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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Workshop Proposals: CONCUR 2008 Concurrency Theory

Contact: trefler@cs.uwaterloo.ca

19th International Conference on Concurrency Theory
       CONCUR 2008

       Toronto, Canada

       Call for Affiliated Workshops

       Conference Dates:  August 19-22, 2008
       Affiliated Workshop Dates:  August 23-24, 2008

The 19th Conference on Concurrency Theory will be held this coming summer in Toronto, Canada, and
will be co-locate with the 27th Annual ACM SIGACT-SIGOPS Symposium on Principles of Distributed
Computing (PODC 2008).

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for workshops on topics related to concurrency
theory and its applications. Example topics include, semantics, logics, and verification techniques for
concurrent systems. Past CONCUR conferences have been accompanied by successful workshops on a
variety of topics, like formal and foundational methods, models of systems (biological, timed), security issues,
semantical issues, verification methods.

The purpose of the workshops is to provide participants with a friendly,  interactive atmosphere for presenting
novel ideas and discussing their application.

Proposals should include:

* The name and the preferred date of the proposed workshop.

* A very brief cv of the organizers.

* A short scientific summary of the topic, its scope and significance,  including a discussion on its
relation to the themes of CONCUR.

* A description of past versions of the workshop, including dates,  organizers, submission and
acceptance counts,  and attendance.

* Procedures for selecting papers, plans for dissemination  (for example, special issues of journals),
and the expected number of participants.

Important Dates:

Workshop proposals due December 1st, 2007.
Notification of acceptance  December 15th, 2007.

Electronic submissions to trefler 'at' cs.uwaterloo.ca

The CONCUR organization offers:

* Link from CONCUR and Workshop web sites.

* Setup of meeting space, and related equipment.

* Coffee-breaks.

The main responsibility of organizing a workshop goes to the
chairperson(s) of the workshop, financial issues included. The
format of each workshop is to be determined by its organizers.

Workshop organization includes:

* Workshop publicity, call for papers, and submission and review process.

* Providing a brief description of the workshop for inclusion in the
CONCUR web page.

* Scheduling workshop activities in collaboration with the CONCUR
local organizers.

Please contact the workshop chair for further details about the support
CONCUR 2008 is planning to offer to organizers.

- Richard Trefler (trefler  (at)  cs.uwaterloo.ca)