DISC 2023 Call for Workshops & Tutorials


DISC 2023 will be held this year in L’Aquila, Italy from the 9th to the 13th of October (http://www.disc-conference.org/wp/disc2023/). We invite proposals for full-day and half-day workshops and tutorials. They will take place on Monday the 9th and Friday the 13th of October.

We expect that most talks of workshops are held in presence at the conference site. We intend to follow the “workshops template” from DISC 2019 (see the workshop program at a glance at http://www.disc-conference.org/wp/disc2019/workshops/), that is, there will be up to 3-4 workshops each day (depending on the predicted number of participants) where we synchronize the parallel talks as much as possible so that “cross-workshops” participants will not miss any of the talks. This also guarantees shared coffee and lunch breaks.

The organizers of DISC will encourage students to participate in the workshops, e.g., allotting a quota of free-of-charge local students, and waiving workshop registration for students that participate in the main conference. DISC will also waive the registration fees of a limited number of speakers per workshop/tutorial.

We are interested in topics which are related to distributed computing and systems on one hand, but also in topics that have the potential of extending the scope of what the community sees as “distributed computing” on the other hand.

Important Dates

Workshop/Tutorial proposal deadline: May 31, 2023, at 23:59 AoE.

The notification will be provided shortly after the proposal has been sent.


Please email
the Workshops & Tutorials Chair, Yannic Maus ([log in to unmask]), a short proposal with the following details:
1.    Workshop/tutorial name and an optional acronym (please state whether it is a workshop, a tutorial, or any other format)
2.    Names, affiliations, and email addresses of the organizers. Please specify who is the point of contact.
3.    Short description of the workshop’s topic and its relevance to the DISC community.
4.    Length: Half-day or full day
5.    Date preference: please state if you are OK with being scheduled to the 9th or the 13th, or that you are OK with both options.
6.    Tentative list of (possible) speakers
7.    A skeleton schedule of the workshop (see an example in
here: https://parsys.lri.fr/CELLS/#page_program, but of course you can have shorter talks/posters, etc.).
8.    A link to a website of a past meeting of your workshop (if applicable).
9.    Estimated number of speakers and attendees

William K. Moses Jr.
Publicity Chair, DISC 2023


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