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                            CALL FOR PAPERS

                    15th International Conference on
            Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe 2010

                   14 - 18 June 2010, Valencia, Spain


                        Organized by Ada-Europe,
           in cooperation with ACM SIGAda (approval pending)

                  *** CfP in HTML/PDF on web site ***


Ada-Europe organizes annual international conferences since the early
80's.  This is the 15th 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),
Toulouse, France ('03), Palma de Mallorca, Spain ('04), York, UK ('05),
Porto, Portugal ('06), Geneva, Switzerland ('07), Venice, Italy ('08),
and Brest, France ('09).

General Information
The 15th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies -
Ada-Europe 2010 will take place in Valencia, Spain.  Following its
traditional style, the conference will span a full week, including a
three-day technical program and vendor exhibition from Tuesday to
Thursday, along with parallel tutorials and workshops on Monday and

16 November 2009: Submission of regular papers, tutorial and workshop
11 January 2010:  Submission of industrial presentation proposals
01 February 2010: Notification of acceptance to all authors
01 March 2010:    Camera-ready version of regular papers required
10 May 2010:      Industrial presentations, tutorial and workshop
                  material required
14-18 June 2010:  Conference

The conference has successfully established itself as an international
forum for providers, practitioners and researchers into reliable
software technologies.  The conference presentations will illustrate
current work in the theory and practice of the design, development and
maintenance of long-lived, high-quality software systems for a variety
of application domains.  The program will allow ample time for
keynotes, Q&A sessions, panel discussions and social events.
Participants will include practitioners and researchers representing
industry, academia and government organizations active in the promotion
and development of reliable software technologies.  To gather
experience on the latest periodic revision of the Ada language
standard, contributions that present and discuss the potential of the
revised language are especially welcome.

All prospective contributions, whether regular papers, industrial
presentations, tutorials or workshops, should address the topics of
interest to the conference, which for this edition include but are not
limited to:

- Methods and Techniques for Software Development and Maintenance:
  Requirements Engineering, Object-Oriented Technologies, Model-driven
  Architecture and Engineering, Formal Methods, Re-engineering and
  Reverse Engineering, Reuse, Software Management Issues.

- Software Architectures: Design Patterns, Frameworks, Architecture-
  Centered Development, Component and Class Libraries, Component-based
  Design and Development.

- Enabling Technologies: Software Development Environments, Compilers,
  Debuggers, Run-time Systems, Middleware Components, Concurrent and
  Distributed Programming, Ada Language and Technology.

- Software Quality: Quality Management and Assurance, Risk Analysis,
  Program Analysis, Verification, Validation, Testing of Software

- Theory and Practice of High-Integrity Systems: Real-Time,
  Distribution, Fault Tolerance, Security, Reliability, Trust and
  Safety, Languages Vulnerabilities.

- Embedded Systems: Multicore Architectures, Architecture Modeling,
  HW/SW Co-Design, Reliability and Performance Analysis.

- Mainstream and Emerging Applications: Manufacturing, Robotics,
  Avionics, Space, Health Care, Transportation, Energy, Games and
  Serious Games, etc.

- Experience Reports: Case Studies and Comparative Assessments,
  Management Approaches, Qualitative and Quantitative Metrics.

- Ada and Education: Where does Ada stand in the software engineering
  curriculum; how learning Ada serves the curriculum; what it takes to
  form a fluent Ada user; lessons learned on Education and Training
  Activities with bearing on any of the conference topics.

Call for Regular Papers
Authors of regular papers which are to undergo peer review for
acceptance are invited to submit original contributions.  Paper
submissions shall be in English, complete and not exceeding 14
LNCS-style pages in length.  Authors should submit their work via
the Web submission system accessible from the Conference Home page.
The format for submission is solely PDF.  Should you have problems
to comply with format and submission requirements, please contact
the Program Chairs.

The conference proceedings will be published in the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS) series by Springer, and will be available at
the start of the conference.  The authors of accepted regular papers
shall prepare camera-ready submissions in full conformance with the
LNCS style, not exceeding 14 pages and strictly by 1 March 2010.  For
format and style guidelines authors should refer to the following URL:  Failure to comply and
to register for the conference will prevent the paper from appearing
in the proceedings.

The conference is ranked class A in the CORE ranking and is listed
among the top quarter of CiteSeerX Venue Impact Factor.

Ada-Europe will offer honorary awards for the best regular paper and
the best presentation.

Call for Industrial Presentations
The conference also seeks industrial presentations which may deliver
value and insight, but do not fit the selection process for regular
papers.  Authors of industrial presentations are invited to submit a
short overview (at least 1 page in size) of the proposed presentation
to the Conference Chair by 11 January 2010.  The Industrial Program
Committee will review the proposals and make the selection.  The
authors of selected presentations shall prepare a final short abstract
and submit it to the Conference Chair by 10 May 2010, aiming at a
20-minute talk.  The authors of accepted presentations will be invited
to submit corresponding articles for publication in the Ada User
Journal, which will host the proceedings of the Industrial Program of
the Conference.

