'The Feast of Belshazzar
' painted by Rembrandt van Rijn.
Courtesy of National Gallery, London.
DISC 2004: The 18th Annual Conference on Distributed Computing
to be held at
October 4 (afternoon) - October 7, 2004
Annual Conference on Distributed Computing (DISC 2004) will be
from Monday, October 4 (afternoon) through Thursday October 7, 2004. The technical
sessions will be held in the Trippenhuis,
of the Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences), a beautiful 17th
century building at a canal in the Amsterdam
city centre. Please check the DISC-2004
regularly for updates on conference details. The conference
will be co-located with the
Weather: At the DISC dates Amsterdam is in the fall season. The weather is fairly
unpredictable: It can be rainy, but it can
also be Indian summer weather. Be prepared.
Safety: Generally speaking, Amsterdam is quite safe.
However, Amsterdam is a small
but cosmopolitan city, and has its share of pickpockets looking
for tourists. Take care at the train station on Schiphol Airport,
Amsterdam Central Station, the trains in between, and perhaps crowded trams in
Links to Detailed Information
Jaap-Henk Hoepman and Paul Vitanyi
Paul Vitanyi is away until September 30 and may not be reading
his email regularly.
If your mail is about organization part of the DISC 2004 Conference,
and requires an answer,
please resend it to the Co-Chair Jaap-Henk Hoepman: email@example.com
or Local Arrangements Wilmy van Ojik: firstname.lastname@example.org
The DISC-2004 Program Committee:
Mustaque Ahamad (Georgia Tech),
Lorenzo Alvisi (UT Austin),
James Anderson (Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),
Paul Attie (Northeastern Univ),
Ozalp Babaoglu (Univ of Bologna),
Carole Delporte (Univ of Paris VII),
Shlomi Dolev (Ben-Gurion Univ),
Pierre Fraigniaud (CNRS),
Felix Gaertner (Univ of Aachen),
Maurice Herlihy (Brown Univ),
Nancy Lynch (MIT),
Michael Merritt (AT&T),
Achour Mostefaoui (IRISA),
Mike Reiter (CMU),
Robert van Renessee (Cornell Univ),
Luis Rodrigues (Univ of Lisboa),
Paul Spirakis (Univ of Patras),
Philippas Tsigas (Chalmers Univ),
Paul Vitanyi (Univ of Amsterdam),
Roman Vitenberg (UCSB).
All members of the organizing committee can be
1098 SJ Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 5924115
Fax: +31 20 5924199
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2004, 12PM (CET; UTC+1)
Acceptance/Rejection Notification: July 5, 2004
Reception of Camera-Ready Copy: August 5, 2004
Early Registration Deadline: September 1, 2004.
Guaranteed Accomodation Reservation Deadline: August 23, 2004. (Possibly, this may
Technical Program: Monday, October 4 (afternoon) - Thursday, October 7, 2004
The conference is sponsored by:
the National Research Institute
Center for Mathematics and Computer Science
the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.
There is a large poster (60x42 cm) on which the conference is announced.