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UNICORE Summit 2009
Call for Papers



The goal of the UNICORE Summit is to bring together researchers and practitioners working with UNICORE in the areas of Grid and distributed computing, to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and latest research results on all aspects of UNICORE.

Topics of interest

Topics of interest for the UNICORE Summit should be related to UNICORE and include but are not limited to:


Accepted papers will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. For more information regarding paper format and style please visit the author's instruction link at LNCS: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs.

Paper submissions

Authors are invited to submit manuscripts reporting original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics related to UNICORE, e.g. the described topics of interest. Submitted papers should be formatted in LNCS format and should not exceed 10 pages including figures and references. Papers should be submitted electronically in PDF format by sending it as an e-mail attachment to . All papers will be peer reviewed and the comments will be provided to the authors.

Important dates

Submissions due:   June 9th, 2009
Extended until June 16th, 2009
Notifications of acceptance:   July 21st, 2009
Camera ready version due:   August 4th, 2009
UNICORE Summit:   August 25th, 2009

Programm Committee

Program Chairs
Achim Streit (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
Wolfgang Ziegler (Fraunhofer Institute SCAI, Germany)

Program Committee
Agnes Ansari (CNRS-IDRIS, France)
Rosa Badia (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain)
Donal Fellows (University of Manchester, UK)
Anton Frank (LRZ Munich, Germany)
Edgar Gabriel (University of Houston, USA)
Alfred Geiger (T-Systems, Germany)
Erwin Laure (KTH Stockholm, Sweden)
Odej Kao (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
Paolo Malfetti (CINECA, Italy)
Ralf Ratering (Intel GmbH, Germany)
Mathilde Romberg (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
Bernd Schuller (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
David Snelling (Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, UK)
Thomas Soddemann (Fraunhofer Institute SCAI, Germany)
Stefan Wesner (University of Stuttgart - HLRS, Germany)
Ramin Yahyapour (University of Dortmund, Germany)

Additional information

For further information please send e-mail to .

The Call for papers is also available in text and PDF format.


Page URL: http://www.unicore.eu/summit/2009/call.php