IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management
8-12 April 2019 // Washington DC // USA
Intelligent Management for the Next Wave of Cyber and Social Networks

Call for Dissertation Session Papers

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Deadline: Oct. 31, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: Nov. 30, 2018
  • Camera-Ready: Jan. 15, 2018


Call For Dissertation Session Papers

The IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2019) technical program will include Dissertation Sessions. The goal is to provide Ph.D. students and recent graduates in the area of Network and Service management the opportunity to present their Ph.D. work to the wider IM audience. Authors who have completed or are expected to complete their thesis work in 2018 are eligible to submit. All accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore as part of the IM proceedings.

The IM 2019 Dissertation Committee will hand out a Best Dissertation Paper Award. The assessment criteria for the award include the relevance of the work for Network and Service Management, the potential of the thesis results for future engineering practice, the novelty and contribution of the work, and the quality of publications and software produced as part of the thesis.


Shingo Ata, Osaka City University, Japan
Marinos Charalambides, University College London, UK
Filip De Turck, Ghent University - imec, Belgium
Mohamed Faten Zhani, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada
Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Nur Zincir-Heywood, Dalhousie University, Canada
Hanan Lutfiyya, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Rafael Pasquini, Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU), Brazil
Juergen Schoenwaelder, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Sefano Secci, Sorbonne Université, France
Paulo Simoes, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Adarsh Sethi, University of Delaware, USA



Eligible authors are invited to submit their work through the JEMS system. The dissertation paper must contain the key contributions of the thesis, and the text structure must follow that of a regular paper. It must be written in English, with at most 6 pages (including references), and formatted according to the IEEE double column style. The URL to the thesis text, as well as the list of papers published in the course of the thesis work, must be included in the reference section. Only PDF submissions will be accepted. The authors of the thesis paper will have to be the (ex-)student and his/her supervisor(s), at most 3 authors. The Dissertation Session Co-chairs may request evidence of the defense or the formal submission of the thesis.

Submission Link: 

The submissions should be done via JEMS.

For further information, please contact the Dissertation Session Co-chairs.



Thursday, April 11, PH1: Noura Limam, University of Waterloo, Canada (noura.limam@gmail.com)

Thursday, April 11, PH2: Rolf Stadler, KTH, Sweden (lastname@kth.se)