Online submission of abstracts for the user forum opens

Submissions of extended abstracts for participation in the EGI User Forum 2011 is now open online, The event will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania (11-15 April). EGI, in conjunction with the European Middleware Initiative and Vilnius University, welcomes contributions from the European e-Infrastructure community, and their international collaborators. End-users, application and tool developers as well as operations staff across Europe can submit abstracts for:

  • Oral presentations

  • Posters

  • Demonstrations

  • Workshops

  • Stands for the exhibition area

Accepted abstracts for oral presentations will be published in the conference's abstract book. The programme committee is looking for contributions on topics such as:

  • Current research approaches or results obtained from using e-Infrastructures

  • Domain specific and generic portals that simplify access to e-Infrastructures

  • Experiences from applications ported, developed or deployed with e-Infrastructures

  • End-user environments (tools/portals/gateways) for accessing e-Infrastructure

  • Services or software relating to large-scale data analysis or data-oriented applications on distributed computing infrastructures

  • Provision and support for user-oriented e-Infrastructures

  • Management and/or exploitation of emerging computing technologies (desktops, virtualisation, clouds)

  • Integration, sharing and exploitation of national and international e-Infrastructure

  • Delivery of operational e-Infrastructure services to its users

Abstract submission will end on 17 December.