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UNICORE Summit 2012



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 2012 will take place at Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, on May 30-31, 2012. It will start on May 30 at 13:00 and end on May 31 at about 14:00. Information on how to get there is listed here.


The schedule of the UNICORE Summit 2012.

The group photos taken at UNICORE Summit.

The Proceedings are available online.

Call for Contribution

The main topics of the UNICORE Summit 2012 are:

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

For further details see call for papers.


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 to submission page. A login is required to submit contributions and to check the status of current submissions.

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 2011.

Important dates

Contributions due:   April 16, 2012
Acceptance notification:   April 30, 2012
UNICORE Summit:   May 30 - 31, 2012
Papers for Proceedings due:   June 25, 2012

Program Committee

Local Organisers


Please use the registration page to register for the workshop.

Participation is free of charge.


The UNICORE Summit 2012 will be taking place in Dresden (Germany), a dynamic city with lovely surroundings. For further details visit the location page.

Information about how to reach Dresden University of Technology can be found here .

See the accomodation page for the hotel information.

Additional information

For further information please send e-mail to .


Page URL: http://www.unicore.eu/summit/2012