Call for Tutorials

FAS* - Foundation and Applications of Self* Computing Conferences
9th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing System (SASO 2015)
The International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC 2015)
The 15th IEEE Peer-to-Peer Computing Conference
Important Dates

The exact deadlines are at 11:59 PM ET (Eastern Time Zone).

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 20, 2015 
Presenter Notification: April 27, 2015
Extended Abstract and Presentation Handouts due: August 17, 2015 
Tutorial presentation: September 21-25, 2015

FAS* - Foundation and Applications of Self* Computing Conferences 2015 will host a joint tutorial program, hosted by MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the week of September 21-25, 2015.

FAS* federates the 9th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing System (SASO 2015), The International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC 2015) and The 15th IEEE Peer-to-Peer Computing Conference. For detailed information about SASO 2015, CAC 2015 and P2P 2015 please visit their respective conference websites.
Goal and Scope
The goal of the tutorial program of FAS* 2015 is to provide an instructional offer to scholars, practitioners and students attending the conference, on a range of topics related to self* computing systems.
We plan to accommodate either half-day tutorials (approx. 3.0 hours, plus one 30-minutes break) and full-day tutorials (approx 6.0 hours, plus two 30-minutes breaks, and a lunch break). The topic of a tutorial may range from practical techniques and technologies, to methodologies, guidelines over standards, to theoretical aspects related to self* systems (software, networks or services).
The topic areas that fall into the general scope of FAS* conferences, as well as the focus of this year's conferences, are listed in the Call for Papers that is available on the FAS* conferences’ web site. Please note that no marketing or product specific tutorials will be accepted.
Tutorial levels may be introductory, intermediate, or advanced. Topics that can capture the interest of a broad audience of scholars, practitioners or students are preferred.
Review Process
Each tutorial proposal will be evaluated by the FAS* organizing committee according to relevance and to FAS* conferences and their communities, attractiveness and novelty of the topic, consistency with the focus of the conference, general fit within the overall tutorial program, and previous teaching experience of the proposers.
Submission Guidelines

Tutorial proposals must not be longer than three pages, in the same format of the FAS* research papers, that is, compliant with the IEEE Computer Society Press proceedings style. 

Please make sure the submission includes the following elements:
  • title of the tutorial;
  • preferred duration (half-day or full-day);
  • intended level (introductory, intermediate, or advanced) and prerequisites;
  • contact information for all presenters, including full name, affiliation, email address, full postal address, phone and fax number, URL of personal homepage;
  • short bio of all presenters including prior teaching and tutorial experiences;
  • description of the material covered by the tutorial, not exceeding two pages (approx. 1500 words): must include a proposed structure of the content to be presented;
  • identification of the target audience (e.g., researchers, teachers, practitioners, students);
  • references of publications (books, papers etc.) the tutorial builds on;
  • indication of whether the submission of a tutorial paper (see below) is planned.
All proposals should be submitted as a PDF document via EasyChair at

Accepted Proposals

Once notified that the tutorial has been accepted, tutorial proposers should prepare a two-page extended abstract - compliant with the IEEE Computer Society Press proceedings style - describing the content of the tutorial, in addition to the handout material that is going to be distributed to the participants to their tutorial. Both the extended abstract and the handout material must be ready and submitted to the Tutorial Chair by the deadline noted above.

Tutorials Chair

Ivan Rodero, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA (irodero AT