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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
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Date: Sat, 12 May 2001 08:55:15 +0200
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= from Xavier LANDES, Dominique CANEVET
=      THALES INFORMATION SYSTEM Toulon (FRANCE)
=
=      we will have to port an application written in ADA 83 language
=      from SUN Os to Solaris environment.
[...]
=      ? do you know some programers who still have the experience of
=        porting ADA application from SUN Os to Solaris environment.
=        We would like to have contact with these programers

If you're interested to hear/read about experiences in porting a large
complex Ada 83 application to Ada 95 (including other upgrades at the
same time, such as HP-UX version, Oracle version, etc.), and many other
relevant papers, then you definitely should try to attend (part of) the
Ada-Europe'2001 conference next week in Leuven, Belgium.

FYI, I append the final (summary) call for papers here.
See http://www.ada-europe.org/conference2001.html for all details.

Especially relevant is the session on "System Evolution", Thursday
afternoon.

Hope this helps,

Dirk Craeynest
Ada-Europe'2001 Program Co-Chair

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From dirk Sun May  6 23:35:15 2001
Subject: FINAL Call - Reliable Software Technologies, Ada-Europe'2001
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Sun, 6 May 2001 23:35:15 +0200 (MET DST)

Below is an updated program summary of the 6th International Conference
on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2001 - to be held next
week, May 14-18, 2001, in Leuven, Belgium.

This conference is the ideal opportunity
- to check out the many activities going on in the international Ada
  and reliable software community,
- to stay up to date by attending presentations by our 5 invited
  speakers and 29 paper presenters,
- to get up to speed in a short time by participating in some of the
  8 tutorials given by experts in their domain,
- to visit the exhibition and vendor presentations by most of the
  important players in the field, and
- to socialize with many experts from the Ada community.

If you haven't registered yet, now is the time to do it!

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

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Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement.

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                       3rd Call for Participation

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

                    May 14-18, 2001, Leuven, Belgium

              http://www.ada-europe.org/conference2001.html

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

                   *** 2nd UPDATED PROGRAM SUMMARY ***

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A 16-page color brochure is available on the conference website, and
will be updated with the latest information shortly.  Select "Program"
to download a PDF version or to request the printed program.

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 (*)
- A Report on the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge Project   !NEW!
  James W. Moore, The MITRE Corporation, USA
- 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
(*) MC Gaudel was involved in a car accident and is still recovering.
    Her paper is printed in the proceedings but her keynote speech
    will be replaced by J.W. Moore's SWEBOK Report.

Tutorials
- 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)

Papers
- 35 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 &
  Productivity
- authors from Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Israel,
  Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

Exhibition                                                     !UPDATED!
- 9 exhibitors already committed: ACT Europe, Aonix, DDC-I, Green
  Hills, Irvine Compiler, Praxis Critical Systems, Rational Software,
  TNI-Europe and Top Graph'X
- separate vendor presentation tracks for exhibitors
- book shop will display and sell a wide variety of books relevant
  to the conference theme                                          !NEW!

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

Registration                                                   !UPDATED!
- includes copy of full proceedings, published by Springer-Verlag in
  Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS), plus booklet with
  extra papers
- includes coffee breaks and lunches
- discounts for academia, Ada-Europe and ACM members

URLs
- conference registration form (small PDF file):
  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/conference/AE2001/registration/registration.pdf
- hotel reservation form (small web page):
  http://www.omnia.be/Holidays/Travelagents/agri/kongressen/kongressen_e.cfm
- preliminary program (large PDF file, contains all information and forms):
  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/conference/AE2001/program/program.pdf

For more info, latest updates, or to get printed brochures, see the
conference web site at http://www.ada-europe.org/conference2001.html
or contact Dirk Craeynest mailto: [log in to unmask]

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

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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 **** http://www.ada-europe.org/ ***

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