SIGOPS-ANNOUNCE monthly posting (1-Jun-2002)



Title: CFP: Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications 
Deadline: 01-Jun-2002
Conference: Sep 28, 2002

The objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers and technologists to present their contributions as technical papers related to wireless sensor networks. The issues and challenges for the development of wireless sensor networks not only encompass a broad spectrum of research topics but also involves a way to envision the evolution of a new breed of multi-disciplinary wireless network applications. 

Title: USENIX Annual Technical Conference
Deadline: 10-Jun-2002
Conference: June 10-15 2002

Join peers, research and industry leaders at the core conference for the advanced computing systems community - the USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 10-15, 2002, Monterey, California. Register by May 17 and save up to $400. USENIX Annual Tech '02 offers *practical solutions* for today's technologists. This is your opportunity to learn about cutting-edge technologies from master practitioners, including many software and book authors. Don't miss the FREENIX track, featuring the latest in freely-redistributable technologies including Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, X11-based graphical environments and others. 

Title: First Workshop on HOT TOPICS IN NETWORKS
Deadline: 01-Jul-2002
Conference: Octber 28-29 2002

The First Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-I) will bring together researchers in the networking and distributed systems community to debate emerging research directions. The goal of the workshop is to promote community-wide discussion of ideas that are not yet mature with the expectations that (1) this will influence and foster ongoing research in the community, and (2) many of the HotNets position papers will grow into papers accepted at SIGCOMM or other quality conferences. Attendance will be limited to around 60 participants. 

Title: Workshop on Industrial Experiences with Systems Software 
Deadline: 15-Jul-2002
Conference: December 8, 2002

WIESS '02 aims to bridge the gulf between industrial experience with systems software (such as operating systems, compilers, large applications, embedded systems, etc.) and the research community. The WIESS '02 Program committee seeks submissions from the industry, reporting on their experiences, successes, failures, and needs. We're also looking for submissions from researchers, reporting on their own experiences in relevant areas such as technology transfer, collaborations between research and industry, etc. WIESS will focus on papers that draw important conclusions from practical experience in developing and using system software solutions. Submissions are due Monday, July 15, 2002. 

Title: ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing: Program and Registration Information
Deadline: 24-Jul-2002
Conference: July 21-24, 2002

PODC is a conference that focuses on research in the theory, design, specification or implementation of distributed systems. For more information, please visit: There, you will find links for: - Tentative conference program - Conference registration - Local information (including hotel) - Temporary notices (e.g., on room sharing). Notes: - The conference will start with a tutorial on the MORNING of SUNDAY July 21. Technical sessions will start the SAME AFTERNOON. The conference will end at mid-day on WEDNESDAY. - The deadline for "on-time" registration is June 17. After that day, registration fees will go up by 75-135 USD. 

Title: 4th USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems
Deadline: 16-Sep-2002
Conference: March 26-28, 2003

The USITS ?03 Program Committee seeks both innovative research and quantified experience in Internet applications, technologies, and systems. We seek papers describing original work concerning the design, implementation, and application of Internet technologies. Besides mature work, we also encourage papers outlining a compelling distant vision of the future, exceptionally promising prototypes, or enlightening negative results. Case studies and experience papers are particularly welcome. Submissions are due on September 16, 2002. For more information, please visit We look forward to receiving your submissions! 


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