DCSIGAda Program for 2004/2005

Schedule

The DCSIGAda Chapter generally meets on the 2nd Thursday on alternate months October through April atMITRE2 in McLean, Virginia, 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. This year the SIGAda 2004 Conference will be held from 14-18 November in Atlanta, Georgia. You are all urged to attend. The URL is below.

We are starting to plan an exciting program for 2004-2005. More details will be provided as they become available:

Date Planned Meeting Event
Tuesday
14 September 2004
A screening of the film To Dream Tomorrow the story of Ada Bryon Lovelace, the World's First Programmer for which the Ada Programming Language is named at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, the Baltimore SIGAda Venue.
Thursday
14 October 2004
Mr. Terry Bollinger on Security of Open Source Software in Distributed Systems at the MITRE2 Building in McLean, Virginia. Slides from Terry Bollinger's presentation are available online as a PowerPoint Presentation (pps, 259 KB)
Tuesday
9 November 2004
You are encouraged to attend the SIGAda 2004 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Consequently there will not be a local meeting on 9 November.
Sunday - Thursday
14-18 November 2004
ACM SIGAda Annual International Conference (SIGAda 2004) - in Atlanta, Georgia.
Thursday
13 January 2005
Mr. Ross Rader had a conflict and was unable to speak. The meeting for 13 January is cancelled. We will try to reschedule it in the near future.
Tuesday
8 February 2005
Stephen Leake of NASA will be speaking on Stephe's Ada Library; 15 years of Useful Ada Packages at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, the Baltimore SIGAda Venue. Slides from his presentation are available online as a PDF Presentation (pdf, 72.8KB).
Thursday
10 March 2005
Ron Chaptman and Martin Croxford both of Praxis High Integrity Systems and members of the SPARK Team will be speaking on Recent Results with Correctness-by-Construction and SPARK at the MITRE2 Building in McLean, Virginia. Slides from their presentation are available online as a PDF Presentation (pdf, 329KB).
Tuesday
12 April 2005
This meeting was cancelled due to a recovery from surgery.
Thursday
12 May 2005
This meeting was cancelled due to a recovery from surgery.
Tuesday
19 July 2005
A Special Organizational Meeting was held from 7:00-10:30 PM at Harry's Cafe in Silver Spring, Maryland. This meeting addressed the merger of the DC and Baltimore SIGAda Chapters. We agreed in principle that it would be beneficial to merge the 2 SIGAda Chapters and we will work to do so.
Interested in other topics: Please send email to:the Baltimore/DC SIGAda Chapter Chairs

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