ICSOC is the top international forum for academics, industry researchers, developers, and practitioners to report and share groundbreaking work in service-oriented computing. ICSOC fosters cross-community scientific excellence by gathering experts from various disciplines, such as business process management, distributed systems, computer networks, wireless and mobile computing, cloud computing, cyber physical systems, networking, scientific workflows, services science, management science, and software engineering.

ICSOC 2015 will bring together scientists, engineers, and practitioners from multiple disciplines to focus on service-oriented, cloud-based, innovative enterprises ready for the 21st century. The conference will feature research and industry presentations, forward-looking keynote presentations, workshops, demonstrations, tutorials, and a PhD track. Please refer to www.icsoc.in for more details about these associated events.

Topics of Interest

ICSOC 2015 seeks outstanding, original contributions, including theoretical and empirical evaluations, as well as practical and industrial experiences, with emphasis on results that solve open research problems and have significant impact on the field of service-oriented computing.

Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Service Engineering
    • Service Design
    • Service Description
    • Service-Oriented Architecture
    • Service Composition
    • Theoretical Foundations
    • Service Engineering Methods
    • Testbeds for Service Concepts and Technologies
    • Semantic Web Services
    • RESTful Web Services
    • Service Change Management
    • Service Discovery and Mining
    • Service Customization
    • Service Governance
    • Legacy System Migration to Service-Oriented Architectures
    • Legacy Systems Migration to On-demand, Cloud Environments
  • Service Operations and Management
    • Management Processes and Methods
    • Managing Service Infrastructure
    • Quality of Service
    • Security, Privacy and Trust
    • Business Intelligence and Analytics for Services
    • Execution and Resource Allocation Services
    • Web as a Platform
  • Services in the Cloud
    • XaaS (everything as a service including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS)
    • Service Integration and Orchestration in the Cloud
    • Cloud Service Management
    • Decentralized Cloud Platform Architectures
    • Software Engineering Models, Methods and Methodologies for XaaS
    • Cloud Workflow Management
    • Cloud Brokers and Coordination across Multiple Resource Managers
    • Smart Service Apps
  • Services in Organizations, Business and Society
    • Service Innovation
    • Social Networks and Services
    • Human-Provided and Outsourcing of Services
    • Business Service Modeling
    • Business Process Modeling
    • Cost and Pricing of Services
    • Service Marketplaces and Ecosystems
    • OpenAPI
    • Service Business Models
    • Enterprise Architecture and Services
  • Service Applications and Implementations
    • Grid and Scientific Computing Services
    • Pervasive and Mobile Services
    • Services for Big Data
    • Embedded and Real-Time Services
    • Services in Specific Application Domains (Domain-Specific Services)
    • Data- and/or Compute-Intensive Applications
  • Service Platforms for Cyber Physical Systems
    • Service platforms for smart grid, energy management, energy metering, and electro mobility
    • Service platforms for smart car, smart traffic, and multimodality
    • Service platforms for smart home and smart building
    • Service platforms for ambient assisted living medical, clinics and healthcare systems
    • Service platforms for process, factory, and industrial applications
    • Enterprise architecture integration and product lifecycle management
    • SOA in industrial environments
    • Internet of Things
    • Sensor Clouds

Paper Submission

The conference solicits outstanding original research and practice papers on all aspects of service-oriented computing. Papers should clearly demonstrate the research or practical contribution, the relevance to the field, and the relationship to prior work. Submitted papers will be evaluated according to their rigor, significance, originality, technical quality, and exposition. All papers will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee.

Prospective authors must submit abstracts prior to submitting full papers. Full papers are not to exceed 15 pages including all references and figures. All papers must be prepared in the Springer LNCS format and be submitted electronically in PDF to the conference submission system (https://www.conftool.com/icsoc2015) .

Best Paper Award

The award will be given to the paper that the Program Committee judges to be the best in quality, execution and impact among all the accepted papers in the conference.

Conference Dates

Nov 16 – 19, 2015

Important Dates

Abstract & Full Paper Due: May 28, 2015 (EXTENDED)

Notification to authors: July 1, 2015

Camera-ready papers due:  July 15, 2015

Author registration due: July 25, 2015

Early registration due: August 5, 2015


All accepted papers will appear in the ICSOC 2015 proceedings published by Springer Verlag under the Services Science series.

Program Co-Chairs

  • Alistair Barros, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Daniela Grigori, Universite Paris Dauphine, France
  • Nanjangud C Narendra, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India


  • email: pc AT icsoc.org
  • web: http://www.icsoc.org