The European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS'04) will be held in Erfurt (Germany), September 27-30 2004.

Submission deadline for papers: April 23, 2004

 

Their list of suggested topics looks pretty good. It demonstrates quite impressive that Web Services technology consists of much more than just XML, WSDL, SOAP and UDDI:

  • Adoption of Web Services by organizations
  • Automatic computing for Web Services infrastructure
  • Business Grid solution architecture
  • Business process integration and management using Web Services
  • Case studies on Web Services based applications
  • Choreography issues and standards
  • Confluence of technologies of the Semantic Web and Web Services
  • Customization of existing Web Services
  • Data management issues in Web Services
  • Dynamic invocation mechanisms for Web Services
  • Economics and pricing models of utility computing and Web Services
  • Enhancements to existing standards
  • Frameworks for building Web Service applications
  • Grid architectures, middleware and toolkits
  • Mathematical foundations of Web Services
  • Multimedia applications using Web Services
  • Quality of service for Web Services
  • Resource management of Web Services
  • Scalability and performance of Web Services
  • Semantic contracts
  • Service oriented architectures based on Web Services
  • Service registries
  • Software re-usability and Web Services as wrappers of existing legacy systems
  • Solution management for Web Services
  • Trust, security & privacy in Web Services
  • Version management in Web Services
  • Web Service-based Grid computing and peer to peer computing
  • Web Service composition
  • Web Services and process management
  • Web Services architecture
  • Web Services-based applications for e-Commerce
  • Web Services discovery & selection
  • Web Services modeling & design
  • Web Services negotiation & agreement
  • Wireless Web, mobility, and Web Services