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Dirk Craeynest <[log in to unmask]>
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Dirk Craeynest <[log in to unmask]>
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                       2nd Call for Participation

                     *** UPDATED Program Summary ***

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

                    16-20 June 2003, Toulouse, France


         Organized by CS, UPS and ONERA, sponsored by Ada-Europe
 In cooperation with ACM SIGAda, Ada-France, IRIT, Springer and IUP ISI

            *** Early registration discount until May 24. ***
    *** Printed Advance Program available on conference web site. ***


          4th invited speaker announced: Patrick Farail speaks
            on software development process for Airbus A380.

             Opening event on Monday evening being prepared.


Ada-Europe organizes annual international conferences since the early
80's.  This is the 8th event in the Reliable Software Technologies
series, previous ones being held at Montreux, Switzerland ('96),
London, UK ('97), Uppsala, Sweden ('98), Santander, Spain ('99),
Potsdam, Germany ('00), Leuven, Belgium ('01), Vienna, Austria ('02).

The 12-page program brochure with full informationis available on
the conference web site.  Use the links at the top to either view or
download the PDF version or contact [log in to unmask] to request a
printed copy of the brochure.

Quick overview
- Mon 16 & Fri 20: tutorials and workshop
- Tue 17 - Thu 19: paper and vendor presentation sessions, exhibition

Program co-chairs
- Jean-Pierre Rosen, Adalog, Arcueil, France, [log in to unmask]
- Alfred Strohmeier, Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technology Lausanne (EPFL),
  Software Engineering Lab, Switzerland, [log in to unmask]

Invited speakers
- Pascal Leroy, Rational Software Corporation, France
  "An invitation to Ada 2005"
- Mira Mezini, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
  "Aspect-Oriented Programming Beyond Hierarchical Modularity"
- Joerg Kienzle, McGill University, Canada
  "Software Fault Tolerance: An Overview"
- Patrick Farail, Airbus, France
  "The Software Development Process for the A380" (draft title)

Tutorials (full day)
- "The Personal Software Process for Ada", Daniel Roy
- "Developing High Integrity Systems with GNAT/ORK",
   Juan Antonio de la Puente & Juan Zamorano

Tutorials (half day)
- "Implementing Design Patterns in Ada95", Matthew Heaney
- "Principles of Physical Software Design with Ada95", Matthew Heaney
- "High-integrity Ravenscar Using SPARK", Peter Amey
- "Architecture Centric Development Using Ada and the Avionics
   Architecture Description Language", Bruce Lewis & Edward Colbert
- "A Semi Formal Approach to Software System Development", William Bail
- "An Overview of Statistical-Based Testing", William Bail

- "Quality of Service in Component-Based Software Engineering
  (QoS in CBSE 2003)"; contact workshop chair to participate:
  Jean-Michel Bruel, [log in to unmask]

- 3 invited papers and 29 technical papers on Ravenscar, Static
  Analysis, Language Issues, Distributed Information Systems, Software
  Components, Formal Specification, Metrics, Real-Time Kernels,
  Real-Time Systems Design, and Testing
- authors from 15 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada,
  Finland, France, Germany, Hong-Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Portugal,
  Spain, United Kingdom, and USA

- 10 exhibitors already committed: ACT Europe, Adalog, Aonix, C-S,
  Green Hills, I-Logix, IPL, Praxis Critical Systems, Rational
  Software, and TNI-Europe, others expressed interest
- separate vendor presentation tracks for exhibitors

Social evening events
- Mon: to be announced, visit conference web site for updates
- Tue: a guided bus tour of the city followed by a cocktail reception
       offered by the Mayor of Toulouse in the "Capitol" town hall
- Wed: conference banquet at a typical "ferme Lauragaise" (farm)
       located near a lake
- Thu: to be announced

- early registration discount up to May 24, 2003: ***don't delay!***
- additional discount for academia, Ada-Europe and ACM members
- registration includes copy of printed proceedings, published by
  Springer-Verlag in Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS)
  and distributed at event
- includes coffee breaks, lunches, social events
- three day conference registration fee includes conference banquet

- conference registration form (small file):
- hotel reservation form (small file):
- Advance Program (large file, resp. 1.2, 1.9, 2.3 MB):

For more info, latest updates, or to get printed brochures, see the
conference web site at
or contact [log in to unmask]


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 ** ***