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Article publication date: 1 March 2000



(2000), "Announcements", Kybernetes, Vol. 29 No. 2.



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Virtual Reality Conference - VF'00 (IEEE Computer Society), New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 18-22 March Contact: Greg Bordea, CAiP Ctr., Rm. 703,96 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08855-1390. See also:

The 15th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - SAC 2000, Villa Olmo, Como, Italy, 19-21 March Contact: Ernesto Damiani, Université di Milano, Italy. E-mail:; Mariagrazia Fugini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. E-mail: See also Web site:

INFOCOM 2000, Tel Aviv, Israel, 26-30 March Contact: Moshe Sidi. E-mail:


CHI 2000 - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1-6 April Contact: CHI 2000 Conference Office. Tel. +1 410 263 5382; Fax: +1 410 267 9332; E-mail: See also:

20th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems ICDCS 2000, Taipei, Taiwan, 10-13 April Contact: E-mail: See also Web site:

PREP 2000 - Postgraduate Research in Electronics and Photonics, (UK's Engineering, Physical Sciences Research Council), Nottingham, UK, 11-13 April Contact: Further details on the Web Link:

EMCSR 2000 - 15th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, 25-28 April Contact: EMCSR - Secretariat: Osterreichische Studiengesellschaft fÏr Kybernetik, A-1010 Wien 1, Schottengasse 3, Austria. Tel: +43 1 5336112 60; Fax: +43 1 4277 9631. E-mail: See also: URL:

Mathematical Education for Engineers, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK, 26-28 April Contact: Pamela Bye, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, Catherine Richards House, 16 Nelson Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1EF, UK. Tel: 01702 354020; Fax: 01702 354111; E-mail: See also:

GPCVI: Genes, Proteins and Computers - VI Conference, Chester, UK, 26-28 April Contact: E-mail:

AIWoRC'00 - An Academic/Industry Working Conference on Research and Challenges in Next Generation Enterprises, Buffalo, NY, USA, 28-29 April Contact: Co-Chair: Professor R. Ramesh, School of Management SUNY @ Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA. Tel: (716) 645 3245; Fax: (716) 645 6117; E-mail:


International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium - IPDPS (IPPS & SPDP), Cancun, Mexico, 1-5 May Contact: See: E-mail: (auto reply); General enquiries:

WTC/ISS 2000: World Telecommunications Congress (incorporating the International Switching Symposium), International Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK, 7-12 May Contact: See further details: Web:

14th International Conference on Supercomputing - ICS'00 (Sponsored by the ACM/SIGARCH), Santa Fe, New Mexico, 8-11 May Contact: See: Program chair: Professor Alex Veidenbaum, University of California, Irvine, USA,

FIW'00 - 6th International Conference on Feature Interactions in Telecommunications and Software Systems, Glasgow, Scotland, 17-19 May Contact: See Web:


4th International Conference on Autonomous Agents - Agents 2000 (Autonomous agents are regarded as computer systems that are capable of independent action in open, unpredictable environments), Barcelona, Spain, 3-7 June Contact: See:

Design Automation Conference - DAC, Los Angeles Convention Centre, CA, USA, 5-9 June Contact: Tel: USA - (303) 530 43333; Web:

22nd International Conference on Software Engineering - ICSE 2000, Limerick, Ireland, 7-9 June Contact: Carlo Ghezzi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. E-mail: or Harriet Cotter, University of Limerick, Ireland. E-mail:

Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, 11-12 June Contact: Benjamin Kimia, 182 Hope Street, Box D, Providence, RI 02912. E-mail:

GIS 2000 - Geographical Information Systems in the Next Millennium, Lisbon, Portugal, 14-16 June Contact: Clare Bridle, Wessex Institute of Technology, Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK. Tel: 44 (0) 23 80 293223; Fax: 44 (0) 23 80 292853; E-mail:

4th IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering - ICRE 2000, Schaumburg, Illinois, USA, 19-23 June Contact: See Betty Cheng, Dept. Comp. Science & Eng., Michigan State University 3115, Engineering Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA. E-mail:

5th Conference on Linking Systems Thinking, Innovation, Quality, Entrepreneurship and Environment - STIQE '00, Maribor, Slovenia, 27-30 June Contact: M. Rebernik or M. Mulej, University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, PO Box 142 (EPF) 2000 Maribor, Slovenia. Tel: +386 62 22 90 254; Fax: +386 62 216 681 or +386 62 22 70 56; E-mail: or

ENVIROSOFT 2000 - Development and Applications of Computer Techniques to Environment, Bilbao, Spain, 28-30 June Contact: See Web: (and Wessex Institute of Technology detailed previously).


International Network Conference (Sponsored by British Computer Society and other Organisations), Plymouth, UK, 3-6 July Contact: Denise Home. Tel: 01752 233304. E-mail: See also:

8th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-based Systems - IPMU 2000, Madrid, Spain, 3-7 July Contact: See: Enriqu Jardiel Poncela, 6, 28016 Madrid, Spain. Tel: (34) 9154015 70/71; Fax: (34) 91 542 95 19; E-mail:

World Congress of the Systems Sciences, Toronto, Canada, 16-19 July (in conjunction with the 44th Annual Meeting, International Society for the Systems Sciences, 20-22 July) Contact: Dr Peter A. Corning, Institute for the Study of Complex Systems, 119 Bryant Street, Ste 212, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA.

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