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"Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Dirk Craeynest <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 13 Apr 2003 21:04:07 +0200
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                         Call for Participation

                         *** 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

      *** Advance Program is online. Registration has started. ***


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).

A 12-page program brochure is 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"
- Jörg Kienzle, McGill University, Canada
  "Software Fault Tolerance: An Overview"

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]

- 29 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 14 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, 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
- Tue: a guided bus tour of the city followed by a coctail 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

- includes copy of full proceedings, published by Springer-Verlag in
  Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS), coffee breaks,
  lunches, social events
- three day conference registration fee includes conference banquet
- early registration discount up to May 24, 2003
- discount for academia, Ada-Europe and ACM members

- conference registration 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 ** ***