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CF Participation: Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation VMCAI 2009



                          VMCAI 2009

                Tenth International Conference on 
   Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation

             Savannah, GA, USA, January 18-20, 2009


           Early registration deadline: December 19


VMCAI 2009 is the 10th International Conference on Verification, Model
Checking, and Abstract Interpretation. VMCAI 2009 is co-located with
POPL 2009 and will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah,
Georgia, USA, January 18-20, 2009. Information on how to register for
VMCAI is available from the conference web site:


The early registration deadline is December 19, 2008.

VMCAI centers on state-of-the-art research relevant to analysis of
programs and systems and drawn from three research communities:
Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation. A goal is
to facilitate interaction, cross-fertilization, and the advance of
hybrid methods that combine two or all three areas.  Topics covered by
VMCAI include program verification, program certification, model
checking, debugging techniques, abstract interpretation, abstract
domains, static analysis, type systems, deductive methods, and
optimization. The proceedings of the conference will be published in
the Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Invited Talks:

   Allen Emerson, co-recipient of 2008 Turing Award (Univ. of Texas):
      Model Checking: Progress and Problems

   Aarti Gupta (NEC Labs, Princeton): 
      Model Checking Concurrent Multi-Threaded Programs

   Mooly Sagiv (Tel-Aviv University): 
      Thread Modular Shape Analysis 

Invited Tutorials:

   Byron Cook (Microsoft Research, Cambridge): 
      Proving Program Termination and Liveness

   Veronique Cortier (LORIA, CNRS, Nancy): 
      Verification of Security Protocols

Contributed Papers:

   The VMCAI 2009 program encompasses 24 regular papers. The list of
   accepted papers is available on the conference web site.


VMCAI 2009 is held in cooperation with ACM (Association for Computing
Machinery). It is sponsored by EAPLS (European Association for
Programming Languages and Systems) and Microsoft Research.

Program Chairs:

   Neil Jones, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
   Markus Mller-Olm, Universitt Mnster, Germany

Program Committee:

   Christel Baier, Technische Universitt Dresden, Germany
   Ahmed Bouajjani, Universit Paris 7, France
   Michael Codish, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
   Patrick Cousot, cole Normale Suprieure, Paris, France 
   Javier Esparza, Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany 
   Klaus Havelund, NASA JPL, USA 
   Michael Huth, Imperial College London, Great-Britain
   Bengt Jonsson, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
   Sorin Lerner, University of California, San Diego, USA
   Francesco Logozzo, Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA 
   Pete Manolios, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
   Amir Pnueli, New York University, USA
   C. R. Ramakrishnan, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA
   Andrey Rybalchenko, MPI for Software Systems, Germany
   Helmut Seidl, Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany
   Henny Sipma, Stanford University, USA
   Carolyn Talcott, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA
   Greta Yorsh,  IBM TJ Watson Research Center, NY, USA 

Steering Committee:

   Tino Cortesi, Universita' Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy
   Patrick Cousot, cole Normale Suprieure, France
   E. Allen Emerson, University of Texas at Austin, USA
   Giorgio Levi, University of Pisa, Italy
   Andreas Podelski, Universitt Freiburg, Germany
   Thomas W. Reps, University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA
   David Schmidt, Kansas State University, USA 
   Lenore Zuck, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA