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Welcome to CIC 2021
Welcome to 2021 IEEE 7th International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing.



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Vision Track
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Round 2
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Round 1
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Internet has revolutionized the globalized society and enabled the growth of infrastructures, applications, and technologies that significantly enhance global interactions and collaborations that have significant impact on society. Unprecedented cyber-social, and cyber-physical infrastructures and systems that span geographic boundaries are possible because of the Internet and the growing number of collaboration enabling technologies. Individuals and organizations have increasingly relied on electronic and/or Internet-enabled collaboration between distributed teams of humans, computer applications, and/or autonomous robots to achieve higher productivity and produce collaboratively developed products that would have been impossible to develop without the contributions of multiple collaborators.

Technology has evolved from standalone tools, to open systems supporting collaboration in multi-organizational settings, and from general purpose tools to specialized collaboration platforms. Future collaboration and Internet computing solutions that further the goal of achieving the full potential of global level collaboration require advancements in networking, technology and systems, user interfaces and interaction, cooperation and collaboration paradigms, and interoperation with application-specific components and tools.

IEEE CIC has been conceived as the key multidisciplinary venue to serve as a premier international forum for discussion among academic and industrial researchers, practitioners, and students interested in Internet technologies, applications and services, collaborative networking, technology and systems, and applications. (For more Information, move to CFP)

Keynote Speakers from Past Years

Conference Speakers of CIC/CogMI/TPS 2020

Subbarao Kambhampati
Professor Arizona State University, USA Past President of AAAI
Synthesizing Interpretable Behavior for Human-Aware AI Systems
Vitaly Shmatikov
Professor Cornell University and Cornell Tech, USA
What Are Machine Learning Models Hiding?

Conference Speakers of CIC/CogMI/TPS 2019

Jiawei Han
Abel Bliss Professor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
Structuring of Unstructured Data: A Key to Automated Machine Intelligence
Karl Aberer
Professor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Making News Credible Again
Robert Yates
Distinguished Engineer IBM (Data and AI Product Group), US
Collaborating with Machines
Ashish Kundu
ACM Distinguished Member, ACM Distinguished Speaker Graphaigo Inc., US
Trusting Autonomous Vehicles

Conference Speakers of CIC 2018

Susan B. Davidson
Weiss Professor, University of Pennsylvania, US
Publication In The Era Of Big Data And Open Source Software
Arjmand Samuel
Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure IoT, Microsoft, US
Edge Computing – Bringing The Cloud Closer To The Edge
Lixia Zhang
Jonathan B. Postel Professor, Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles, US
Enabling Pervasive Collaboration from the Ground Up
Anupam Joshi
Director, UMBC Center for Cybersecurity, Oros Family Professor and Chair, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, US
CyberAllIntel: Extracting cybersecurity information from text
Aameek Singh
Vice President of Engineering, IBM Watson, US
Reinventing Businesses with AI

Conference Speakers of CIC 2017

Victor Bahl
Distinguished Scientist, Director, Mobile & Networking Research, Microsoft Research, USA
Democratization of Distributed Streaming Video Analytics
Edward A. Lee
Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor, EECS Department, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Living Digital Things
Mohammad R Haghighat
Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Inc., USA
A Faster Path to the Ambient Computing Era
Morteza Ansari
Distinguished Engineer, Office of security CTO, Cisco Systems, USA
Next Gen Security – Security in the dynamic world of cloud, mobile, DevOps/CI
Amr El Abbadi
Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA<
Global-Scale Data Management Systems for the Future Internet
C. Mohan
Professor, IBM Fellow, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA 95120, USA and Distinguished Visiting Professor(Tsinghua University)<
New Era in Distributed Computing with Blockchains and Databases

Conference Speakers of CIC 2016

Mahadev Satyanarayanan(Satya)
Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Edge Computing: Vision and Challenges
Raj Jain
Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox, Jr., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Multi-Cloud Global Application Delivery for Internet of Things and Smart Cities
Rasu Shrestha
Rasu Shrestha
Chief Innovation Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Executive Vice President of UPMC Enterprises
The Innovation Imperative in Healthcare: Collaboration and intelligent computing as a framework for the future of care
Aidong Zhang
Aidong Zhang
Distinguished Professor, National Science Foundation and State University of New York at Buffalo
Computing with Communities in Internet and Social Networks
Schahram Dustdar
Schahram Dustdar
Professor of Computer Science and head of the Distributed Systems Group, TU Vienna
Elastic Computing - A Novel Paradigm for Distributed Systems
Andrew A. Chien
Andrew A. Chien
William Eckhardt Distinguished Service Professor in Computer Science, Director of CERES Center for Unstoppable Computing, Senior Fellow of Computation Institute, University of Chicago
Senior Computer Scientist in Mathematics and Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
Zero-Carbon Cloud (ZCCloud): Can Dispatchable Computing Loads shrink the Cloud's rapidly growing Carbon Footprint?
 Louise Comfort
Louise Comfort
Professor of Public and International Affairs, Director, Center for Disaster Management, University of Pittsburgh
The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies, Complex Systems, and Collective Action

Conference Speakers of CIC 2015

Hideyuki Tokuda
Hideyuki Tokuda
Dean and Professor of the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Professor at the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan
Challenges in Creating Smart City Services with IoT/CPS platforms
Zipei Tu
Tipei Tu
Vice President of Alibaba Corporation, China
Big Computing and Cloud Data
Ravi Sandhu
Ravi Sandhu
Executive Director and Chief Scientist, Institute for Cyber Security, Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair in Cyber Security, Professor of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Attribute-based Access Control Models and Beyond
Haishan Wu
Haishan Wu
Senior data scientist, Team leader, Big Data Lab of Baidu Research, Baidu Inc. China
Baidu Spatial-temporal Brain (STEB) -- The intelligent analytics platform of Baidu large-scale spatial-temporal data

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