Call for Tutorials
Tutorials should address subjects that fall within the scope of the
conference and may be proposed as either half- or full-day events.
Proposals should include a title, an abstract, a description of the
topic, a detailed outline of the presentation, a description of the
presenter's lecturing expertise in general and with the proposed topic
in particular, the proposed duration (half day or full day), the
intended level of the tutorial (introductory, intermediate, or
advanced), the recommended audience experience and background, and a
statement of the reasons for attending.  Proposals should be submitted
by e-mail to the Tutorial Chair.  The authors of accepted full-day
tutorials will receive a complimentary conference registration as well
as a fee for every paying participant in excess of 5; for half-day
tutorials, these benefits will be accordingly halved.  The Ada User
Journal will offer space for the publication of summaries of the
accepted tutorials.

Call for Workshops
Workshops on themes that fall within the conference scope may be
proposed.  Proposals may be submitted for half- or full-day events, to
be scheduled at either end of the conference week.  Workshop proposals
should be submitted to the Conference Chair.  The workshop organizer
shall also commit to preparing proceedings for timely publication in
the Ada User Journal.

Call for Exhibitors
The commercial exhibition will span the three days of the main
conference.  Vendors and providers of software products and services
should contact the Exhibition Chair for information and for allowing
suitable planning of the exhibition space and time.

Grants for Students
A limited number of sponsored grants is expected to be available for
students who would like to attend the conference or tutorials.  Contact
the Conference Chair for details.

Organizing Committee

Conference Chair
  Jorge Real, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
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Program Co-Chairs
  Jorge Real, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
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  Tullio Vardanega, University of Padua, Italy
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Tutorial Chair
  Albert Llemosí, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
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Exhibition Chair
  Ahlan Marriott, White Elephant GmbH, Switzerland
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Industrial Chair
  Erhard Plödereder, University of Stuttgart, Germany
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Publicity Chair
  Dirk Craeynest, Aubay Belgium & K.U.Leuven, Belgium
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Program Committee
Alejandro Alonso, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Ted Baker, Florida State University, USA
John Barnes, John Barnes Informatics, UK
Johann Blieberger, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Jørgen Bundgaard, Rovsing A/S, Denmark
Bernd Burgstaller, Yonsei University, Korea
Alan Burns, University of York, UK
Roderick Chapman, Praxis High Integrity Systems, UK
Dirk Craeynest, Aubay Belgium & K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Alfons Crespo, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Juan A. de la Puente, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Raymond Devillers, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Franco Gasperoni, AdaCore, France
Michael González Harbour, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
José Javier Gutiérrez, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Andrew Hately, Eurocontrol CRDS, Hungary
Peter Hermann, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Jérôme Hugues, Telecom Paris, France
Hubert Keller, Institut für Angewandte Informatik, Germany
Albert Llemosí, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Kristina Lundqvist, Mälardalen University, Sweden & MIT, USA
Franco Mazzanti, ISTI-CNR Pisa, Italy
John McCormick, University of Northern Iowa, USA
Julio Medina, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Stephen Michell, Maurya Software, Canada
Javier Miranda, Universidad Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Daniel Moldt, University of Hamburg, Germany
Laurent Pautet, Telecom Paris, France
Luís Miguel Pinho, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
Erhard Plödereder, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Jorge Real, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Alexander Romanovsky, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Jean-Pierre Rosen, Adalog, France
Sergio Sáez, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Ed Schonberg, AdaCore, USA
Theodor Tempelmeier, Univ. of Applied Sciences Rosenheim, Germany
Jean-Loup Terraillon, European Space Agency, The Netherlands
Santiago Urueña, Grupo de Mecánicade Vuelo, Spain
Tullio Vardanega, Università di Padova, Italy
Francois Vernadat, LAAS-CNRS & INSA Toulouse, France
Daniel Wengelin, Saab, Sweden
Andy Wellings, University of York, UK
Jürgen Winkler, Friedrich-Schiller Universität, Germany
Luigi Zaffalon, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Industrial Committee
Guillem Bernat, Rapita Systems, UK
Roderick Chapman, Praxis High Integrity Systems, UK
Dirk Craeynest, Aubay Belgium & K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Pierre Dissaux, Ellidiss Technologies, France
Franco Gasperoni, AdaCore, France
Hubert Keller, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Germany
Ismael Lafoz, EADS CASA, Spain
Ahlan Marriott, White-Elephant GmbH, Switzerland
Erhard Plödereder, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
José Simó, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Alok Srivastava, Northrop Grumman, USA
Rei Stråhle, Saab Systems, Sweden


Our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement.
Please circulate widely.

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