The 29th Int’l Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2009)

June 22-26, 2009     Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Call for Papers (PDF)


The conference provides a forum for engineers and scientists in academia, industry and government to present their latest research findings in any aspects of distributed and parallel computing. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

     o Data Management and Data Centers

     o Distributed Algorithms

     o Distributed Operating Systems and Middleware

     o Reliability and Dependability

     o Security and Privacy

     o Network and Internet Support for Distributed Applications

     o Multimedia Systems

     o Sensor Networks and Mobile Computing in Distributed Systems


Workshops will be held in conjunction with the conference.  Workshop proposals should be submitted to Workshops Co-Chair Paul Sivilotti ( by August 15, 2008.  Notification of acceptance will be made by October 1, 2008. Please see the conference web page for details.


Form of Manuscript: All paper submissions should follow the IEEE 8.5” x 11” Two-Column Format. Each submission can have 8 pages plus up to 2 over-length pages. If the paper is accepted for publication, an over-length fee will be charged to each of the over-length pages in the final camera-ready version. Here are the DOC and LaTex templates for you to prepare submissions. All submissions should be in PDF format.

Electronic Submission: Submissions will be handled via the conference web page.

The proceedings of the conference and the workshops will be published in CDs by the IEEE Computer Society Press.


     Paper Submission       -  November 22, 2008 (11:59pm, EST USA)

     Author Notification      -  February 12, 2009

     Final Manuscript Due  -  March 20, 2009

For further information, please contact the program chair, Professor Xiaodong Zhang at