Call for Papers:
IEEE Cloud Summit 2021


Thur - Fri Oct 21- 22, 2021

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York



The IEEE Cloud Summit provides a unique international forum for researchers, developers, and practitioners to present cutting-edge research and best practices, and to exchange ideas and views on the current trends and technical challenges related to Cloud, Fog, Internet of Things, and Edge Computing as well as their applications for societal benefit.


The IEEE Cloud Summit 2021 is technically sponsored by the IEEE Technical Committee on Cloud Computing (TCCLD) and hosted at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY USA.


In addition to keynote speeches, academic research paper presentations and poster sessions, the conference program features an industry track and tutorials on cloud, fog and big data techniques (AWS, Spark, MapReduce, etc.), as well as their applications in industries, presented by industry experts. The conference will provide networking opportunities to the stakeholders from across the world in the field of cloud and fog computing.

All accepted and presented papers/poster abstracts in IEEE Cloud Summit will be published in the conference proceedings by IEEE Computer Society’s Conference Publishing Services (CPS) and included in the IEEE Xplore.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Machine learning & AI with cloud/fog

  • Serverless computing and microservices

  • Hybrid clouds                                                    

  • Mobile edge/fog computing

  • Cloud-based cyber-physical systems                    

  • Cloud forensics

  • Big data analytics with cloud/fog                            

  • Hybrid clouds

  • Low-latency edge applications                               

  • Fog-cloud interaction

  • Security & privacy in cloud/fog                               

  • Big data virtualization

  • QoS in cloud and fog computing                            

  • Graphics as a service

  • Cloud/data center networking

  • Mobile sensing & mobile services with cloud/ fog

Submission Guidelines: 

Submitted papers must be original, unpublished work and not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Authors may submit:

(1) full papers not longer than 6 pages (up to 8 pages with extra page charges) or

(2) extended abstracts for posters not longer than 2 pages.


All papers/extended abstracts should follow the standard IEEE double-column template. Please submit papers/extended abstracts via the online submission system.

Please indicate the type of papers for submission. Submission implies willingness of at least one author to register and present the paper/poster at the conference if the paper/poster is accepted.

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline: July 15, 2021

Acceptance Notification:  Sep 15, 2021

Camera-ready:  Sep 25, 2021

Registration start:  Sep 30, 2021


Hofstra University, NY*


Conference registration will open in Aug 2021. Please check back for the registration link.

* IEEE Cloud Summit organizing committees are closely monitoring COVID situation and will compline with all local, state laws on COVID restriction. Change of conference will be updated on the website header.