ISFST-99 Call for Participation
Updated: Tue Sep 14 16:07:40 JST 1999

Call for Participation ISFST'99 International Symposium on Future Software Technology '99

October, 27-29, 1999 Nanjing, China Sponsored by SEA (Japan), UNU/IIST (Macau), Nanjing University (China)

    This is the fourth  symposium dedicated  to the  future software
    technology in succession  to the series of  annual international
    CASE  Symposiums held  in China  since 1991.  This symposium  is
    organized  by SEA  (Software  Engineers  Association of  Japan),
    UNU/IIST  (International  Institute of  Software  Technology  of
    United Nations  University), and  the State  Key Laboratory  for
    Novel Software Technology at Nanjing University.
    The theme of the  symposium is "Software Technology Catering for
    21st Century". Out of more  than 100 submissions, 48 papers were
    selected for technical presentation sesseions, and 43 papers for
    working group sessions.  We are pleased to  have 3 distinguished
    invited speakers, who are:  Mr.  Richard Stallman (Free Software
    Foundation,  USA),  Prof. Xicahng  Zhong  (Software  Engineering
    Center,  Chinese  Academy  of  Science),  and  Prof.  Xueshi  Lu
    (Shanghai Red 100 Computer).
                           Program Framework:
     Day 1 (October 27 Wed)
      9:00          Opening
      9:30 - 11:00  Keynote 1
                    by Professor Xichang Zhong (Chinese Academy of Science)
     11:00 - 13:00  Lunch Break
     13:00 - 15:00  Technical Paper Sessions: 1-A, 1-B, 1-C
 			1-A: Web and Security
 			1-B: Method and Environment
 			1-C: Visual Programming
     15:30 - 17:30  Technical Paper Sessions: 2-A, 2-B, 2-C
                    	2-A: Formal and Reliability
 			2-B: CSCW and Graphics
 			2-C: Programming Language
     18:00          Reception
     Day 2 (October 28 Thu)
      8:30 - 10:00 Keynote 2
 		   by Mr. Richard Stallman (Free Software Foundation)
     10:30 - 12:30 Technical Paper Sessions: 3-A, 3-B, 3-C
                   	3-A: Database and Information System
 			3-B: Mobile and Network
 			3-C: User Interface
     12:30 - 14:00 Lunchon Break
     14:00 -       Working Group Sessions
                   	WG-1: Life-cycle Support
 			WG-2: Distributed Database and Computing
                        	WG-3: Software Component
 			WG-4: Agent and Artificial Inteligence
     Day 3 (October 29 Fri)
      8:30 - 10:30 Technical Paper Sessions: 4-A, 4-B, 4-C
                   	4-A: Distributed Computing
 			4-B: Agent
 			4-C: Algorithm
     11:00 - 12:30  Working Group Report
     12:30 - 13:30  Lunch Break
     13:30 - 15:00  Invited Talk
 	     	    by Professor Xueshi Lu (Shanghai Red 100 Computer)
     15:00          Closing

    Detailed Program will be found at SEA's web page:
    Location: ISFST-99 will be held at Nanjing Grand Hotel, which is
    located  within  a  walking distance  from  Nanjing  University.
    Nanjing City,  the Capital of Jiangsu Province, has  a long his-
    tory  of over  2000 years. Like  a bright  pearl inlayed  in the
    Yangzi  River, Nanjing  boasts of  its  ancient culture,  unique
    topography and picturesque landscape. Known  as metropolis of 10
    dynasties, With  the Purple Mountain  to the east (likened  to a
    coiling dragon)  and Stone  Citadel to  the west  (likened to  a
    crouching tiger),  the city  assumes a  strategic importance.  A
    perfect combination  of culture  and natural  landscape, Nanjing
    attracts millions  of Chinese  and overseas  tourists each  year
    with more than 50 famous places of interest.

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