[July 30, 2019] Best Paper Awards are announced. Visit this page for the list.

[July 30, 2019] Videos of conference symposia and plenary panels are being added to the website. Please visit the respective program pages for viewing and sharing videos!

[July 30, 2019] Links to the proceedings for 2019, as well as for previous instances of all conferences are available on this page.

[July 22, 2019] Videos of the Congress keynotes are available on the website. Plenary panel videos will be added soon! For a recap of IBM contributions to SERVICES 2019, please see this link.
For videos, please visit the keynote pages.

[July 10, 2019] IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the public transportation strike beginning at 18:00 (6:00pm) on Thursday, 11 July, the Congress has decided to move up the sessions in order for attendees to arrive on time to the banquet bus collection point. Revised times for Thursday afternoon include:

  • Concise 2 and ICWS 15 will be moved to 11:45 -13:00 (rooms remain the same)
  • Lunch Time is shortened to 45 minutes (13:00-13:45).
  • Afternoon Paper Sessions are shortened to 60 minutes (13:45-14:45).
  • Coffee Break is shortened to 15 minutes (14:45-15:00).
  • Plenary Panel (From Edge to Cloud) is shortened to 60 minutes (15:00-16:00).

[July 4, 2019] Download the SERVICES Conference Mobile App:
For Android and iOS devices: Open your app store and search for CrowdCompass AttendeeHub. Once you have downloaded the app use its search feature to find services19. This will give you access to the information.
Password: services19

Web Version:
Password: services19

[July 2, 2019] Congress Tutorials 1 & 2 have switched time slots. The IBM Hybrid Cloud tutorial will take place in the morning session (8:15 - 12:30) and the DevOps tutorial will be in the afternoon session (14:00 - 17:00). Learn More

[June 12, 2019] The Congress includes seven affiliated conferences/congresses. The Congress program includes joint plenary sessions, 285 paper presentations, an Industry Day, augmented with invited speakers and panels, led by a joint plenary program. Learn More: Call for Participation

[June 2, 2019] There are some seats reserved for students to enroll into tutorials on the first-come-first-serve basis. No extra fee is required but remaining seating is very limited. Tutorial enrollment can be done through the registration site. Click here for registration.

[May 31, 2019] Author registration has been extended to June 3 at 6:00pm (CDT). Following this deadline, unregistered papers will be removed from the technical program. Click here for registration.

[May 22, 2019] The preliminary program has been revised. Please note that this program is subject to change until the full program is finalized. Check back for updates! Click here for more information.

[May 16, 2019] Carl Chang and Sumi Helal invite you to join the First IEEE Digital Health as a Service Symposium (DHAASS) that has been scheduled on July 12-13 in Milan, in conjunction with the 2019 IEEE World Congress on Services. Click here for information.

[May 14, 2019] The preliminary program has been revised. Please note that this program is subject to change until the full program is finalized. Check back for updates! Click here for more information.

[May 7, 2019] The preliminary program has been posted. Please note that this program is subject to change until the full program is finalized. Check back for updates! Click here for more information.

[April 16, 2019] Instructions for authors preparing camera-ready submissions has been posted. All papers must follow the required file naming conventions described. Click here for more information.

[April 10, 2019] IEEE Computer Society is offering 5 free article downloads from selected IEEE publications for participants of IEEE SERVICES 2019. Click here for more information.

[April 10, 2019] IEEE SERVICES 2019 will feature a Doctoral Symposium (DS) as part of the Congress Symposia to create a forum for doctoral students to engage in exploring research directions and establishing professional networking and career contacts. Deadline for submissions is April 25.

[April 6, 2019] The deadline for workshop and symposia papers has been extended to April 22. The submission deadline for concise papers for the Services Computing Symposium is May 1. Please check the relevant webpages for full information and important dates.

[March 22, 2019] Yanchun Sun, Peking University, was appointed to serve as the Chair for the Symposium on Services Computing. A Congress Review Panel will be composed to support Prof. Sun’s responsibilities to conduct additional reviews of technical contributions in various categories.

[March 21, 2019] Three new chairs for the upcoming Doctoral Symposium were appointed. They are: Latifur Khan, University of Texas-Dallas, Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, and Yanmei Zhang, Central University of Finance and Economics. Three chairs will work together to compose a pipeline building program to cultivate the next generation of researchers with the help of other seasoned educators, and foster a networking environment beyond the Milan event.

[February 20, 2019]
Dr. Sumi Helal will be a keynote speaker for the 2019 Congress. Dr. Helal is Chair in Digital Health at Lancaster University, UK, where he leads interdisciplinary research and initiatives in digital health in both the School of Computing and Communications (Faculty of Science and Technology) and the Division of Health Research (Faculty of Health and Medicine). He directs Health Innovation - Digital which is one of the five operating steering groups that make up the Health Innovation Campus (HIC) - a major investment and initiative by Lancaster University to move technology and data into the pathways of health and care, to improve outcomes and enhance the quality of life of all people including individuals with special needs. Read more...

[February 19, 2019]
Carlos Fonseca will serve as the Congress Tutorial Chair. Fonseca is an Executive IT Architect, Software Engineer, and a people manager. With over 20 years of software development, and architecture experience, Carlos has provided many contributions to IBM technologies, solutions, and software products. Currently, Carlos manages a high-performance team of software engineers, IT specialist and architects providing innovated Information Technology solutions for IBM. These solutions range from application development, IBM cloud application and infrastructure architecture and design, mobile design and development, wireless technology solutions, emerging client adoption solutions, VPN and secured access solutions. Carlos provides technical leadership in many of the team’s contributions including leading several key cloud infrastructure architecture and deployment projects in IBM Research.

[February 3, 2019]
The submission deadline has been extended to March 2, 2019 for all conferences. Please see the Call for Papers for extended dates regarding paper submission, notifications to authors, and camera-ready submissions.

[December 7, 2018]
Brian Blake has been appointed the Congress Panel Chair. Blake is the Nina Henderson Provost and Distinguished Professor of Systems and Software Engineering at Drexel University. Previously he was associate dean for research and graduate studies in the University of Notre Dame College of Engineering, and chaired the Georgetown University Department of Computer Science as it launched its first graduate program. Blake has directed computer science labs funded by more than $10 million in sponsored research awards; authored 170-plus publications and chaired six conferences; edited major journals including his current service as editor-in-chief of IEEE Internet Computing. Blake is a Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM Distinguished Scientist. Blake’s industry experience includes six years as a software engineer and architect at Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and The MITRE Corporation before entering academia full time. Blake also holds appointments in the College of Engineering (as professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) and in the College of Medicine (as professor of neuroengineering).

[December 5, 2018]
Michael Goul has been appointed the 2019 Congress Symposia Chair. Goul is the associate dean for faculty and research and a professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He is also an affiliated faculty member for both ASU’s Institute for Social Science Research and the Global Security Initiative, and he serves on the Biodesign Institute's Internal Advisory Board. Goul received the 2016 TCSVC Outstanding Leadership Award from the IEEE Computer Society.

[October 8, 2018]
Shangguang Wang and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec have been appointed Congress Workshops Chairs. Interested workshop organizers can submit workshop proposals through December 1. For proposal requirements, please visit the workshops page .

[October 1, 2018]
Kathryn Guarini, VP at IBM Industry Research, will be a featured keynote speaker for the 2019 World Congress on Services. View her bio here.

[September 30, 2018]
Joseph Sifakis will be one of the featured keynote speakers for the 2019 World Congress on Services. View his abstract and bio here.


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