Greece, Heraklion

Advanced School on Service Oriented Computing

when 2 July 2012 - 7 July 2012
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 630

The Advanced School on Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) l (SummerSoc) brings together the best international experts on software and services with PhD students, young researchers and professionals from leading academic, research and industrial organizations across Europe and around the world. Students who attend the prestigious Erasmus Mundus International Master on Service Engineering (IMSE) participate in the Advanced School as part of their study program.Topics span the entire field of SOC from conceptual foundations to industrial applications. In addition to high quality training, the Advanced School helps forge a new research and scientific community on Service-Oriented Computing(SOC). The Advanced School fosters the free exchange of ideas and helps the participants to network and start new cooperative research projects. The Schools Directors are internationally known experts and researchers on SOC. This year the major themes of SummerSoc will be: Conceptual Foundations, Computing in the Clouds, People in SOCs and New Emerging Topics. A limited number of participants will be able to take a written exam at the end of the Advanced School and if successful, earn 3 ECTS points. If you are interested in taking the exam please express interest here. The Summer School is organized by S-Cube, TSL and ICS and in close cooperation with the Dissemination Collaboration Working Group (CWG), that brings together projects of the IST SSAIE unit. This Advanced School is a continuation of a successful series of workshops on Service Science and Engineering, the first of which was held in Crete, in May 2007. The second workshop was held in Palermo, Italy in June, 2008. Starting from the third, the Advanced School on SOC is held regularly every year in Crete.

Course leader

Christos N. Nikolaou

Target group

Conceptual Foundations Computing in the Clouds People in Service Oriented Computing Systems (SOCS) Emerging Topics

Course aim

SummerSOC 2012 will be, once more and without doubt, a successful combination of knowledge acquisition along with the opening of the mind on all topics related to Service Oriented Computing. Come to learn, network and enjoy!

Fee info

EUR 630: Early Registration Fees
EUR 693: Late Registration Feesrn


A limited number of scholarships, in the form of reduced registration fees, at 300 euros, will be available. Those interested in applying should indicate their interest before following the registration process. They should also arrange for a recomme