Call for Workshops CFP: Multimedia Information Networking and Security
To be held in 2009 International Conference on Multimedia Information
Networking and Security (MINES 2009)

November 18-20, 2009
Wuhan, China

Call for Workshops
The MINES 2009 Workshops Chairs invite proposals for workshops to be
held within the 2009 International Conference on Multimedia
Information NEtworking and Security (MINES 2009).

MINES 2009 will be held at Wuhan, China in November 2009. Workshops
provide a forum for discussing novel ideas and specific research
questions among researchers and practitioners during MINES. Successful
workshops should complement the topics of MINES. Workshop organizers
could invite one special talk, and accept papers with a peer-review
process. Typically, each workshop will be composed of at least 10
papers. Workshop organizers manage the paper submission and review
works, and submit the camera-ready papers before the due date (August
1, 2009). The workshop papers will be published together with regular
papers in the conference proceedings.

Proposal Preparation 
A formal workshop proposal should be at most two pages and include the
following information:

1. Title of the proposed workshop (full name and short name)
2. Profile of workshop organizers (including affiliations, contact info
    and brief biography)
3. Theme of the workshop and topics of interest, and how these relate
   to the overall conference
4. List of Program Committee members
5. Method to receive and evaluate the submissions
6. Expected number of accepted papers
7. Estimated time schedules
8. Are there journal issue for the revised or extended workshop papers
   Proposals will be evaluated based on the timeliness of the topic and
   relevance to MINES 2009, as well as the qualifications of the
   organizers and Program Committee.

Important Dates
Workshop proposals: April 15, 2009
Notification of acceptance: April 20, 2009
Workshop calls online (by organizers): April 20, 2009
Final Manuscript due (for proceedings): August 1, 2009
Workshops: at conference

Proposal Submission

Proposals should be sent to with the
following subject 'MINES2009 Workshop Proposal', and inquiries to the
MINES Workshops Chairs:

Jean-Henry Morin, University of Geneva, Switzerland ( 
Zhiwen Yu, Kyoto University, Japan ( 
Zheng Yan, Nokia Research Center, Finland ( 
Pascal Cherrier, Orange France, France (