[Om-announce] VSTTE 2010: First Call for Participation

Gudmund Grov ggrov at staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Tue Jul 6 10:25:31 CEST 2010

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       *** First Call for Participation ***

Third International Conference on Verified Software:
          Theories, Tools, and Experiments

              Edinburgh, Scotland

            August 16th-19th, 2010


SPONSORS: NSF, EPSRC, Microsoft Research, SICSA, Altran Praxis,
      SSEI, FME, Contemplate, Heriot-Watt University


The Third International Conference on Verified Software: Theories,
Tools, and Experiments follows a successful inaugural working
conference at Zurich (2005) and a successful conference in Toronto
(2008). This conference is part of the Verified Software Initiative
(VSI), a fifteen-year, cooperative, international project directed
at the scientific challenges of large-scale software verification.
VSI also includes UKCRC's Grand Challenge 6, i.e. Dependable Systems

The programme includes keynote presentations by Tom Ball (Microsoft),
Gerwin Klein (National ICT Australia), Matthew Parkinson (University of
Cambridge). There will also be a Summer School, Invited Tool Demo Presentations, a 
Verification Competition, Industrial Tool Vendors as wells as two workshops:
Theory WS and Tools & Experiments WS. A provisional programme is available at


VSTTE 2010 is being hosted by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.
The conference dates coincide with the 2010 Edinburgh International
Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe -- collectively the
largest annual arts festival on the planet! The technical programme
will take place in the Edinburgh Conference Centre (Heriot-Watt University 
campus), where accommodation will be available at very competitive rates for
festival time. Social events will be arranged within the city centre,
making VSTTE an unique cultural and scholarly event for 2010!

As well as a welcome reception and conference banquet, SICSA are
sponsoring a special drinks reception in the Informatics Forum 
at the heart of the Festival on August 17th. 

Limited support for students wishing to attend VSTTE 2010 is available. 
Please contact vstte10 at macs.hw.ac.uk for more details. 

Online registration is available from


Early registration ends on July 31st.
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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