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AISB event Bulletin Item

European Conference on Object Oriented Programming ECOOP'2009 - CF Tutorials and Workshops

23rd European Conference on Object Oriented Programming
      July 6th - 10th 2009, Genova, Italy

                CALL FOR TUTORIALS

The ECOOP 2009 Summer School will consist of prestigious tutorials on 
exciting current topics in software, systems, and languages research. 
The scope of the ECOOP Summer School is the same as the conference 
itself: all areas relevant to object technology, including work that 
takes inspiration from or builds connections to areas not commonly 
considered object-oriented. Tutorials should introduce researchers 
to current research in an area, and/or to show important new tools 
that can be used in research.

The ECOOP 2009 Summer School will consist of tutorials that will last 
90 minutes, and will be free to all attendees, scheduled during the 
main conference.

Tutorial presenters will receive a tutorial room, standard AV equipment 
during a 90 minute session during the ECOOP conference, which will take 
place between 6-10 July 2009.

Tutorials presenters must register themselves for participation in 
ECOOP --- the summer school cannot in general reimburse fees, but 
instead offers presenters a once-in-a-lifetime chance to interest 
ECOOP attendees, graduate students, and other researchers in your 
research area or tools (and undying fame). So, if you think ECOOP 
people need to know more about the area you work in, or could 
benefit from the great new tool you have developed, then you should 
propose an ECOOP summer school tutorial on this topic.

A tutorial proposal (2 pages in LNCS format) should contain the names 
and email address of all presenters; the proposed topic to be covered 
by the tutorial; a tutorial outline; and a rationale explaining why 
ECOOP cannot be without your tutorial in 2009, and why you are the 
best people in the world to present this tutorial!

Proposals should be submitted via the ECOOP submission system (tutorials 
category). For any other questions, contact the ECOOP 2009 summer school 

Important dates

Tutorial proposals	January, 15, 2009
Notification of acceptance	February 16, 2009

Summer School Committee

Antonio Cisternino (University of Pisa, Italy)
Paola Giannini (University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy)
James Noble (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)



Workshops provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to meet 
and discuss focused issues in an atmosphere that fosters interaction, 
exchange, and problem solving. Workshops also provide the opportunity 
for representatives of a technical community to coordinate efforts and 
establish collective plans of action. All topics related to object-
oriented technology are potential candidates for workshops. More 
specifically, workshops typically fall into the following categories:

A workshop may address a specific sub-area of object-oriented technology 
in depth. Examples of such sub-areas include object-oriented analysis 
and design methods, object-oriented operating systems, distributed 
object programming or theoretical aspects of object-orientation.

A workshop may cover areas that cross the borders of several sub-areas 
in computer science, software engineering and related fields. Examples 
of such areas include testing of object-oriented software, management 
of object-oriented software projects, teaching object-oriented 
programming, requirements engineering, or aspect-orientation.

A workshop may focus on the applications and deployment of object-
oriented technology in areas such as telecommunications, e-commerce,
mobile computing or real-time systems. Workshops reporting on industrial 
experiences are particularly welcome.

Workshop topics are by no means limited to the examples mentioned above. 
However, in each case the proposed area is supposed to have enough 
impetus to yield new results which can be considered important and 
worth more detailed investigation.

The proposals will be reviewed by the ECOOP 2009 Workshop Co-Chairs, 
the workshop selection committee and possibly experts in the subject 
areas of the submitted proposals. Acceptance will be primarily based 
on an evaluation of the workshop's potential for generating useful 
results, relevance and expected level of interest in the topic, and 
the organizers' ability to lead a successful workshop.

For additional questions or clarification, or for your suggestions, 
please feel free to contact the ECOOP 2009 workshop chairs:

Important dates

Workshops proposals	January 15, 2009
Notification of acceptance	February 9, 2009
Workshops call for papers and web page	February 16, 2009
Workshop paper submission	April 8, 2009
Workshop paper acceptance	May 8, 2009

Workshop Chairs
Ferruccio Damiani (University of Torino, Italy)
Mario Sdholt (cole des Mines de Nantes, France)