SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (04/02/2006)


CONTENTS

  1. Announcements:
    * MIDDLEWARE 20062006-04-03http://2006.middleware-conference.org/
    MASCOTS 20062006-04-10http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/mascots06/
    SRUTI 20062006-04-20http://www.usenix.org/events/sruti06/
    * hiperIO'062006-05-24http://arcos.inf.uc3m.es/hiperio06/
    HotDep 20062006-07-15http://www.usenix.org/events/hotdep06/
    * HotNets V2006-08-11http://www.acm.org/sigs/sigcomm/HotNets-V/

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW THIS MONTH!

MIDDLEWARE 2006

Title:ACM/IFIP/USENIX 7th International Middleware Conference
Abstract Deadline:2006-04-03
Submission Deadline:2006-04-10
Webpage:http://2006.middleware-conference.org/
Dates:November 27 - December 1, 2006
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Contact Email:steen@cs.vu.nl
Synopsis:
The Middleware conference is a forum for the discussion of important innovations and recent advances in the design and construction of middleware. Middleware is distributed-systems software that resides between the applications and the underlying operating systems, network protocol stacks, and hardware. The scope of the conference is the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed system platforms and architectures for future computing and communication environments. Highlights of the conference will include a high quality technical program, invited speakers, poster presentations, and workshops.

MASCOTS 2006

Title:14th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems
Submission Deadline:2006-04-10
Webpage:http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/mascots06/
Dates:September, 11-13, 2006
Location:Monterey, CA, USA
Contact Email:tjschwarz@scu.edu
Synopsis:
We encourage researchers worldwide to submit both theoretical and practical results of significance that have not previously been published. Mascots 2006 will include a new track on the experimental verification of past, important results and techniques. Papers for this track will be judged on the importance of the original results and on the accuracy and completeness of the experiments, not on the outcome of the verification. Papers in the verification track should be identified as such. The proceedings of the conference will be published by the IEEE Computer Society.

SRUTI 2006

Title:Steps to Reducing Unwanted Traffic on the Internet (SRUTI'06)
Submission Deadline:2006-04-20
Webpage:http://www.usenix.org/events/sruti06/
Dates:July 6-7, 2006
Location:San Jose, CA, USA
Contact Email:lakshmi@cs.nyu.edu
Synopsis:
The Internet is under increasing attack with unwanted traffic in the form of spam, distributed denial of service, virus, worms, etc. Unwanted traffic on the Internet has manifested itself as attacks via many protocols and popular applications. Original research, promising ideas, and steps toward practical solutions are sought. We look for ideas in networking and systems, and insights from other areas such as databases, data mining, and economics. Submissions must contribute to improving the current understanding of unwanted traffic and/or suggestions for reducing it. To ensure a productive workshop environment, attendance will be by invitation and/or acceptance of paper submission.

NEW THIS MONTH!

hiperIO'06

Title:International Workshop on High Performance I/O Techniques and Deployment of Very Large Scale I/O Systems
Submission Deadline:2006-05-24
Webpage:http://arcos.inf.uc3m.es/hiperio06/
Dates:September, 25-27 2006
Location:Barcelona, Spain
Contact Email:jesus.carretero@uc3m.es
Synopsis:
In this workshop we will address theoretical and practical issues related to new solutions trying to solve the I/O problem in large systems scale high-performance I/O systems, and also the practical issues associated with the deployment of very large scale I/O systems in HPC centers. The goal is to identify, discuss, and share the barriers and workarounds that have been discovered.

HotDep 2006

Title:Second Workshop on Hot Topics in System Dependability (HotDep'06)
Submission Deadline:2006-07-15
Webpage:http://www.usenix.org/events/hotdep06/
Dates:November 8, 2006
Location:Seattle, WA, USA
Contact Email:hotdep06chairs@usenix.org
Synopsis:
The goal of HotDep '06 is to bring forth cutting-edge research ideas spanning the domains of fault tolerance/reliability and systems. HotDep will center on critical components of the infrastructures touching our everyday lives: operating systems, networking, security, wide-area and enterprise-scale distributed systems, mobile computing, compilers, and language design. We seek participation and contributions from both academic researchers and industry practitioners to achieve a mix of long-range research vision and technology ideas anchored in immediate reality.

NEW THIS MONTH!

HotNets V

Title:5th Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks
Submission Deadline:2006-08-11
Webpage:http://www.acm.org/sigs/sigcomm/HotNets-V/
Dates:November 29-30, 2006
Location:Irvine, CA, USA
Contact Email:kohler@cs.ucla.edu
Synopsis:
The Fifth Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks, HotNets-V, will bring together researchers in the networking systems community to engage in lively discussion of future trends in networking research and technology. The workshop will provide a venue for researchers to present and discuss ideas that have the potential to significantly impact the community in the long term; its goal is to promote community-wide discussions of those ideas.

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