SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (05/01/2005)


  1. Announcements:
    * HPI-DC 20052005-05-06
    DISC 20052005-05-08
    * RTSS 20052005-05-19
    DOA 20052005-05-24
    FAST 20052005-07-13
    EUROSYS 20062005-10-08

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  3. Special Announcements
    SOSP Student Scholarships

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HPI-DC 2005

Title:High Performance Interconnects for Distributed Computing
Submission Deadline:2005-05-06
Dates:July 24, 2005
Location:Research Triangle Park, NC
The intent of the 1st Workshop on High Performance Interconnects for Distributed Computing, held in conjunction with HPDC-14, is to create a venue that will act as a bridge between researchers developing tools and platforms for high-performance distributed computing, end user applications seeking high performance solutions, and technology providers aiming to improve interconnect and networking technologies for future systems. The hope is to foster knowledge creation and intellectual interchanges between HPC end users and technology developers in the specific domain of high performance interconnects.

DISC 2005

Title:19th International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC'05)
Submission Deadline:2005-05-08
Dates:September 25-29, 2005
Location:Krakow, Poland
DISC, the International Symposium on DIStributed Computing, is an annual forum for research presentations on all facets of distributed computing. DISC 2005 is organized in cooperation with the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS). Original contributions to the theory, design, analysis, implementation, or application of distributed systems and networks are solicited. Regular papers must present original work not previously published, and not concurrently submitted elsewhere for publication (conference or journal). Ongoing work for which full papers are not ready yet or recent results published elsewhere are suitable for submission as brief announcements.


RTSS 2005

Title:Real-Time Systems Symposium
Submission Deadline:2005-05-19
Dates:December 6-8, 2005
Location:Miami, Florida, USA
The IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium is the premier conference in real-time systems. For about 3 years, it has diversified and now has 4 tracks (regular RT, communications/sensor, middleware, hw/sw codesign). We are seeking original contributions in any RT area, with strong theoretical and practical results, with significant contributions. New this year will be double-blind reviews: authors should not identify themselves or have any way of being identified in the paper.

DOA 2005

Title:International Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications
Abstract Deadline:2005-05-24
Submission Deadline:2005-05-31
Dates:October 31- November 4, 2005
Location:Agia Napa, Cyprus
If you are a researcher or practitioner who is building innovative distributed object systems or applications, consider contributing a practice report or research paper to this event. Existing distributed object systems such as COM, CORBA, and EJB have been generally successful, but we're still evolving them, and applying lessons learned into areas such as Web Services, CORBA Components, J2EE, and .NET. All these approaches aim to provide openness, reliability, scalability, distribution transparency, security, ease of development, and support for heterogeneity between applications and platforms. Significant research and development is required to continue to broaden the applicability of distributed object systems.


Title:The 7th International Workshop on Performability Modeling of Computer and Communication Systems (PMCCS)
Submission Deadline:2005-06-20
Dates:September, 23-24, 2005
Location:Torino, Italy
The workshop brings together academic and industrial researchers in the area of integrated performance and dependability modeling. Theoretical contributions as well as application-oriented work is welcome. Case studies and industrial applications of performability modeling and evaluation are solicited in the field of computer and communication systems as well as in related fields, such as flexible manufacturing systems, product-in-process software development, medical systems, transportation systems, and complex infrastructures. This year PMCCS, in addition to regular sessions, organizes special sessions to emphasize the following areas: - performability issues of power-limited devices - performability management of autonomic and self-managed systems - performability issues in the biological domain - performability issues in cluster/grid computing

FAST 2005

Title:4th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'05)
Submission Deadline:2005-07-13
Dates:December 14-16, 2005
Location:San Francisco, CA, USA
The 4th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '05) brings together storage system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems. The conference will consist of two and a half days of technical presentations, including refereed papers, work-in-progress reports, and poster sessions.


Title:1st EuroSys Conference (EUROSYS 2006)
Abstract Deadline:2005-10-08
Submission Deadline:2005-10-15
Dates:April 18-21, 2006
Location:Leuven, Belgium
EuroSys2006 is the first of a series of system conferences located in Europe. It welcomes submissions and attendance from all over the world. It will be held in Leuven, Belgium, April 18-21, 2006. EuroSys aims to bring together researchers from different areas of computer systems, who are otherwise spread over multiple conferences. As a result, we seek papers on all aspects of computer systems. We especially seek papers that cross the divide between areas. Papers should report, where possible, on the design, implementation, analysis, evaluation, and deployment of such systems.


Title:  SOSP Student Scholarships


The ACM Symposium on Operating Systems, to be held on October 23-26 in Brighton, UK, will be offering a limited number of scholarships to enable students to attend the conference.

Each scholarship covers the SOSP conference registration, including meals and proceedings, and a shared hotel room during the conference. Additional funding may be awarded toward the cost of travel. Scholarships will be awarded by the scholarship committee based on a combination of need and merit. Students receiving scholarships must agree to serve as a session scribe (if required) during the conference. Applicants are encouraged to participate in the poster session and work-in-progress presentations.

Funding is available to all students at educational institutions, world-wide. Members of groups historically under-represented at SOSP are especially encouraged to apply. Although most applicants in past years have been graduate students, undergraduates who are actively involved in systems research projects are welcome to apply.

Applications are due on August 30, 2005. Information on how to apply can be found by following the link off of the SOSP web page, available at the following URL:

Please forward this announcement to any student interested in attending the conference.

SOSP '05 Scholarship Committee
Brian Bershad
Emin Gun Sirer


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