Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems

11-13 December 2024, Lucca, Italy

About OPODIS 2024 Call for Papers

About OPODIS 2024

OPODIS is an open forum for the exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge concerning distributed computing and distributed computer systems. All aspects of distributed systems are within the scope of OPODIS, including theory, specification, design, performance, and system building. With strong roots in the theory of distributed systems, OPODIS now covers the whole range between the theoretical aspects and practical implementations of distributed systems, as well as experimentation and quantitative assessments.


IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
San Francesco Complex
Piazza S. Francesco, 19
55100 Lucca


Wednesday to Friday
11-13 December 2024

Keynote Speakers

We will host the following outstanding speakers.

Alysson Bessani

Alysson Bessani

Universidade de Lisboa

Paola Flocchini

Paola Flocchini

University of Ottawa

Alberto Sonnino

Alberto Sonnino

Mysten Labs & University College London


Organising Committee

  • General Chair:
    • Letterio Galletta (IMT School, Italy)
  • IMT School Organizing Team:
    • John Bianchi (IMT School, Italy)
    • Simone Soderi (IMT School, Italy)
  • Steering Committee:
    • Quentin Bramas (University of Strasbourg, France)
    • Pascal Felber (Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland) — chair
    • Paola Flocchini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
    • Vincent Gramoli (University of Sydney, Australia)
    • Eshcar Hillel (Pliops, Israel)
    • Yannic Maus (TU Graz, Austria)
    • Alessia Milani (LIS, Aix-Marseille Université, France)
    • Roberto Palmieri (Lehigh University, USA)

Program Committee

  • Program Committee Co-Chairs:
    • Silvia Bonomi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
    • Etienne Rivière (UCLouvain, Belgium)
  • Program Committee:
    • Attai Abraham (Intel Labs, Israel)
    • Emmanuelle Anceaume (CNRS, France)
    • Hagit Attiya (Technion, Israel)
    • Carlos Baquero (University of Porto, Portugal)
    • François Bonnet (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
    • Quentin Bramas (University of Strasbourg, France)
    • Valeria Cardellini (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
    • Xiaolin Chang (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)
    • Yi-Jun Chang (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    • Antonella Del Pozzo (Université Paris-Saclay, France)
    • Giovanni Farina (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
    • Antonio Fernandez Anta (Institute IMDEA Networks, Spain)
    • Rachid Guerraoui (EPFL, Switzlerand)
    • Maurice Herlihy (Brown University, USA)
    • Miguel Matos (IST Lisbon & INESC-ID, Portugal)
    • Achour Mostéfaoui (University of Nantes, France)
    • Junya Nakamura (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
    • Roberto Palmieri (Lehigh University, USA)
    • Marta Patino (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
    • Fernando Pedone (USI Lugano, Switzerland)
    • Sebastiano Peluso (Meta, USA)
    • Maria Potop-Butucaru (Sorbonne University, France)
    • Sergio Rajsbaum (UNAM, Mexico)
    • Philipp Schneider (University of Bern, Switzerland)
    • Alexandre Da Silva Veith (Nokia, Belgium)
    • Pierre Sutra (Télécom SudParis, France)
    • Lewis Tseng (Clark University, USA)
    • Philippas Tsigas (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
    • Koichi Wada (Hosei University, Japan )
    • Jennifer L. Welch (Texas A&M University, USA)
    • Yukiko Yamauchi (Kyushu University, Japan)
    • Luca Zanolini (Ethereum Foundation, UK)


Venue location info and gallery

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

OPODIS'24 is organized by the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, one of the seven Schools with a special status recognized by the Italian public university system.

The conference will be held in the Cappella Guinigi Auditorium, within the San Francesco Complex, that hosts the IMT School's campus. The campus is in San Francesco Square inside the city walls. The conference venue is a short walk from the Lucca Train Station (10 - 15 minutes) and can be easily reached by any accommodation in the city center.

Lucca is a medieval city, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, a pedestrian promenade that encircled the old town in the natural amphitheatre of the hills beyond. The historical center offers to visitors cobblestone streets, lined with medieval towers, elegant churches, monumental villas and Renaissance palaces. The city offers plenty of opportunities for social activities, and the possibility of excursions in the nearby mountains and other historical cities like Florence and Pisa. Lucca hosts many events and international festivals, such as the Lucca Summer Music Festival and the annual Lucca Comics and Games.


Travel and accommodation information for conference attendees.

How to reach IMT School

Lucca can be easily reached via flight and via trains. The conference venue is located in San Francesco square inside the ancient city walls. You can reach the conference venue following these directions.

Accommodations in Lucca

Lucca is a small town, you can easily reach the San Francesco Complex from any accommodation inside the city walls. There are plenty of hotels and B&Bs as well as of restaurants. You can book an accommodation using or AirBnB. A list of Hotels and B&Bs nearby the conference venue is here.


Registrations will be open soon.