2009 Computing & Technology Conferences Held in China

MobiCom 2009
Beijing, China
September 20 - 25, 2009
Jeanette M. Wing, Assistant Director, Computer and Information Science, and, Engineering Directorate, National Science Foundation, USA
Moon-Ki Choi, President, electronics and telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
The 15th annual conference to address the changes in wireless networking. Attendees participated in workshops by CoRoNet, MICNET, WiNTECH, CHANTS, and VANET. There was also a panel discussion on Network Science: Hype or Reality.

NT09: 10th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes
Beijing, China
June 21 - 26, 2009
Phaedon Avouris, IBM, USA
Ado Jorio, Unversidate Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Hiromichi Kataura, AIST Tsukuba, japan
Steven G. Louie, University of California at Berkley, USA
Maurizio Prato, University of Trieste, Italy
The conference addressed the developments in fundamental and applied research. Participants exchanged ideas on the mechanics of nanotubes, electronic and optical properties of nanotubes, nanotube synthesis and purification, and the chemical modification of nanotubes.

2009 IEEE International Conference on Network Infrastructure and Digital Content (IC-NIDC 2009)
Beijing, China
November 6 - 8, 2009
Yoshiaki Nemoto
Professor Bob Li
Fumiyuki Adachi
Dr. Zhen Liu
A conference held to help participants understand the new generation of wireless communication technologies. Topics covered during the event included broadband networking, digital content search, optical communication, network security, and digital content development.

5th China Computer Forensics Conference
Beijing, China
December 6 - 8, 2009
Professor XU Rongsheng, Chief Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Professor Zhang Sutong, China University of Political Science and Law
Andrew Rosen, CEO, ASRData
Jon Hanson, Vice President of Sales and Training, H-11 Digital Forensics
Ricci Leong, eWalker Consulting Limited, Hong Kong
Yuri Gubanov, CEO, Belkasoft
An annual high level event for academics and professionals to advance technologies in computer forensics. Participants learned of password cracking tools, instant messenger analysis, F-response tools, and Netwitness among other topics.

The 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudCom2009)
Beijing, China
December 1 - 4, 2009
Professor Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
Dr. James T. Yeh, Director of Strategy, Corporate Strategy, IBM Corporation
Dr. Rajkumar Buyya, Director for GRIDS Lab, university of Melbourne and Manjrasoft, Australia
Professor Chunming Rong, PCA Research Coordinator in China, and University of Stavanger, Norway
A conference to inform researchers and academics working in cloud computing and other related technologies of current applications and trends. Panellist discussed privacy in a semantic cloud, data protection, SLA-driven adaptive resource management, and community cloud computing and other topics.

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ICIS 2009
8th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS 2009)
Shanghai, China
June 1 - 3, 2009
Professor Jifeng He, Ph.D. Professor of Shanghai Key Laboratory of Trustworthy Computing, East China Normal University, China
Paul Tyma, Ph.D., President/CTO. ManyBrain, Inc., USA
Professor Jixin Ma, Ph.D. Reader, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Greenwich, UK
An event where participants could share ideas on research in all aspects of information science. The event covered a wide range of topics ranging from computer architecture and VLSI, economic and financial systems, middleware architectures and techniques, web engineering, and multimedia computing.

4th Asian Semantic Web Conference
Shanghai, China
December 6 - 9, 2009
Professor Ning Zhong, the LarKC Consortium
Hideaki Takeda, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento, Italy
A yearly conference on the theoretical foundations, building blocks, and applications of semantic technologies. It presented a large amount of research on knowledge modelling, web engineering, information systems, and human computer interaction on the Asian continent.

International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS 2009)
Shanghai, China
September 1 - 3, 2009
Professor Zhang Shengkun
Fernando ZXurdo, SENER Ingenieria y Sistemas, S.A.
Paul Crossland, QinetiQ, Ltd.
Gu Xiang, COSCO Shipyard Group Company, Ltd.
The 14th annual conference to discuss topics relating to computer applications for shipbuilding, maritime operations, and communication. Participants learned of computer aided design concepts, parts manufacturing, material management, shipbuilding projects, and innovation impact assessment.

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IEEE 9th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology
Xiamen, China
October 11 - 14, 2009
Fabio Babiloni, Associate Professor of Human Physiology, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rome, Italy
Professor Xiangjian He, Director of Computer Vision and Recognition Laboratory, UTS
Xianoming Li, Vice President of the China Computer Federation
The workshop brought together practitioners and researchers involved in web-based technologies. Panellist and participants discussed corporate portals, supply chain automation, and online marketplaces in an effort to make them highly scalable, accessible, and personal.

18th International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD2009)
Guoqing Chen, Department of Management Science and Engineering, School of Economics and Management, Tshinghua University, China
Jian Ma, Department of Information Systems at the College of Business, City University of Hong Kong
Zhi Ji, Key Laboratory of high Confidence Software technologies of the Ministry of Education, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, China
Deli Yang, School Management, Dalian University of Technology, China
The theme for the conference was Challenge of Practice and Theory in Web-Based Information Services. Tracks featured in the conference included the legal aspects of information system development, IS/IT project management, IS development, engineering and managing information systems, analyzing business systems, and information system development.

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