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SRDC 2013

TransForm School on Research Directions in Distributed Computing


June 10-14, 2013

Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece



TransForm School on Research Directions in Distributed Computing aims at
the dissemination of advanced scientific knowledge in the general area
of distributed computing with emphasis on multi-core computing, 
synchronization protocols, and transactional memory. A major goal of the school 
is to explore new directions and approaches on hot topics of current research 
in these areas (and more generally in distributed computing) and to promote 
international contacts among scientists from academia and the industry. 
Research work from all viewpoints, including theory, practice, and experimentation 
can be presented at the school.

The school will include a series of talks by renowned researchers.
A list of the invited speakers is provided below (this list is expected
to be expanded in the future):

- Shlomi Dolev, Ben Gurion University (Israel)
- Rachid Guerraoui, EPFL (Switzerland)
- Maurice Herlihy, Brown University (USA)
- Anne-Marie Kermarrec, INRIA-Rennes Campus
- Petr Kuznetsov, TU Berlin/Deutsche Telekom Laboratories (Germany)
- Mark Little, Red Hat (UK)
- Maged Michael, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Centre (USA)
- Alessia Milani, University of Bordeaux (France)
- Eliot Moss, University of Massachusetts (USA)
- Michel Raynal, University of Rennes I (France)
- Eric Ruppert, University of York (Canada)
- Nir Shavit, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence 
  Laboratory (USA)
- Assaf Schuster, Technion (Israel)
- Corentin Travers, University of Bordeaux (France)

Abstract Submissions
PhD students or young researchers interested in presenting their work 
should submit a 1-page abstract motivating the main research challenge 
they are addressing and stating the approach being taken. A selection 
of proposals will be chosen for presentation. Eah such presentation 
will be of 15 minutes.

To submit a talk, please send an email to faturu AT csd DOT uoc DOT gr 
by April 26, 2013. The subject of this e-mail should be of the following form:
"<name of presenter>: proposal for SRDC talk".
Every submission should be in English, in .ps or .pdf format, and 
include the title, the names of the presenter and his/her collaborators 
in the research work of interest, their affiliations, and a one page abstract 
of the work. Students should also provide the name and contact information 
of their advisors.

Abstracts will become available to participants electronically. Authors 
will be given the option to upload their presentation on the school’s website.

Financial Support
TransForm will provide financial support to a limited number of 
researchers/students. Those who intend to apply for financial support 
should send a 1 page application (in addition to their talk proposal) 
which will provide a short description of their travel expenses. 
Applications should be sent to faturu AT ics DOT forth DOT gr by April 26, 2013.

Important dates
Submission deadline: April 26, 2013
Notification: April 30, 2013
School Date: June 10-14, 2013

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