[FM-India] Call for CAV Workshop Proposals: July 17-18, 2016 Toronto, Canada

Madhavan Mukund madhavan at cmi.ac.in
Mon Nov 2 17:12:47 IST 2015

 Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 12:35:19 +0100
 From: Roopsha Samanta <roopsha at utexas.edu>
 Subject: Call for CAV Workshop Proposals: July 17-18, 2016 Toronto, Canada
 Apologies for multiple copies.
   28th International Conference on
     Computer Aided Verification
               CAV 2016
  July 17-23, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 Call for Workshop Proposals
 The 2016 Computer-Aided Verification (CAV) Workshops provides an
 opportunity for participants to discuss topics in the broader
 verification related domains. CAV 2016 Workshops will be held
 before the main conference on July 17th and 18th.
 Workshop proposals will be reviewed by the Workshop chair along with
 the program chairs and members of the steering committee. Proposals
 must consist of the following two parts:
 -- Part I: Technical Information --
 A short (about 1 page) scientific justification of the proposed
 topic, its significance and relevance to CAV, and the particular
 benefits of the workshop to the verification community, as well as a
 list of previous or related workshops (if relevant).
 -- Part II: Organizational Information --
 - contact information of the workshop organizers.
 - identifying a main contact for the workshop (i.e. a workshop chair).
 - the desired length of the workshop, (one or two days).
 - estimate of the audience size.
 - proposed format and agenda  (for example, demo sessions, tutorials, etc.)
 - potential invited speakers.
 - procedures for selecting papers and participants.
 - plans for dissemination, if any (for example, special issues of
 - special technical, AV, or USB stick needs.
 - links to a preliminary website of the workshop and call for
   papers (if possible).
 - information if workshop has been previously held.
 Important Dates:
 Proposals are due by December 1st by email to the Workshop
 chair. Organizers will be notified by December 8th, 2015.
 The workshop proposals will be reviewed and evaluated on the following
 * Potential to advance state of the art in verification technologies,
 especially ability to break new ground.
 * Relevance to CAV.
 * Overlap of topics with other proposed workshops.
 * Past-successes of the workshop and association with previous CAV
 * Organizers' ability and experience to lead a successful workshop.
 All accepted workshops will be asked to provide a webpage, call for
 papers, and list of invited speakers. The workshop participants will
 be required to register for the workshop through the CAV main
 registration page.
 The registration rates for workshops will be set by CAV organizers in
 consultation with the workshop organizers, following rate structures
 similar to (but not the same as) those followed in the past. The
 workshop organizers are strongly encouraged to seek external funding
 and sponsorships.
 For further enquiries or information, please contact:
 Zachary Kincaid (CAV 2016 Workshop Chair)
 University of Toronto
 email: zkincaid at cs.toronto.edu

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