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Call for tutorials

The Middleware conference traditionally includes tutorials on selected topics given by renowned scientists and practitioners in their fields. Tutorials on both mature and emerging topics are welcomed. Tutorials may be lectures, interactive workshops, hands-on training, or any combination of the above. Exploring diverse ways of interacting with the audience is welcome as are cross-disciplinary topics. Proposers of accepted tutorials have to prepare a webpage containing detailed information about the tutorial.

Tutorial proposals should be submitted in PDF format, not exceeding three (3) pages in total, and be sent to David Bromberg ( and Thais Batista (

The important Tutorial dates are:

Tutorials proposal due July 2, 2014
Tutorial notification of acceptance July 31, 2014

All deadline times are 23:59 UTC/GMT -12h, Baker Island

Proposals must include:

  • Title and short outline of the tutorial content (max. 200 words)
  • Motivation on why the topic is of particular interest at this time.
  • Data of the presenters (name, affiliation, email address, homepage) and short description of their expertise, experiences in teaching and in tutorial presentation.
  • The type of tutorial (e.g., lecture vs. hands-on)
  • References to previous iterations of the tutorial (if applicable) including their date, venue, topics and number of participants and the motivation for the new proposal
  • Requirements for the tutorial room (please note that our capabilities in fulfilling unusual requests are limited)
  • Requirements for the attendants (e.g., must bring own laptop or other hardware, familiarity with certain technologies or topics, etc.)
  • Expected number of participants