CALL FOR PAPERS & CALL FOR SPECIAL Forum PROPOSALS The 7th Int'l Conf. on Information Technology: New Generations ITNG 2010 WWW.ITNG.INFO April 12-14, 2010, Las Vegas, USA (PROCEEDINGS TO BE PUBLISHED BY THE IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY-CPS) Track Proposal Deadline: Sep. 4, 2009 Paper Submission Deadline: Oct. 23, 2009 THEME: The International Conference on Information Technology- New Generations (ITNG) is an annual event focusing on state of the art technologies pertaining to digital information and communications. The applications of advanced information technology to such domains as astronomy, biology, education, geosciences, security and health care are among topics of relevance to ITNG. High Performance Computing, Computer Architectures, and Innovative methods of Computing are examples of the related topics.Visionary ideas, theoretical and experimental results, as well as prototypes, designs, and tools that help the information readily flow to the user are of special interest. The conference features keynote speakers, the best student award, a technical open panel, and workshops/exhibits from industry, government and academia. SPECIAL Symposia and Tracks ORGANIZED SO FAR * First Symposium on Middleware * First Symposium on Information Security and Privacy * First Symposium on Networking and Wireless Communications * Software Testing * Ambient Assisted Living for Elderly People * Computer Information Technology Education * Innovative E-Service Design, Management and Applications * High Performance Computing Architectures * Software Engineering Education * Theoretical Modeling and Image Processing SUBMISSION OF PAPERS: Authors should submit a 6- to 8-page version of their original and unpublished work including 5 keywords in the IEEE format to their respective track/session chair via the following site: Papers that do not fit the scope of any of the existing sessions, should be submitted to the ITNG General Track. Electronic submission in the PDF format or Word document is strongly encouraged. Per ITNG policy, except for invited papers, all papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. The criteria for paper acceptance include originality, technical soundness, significance, and clarity. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society with indexing in IEEE digital library and online catalogs. Selected papers presented in the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of an international journal. PROPOSAL FOR ORGANIZING SESSIONS/TRACKS/WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIA: Proposals are solicited to organize a technical forum at the ITNG 2010. You may take part by organizing a session (typically 5 to 6 papers), a track (20 to 30 papers), a workshop (the number of participants may vary), or a symposium (50 to 100 papers) within the ITNG 2010 targeting one of the IT topics. Benefits of such an involvement include: 1.Recognition as the PC member of the ITNG 2010 2.Recognition as the Associate Editor on the cover page of the ITNG proceedings 3.Possible Guest Editorship of a special issue of an international journal developed around a selective set of accepted papers in the ITNG. Organizers are expected to actively advertise their proposed activity via internet, email, and other means. They will solicit, review and select high quality papers related to their respective IT topic. Those interested may send an email to the conference chair Dr. Shahram Latifi( ) and include the following: 1. Title and a brief description of the forum 2. A short biography of the proposer 3. Plan for publicity IMPORTANT DATES: Track Proposal Deadline: Sep. 4, 2009 Paper Submission Deadline: Oct. 23, 2009 Author Notification: Dec. 4, 2009 Advance Registration: Jan. 15, 2010 Camera Ready Deadline: Feb. 5, 2010 Conference Dates: April 12-14, 2010 LOCATION: The conference will be held in the Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. GENRAL CHAIR: Shahram Latifi, PhD, PE, IEEE Fellow Professor of Electrical & Computer Eng. UNLV, USA SPONSOR: Premier Hall for Advancing Science & Engineering (PHASE)