Thu, 27 Sep 2001 10:48:07 -0400
The MITRE Corporation
Dear Ada Community:
The following changes are planned for the SIGAda 2001 Conference.
Mon, Oct 1: Tutorial MP2: "A Comparison of the Concurrency and
Real-Time Features in Ada, Java, and POSIX", will be
given by Jean-Pierre Rosen instead of Ben Brosgol
Tue, Oct 2: Keynote Address: "Future Development of the Ada
Language", Robert Dewar, has been replaced by
"Architecture-based Software Development on the
Crusader Program", Scott Edgerton. Scott's presentation
was originally scheduled for Thursday Morning.
Tue, Oct 2: Topic "Real-Time Convergence of Ada and Java", Ben
Brosgol & Brian Dobbing replaced by "Logic or Magic"
by Peter Amey. Peter's presentation was a keynote
address at Ada-Europe and was well received there.
Wed, Oct 3: Topic "Detecting Concurrently Executing Pairs of
Statements using an Adapted MHP Algorithm", Zhenqiang
Chen, Baowen Xu, & Huiming Yu; has been canceled
Thu, Oct 4: Topic "Architecture-based Software Development on
the Crusader Program" which was moved to Tuesday, will
be replaced by "Ada Experiences Panel", Robert
Lockwood, Bill Rusinak, David Glessner, Elizabeth
Please see the attached message from Robert Dewar. For those who have
yet to register, please also see attachment 2 which contains information
on how to do so.
Thank you for bearing with us as we make adjustments to the schedule.
Special thanks to the SIGAda 2001 Conference Committee for quickly
reacting and to those who are helping make this happen. Hopefully all
other changes will be minor in comparison.
I am looking forward to a technically important conference! Hope you can
come. Looking forward to seeing you at SIGAda 2001!!!
Chair ACM SIGAda
P.S. I apologize to those who receive this multiple times.
> Message to attendees at SIGAda
> From Robert Dewar
> Ada Core Technologies
> Indeed the events of 11 September did have a serious impact on us here at
> ACT, as they did on all Americans, and indeed on the world, but I wanted
> to reassure you all that everyone at ACT was safe and sound, and the only
> direct effect was to knock out our internet routers, and by now those are
> back on line, and service to our customers has fully resumed. Indeed it is
> a benefit of our being spread out over the globe and in particular that
> we have a company in Paris that we could support our customers through
> the entire period.
> However, this is definitely a time during which we prefer to stay at home,
> and be in New York during its period of recovery, so I hope everyone will
> understand ACT canceling its planned participation in the conference. I
> wish you all a successful conference, and our lines and internet addresses
> are fully open and operational if any of you have specific questions for
If you haven't done so already, please register for the SIGAda 2001
conference as soon as possible. The on-line registration system is
located at the SIGAda 2001 Conference Web Site, at:
following the Registration link. Or, if you prefer, you can go
directly to the on-line registration system at:
We are looking forward to an exciting conference. We can guarantee
that the conference will demonstrate the power of real-time programming
that with intriguing dynamic scheduling algorithms. We will try to send
announcement to those registered by Wednesday to let you know how the
schedule looks by the end of this week. Changes may be posted to our web