Introduction Introduction

The 17th IDGF tutorial is co-located with the Distributed Computing and Grid-technologies in Science and Education Conference, organized July 16-21, 2012, in Dubna, Russia. The tutorial is held on July 20, 2012, 14h30 - 19h00. Tutorial attendees will learn about Desktop Grids, existing implementations of this technology. Leading experts from Russian and foreign scientific centres, will talk about Desktop Grid technologies, share their experiences on using Desktop Grids in their work.