23rd ACM/IFIP International Middleware Conference

7th – 11th November 2022

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Québec City, Québec, Canada

Conference Information

Thank you for attending this year's conference. See you next year in Bologna! First cycle submission deadline is December 2nd, 2022. Middleware 2023

Middleware 2022 will be a physical conference in Quebec City, scheduled for November 2022. All presentations for all tracks are expected to be in person. For special inquiries, please contact the general co-chairs.

ACM/IFIP Middleware

The annual ACM/IFIP Middleware conference is a major forum for the discussion of innovations and recent scientific advances of middleware systems with a focus on the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed systems, platforms and architectures for computing, storage, and communication.

Highlights of the conference will include a high quality single-track technical program, invited speakers, an industrial track, panel discussions involving academic and industry leaders, poster and demonstration presentations, a doctoral symposium, tutorials and workshops.


Original submissions of research papers on a diverse range of topics are sought, particularly those identifying new research directions. The topics of the interest for the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud and data centers
  • Virtualization, auto-scaling, provisioning, and scheduling
  • Data-intensive computing (big data) and data analytics
  • Stream Processing
  • Middleware Systems for Machine learning
  • Mobile and pervasive systems and services
  • Middleware techniques for Internet-of-Things, smart cities
  • Fog, Edge computing
  • Middleware for cyber-physical and Real-time systems
  • Energy and power-aware techniques
  • Event-based, publish/subscribe, and peer-to-peer solutions
  • Networking, network function virtualization, software-defined networking
  • Middleware for multimedia Systems
  • Fault tolerance and Consistency
  • Blockchains
  • Middleware support for security and privacy
  • Monitoring, resource management and analysis
  • Programming abstractions and paradigms for middleware
  • Critical reviews of middleware paradigms, e.g., object models, aspect orientation, etc.
  • Methodologies and tools for middleware systems design, implementation, verification, and evaluation
  • Serverless, Function-as-a-Service computing
  • General Co-Chairs

  • Kaiwen Zhang, ÉTS Montréal
  • Abdelouahed Gherbi, ÉTS Montréal
  • Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
  • PC Co-Chairs

  • Saurabh Bagchi, Purdue University, Indiana, United States
  • ‪Marta Patino-Martinez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

    All times are Anywhere on Earth (AoE)
    Events Dates
    Full Paper Submission May 15th May 25th, 2022
    Rebuttal July 29th-August 1st, 2022
    Author Notification August 9th, 2022
    Revised Submissions September 9th, 2022
    Notifications of Decisions of Revised Papers September 23rd, 2022
    Camera Ready October 3rd, 2022


    All times are Anywhere on Earth (AoE)
    Events Dates
    Workshop Proposal Submission May 21st, 2022
    Industry Track Full Paper Submission June 30th July 15th, 2022
    Doctoral Symposium Submission September 15 October 9, 2022
    Demo & Poster Submission September 9th September 16th , 2022
    Conference November 7th – 11th, 2022


    All times are Anywhere on Earth (AoE)
    Events Dates
    Full Paper Submission November 20th, 2021
    Rebuttal February 1st-3rd, 2022
    Author Notification February 14th, 2022
    Revised Submissions March 14th, 2022
    Notifications of Decisions of Revised Papers March 28th, 2022
    Camera Ready April 15th, 2022


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