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Dirk Craeynest <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 5 Jun 2003 22:18:43 +0200
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                      Final Call for Participation

                     8th International Conference on
            Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2003

                   June 16-20, 2003, Toulouse, France


        *** European premiere of Ada film at opening session. ***
                 *** Printed proceedings available. ***
                 *** Check out the tutorial program! ***
                          *** Register now! ***


Press release:

Conference on Reliable Software Technologies

International experts meet in Toulouse

Toulouse (5 June 2003 09:00) - CS, UPS and ONERA, sponsored by
Ada-Europe and in co-operation with ACM SIGAda, Ada-France, IRIT,
Springer and IUP ISI organize this year the "8th International
Conference on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2003" from
16 to 20 June in Toulouse, France.  The conference offers a technical
program, an exhibition, several tutorials and a workshop.  Special
focus is put on the area of "Real-Time Systems", further main topics
are "High-Integrity Systems", "Distributed Information Systems",
"Static Analysis" and "Formal Specifications", "Software Components",

Invited lectures by internationally renowned experts on the topics
"An Invitation to Ada 2005", "Aspect-Oriented Programming Beyond
Hierarchical Modularity", "Software Fault Tolerance" and "Software
Development Process for Airbus A380" complete the program.

The conference takes place at the Mercure Atria hotel in the center
of Toulouse; registration is still open.  The full "Advance Program"
is available on the conference web site
<> and directly at

Contact: [log in to unmask]


Latest updates:

- The opening session on Monday evening will see the European premiere
  of a new film documentary on the life and work of Ada Byron.  More
  info below and via the conference web site.

- The proceedings published by Springer are ready and will be
  distributed at the conference.  More info is available at
  Abstracts can be checked out via the conference web site.

- Registration fees are very reasonable and the registration process
  is easy: fill out the 1-page form and fax it to the conference
  secretariat.  Don't delay!

- Check out the 8 tutorials in the advance program and at

- For the latest information consult the conference web site.


Opening session:

The organizing committee of the Ada-Europe 2003 conference in Toulouse
is preparing an attractive opening session on Monday evening, June 16,
2003.  We gladly acknowledge the generous sponsoring of this session by
ACT Europe <>.

A documentary film was made recently on Ada Byron Lovelace, her work
with Charles Babbage, and their contributions to computing.  The film
is entitled "To Dream Tomorrow" and has received very good critiques at
screenings in the U.S.  The formal premiere will be in Washington DC
this summer; the screening at our opening session is its European

More info is available at the conference web site
<>, see "What's New?".

The schedule for Monday evening, June 16, is:

      18:00 end of tutorials
18:00-18:30 Conference Registration Desk open
18:30-19:30 Film Screening "To Dream Tomorrow" (main conference room)
19:30-20:00 "Question & Answers" session with film director John FUEGI
20:00-      Reception (exhibition area in front of conference room)

We hope to meet many in a few weeks at the opening session of our
conference in Toulouse.


Our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement.

[log in to unmask], Ada-Europe'2003 Publicity Co-Chair

*** Intl. Conference on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2003
*** June 16-20, 2003, Toulouse, France ** ***