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UNICORE Summit 2011



The UNICORE Summit is a unique opportunity for UNICORE users, developers, administrators, researchers, service providers and managers to meet.

Participate to share your experience, present your own developments, present planned developments, learn about the latest UNICORE features and get new ideas for interesting and prosperous collaborations.

Date and location

The UNICORE Summit 2011 will take place at Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, on July 7th - 8th. Information on how to get there is listed here.


The schedule of the UNICORE Summit 2011.

The Proceedings are available online.

Call for Contribution

The main topics of the UNICORE Summit 2011 are:

Areas of interest include all UNICORE-related work; recent developments in all technological domains, experiences from end-users and administrators, interoperability use cases, security, integration with cloud and virtualization techniques, performance evaluation, new ideas and concepts, etc.


Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of one page maximum. Contributions can be of type presentation, demonstration or poster (the type of contribution must be indicated).

Contributions should be submitted electronically in PDF format by sending it as an e-mail attachment to .

Authors of accepted contributions for the UNICORE Summit can send in full papers for presentations (about 10 pages) or short papers for demonstrations and posters (about 5 pages) for the proceedings. The full papers have to be written in LaTeX using the following style.


Accepted contributions will be published in the IAS book series of Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH publishers as an edited book with ISBN number. The book will be published after the UNICORE Summit and each participant will receive a copy. An example for a proceedings book is the one of UNICORE Summit 2010.

Important dates

Contributions due:   May 23, 2011
Acceptance notification:   June 6, 2011
UNICORE Summit:   July 7 - 8, 2011
Papers for Proceedings due:   July 31, 2011

Local Organisers

Piotr Bała, Marcelina Borcz

Program Committee

Piotr Bała, Daniel Mallmann, Ralph Müller-Pfefferkorn, Mathilde Romberg


Please use the registration form to register for the workshop.

Participation is free of charge.


Information about how to reach Nicolaus Copernicus University can be found here. and how to get to the faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science is given here.

Several hotels are available near of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, ordered by increasing walking distance (5 Min/10 Min/ 15 Min) to Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science:

Additional information

For further information please send e-mail to .


Page URL: http://www.unicore.eu/summit/2011