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From: (unknown charset) Fabio M. Costa <fmc@inf.ufg.br>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 16:34:00 -0200 ((unknown charset) Hor. de verão leste da Am. Sul)
To: (unknown charset) fmc@inf.ufg.br
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       ACM/IFIP/USENIX INTERNATIONAL MIDDLEWARE CONFERENCE
               http://middleware2003.inf.puc-rio.br
               http://gsd.ime.usp.br/middleware2003
              Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16-20 June 2003

                      CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Following the success of past editions of the conference, Middleware2003
will host a number of high quality workshops and tutorials, as well as
work-in-progress and posters sessions. We are currently seeking quality
submissions for these events. Please see details below.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES
====================
Tutorial Proposals:                                      15 January  2003 (!)
Work in Progress Papers, Workshop Papers, and Posters :  20 February 2003

TUTORIALS
=========
Traditionally, Middleware hosts a one day tutorial program. Proposals for
high-quality tutorials in all middleware-related areas, from academic
research to industrial applications, are solicited. Tutorial levels may be
introductory, intermediate, or advanced. Topics of broad interest are
preferred.

Further information: http://middleware2003.inf.puc-rio.br/tutorials.htm

WORKSHOPS
=========
1) Middleware for Pervasive and Ad-Hoc Computing
    http://www.smartlab.cis.strath.ac.uk/MPAC/
2) Reflective and Adaptive Middleware Systems
    http://tao.doc.wustl.edu/~corsaro/RM2003/
3) Middleware for Grid Computing
    http://virtual01.lncc.br/mgc2003
4) Model-driven Approaches to Middleware Applications Development (MAMAD)
    http://www.dstc.edu.au/mamad-2003/
5) QoS-enabled Component-Oriented Programming - Supporting Composable QoS
    http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~nanbor/QOSCOP/

WORK-IN-PROGRESS
================
Work-in-Progress (or WiP) papers should describe on-going work and interim
results. Submissions should be no longer than 2500 words. All submissions
will be peer reviewed. Accepted papers will have a short presentation slot
in the conference program and will be published in IEEE Distributed
Systems Online.

Further information: http://middleware2003.inf.puc-rio.br/wip.htm

POSTERS
=======
Posters are meant for publicizing current research initiatives as well as
interesting new systems implemented using middleware technology. Reports
of preliminary experience from middleware use cases are solicited. A
500-word summary of the poster's contents should be submitted by
February 20th, 2003. Along with the notification of acceptance, authors
will receive formatting instructions for the posters to be presented at
the conference.

Further information: http://middleware2003.inf.puc-rio.br/posters.htm


ORGANIZATION
============

General Chair:                Carlos J.P. Lucena (PUC-Rio, Brazil)
Program co-Chairs:            Douglas Schmidt (UC Irvine, USA)
                              Markus Endler (PUC-Rio, Brazil)
Local Arrangements co-Chairs: Alexandre Sztajnberg (UERJ, Brazil)
                              Renato Cerqueira (PUC-Rio, Brazil)
WiP and Posters Chair:        Guruduth S. Banavar (IBM T.J. Watson, USA)
Advanced Workshops Chair:     Gordon Blair (Lancaster University, UK)
Tutorials Chair:              Frank Buschmann (Siemens AG, Germany)
Publicity co-Chairs:          Fabio Costa (UFG, Brazil)
                              Fabio Kon (IME-USP, Brazil)

FOR MORE INFORMATION
====================

For further information, please visit the conference home page:
http://middleware2003.inf.puc-rio.br or http://gsd.ime.usp.br/middleware2003.
For questions regarding the conference program, contact the PC chairs,
Douglas Schmidt (schmidt@cs.wustl.edu) or Markus Endler (endler@inf.puc-rio.br).
For other questions contact the local arrangements chairs, Alexandre
Sztajnberg (alexszt@uerj.br) or Renato Cerqueira (rcerq@inf.puc-rio.br).
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