10th International Rexx Symposium - *Final* CFP [19990314 01:58:11]

10th International Rexx Symposium - *Final* CFP [19990314 01:58:11]

Post by PC4RexxL » Mon, 15 Mar 1999 04:00:00



[19990314 01:58:11]

                      -- *FINAL* CALL FOR PAPERS --

                 -- 10th INTERNATIONAL REXX SYMPOSIUM --

                           -- 3-5 May 1999 --

                     Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.

               Sponsored by the Rexx Language Association

The 10th International Rexx Symposium for Developers and Users will be
held in Jacksonville, Florida on 3-5 May, 1999.  The Symposium program
provides a focal point for information about Rexx and a venue for
technical interchange among members of the Rexx community.

The technical program features topics that range from application
development to issues associated with the implementation of Rexx
interpreters.  Vendor presentations highlight new or enhanced product
offerings.  Presentations also span the full range of platforms on which
Rexx is implemented.

Mike Cowlishaw, author of Rexx and NetRexx, will attend and speak.

Papers and presentations are now being solicited for the technical program.
Presentations in the following topic areas are of particular interest

    - Rexx in client/server applications

    - interesting Rexx applications/solutions/utilities

    - status of current Rexx implementations (e.g. commercial, Open
      Source Software)

    - packages that provide language extensions (e.g. Rexx function
      packages, Object Rexx class definitions)

    - Rexx compilers

    - products that use Rexx as a scripting or macro language

    - Rexx support for OS/2's SOM/WPS and Windows95/NT's
      OLEAutomation/ActiveX-Scripting or/and WSH-support

    - Rexx and emerging technologies, including the Internet and the Web

    - designing applications for performance and portability

    - re-hosting applications that use Rexx

    - rapid prototyping in Rexx

    - large-scale or mission-critical Rexx applications

    - multi-platform applications

    - Object Rexx (Rexx with a full implementation of the object-oriented
      paradigm running under AIX, Linux, OS/2, Windows/95, Windows/NT)

    - NetRexx (Java with a Rexx-style syntax, running on all platforms where
      Java runs)

Papers of all levels are requested: introductionary, inter-mediate and
expert/scientific.

Presentations in other topic areas are also welcome.

Sessions are 45 minutes, including time for questions.

   Abstracts for proposed presentations should be submitted to the Symposium
   Committee for review.  Submissions should include the title, speaker(s),
   AV requirements (LCD computer projection device to be available), and an
   abstract not to exceed 500 words.  They may be submitted electronically to:


   or

Abstracts must be received no later than March 24th, 1999. Please indicate
the planned level (introductionary, intermediate, expert/scientific).

Speakers will be notified by March 31st, 1999.

Call for Papers (CFP), Registration and lodging information
are available from the Rexx Symposium Announcement at

    http://www.RexxLA.org/

Rexx Homepage of the "father" of Rexx, Mike F. Cowlishaw, with many
links to interesting Rexx-related pages:

     http://www2.hursley.ibm.com/rexx/
     http://www2.hursley.ibm.com/netrexx/
     http://www2.hursley.ibm.com/orexx/


Rexx Symposium Program Committee: Chip Davis, Rony G. Flatscher, Mark Hessling,
                                  John J. Urbaniak, Gwen L. Veneskey, David Wells

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