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Call For Tutorials

For the upcoming combined GENI Engineering Conference 22 (GEC22) and US Ignite Application Summit, proposals are solicited for introductory, intermediate, and advanced tutorials with a duration ranging from 1.5 to 4 hours. Tutorials should have an interactive, hands-on part but they can be a combination of lecture, interactive workshop, and hands-on training.

Preference will be given to tutorials using GENI and/or US Ignite federated resources. They should cover topics of interest to the GENI and US Ignite communities including but not limited to: Use of GENI Federated Aggregates, including international testbeds Experimenter tools Tools for managing experiments (including standard software or system administration tools) Experiment methodology Controller programming for applications Tutorials on networking, distributed systems, SDNs, cloud computing Tutorials for educators, operators, developers Organizing your community for US Ignite Covering multiple topics is encouraged.

Proposals should contain the following information:

  • Title, Presenter(s) and a full list of instructors
  • Abstract
  • Intended audience
  • US Ignite app developers, GENI users or both
  • beginner, intermediate, advanced
  • any prerequisites
  • Duration - Detailed description and outline (1 page maximum)
  • Has this tutorial been given before and if so how this presentation will be different.
  • The attached form completed.

Tutorial proposals should be submitted in PDF format, should not exceed three (3) pages in total (including the attached form), and be sent to

Important dates:

  • Tutorial proposals due: December 17th, 2014
  • Notifications to tutorial proposers: December 23rd, 2014
  • Tutorial Agenda posted: February 2nd, 2015
  • Tutorial Material posted: March 13th, 2015
  • This includes step-by-step instructions. Sample instructions:

For questions regarding tutorial submissions please contact

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