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Special Session
Special Session on
Experiences with OCCI
 - OCCI 2016

23 - 25 April, 2016 - Rome, Italy

Within the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - CLOSER 2016


Augusto Ciuffoletti
Università di Pisa
Brief Bio
Augusto Ciuffoletti is a senior researcher at the Dept. of Computer Science of the University of Pisa, where he teaches a course on Networking. His research interests focus on distributed computing and control. He participated with the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) to the Coregrid Network of Excellence during FP6, and to OGF Europe during FP7, where he developed interest and competence in the monitoring of cloud infrastructures. He is a member of the OCCI working group of the OGF.


OCCI stands for Open Cloud Computing Interface. It is a standard proposal of the Open Grid forum that aims at fostering interoperability between different cloud infrastructures and providers. This Special Session gathers experiences about the utilization of OCCI, specifically addressing adoption stories and applications.


Paper Submission: February 17, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification: February 24, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: March 3, 2016 (expired)


Silvio Cretti, CREATE-NET, Italy
Andrew (Andy) Edmonds, Zürich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Federico Facca, Martel Innovate, Switzerland
Enol Fernandez, CSIC, Spain
Philippe Merle, Inria, France
Boris Parak, CESNET, z.s.p.o., Czech Republic
Jean Parpaillon, INRIA, France


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee complemented by members of the main conference program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


CLOSER Special Sessions - OCCI 2016