Start End Monday, December 1, 2008
8h50 9h00 Opening symposium
9h00 10h30 Session 1: Presentations (Session chair: Rick Schantz)
30' Reliable Framework for RFID Devices (Nova Ahmed, Umakishore Ramachandran)
30' Optimistic Parallelization Support for Event Stream Processing Systems (Andrey Brito)
30' TimeAdapt: Timely Execution of Dynamic Software Reconfigurations (Serena Fritsch, Siobhan Clarke)
10h30 11h00 Coffee break
11h00 12h30 Session 2: Presentations (Session chair: Sam Michiels)
30' Designing Middleware for Context Awareness in Agriculture (Kristian Ellebæk Kjær)
30' To Happen or not to Happen - Towards an Open Distributed Complex Event Processing System (Jarle Søberg, Vera Goebel, Thomas Plagemann)
30' A Dynamic OSGi-based Data Stream System (Bernhard Wolf, Martin Rosjat)
12h30 14h00 Lunch: Salons Georges
14h00 15h30 Session 3: Training on how to give scientific presentations (Part 1)
90' From Research to Reality: Effective Presentations (by Jan Van der Vurst)
In this interactive training, you will learn how to convince your audience of your most brilliant research ideas.
Jan Van der Vurst is founder of Kenaz, a training agency geared towards increased performance of organisations and individuals within these organisations. He received his Master in Adult Education from K.U.Leuven (Belgium) and a PhD from Utrecht University (The Netherlands). He has taken extensive postgraduate training in behavioural and attitude change methods, both in Europe and the US. As a specialist in leadership development, Jan Van der Vurst worked as a trainer and consultant for major international companies throughout Europe, North America and Asia, since 1985.
15h30 16h00 Coffee break
16h00 17h15 Session 4: Training on how to give scientific presentations (Part 2)
75' From Research to Reality: Effective Presentations (by Jan Van der Vurst)
17h15 17h30 Closing workshop


The proceedings of the 5th Middleware Doctoral Symposium are available in the ACM Digital Library.