Call for Paper

2018 The Sixth International Conference on Advanced Cloud and Big Data (CBD 2018)

August 12-15, 2018, Lanzhou, China

Scope of Conference

The International Conference on Advanced Cloud and Big Data (CBD) provides a forum for both academics and practitioners working on cloud computing and big data technologies to explore new ideas, share their experiences and leverage each other’s perspectives. Besides the latest research achievements, this conference also covers cloud/big data industry practices and their broad applications, and gives all participants a chance to identify the new/emerging “hot” trends in these areas. We solicit original papers on a wide range of cloud computing and big data topics that can be divided into three tracks but are not limited to:

  • Research Track
  • • Cloud Security and Privacy
  • • Cloud Data Center Networking
  • • Cloud Virtualization
  • • Cloud Storage
  • • Cloud Resource Management
  • • Multi/Hybrid/Inter Cloud
  • • Big Data Processing/Mining/Query
  • • Cloud Workflow Scheduling
  • • Cloud based Machine/Deep Learning
  • • Cloud-Edge Architecture/Algorithm
  • • Cloud based Industrial Internet
  • • Green Cloud
  • Industry Track
  • • Cloud Computing Solutions
  • • Cloud Computing Specifications/Standards
  • • Big Data Economic Analytics
  • • Big Data in Smart City/Home
  • • Big Data in Industry Practices
  • Application Track
  • • Industrial Internet
  • • Mobile Edge Computing
  • • Machine/Deep Learning
  • • Social Networking
  • • Knowledge Graph

Paper Submission

Submitted manuscripts must be formatted in standard IEEE US Letter Format: and must be submitted via EasyChair ( as PDF files. The review version is limited to 6 pages (IEEE proceedings format), including references and illustrations. Submitted papers should not be previously published in or be under consideration for publication in another conference or journal. Submission of a paper should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will attend the conference to present the paper.


All submitted papers will be reviewed by program committee members and selected based on their originality, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted papers will be all published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS) and will be submitted for indexing to EI (Compendex). Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit revised and expanded version of their papers to be considered for publication in special issues of well-known international journals (SCI-index) such as Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Tsinghua Science and Technology, etc.

Important Dates

  • -Paper submission deadline: May 1, 2018 May 21, 2018(final!!!)
  • -Notification of acceptance: June 21, 2018 June 25, 2018
  • -Camera Ready Due: June 15, 2018 July 11, 2018
  • -Registration Due: June 15, 2018 July 11, 2018



Organizing & Program Committees

General Conference Co-Chairs
Bin Hu, Lanzhou University, China
Junzhou Luo, Southeast University, China
Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA
Program Committee Co-Chairs
Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hongkong, China
Qingguo Zhou, Lanzhou University, China
Fang Dong, Southeast University, China
Local Organization Co-Chairs
Rong Ma,Lanzhou University, China
Yan Li, Lanzhou University, China
Publicity Co-Chairs
Rui Zhou, Lanzhou University, China
Runqun Xiong, Southeast Univerisity, China
Publication Co-Chairs
Gaofeng Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
He Chen, Tsinghua University Press
Jinghui Zhang, Southeast University, China
International Steering Committee
Junzhou Luo, Southeast University, China
Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA


Industry Forum

Prof. Wei Zhao

IEEE Fellow

American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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Prof. Jiannong Cao

IEEE Fellow

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Prof. Wanlei Zhou

Head, School of Software

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

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Prof. Jun Shen

Associate Professor

University of Wollongong, Australia

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Registration and Final Paper Submission

Final Paper Submission

Author guidelines on final paper formatting, PDF check, and copyright transfer, etc. is now available:!/auth/login?ak=1&pid=8uu8MX9JKLzKbzZrjFlJd. Please kindly complete your final paper submission before July 11, 2018 as required by IEEE/CPS.


Conference Location

Lanzhou University(兰州大学)

222 South Tianshui Road, Chengguan, Lanzhou, Gansu, China.

Hotels Information

Tsuiying Hotel(萃英大酒店)

Location: No. 226 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

  For room reservation please send an SMS to +86 18693193533 with format "CBD2018 + your name + your phone number + room type you need + check in/out date". You will get a confirmation SMS accordingly.

  Negotiated price: One Queen Bed Room/Two Single Bed Room, RMB280/night, breakfast included.


Tsuiying Hotel is located on South Tianshui Road, next to the main campus of Lanzhou University. Various dining and shopping options are available nearby. Rooms at Tsuiying Hotel come with modern decoration and large windows. Each room is fitted with central air conditioning, broadband internet access, a TV and free in-room WIFI.

Lanzhou Hotel(兰州饭店)

Location:No.486 Donggang West Road, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

Contact: +86-931-4639092/4639091/8412960


Lan Zhou Hotel is adjacent to the Lanzhou University, a 5 minutes’ walk to the main campus. It will provide you with great convenience for your sightseeing, shopping and conducting business. Rooms at Lanzhou Hotel were redecorated in 2015. Each room is fitted with central air conditioning, a TV and free in-room WIFI.

Contact Us

Ms. Li Yan

Lanzhou University, China

Tel: +86-13919396671


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