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1 IEEE Communications Society T ECHNICAL C OMMITTEE ON Communications Quality & Reliability Committee Meeting CQR Chair: Kenichi Mase (presented by Chair Elect: Chi-Ming Chen) Nov. 28 GLOBECOM2007 Washington DC, USA

2 2 Agenda Welcome CQR Background and Activities CQR Charter Officers and 2007 Election Report from Hot Topic Workshops ICCs and GLOBECOMs CQR2008 Member Services Adjourn

3 3 CQR: Technical Committee on Quality & Reliability Established in 1986 as QAMC (Quality Assurance Management Committee) One of the 23 Technical Committees of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Recertified by ComSoc in 2006 (every 3 years)* Holds annual international workshop, except 1996 and 2003 CQR Background and Activities (I) * 18 TCs passed the 2006 recertification; 5 TCs were placed on probation

4 4 CQR Charter Revised August 2006 Focuses on and advocates worldwide communications and reliability on behalf of, and within, the Communications Society. Serves as the catalyst for global awareness and the exchange of information relative to technical and management-related aspects of communications quality and reliability. This also extends to security of the telecommunications network. CQR technical subject matter includes: I. Service Quality and Reliability II. Network Quality and Reliability III. Product and System Quality and Reliability

5 5 Three Committee Meetings each year: –Last one: ICC2007, June 27, Glasgow, UK –Today: GLOBECOM2007, Nov. 28, Washington, D.C. –Next one: CQR2008 Workshop, April 29 – May 1, 2008, Carefree, Arizona Meeting presentations and minutes are posted on the CQR web Holds elections every two years (2007 is an election year) CQR Chairmans Awards since 2004 Criteria upon which recipients were selected include: –sustained contributions in the field of Quality, Reliability & Security of communications services, networks or systems; –a demonstration of the core value of a professional society- adding value to others; and –integrity consistent with that of a role model. CQR: Background and Activities (II)

6 6 Officer Team Officer Team (2006 – 2007) Chair: Kenichi Mase Chair Elect: Chi-Ming Chen Vice-Chair-Operations: Hiromi Ueda Vice-Chair-Programs: Mike Todd Vice-Chair-Publications: Anil Macwan Secretary & Treasurer: Kevin Krantz & Shigeo Shioda Advisory Board Karl Rauscher (Advisory Board Chair) Koichi Asatani (Advisory Board Chair Emeritus) Kelly Krick Raymond Bonelli

7 7 Positions for election (2008-2009 Term) –(Current Chair Elect becomes Chair) –Chair Elect –Vice-Chair-Operations –Vice-Chair-Programs –Vice-Chair-Publications –Secretary –Treasurer Ballots to be sent by email next week List of Members is being updated for correct email addresses Election results will be announced by email 2007 Election

8 8 Strategic and Technical Programs Strategic –Annual International Workshops –Special Hot Topic Workshops Technical –ICC –GLOBECOM –Symposia Combined: –Publications –ICC and GLOBECOM Business Application Sessions Strategic Programs Technical Programs

9 9 Report from Hot Topic Workshops Workshop 1Power & Environment Rome, ItalyOctober 3, 2006 Workshop 2Network & PayloadLondon, U.K.October 6, 2006 Workshop 3Hardware & SoftwareBerlin, Germany October 11, 2006 Workshop 4Policy & HumanBrussels, BelgiumNovember 15, 2006 Workshops on Availability and Robustness of Europe's Future Communications Networks Proceedings posted on Final ARECI Report (Availability and Robustness of Electronic Communications Infrastructure) is posted on the European Commission website In the report, Special appreciation is expressed to CQR for the support (page 127)

10 10 Technical Programs – Current and Planning ICC2007, June 24-28, Glasgow, Scotland, UK H. Ueda, Symposium Co-Chair (with CSIM-TC* and SSC-TC**) 255 papers submitted, 102 papers accepted (40%) GLOBECOM2007, Nov. 26-30, Washington D.C., USA Karl Rauscher, General Vice Chair ICC2008, May 19-23, Beijing, China H. Ueda, Symposium Co-Chair (with CSIM-TC* and SSC-TC**) 221 papers submitted, 74 accepted (33.5%) GLOBECOM2008, Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, New Orleans, USA T. Tsuboi, Symposium Co-Chair ICC2009, June 14-18, Dresden, Germany H. Ueda, Symposium Co-Chair GLOBECOM2009, Nov. 30 – Dec 4, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Chi-Ming Chen, Business Forums Chair Hiromi Ueda, Asian-Pacific Publicity Chair H. Nakamura, Symposium Co-Chair (to be proposed) ICC2010, May, Capetown, South Africa T. Tsuboi, Symposium Co-Chair (to be proposed) * Communications Systems Integration & Modeling TC ** Satellite & Space Communications TC

