International Workshop on Information Technology for Innovative Services (ITIS 2009)
in conjunction with
The 3rd International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS-2009)
August 19-21, 2009
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Call for Papers

Information Technology (IT) has been changing our life, business, economy, society, and the world. It is applied to many other technologies and sciences and continues to provide innovative services for them. However, accelerating the revolution is always required. 
This workshop provides an international forum for researcher and participants to share and exchange their experiences, discuss challenges and present original ideas in all aspect of innovative services. We do not welcome only research papers on innovative seed technology but also reports on innovative needs in all domains. 
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Innovative Development Methods of Hardware and Software Systems
  • case studies on Innovative Services
  • Innovative communication and its protocols
  • Web and Grid services
  • P2P based services
  • Mobile services
  • Business Model/Business Administration
  • Multimedia networking and applications
  • Visualization and Computer Vision
  • Dependability
  • Entertainment
  • Cloud, Infrastructure and Green IT

Paper Submission

Only full papers in English will be accepted. Submit a full paper of at most 6 pages (IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscripts style: two columns, single-spaced), including figures and references, using 10 fonts, and number each page. You can confirm the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Author Guidelines at the following web page: URL: http://www.computer.org/portal/site/cscps/ .
Paper submission must include contact addresses of all authors, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses. All papers will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, if the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference.
Please submit your papers (in PDF format) by email to: iwitis@gmail.com

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: April 30, 2009 (extended)
  • Author Notification: May 12, 2009 (extended)
  • Author Registration: June 1, 2009 (Please follow this link)
  • Final Manuscript: June 5, 2009


  • Minoru Uehara, Toyo University, Japan
  • Akio Koyama, Yamagata University, Japan

Program Committee

  • Atsushi Tanaka, Yamagata University, Japan
  • Fatos Xhafa, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Hui-huang Hsu, Tamkang University, Taiwan
  • Junpei Arai, Yamagata College of Industry and Technology, Japan
  • Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Makoto Murakami, Toyo University, Japan
  • Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
  • Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany
  • Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Nobuyoshi Sato, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Rubem Pereira, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Shoichi Nakamura, Fukushima University, Japan
  • Takanori Terashima, Miyagi University, Japan
  • Takayuki Fujimoto, Toyo University, Japan
  • Teh-Sheng Huang, ChungHwa Telecom, Taiwan
  • Tetsuya Shigeyasu, Hiroshima International University, Japan
  • Tokuro Matsuo, Yamagata University, Japan
  • Tomoya Enokido, Risho University, Japan
  • Tomoya Kitani, Shizuoka University, Japan
  • Tomoyuki Nagase, Hirosaki University, Japan
  • William Allen, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
  • Yoshinari Nomura, Okayama University, Japan
  • Yoshitaka Shibata, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Yuka Kato, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
  • Zixue Cheng, The University of Aizu, Japan