: An IEEE SA account is needed to access the system – just click on ‘Create Account’ if you do not already have one.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ icon at the top of the page and go to the ‘Manage Profile and Interests’ page.
  3. Click on the ‘Interests’ tab, click on the ‘Add Groups’ and search for ‘P1954™.’ Click on the button in the ‘Groups I am Interested In’ column to indicate interest in the group.
  4. Indicate whether you want to follow or participate in the activity and declare your affiliation.

Need help? Click on the ‘Help’ icon at the top of the page for assistance.

For additional information, contact the IEEE 1954™ Working Group Chair, Fabrizio Granelli, at fabrizio.granelli@unitn.it or the IEEE SA Program Manager, Jennifer Santulli, at j.santulli@ieee.org.

 


 

Calls for Papers

 

Special Issue on Hardware Security

The trustworthiness and security of hardware are of paramount importance to full system security, as hardware is the bedrock of all computer systems. Recently discovered vulnerabilities in processors such as Spectre and Meltdown, and emerging trends such as the development and use of open-source hardware and open-source EDA tools, coupled with the use of machine learning and the relentless push towards smaller technology nodes, creates both challenges and opportunities for innovative technologies for enhancing hardware trust and security. This special issue of IEEE Transactions on Computers will explore academic and industrial research on all topics related to hardware security.

Visit HERE to learn more about topics of interest and submission guidelines.

Submission Deadline: 15 February 2022

 

Special Issue on AI Engineering: Realizing the Potential of AI

IEEE Software seeks submissions for the upcoming issue.

The aim of this special issue is to provide a venue for sharing practical experiences and research results on the new challenges that are emerging in SE and that AI/data-science engineers and software engineers are facing in the development of AI-enabled systems (i.e., systems that include AI functions and components).

To learn more about the topics for this special issue of IEEE Software and submissions guidelines, visit here.

Submission Deadline: 20 February 2022

 

IEEE Cluster 2022 Call for Papers

Clusters remain the primary system architecture for building many of today’s rapidly evolving computing infrastructures and are used to solve some of the most complex problems. The challenges to making them scalable, efficient, productive, and increasingly effective requires a community effort in the areas of cluster system design, advancing the capabilities of the software stack, system management, and monitoring, and the design of algorithms, methods, and applications to leverage the overall infrastructure.

Following the successes of previous IEEE Cluster conferences, for IEEE Cluster 2022, which will be held 6 – 9 September 2022 in Heidelberg, Germany, high-quality original work that advances the state-of-the-art in clusters and closely related fields is currently being accepted.

Submission Deadline: 1 March 2022

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Additional Resources & Events

 

Fireside Chat about Standardization of Federated Machine Learning (Discussion)

Federated learning allows multiple parties to collaboratively build and use machine learning models on distributed and secure data sources while preserving privacy. In this event, you will hear from two of the top minds in Federated Machine Learning (FML) as they discuss identified challenges and potential impacts, and speak to the newly published standard IEEE 3652.1-2020 about FML.

Date: Tuesday, 4 January 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST (UTC-8)

REGISTER HERE

 

Are Sensors the Weakest Link to Cyber Attack? (Webinar)

As sensors are becoming an integral part of modern critical infrastructure, there is an increasing need to ensure that the many facilities we use regularly such as the power grid, smart cities and IoT-enabled systems are secure. We often see news reports of cyber attacks that can disrupt the services we use daily. During this webinar, two esteemed industry experts will present their views on the changing threat landscape, associated risks, and mitigation strategies.

Date: Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EST (UTC-5)

REGISTER HERE

 

Rethink the “Machine” (Competition)

The IEEE SA Transforming the Telehealth Paradigm Industry Connections Program in collaboration with the IEEE SA Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice is delighted to announce the first annual IEEE SA Telehealth Solutions Virtual Pitch Competition. The competition is designed to bring a community of technology developers, progressive thinkers, researchers, and engaged stakeholders to put their best ideas forward enabling innovation by addressing the pervasive challenges impeding trust and adoption in telehealth.

Solution Pitch Deadline: Thursday, 20 January 2022

Live Virtual Pitches: Tuesday, 8 February 2022

LEARN MORE HERE