General instructions

Submissions to the joint workshop must not have been published or be concurrently considered for publication elsewhere. All submissions will be peer-reviewed and will be judged on the basis of originality, contribution to the field, technical and presentation quality, and relevance to the workshop.

Papers must be submitted electronically via Easychair.

Papers not specifically directed to one of FLOSS-FM or OpenCert will be assigned by the Program Committee to one or the other.

Formatting instructions

Papers should be written in English and should not exceed 16 pages. They must be prepared using the OSS author's kit.

Publication of accepted articles

Accepted papers will be electronically published with ISBN number. More details to be announced shortly.


All enquiries should be sent to one of the following addresses (which have the same recipients):


Satellite event of OSS 2008, co-located with the IFIP WCC 2008 in the Milano Convention Centre, Milan, Italy.

Important Dates

23rd June 2008
Notification of Acceptance:
30th June 2008
Final version due:
7th July 2008
Date of workshop:
10th September 2008