USENIX C++ Conference: CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

USENIX C++ Conference: CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

Post by Carolyn Ca » Sat, 02 Oct 1993 03:17:52



                     CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

               6th USENIX C++ TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
                        April 11-14, 1994
                         Marriott Hotel
                     Cambridge Massachusetts

IMPORTANT DATES

Tutorial proposals due:                 October 15, 1993
Extended abstracts of Technical
Sessions submissions due:               November 30, 1993
Technical Sessions papers acceptance:   January 15, 1994
Final Technical Sessions papers due:   February 28, 1994

Advanced workshop submissions due:      February 1, 1994
Advanced workshop acceptance:              March 1, 1994

Technical sessions program and
registration materials available:         February, 1994

The USENIX Association is pleased to host its  sixth  annual  C++
Conference  in Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 11-14, 1994.  Mon-
day and Tuesday will offer  tutorials;  technical  sessions  will
take  place  Wednesday  and Thursday.  A post-conference advanced
workshop will be held Friday, April 15.

TUTORIALS
Monday and Tuesday, April 11-12, 1994

Two full-day  tutorials  per day will present intermediate
and advanced topics of interest to C++ developers.  Potential
presenters should  contact the  program  chair for information
on how to propose a tutorial.  The last date for submission
of a tutorial  proposal  is  October 15, 1993.  Tutorial
proposals will be reviewed and accepted on an
on-going basis as they are received by the Committee.

All others are invited to contact the chair to suggest  tutorials
on topics they wish to see covered.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Wednesday and Thursday, April 13-14, 1994

The two  days of technical sessions will cover the spectrum of recent
research, development, and experience in C++.  The technical ses-
sions will begin with a keynote address and feature presentations
of refereed papers.  Controversial topic may be addressed  in  an
alternative  format,  such as a panel session.  Time on Wednesday
and Thursday evenings is  reserved  for  Birds-of-a-Feather  Ses-
sions.  (You may schedule a BOF on-site or in advance by email to

tee  will  be published in the Conference Proceedings, which will
be distributed to conference  attendees.  After  the  conference,
proceedings  will be available for purchase from the USENIX Asso-
ciation.

VENDOR DISPLAY
Wednesday, April 13, 1994, Noon-6:00 pm

Well  informed  vendor representatives will demonstrate products
and services useful to C++ and the wide range of object-oriented
technology  at the informal table-top display accompanying the USENIX
C++ Conference.  If  your  company  would  like  to  participate,
please  contact  Cynthia  Deno at +1 (408) 335-9445, FAX +1 (408)

TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Program Chair:  Doug Lea, State University of New York at Oswego
Desmond D'Souza, Icon Computing
Erich Gamma, Taligent
Judith Grass, Corporation for National Research Initiatives
Mark Linton,Silicon Graphics, Inc
Scott Meyers, Brown University
Vince Russo, Purdue University
Michael Tiemann, Cygnus Support
Steve Vinoski, Hewlett-Packard
Jim Waldo,Sun MicroSystems Laboratories

HOW TO SUBMIT TO THE TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Papers are solicited by the Program Committee on all aspects of C++,
including:

    Design methods, patterns, and architectures
    Development environments and tools
    Class libraries, frameworks, and generators
    Compilation and run-time support
    Distributed and parallel systems
    Teaching and learning C++
    Databases and persistence
    Integration with other languages, databases, tools, and methods
    Application development

Extended abstracts of no more than ten pages should be  submitted
to  the  program  chair by November 30, 1993.  Electronic submis-
sions (PostScript, troff, or TeX) are preferred.  Otherwise, sub-
mit  eight  paper  copies.   All  submissions should indicate the
electronic mail address and/or telephone number  of  a  principal
contact.   Authors  will be notified of acceptance by January 15,
1994 and will be provided with guidelines for preparing the final
paper.   Authors of an accepted paper will deliver a presentation
during the conference technical sessions and provide a final  pa-
per  for  publication  in the Conference Proceedings.  Final ver-
sions of papers are limited to twenty pages and are due by Febru-
ary 21, 1994.

HOW  TO  SUBMIT  TO  THE  ADVANCED  WORKSHOP:   The  one-day  post-
conference  workshop,  to  be  held  Friday, April 15, 1994, will
focus on the development of methods, tools, and services support-
ing  the use of C++ in distributed computing.  Attendance is lim-
ited, and based on acceptance of a  position  paper.   Acceptance
notices to all participants will be issued by March 1, 1994.

Potential workshop attendees are invited to submit a position pa-
per of at most 3 pages (ASCII) to the program chair no later than
February 1, 1994.  Position papers should  briefly  describe  ex-
periences,  interests, works in progress, and/or ongoing research
and development.  (More substantative reports of completed  works
should instead be submitted as papers to the technical sessions.)

A representative subset of authors of position papers will be in-
vited to make informal presentations at the workshop.

WHERE TO SEND SUBMISSIONS AND ADDRESS INQUIRIES:  All  queries  and
submissions should be directed to the program chair:
Doug Lea
Dept. of Computer Science
SUNY Oswego
Oswego NY USA 13126
Phone: +1 (315) 341-2688

FOR PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Materials containing full details of the conference program,
registration fees and forms, and hotel discount and reservation
information will be mailed and posted to the net in February 1994.
If you wish to receive registration materials, please contact:

USENIX Conference Office
22672 Lambert Street, Suite 613
Lake Forest, CA USA 92630
+1 (714) 588-8649; FAX:  +1 (714) 588-9706