Middleware 2003

ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference

Rio Othon Palace Hotel

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

16-20 June 2003

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Call For Workshop Proposals

(This call is now over! Please check this page for the selected workshops)

The Middleware Program Committee invites proposals for the Workshop Program of Middleware 2003 to be held in Rio de Janeiro in June 2003. There have been successful workshops at the two previous Middleware events in New York and Heidelberg. This year the organizers are keen to build on this success and expand the workshop program. Workshops should be on any topic related to middleware, and will be typically full day in length. (Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th June have been reserved for this purpose.) Attendees at workshops must register for the main conference.

Requirements for Submission

You should prepare a brief description of the intended workshop not to exceed 4 pages, and containing the following information:

  • The title of the workshop

  • A brief technical description of the workshop, identifying specific technical issues that will its focus, and why the workshop is of interest at this time.

  • A short description of the intended length and format of the workshop.

  • A brief statement of the relevance of the workshop to the Middleware community.

  • The names, postal and e-mail addresses of the main organizers of the workshop, including the name of the primary contact.

  • A list of people who have agreed to be on the program committee together with a statement on the intended review process.

The workshops chair is also happy to discuss proposals in advance of the submission date.

The Submission Procedure

All proposals should be submitted by electronic mail to gordon@comp.lancs.ac.uk in one of the following formats - plain ASCII text, .pdf or .ps - as soon as possible, but not later than October 20th, 2002.

Notification of acceptance: November 11th, 2002.

As soon as a workshop proposal is accepted for Middleware 2003, each workshop organizing committee will be responsible for producing a Call for Papers and a Call for Participation in the workshop and select the participants.

Additional Information

Publication and format of the proceedings for each workshop will be the responsibility of the respective organizing committees. Participation in a particular workshop will be subject to the following conditions: registration for the main Conference as well as for the particular workshop (a complementary workshop fee will be applicable), and acceptance at that workshop.

Prof. Gordon Blair

Advanced Workshops Chair

Department of Computing

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YR


Tel: +44 1524 593809

Fax: +44 1524 593608

E-mail: gordon@comp.lancs.ac.uk


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