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News Updates

September 22, 2017: The recipient of the Best Paper Award for IEEE MASCOTS 2017 was Optimal Peak Shaving Using Batteries at Datacenters: Characterizing the Risks and Benefits by Neda Nasiriani (Penn State University), George Kesidis (Penn State University), and Di Wang (Microsoft Research). Here is a photo of George Kesidis accepting the award from Program Co-Chair David Nicol.

September 21, 2017: Here are the slides from Alex Gutarin's keynote talk.

September 20, 2017: Here is a photo of the opening keynote talk by Bala Chidambaram.

September 19, 2017: Light breakfast on Wed/Thur/Fri at 8:00am in KC 300 Galleria.

September 14, 2017: Pre-conference welcome email sent to registered attendees. Here is the current weather in Banff, as you are finalizing your travel plans. Also the Sulphur Mountain Web Cam. Enjoy!

September 6, 2017: Only two weeks until the conference! Student dinner at High Rollers is booked for Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30pm. We have room for up to 20 people.

July 31, 2017: A hotel booking form (PDF) is now available until the online booking system gets fixed.

July 19, 2017: The full technical program for IEEE MASCOTS 2017 is now available.

June 20, 2017: Here is the list of keynote speakers for IEEE MASCOTS 2017.

June 19, 2017: Preliminary list of accepted papers for IEEE MASCOTS 2017.

June 11, 2017: The official author instructions for camera-ready papers are available now.

June 9, 2017: Paper notifications sent to authors. Acceptance rate was 31%. Full program coming soon.

May 12, 2017: Keynote speaker Bala Chidambaram (Boeing) confirmed.

April 11, 2017: The paper submission deadline has passed. The review process is underway now.

April 8, 2017: Keynote speaker Alex Gutarin (Netflix) confirmed. His talk will discuss the technical challenges of video streaming at Internet scale.

March 30, 2017: Keynote speaker Rei Safavi-Naini (University of Calgary) confirmed. Her talk will discuss security modeling for the Internet of Things.

February 27, 2017: Second email publicity blitz with CFP for IEEE MASCOTS 2017.

February 20, 2017: Configuration of HotCRP paper submission site for IEEE MASCOTS 2017.

January 19, 2017: Publicity blitz with Call for Papers (CFP) for IEEE MASCOTS 2017.

January 9, 2017: Initial design and launch of IEEE MASCOTS 2017 Web site.