TOOLS USA '99 - Conference Program & Registration Information

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Wed Jun 30 18:45:19 CEST 1999


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   C O N F E R E N C E   A N N O U N C E M E N T

                    TOOLS USA '99
   Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems
          30 Int'l Conference & Exhibition
    "DELIVERING QUALITY SOFTWARE - THE WAY AHEAD"

   Santa Barbara, Calif., August 1-5, 1999
          Fess Parker's Double Tree Resort

              HELD IN COOPERATION WITH
  Regional Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
              Workshop - August 4, 1999
                        &
National Defense Planning And Analysis Society (DPAAS)
          Annual Symposium - August 5, 1999

               http://www.tools.com/usa

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                CONFERENCE PROGRAM
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* Keynote presentations by world-class visionaries:
     David Parnas, McMaster University, Canada
     Bertrand Meyer, ISE, USA
     Don Box, DevelopMentor, USA
     Tucker Taft, AverStar, USA

* Hands-on tutorials by recognized experts:
     30 tutorials, in six tracks: Quality, Languages,
     Technology, Methodology, Experience, and Management

TUTORIAL PROGRAM
Systematic Techniques for Inspecting Critical Software
   David L. Parnas, McMaster University, USA
The Development and Verification of Safety Critical Software
   George Romanski, Aonix, USA
Managing By Contract
   Bertrand Meyer, Interactive Software Engineering, USA
Verification and Validation of Object-Oriented Software Systems
   Kasi Periyasamy, University of Manitoba, Canada
Mastering JFC 'Look and Feel' and UI Delegation
   Mitchell Goldstein, Modis Inc., USA
Quality Component Development: Making the Most of JavaBeans and
Enterprise JavaBeans Features
   Gilda Pour, San Jose State University, USA
Ada and the Objects
   Benjamin Brosgol, Aonix, USA
Programming with C++ Exceptions
   Angelika Langer, Germany
Behind the Beans
   Michael Stal, Siemens AG, Germany
Java, Eiffel and C++: The Language Comparison
   Ian Joyner, Microsoft Research Institute, Australia
Mastering the Windows Eiffel Library
   Glenn Maughan, Westernport Group Pty Ltd, Australia & Raphael Simon, ISE,
USA
Distributed Objects from a Patterns Perspective
   Michael Stal, Siemens AG, Germany
Building Scalable ODBMS Applications
   Matt BenDaniel, Object Design, USA
Real-Time Object-Oriented Distributed Systems: RT CORBA and RMA
   Antonios Broumas, Tri-Pacific Software, USA
System Design: Architectures and Archetypes
   Stephen J. Mellor, Project Technology, USA
A Short Use Case Writing Workshop
   Alistair Cockburn, Humans & Technology, USA
Modularization Revisited: Aspects in the Design and Evolution of Software
Systems
   Cristina Videira Lopes, Xerox Research Center, USA
Advanced Visual Modelling: Beyond UML
   Stuart Kent, University of Kent, UK; Joseph Gil, Technion, Israel;
   and John Howse, University of Brighton, UK
Advanced OO Modelling: Metamodels and Notations for the Next Millenium
   Brian Henderson-Sellers, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Analysis by Contract: An Introduction to Precise OO Modeling with UML and
OCL
   Richard Mitchell, University of Brighton, UK
Design of Commercial Object-Oriented Applications - The Patterns
   Frieder Monninger, Object Tools GmbH, Germany
Octopus/UML: An Object-Oriented Method Used in Industry
   Rallis Farfarakis, Nokia Research Center, Finland
Analysis, Design and Implementation of Distributed Java Business
Frameworks using Domain Patterns
   Ali Arsanjani, IBM Enterprise Java Services, USA
Requirement Patterns
   Christopher Creel, Technical Resource Connection, TRC
Introduction to the OPEN Method with UML
   Brian Henderson-Sellers, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Effective Strategies and Techniques for Rapid Object-Oriented Application
Development
   Michael P. Anton, Financial Technology Solutions, USA
Software Development "in the Zone"
   Todd Lauinger, Reliastar Inc., USA
Creating Social Agents with Reusable Components: A Practitioner's Guide
   Dana Moore, AT&T Labs., USA
Features of UML Tools (live demo)
   Tony Wasserman, Software Methods and Tools, USA

* Interactive workshops on the most innovative issues

* Lively panel discussions:
     including the famous "Great Language Debate"

* 37 Technical paper presentations:
     selected by the international program committee

* Eiffel Summit '99
     annual Eiffel users forum

* Symposium on Teaching Object Technology (STOT)
     "Using Information Technology to Teach Object Technology"

* Special pre-conference session:
     "Object Technology: An Executive Overview"

* Regional Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
  Workshop
      Sponsored by Frontier Technology, Inc.

* National Defense Planning And Analysis Society (DPAAS)
  Annual Symposium
      Sponsored by Frontier Technology, Inc.

* Exhibition of the latest products, services, and research
      only a few booths left...

* Complementary events:
     user meetings, working group discussions, BOFs, etc.

* An attractive social program in the superb Santa Barbara area.


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FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM & REGISTRATION INFORMATION
           at http://www.tools.com/usa
         (also see registration from below)

If you wish to obtain your own copy of the conference program,
please send your mailing information to tools at tools.com

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TOOLS USA '99 OR ANY OTHER
EVENTS IN THE TOOLS CONFERENCE SERIES,
VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT http://www.tools.com
OR CONTACT US AT tools at tools.com
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         T O O L S   U S A   ' 9 9
     R E G I S T R A T I O N   F O R M
       email form to tools at tools.com
       print and fax to 805-685-6869
        phone us at 805-685-1006
           or register online at
         http://www.tools.com/usa

1. PERSONAL INFORMATION
First Name:
Last Name:
Job Title:
Company:
Address:
City:
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Zip:
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Phone:
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2. REGISTRATION PACKAGES
|_| 1 day ($495): August __
|_| 2 consecutive days ($795): August __-__
|_| 3 consecutive days ($1045): August __-__
|_| 4 consecutive days ($1295): August 2-5

|_| SBIR ($195): Wednesday, August 4
|_| DPAAS ($195): Thursday, August 5

|_| Eiffel Summit '99 ($495): Tuesday, August 3

|_| Introduction to Object Technology : Sunday, August 1
($395 with conference registration*; $495 on its own)

|_| Symposium on Teaching Object Technology (STOT): Sunday, August 1
($300 with conference registration*; $395 on its own)

|_| Free Exhibit-only Pass (free)

*if registered for at least two TOOLS conference days

NOTE:
- Rates shown above are for regular registrations
- Academic and Group Discounts available
- Early-Bird prices shown above are valid until July 2
See details online at http://www.tools.com/usa/reg.html


I PLAN TO ATTEND:
(list TOOLS sessions by code; e.g. LANG1, METH2)


3. MEAL TICKETS AND ACTIVITIES
Full registrations include lunches, BBQ dinner, and conference dinner.
Academic Participants must purchase meal tickets separately

|_| __ Conference lunches ($20 each)
|_| __ Beach Barbecue ($30): Monday, August 2
|_| __ Conference Dinner ($60): Wednesday, August 4
       |_| I am a vegetarian.
|_| __ Golf Tournament ($95)


4. PAYMENT

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|_| Inter-bank wire transfer ($15 additional charge)
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