PhD Symposium

The ESOCC 2016 PhD Symposium is an international forum for PhD students working in any of the areas addressed by the ESOCC conference. The main aim of the Symposium is to give PhD students an opportunity to present their research activity and perspectives, to critically discuss them with other PhD students and with established researchers in the area, and to get fruitful feedbacks and advices on their research activity.

PhD students working in any area addressed by the ESOCC conference can submit a short report providing a clear statement of the problem they intend to address, motivating the interest and novelty of the underlying research challenges, demonstrating the ideas by examples, and describing the proposed research plan and expected results.

Reports should not exceed 8 pages formatted according to the LNCS proceedings guidelines. The papers should be authored by the PhD student and indicate the name of her/his supervisor. Papers will be peer-reviewed by members of the program committee and have to be submitted by July 12, 2016 here. For any problem regarding the submission process, send an email to It is planned to provide the participants online proceedings and to publish selected contributions as post-proceedings in the Springer CCIS series.


Programme Committee

Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
Friederike Klan, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Welf Loewe, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Flavio de Paoli, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Alexander Pokahr, University of Hamburg, Germany
Ernesto Pimentel, University of Malaga, Spain
Emilio Tuosto, University of Leicester, UK
Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy
John Erik Wittern, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center, USA
Gianluigi Zavattaro (Co-Chair), University of Bologna, Italy
Wolf Zimmermann (Co-Chair), Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany