The International Middleware Conference Brings together academic and industrial delegates who harbor an interest in the development, optimization, evaluation and evolution of middleware .
The first instance of the middleware conference was held in 1998.  Since 2003 the conference has run annually leg. Many recent conference events port leg ACM / IFIP / Usenix supported events.
Middleware uses a single-track conference program hoewel de it of includes a growing number of submission categories. As of 2013 synthesis include:
- Research papers
- Experimentation and deployment papers
- Big ideas papers
The conference ook of includes:
- Demonstrations and posters
- A doctoral workshop
A number (six in 2012) or workshops are Typically co-located with the main conference.
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