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Dirk Craeynest <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 20 May 2002 22:52:50 +0200
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                       2nd Call for Participation

                     *** UPDATED Program Summary ***

                     7th International Conference on
            Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2002

                    June 17-21, 2002, Vienna, Austria


              Organized by TU Wien, sponsored by Ada-Europe
                     In cooperation with ACM SIGAda,
            ARC Seibersdorf research and Universität Salzburg

             *** Book your conference hotel room online. ***
            *** Early registration discount until May 25. ***
       *** Printed Advance Program now on conference web-site. ***


Ada-Europe organizes annual international conferences since the early
80's.  This is the 7th event in the Reliable Software Technologies
series, previous ones being held at Montreux, Switzerland (1996),
London, UK (1997), Uppsala, Sweden (1998), Santander, Spain (1999),
Potsdam, Germany (2000), Leuven, Belgium (2001).

The 16-page program brochure with full information is available on the
conference web-site.  Select "Program" to either view or download the
PDF version or to request a printed copy of the brochure.

Quick overview
- Mon 17 & Fri 21: tutorials and workshop
- Tue 18 - Thu 20: paper and vendor presentation sessions, exhibition

Program co-chairs
- Johann Blieberger, Technical University Vienna, Dept. of Computer-
  Aided Automation, Vienna, Austria, [log in to unmask]
- Alfred Strohmeier, Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technology Lausanne (EPFL),
  Software Engineering Lab, Switzerland, [log in to unmask]

Invited speakers
- Maarten Boasson, Quaerendo Invenietis bv & University of Amsterdam
  "Embedded Systems Unsuitable for Object Orientation"
- Mehdi Jazayeri, Technical University of Vienna
  "On Architectural Stability and Evolution"
- Rachid Guerraoui, Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
  "Indulgent Algorithms: Virtues and Limitations"
- Alois Ferscha, University of Linz
  "Contextware: Bridging Physical and Virtual Worlds"

- Peter Amey & Janet Barnes: "SPARK, an Intensive Overview" (full day)
- Michael Gonzalez Harbour & Mario Aldea Rivas: "MaRTE OS: Bringing
  Embedded Systems and Real-Time POSIX Together" (full day)
- Matthew Heaney: "Principles Of Physical Software Design in Ada95"
  (half day)
- Matthew Heaney: "Implementing Design Patterns in Ada95" (half day)
- S. Ron Oliver: "CORBA 3 and CORBA for Embedded Systems" (full day)
- Joel Sherrill & Jiri Gaisler: "Using Open Source Hard- and Software to
  Build Reliable Systems" (half day)
- William Bail: "Cleanroom Software Engineering: An Overview" (half day)
- Currie Colket: "Exceptions - What You Always Wanted to Know About
  Exceptions, But Were Afraid To Ask" (half day)

- "A Standard Container Library for Ada"
  Contact workshop co-chairs to participate:
  Ehud Lamm, [log in to unmask] & John English, [log in to unmask]

- 28 papers on Embedded Systems, Case Studies, Real-Time Systems,
  High-Integrity Systems, Ada Language Issues, Program Analysis, Tools,
  Distributed Systems, Libraries and Bindings, and OO Technology
- authors from 18 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China,
  France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands,
  Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

- 7 exhibitors already committed: ACT-Europe, Aonix, DDC-I, Green Hills,
  RainCode, Rational, 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 cocktail reception
       offered by the Mayor of Vienna at the historic town hall
- Wed: conference banquet at a famous "Heurigen" in Grinzing
- Thu: Schönbrunn Palace "Grand Tour", an exclusive guided tour through
       this former summer residence of the Habsburg family

Conference Registration
- includes copy of full proceedings distributed at event, published by
  Springer-Verlag in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series
- three day conference registration fee includes conference banquet and
  other social evening events
- early registration discount up to May 25, 2002: don't delay!
- additional discount for academia, Ada-Europe and ACM members

Hotel Reservation
- rooms available at conference hotel (Parkhotel Schönbrunn)
- special price reduction from June 15 to 23 for single and double rooms
  at EUR 95 and 132 resp., including breakfast buffet

- conference registration form (small PDF file):
- hotel reservation web-page:
  (enter "AE02" into field just above "Make Reservation" button
  on page where you provide your contact information)
- advance program (large PDF file, contains all information and forms): (2.5MB)

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'2002 Publicity Chair

Dirk Craeynest            | Email [log in to unmask] | Ada-Belgium
Offis nv/sa - Aubay Group | Phone +32(2)725.40.25         | Ada-Europe
Gatti de Gamondstraat 145 |       +32(2)729.97.36 (work)  | ACM SIGAda
B-1180 Brussel, Belgium   | Fax   +32(2)725.40.12         | Team Ada

*** Intl. Conference on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe'2002
*** June 17-21, 2002, Vienna, Austria *** ***