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Dirk Craeynest <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 10 Apr 2001 22:32:36 +0200
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Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement.


                       2nd Call for Participation


                     6th International Conference on
            Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2001

                    May 14-18, 2001, Leuven, Belgium


                 Organized by Ada-Belgium and K.U.Leuven
                         Sponsored by Ada-Europe
                     In cooperation with ACM SIGAda

                     *** UPDATED PROGRAM SUMMARY ***


A 16-page color brochure is available on the conference website.  Select
"Program" to either download a PDF version or to request a printed copy.

Quick overview
- Mon 14 & Fri 18: 8 full- or half-day tutorials
- Tue 15 - Thu 17: paper & vendor presentation sessions, exhibition

Program co-chairs
- Dirk Craeynest, Offis nv/sa & K.U.Leuven, Belgium,
  [log in to unmask]
- Alfred Strohmeier, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
  in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, [log in to unmask]

Invited speakers
- Building formal requirement models for reliable software
  Axel van Lamsweerde, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
- Using Ada in interactive digital television systems
  Pascal Héraud, CANAL+ Technologies, France
- Testing from formal specifications, a generic approach
  Marie-Claude Gaudel, Université de Paris-Sud, France
- Logic versus Magic in critical systems
  Peter Amey, Praxis Critical Systems, UK
- Can Java meet its real-time deadlines?
  Brian Dobbing, Praxis Critical Systems, UK,
  co-author Ben Brosgol, ACT, USA

- Art Duncan: "Non-standard techniques in Ada" (full day)
- Peter Amey & Rod Chapman: "Practical experiences of safety-critical
  Ada technologies" (full day)
- Jeff Tian: "Early reliability measurement and improvement" (half day)
- Gregory Neven, Maarten Coene & Roel Addriaensens: "An introduction to
  XML" (half day)
- John Harbaugh: "From full concurrency to safe concurrency" (full day)
- Samuel Tardieu, Laurent Pautet & Thomas Quinot: "Building distributed
  systems with Ada" (full day)
- Matthew Heaney: "Implementing design patterns in Ada: sequential
  programming idioms" (half day)
- Bruce Lewis & Ed Colbert: "Architecture centred development and
  evolution of reliable real-time systems" (half day)

- 32 papers on Formal Methods, Testing, High-Integrity Systems, Program
  Analysis, Distributed Systems, Real-Time Systems, Language and
  Patterns, Dependable Systems, APIs and Components, Real-Time Kernels,
  Standard Formats: UML & XML, System Evolution, and Software Process
- authors from Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Israel,
  Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

- 8 exhibitors already committed: ACT Europe, Aonix, DDC-I, Irvine
  Compiler, Praxis Critical Systems, Rational Software, TNI-Europe and
  Top Graph'X, others expressed interest
- separate vendor presentation tracks for exhibitors

Social evening events
- Mon: welcome reception with Belgian beers
- Tue: guided tour of historic town hall followed by civic reception
- Wed: guided historic walk followed by conference banquet at Faculty
       Club in Groot Begijnhof
- Thu: visit to Stella Artois brewery followed by tasting session

- includes copy of full proceedings, published by Springer-Verlag in
  Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS)
- early registration DISCOUNT up to SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2001
- discount for academia, Ada-Europe and ACM members

- conference registration form (small PDF file):
- hotel reservation form (small web page):
- preliminary program (large PDF file, contains all information and forms):

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


Dirk Craeynest, Ada-Europe'2001 Program Co-Chair

Dirk Craeynest      | Email [log in to unmask] (AE'2001)
Offis - Aubay Group |       [log in to unmask] (work) | Ada-Belgium
Weiveldlaan 41/32   | Phone +32(2)725.40.25                | Ada-Europe
B-1930 Zaventem     |       +32(2)729.97.36 (work)         | ACM SIGAda
Belgium             | Fax   +32(2)725.40.12                | Team Ada

*** Intl. Conference on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2001
*** May 14-18, 2001, Leuven, Belgium **** ***