DCSIGAda Program for 2001/2002

Schedule

The DCSIGAda Chapter generally meets on the 2nd Thursday on alternate months October through April at Lockheed Martin in Rockville, Maryland, the Lockheed Martin in Rockville, Maryland, the DC SIGAda Venue. Every other month, we meet jointly with the Baltimore SIGAda Chapter at their venue. They generally meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. There are some exceptions to avoid major holidays. There is no December meeting.

We are planning an exciting program:

Date Planned Meeting Event
Tuesday
11 September 2001
Due to the tragic events of 11 September 2001, this presentation was postponed to 9 April 2002.
Sunday - Thursday
30 September -
04 October 2001
ACM SIGAda Annual International Conference (SIGAda 2001) - in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Highlights are described in an interesting and entertaining way in the Ada Window on the World (WOW) Newsletter (in .pdf format):
Thursday
11 October 2001
SIGAda 2001 Conference Attendees and Presenters (Currie Colket, Tom Panfil, Clyde Roby, and Steve Deller) on Highlights of SIGAda 2001, the ACM SIGAda Annual International Conference at Lockheed Martin in Rockville, Maryland, the DC SIGAda Venue.
Tuesday
13 November 2001
Rush Kester on Ways to Get New Folks Interested in Ada at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, the the Baltimore SIGAda Venue.
Thursday
10 January 2002
Bruce Barkstrom on Ada 95 Bindings for the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) Used for NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS) Data and Information System (EOSDIS) at Lockheed Martin in Rockville, Maryland, the DC SIGAda Venue.

For those who missed Bruce's excellent presentation, it was based on his paper presented at SIGAda 2001: Ada95 Bindings for the NASA Hierarchical Data Format (pdf, 88KB), now available online.

Tuesday
12 February 2002
Rush Kester et al on Fun With Ada at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, the Baltimore SIGAda Venue.
Thursday
14 March 2002
Currie Colket on Ada 95 Protected Objects for Synchronizing Shared Data Structures at MITRE2, the new MITRE Building in McLean, Virginia. It is available online at (ppt, 332KB)
Tuesday
9 April 2002
Frank Beard on ObjectAda GUI Builder at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, the Baltimore SIGAda Venue.
It is available online along with the source code for the Image Viewer Ada Windows application.
Thursday
9 May 2002
Victor Giddings on Ada in Nuclear Fusion Research at the National Ignition Facility or How Does a Really Big Laser Hit a Very Small Target? at MITRE2, the new MITRE Building in McLean, Virginia. His slide presentation is available online at (ppt, 3,149KB)
Interested in other topics: Please send email to: the Baltimore/DC SIGAda Chapter Chairs

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