|Title:||Thirteenth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS'08)|
|Dates:||March 1-5, 2008|
|Location:||Seattle, WA, USA|
|ASPLOS is a multi-disciplinary conference for research that spans the boundaries of hardware, computer architecture, compilers, languages, operating systems, networking, and applications. ASPLOS provides a high quality forum for scientists and engineers to present their latest research findings in these rapidly changing fields. This conference occurs at a time when computer architecture is facing great challenges, due both to the end of single-processor performance scaling and to new demands imposed by mobile and gigascale computing. In addition to the main program, this upcoming ASPLOS will offer several tutorials and workshops on a variety of focus areas.|
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|Title:||Sixth Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-VI)|
|Dates:||November 14-15, 2007|
|Location:||Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA|
|The Sixth Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-VI) will bring together researchers in the networking systems community to engage in lively discussion of future trends in networking research and technology. The workshop provides a venue for researchers to present and discuss ideas that have the potential to significantly influence the community in the long term; the goal is to promote community-wide discussions of those ideas. Each potential participant should submit a short position paper describing such an idea. We encourage submissions of early work, with novel and interesting ideas, across the broad range of networking systems research.|
|Title:||13th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming|
|Dates:||February, 20-23, 2007|
|Location:||Salt Lake City, UT|
|PPoPP is a forum for leading work on all aspects of parallel programming, including foundational results, techniques, tools, and practical experience. In the context of the symposium, "parallel programming" is construed to encompass work on concurrent, multithreaded, multicore, multiprocessor, and tightly-clustered systems, but typically not wide-area distribution. Given the rise of multicore processors, PPoPP is particularly interested in work that seeks to transition parallel programming into the computing mainstream. Full details at http://www.ppopp.org|
|Title:||Virtualization Workshop at Haifa Systems and Storage Conference 2007|
|Dates:||October, 29-30, 2007|
|IBM's Haifa Research Lab and the Technion cordially invite you to submit a paper to a full-day workshop on the subject of virtualization which will take place in Haifa, Israel, on October 29, as part of the Haifa Systems and Storage Conference 2007 (SYSTOR '07). Relevant topics include (but are not limited to!) operating system and application virtualization, hardware and programming language support for virtualization, the intersection between virtualization and parallel and distributed computing, virtual machine scheduling and resource allocation, image management, processor and architecture simulators and experiences papers.|
|Title:||2008 ACM International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments|
|Dates:||March 5-7, 2008|
|Location:||Seattle, WA, co-located with ASPLOS 2008|
|The VEE conference brings together researchers and practitioners in the area of virtual execution environments for programs and systems. The conference seeks original papers on virtualization at all levels of the hardware and software stack including OS-level virtualization and virtual machines to implement programming languages. VEE 2008 will be co-located with ASPLOS 2008.|
|Title:||The European Conference on Computer Systems|
|Dates:||April, 1-4, 2008|
|EuroSys 2008 is organized by EuroSys, the European Chapter of SIGOPS, sponsored by ACM SIGOPS, in cooperation with the British Computer Society (BCS). EuroSys welcomes submissions and attendance from all over the world and aims to bring together researchers from different areas of computer systems, who are otherwise spread over multiple conferences.|
|Title:||5th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation|
|Dates:||April 16-18 2008|
|Location:||San Francisco, CA, USA|
|NSDI focuses on the design principles and practical evaluation of large-scale networked and distributed systems. Systems as diverse as Internet routing, peer-to-peer and overlay networks, sensor networks, Web-based systems, and measurement infrastructures share a set of common challenges. Progress in any of these areas requires a deep understanding of how researchers are addressing the challenges of large-scale systems in other contexts. Our goal is to bring together researchers from across the networking and systems community--including communication, distributed systems, and operating systems--to foster a broad approach to addressing our common research challenges.|
|Title:||2007 ACM SIGOPS Election Results|
ACM SIGOPS is pleased to announce the results of the 2007 ACM SIGOPS Election. SIGOPS membership elected three new officers:
The voter turnout was 15.7% of the SIGOPS membership.
Thanks to the membership for participating in the election, thanks to all of the candidates for serving on the ballot, and congratulations to Doug, Frank, and Jeanna for taking on the leadership of SIGOPS.
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