CFP: Ada-Europe 2000 Conference

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From: "Hubert B. Keller" <>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ada,comp.compilers
Date: 18 Oct 1999 23:43:39 -0400
Organization: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH
Keywords: conference, Ada, CFP


5th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies -
                                                Ada-Europe 2000
26 - 30 June 2000, Potsdam (near Berlin), Germany

General Information
The 5th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies
(Ada-Europe=922000) will take place in the year 2000 at the Seminaris
Hotel, Potsdam, near Berlin, Germany. The full conference will comprise
a three-day technical programme and exhibition from Tuesday to Thursday,
and parallel workshops and tutorials on Monday and Friday.

29 November 1999: Submission of extended abstracts and
                                                tutorial/workshop/poster proposals
25 January 2000: Notification to authors
18 March 2000: Final papers (camera-ready) required
26-30 June 2000: Conference

Authors are invited to submit original contributions. Submissions should
be in English. An extended abstract (4-6 pages) or, preferably, the full
paper (up to 12 pages) should be sent by e-mail to one of the Programme
Co-Chairs in PDF, Postscript or ASCII format. Submissions by other
electronic formats, such as a word processor source file, or by fax are
not accepted. For more information please see the conference web page.

If electronic submission is not available, please send five paper copies
to one of the Program Co-Chairs. The first page should identify the
submission as a paper or extended abstract and should include: the
title; name, current affiliation, postal address, e-mail address,
telephone and fax of each author; the name of the designated contact
person; a short abstract; and a list of keywords ordered by relevance,
including, whenever possible, topics and subtopics taken from the list
of topics of the conference. To enable publication of the accepted
papers before the conference, strict adherence to the dates of the
schedule is essential.

The proceedings will be published in the Lecture Notes in Computer
Science (LNCS) by Springer, and be available at the start of the

There will be awards, sponsored by Ada-Europe and Ada-Germany:

Best paper award: 500 Euros
Best presentation award: 500 Euros
Best poster award: 250 Euros

The conference will provide an international forum for researchers,
developers and users of reliable software technologies. Presentations
and discussions will cover applied and theoretical work currently
conducted to support the development and maintenance of software
systems. Participants will include practitioners and researchers from
industry, academia and government.
For papers, tutorials, poster and workshop proposals, the topics of
interest include, but are not limited to:

Management of Software Development and Maintenance: Methods, Techniques
and Tools.

Software Quality: Quality Management and Assurance, Risk Analysis,
Program Analyses, Verification, Validation and Testing of Software

Software Development Methods and Techniques: Requirements Engineering,
Object-Oriented Technologies, Formal Methods, Software Management
Issues, Re-engineering and Reverse Engineering, Reuse.

Software Architectures: Patterns for Software Design and Composition,
Frameworks, Architecture-Centered Development, Component and Class
Libraries, Component Design.

Tools: CASE Tools, Software Development Environments, Compilers,
Browsers, Debuggers.

Kinds of Systems: Real-Time Systems, Distributed Systems, Fault-Tolerant
Systems, Information Systems, Safety-Critical or Secure Systems.

Applications in Multimedia and Communications, Manufacturing, Robotics,
Avionics, Space, Health Care, Transportation, Industry.

Ada Language and Tools: Programming Techniques, Object-Oriented
Programming, New Approaches in Tool Support, Bindings and Libraries,
Evaluation and Comparison of Languages, Language Extension Proposals.

Ada Experience Reports: Experience Reports from Projects using Ada 83 or
Ada 95; Management Approaches, Metrics, Comparisons with past or
parallel Experiences in non-Ada Projects.

Education and Training.

Case Studies and Experiments.
Papers are also sought for a special session on Lessons Learned from the
Y2000 experience.

Call for Tutorials
A tutorial should address any of the topics of the theme of the
conference. A tutorial will last a half or full day. The proposals
should include a title, an abstract, a description of the topic, a
detailed outline of the presentation, a description of the presenter's
teaching experience in general and with the proposed topic, duration
(half day or full day), level of the tutorial (introductory,
intermediate, or advanced), expected audience experience and background.
Proposals should be submitted by e-mail to the Tutorial Chair.
Call for Workshops
Half- and full-day workshops can be held to address timely issues or to
initiate a longer term effort on a topic of interest. Proposals should
be submitted by e-mail to one of the Programme Co-Chairs.

Call for Posters
Poster presentations are invited exclusively from academia on on-going
research projects, new concepts, and system implementations. An
exhibition area will be provided and short presentations (5 minutes)
will be accommodated. Proposals should be submitted by e-mail to the
Poster Chair Michael Tonndorf.

The conference will be accompanied by a three-day commercial exhibition
on June 27, 28 and 29. Vendors of software products and services should
contact the Exhibition Chair at the earliest convenience for further
information and to ensure their inclusion.

Conference Chair
Hubert B. Keller

Programme Co-Chairs
Hubert B. Keller
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
Inst. of Applied Computer Science
P.O Box 3640
D-76021 Karlsruhe, Germany

Erhard Ploedereder
University of Stuttgart
Institute of Informatics
Breitwiesenstr. 20-22
D-70656 Stuttgart, Germany

Tutorial Chair
Theodor Tempelmeier
FH Rosenheim
Dept. of Informatics
Marienberger Strasse 26
D-83024 Rosenheim, Germany

Exhibition Chair
Peter Dencker
Ada Deutschland
Durlacher Allee 95
D-76137 Karlsruhe, Germany

fax: +49 +(721) 98653-98

Poster Chair
Michael Tonndorf

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