11 11 Program Organization of 2008 CQR Workshop Previous workshops Program Chair: Mainly strategic program (invited presentation based) No TPC, no call-for-paper and no peer review 2008 workshop General Program Chair Mainly strategic program (invited presentation based) Follows a traditional CQR way. Technical Program Chair Technical program (selected paper based) TPC, call-for-paper and review (typically requires 3 reviewers) CD-based Proceedings

12 12 General Program Co-Chairs: Richard Krock, Alcatel-Lucent Peter Hoath, BT Technical Program Chair: Professor Masayuki Murata, Osaka Univ. Japan Place: Carefree Resort & Villas (on Google Map)Google Map 37220 Mule Train Road Carefree, Arizona 85377 (480) 488-5300 | (888) 488-9034 Dates: Tuesday, April 29 – Thursday, May 1, 2008 Program Organization of 2008 CQR Workshop

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15 15 CQR2008 TPC members Yoshihiro Ashi Hitachi Communication Technologies, Ltd., Japan Albert Banchs Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain Paolo Bellavista University of Bologna, Italy Hans van den Berg University of Twente, The Netherlands Torsten Braun University of Berne, Germany Rocky K. C. Chang The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK Chi-Ming Chen AT&T Labs, USA Mike Devetsikiotis New York City State University, USA Yacine Ghamri Doudane Institut d'Informatique d'Entreprise Nelson Fonseca State University of Campinas, Brasil Stefano Giordano University of Pisa, Italy Go Hasegawa Osaka University, Japan Toru Hasegawa KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan Takumi Miyoshi Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan Michael Menth University of Wurzburg, Germany Hiroyuki Morikawa University of Tokyo, Japan Tutomu Murase NEC Corp., JAPAN Hidenori Nakazato Waseda University, Japan Kawahara Ryoichi NTT, Japan Toshio Soumiya Fujitsu, Japan Dan Keun Sung KAIST, Korea Katsushiki Yamaoka Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Tokumi Yokohira Okayama University, Japan Tetsuya Yokotani Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan Weider Yu San Jose State University, USA

16 16 Scope Various aspects of QoS and Reliability for the following networks/services: – Grid and Distributed Computing – Mobile and Ad Hoc Networks – Overlay Networks – Multimedia Networks and VoIP Services – VPN, MPLS and Multicast Services – Web Services – Broadband Audio Visual Services – Current and Next-generation Internet – Emerging Technologies and Services

17 17 Scope The detailed technical areas includes Measurements Techniques Network Architecture and Design Network Security Operations, Administration and Maintenance QoS Metrics and Measurement QoS Policy and Assessment Traffic Control Traffic Modeling and Characterization

18 18 Submission Papers should describe original work, and be four two- column and single-spaced pages in IEEE conference style. The cover page should clearly indicate the complete postal and electronic mailing addresses, as well as the phone and fax numbers of the contact author. Paper submissions must be made electronically via e- mail attachment in PDF format to Hardcopy submissions will not be accepted. For more information, please visit:

19 19 Strategic Program Three themes (one for each day): –Global Operations –Next Generation Networks –Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Keynote Speakers: –Adam Drobot, CTO of Telcordia –Bob Nowill, Director of Information and Network Security of BT –One more being invited Executive Panel Distinguished Experts Panel (DEP)

20 20 Important Dates December 1, 2007 (extended to December 15) –Paper submission deadline February 1, 2008 –Notification of acceptance mailed to authors March 10, 2008 –Camera-ready paper submission deadline April 29 - May 1, 2008 –CQR 2008 Workshop

21 21 Registration What does your registration fee cover? –3 days of dialog with experts from around the world –Reception dinner (Monday evening) –Social event (Tuesday evening) –Banquet (Wednesday evening) –Hotel room (3 nights) ---- with high speed internet! Early registration (by or on 2/29/2008) –IEEE Members: $995; ComSoc Members: $945 –Non Members: $1095 Registration after 2/29/2008 –IEEE Members: $1095; ComSoc Members: $1045 –Non Members: $1195 For more information, please visit:

22 22 Member Services / Communications Free CQR membership! Promotion of member grade elevation –From member to Senior Member –From Senior Member to Fellow (congratulations to Hiromi Ueda) –To set an example, will ask all officers to apply for SM or above –For more info, please see CQR Home Page Distinguished Lecturer Nomination –Submit your candidate to Kenichi Mase by 11/30/07 Publication Opportunities –Proposal on Feature Topics, Communications Magazine –Timely links on CQR Home Page to Journals, Magazines, Conferences

23 23 Mark CQR2008 on your calendar Tuesday, April 29 – Thursday, May 1, 2008, Carefree, Arizona Upgrade your IEEE membership to Senior Member or Fellow Cast your vote for the Officers Election Questions? Thank you! Reminders before Adjourn

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